September 19, 2022 MDG

Links and reports of note

Todays reports and news of note.

Authoritative 150 page report by Tech Inquiry on government purchasing of Amazon/Google/Microsoft cloud services with a focus on military, intelligence and law enforcement contracts

Banned in the USA: The Growing Movement to Censor Books in Schools

Breaking the Fourth Wall: The Business of Media Subculture

Spreading The Big Lie: How Social Media Sites Have Amplified False Claims of U.S. Election Fraud

The tyranny of the supertweeter – Twitter shows us a skewed version of the world, but it’s not necessarily because of the algorithm.

Pentagon opens sweeping review of clandestine psychological operations

Proposed Free Expression Statement for MIT

Customs officials have copied Americans’ phone data at massive scale Contacts, call logs, messages and photos from up to 10,000 travelers’ phones are saved to a government database every year

OpenAI has learned to play Minecraft after watching some 70,000 hours of video showing people playing the game on YouTube