Tag Archives: second law

Transcribing private conversations

Big Tech transcribes samples recorded from the microphones at our homes. We know this. I was honestly surprised that the Danish newspaper Politiken chose to treat the fact that Apple and Google had had private conversations of their users transcribed … Continue reading

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Data modeling always fails

Sixth law: Data modeling always fails, given enough time. This means that the model either evolves, or restricts the actions of the people using the model. A data model has to balance flexibility and efficiency and you can’t have both … Continue reading

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Laws of surveillance, data and life

I have written about this before, but only in Danish. First law: Everything you write will be read. Everything you say will be heard. Everything you do will be seen. Second law: All data that can be linked will be … Continue reading

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