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Poetry to Refuse Power
Filed under: poetry, art, power, philosophy

Those of us who explore ideas on whim may find ourselves oscillating between the philosophical and the poetic. Often, the effect of one pushes us towards the other - why?

Katy Bohinc, a poet (and a data scientist??), has an interesting break down of the spectrum in her book 'Dear Alain', a compilation of fictional 'love letters' to the philosopher Alain Badiou.

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Points of Philosophical Interest from GDPR

Researching GDPR and its impact, I came across some elements of GDPR that piqued my interest for what they implied about our culture and paradigms around data privacy:

A. What is ‘free’ consent?
B. Data as an ‘object’ vs. data as an ‘experience of you’
C. To be forgotten by the network beyond the individual