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Trump, Platforms, and the Arbiters of Truth

Trump, platforms, and the arbiters of truth Illustration by Ioanna Giannakopoulou Recently, two separate things reignited the discussion of content moderation of online platforms. First, on May 26, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, tweeted misleading and inaccurate claims about the 2020 US Presidential Election and the voting by mail process[1]. After a …

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Ο ΜΥΘΟΣ ΤΗΣ ΕΥΕΛΙΚΤΗΣ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑΣ

Ο ΜΥΘΟΣ ΤΗΣ ΕΥΕΛΙΚΤΗΣ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑΣ Ο Bilel, ένας 24χρονος νεαρός Γάλλος που εργάζεται ως διανομέας για την Uber Eats στη Λυών της Γαλλίας,χαμογελώντας νευρικά, παραδέχεται στο φακό: «Αφιερώνω όλες τις μέρες μου στο Uber, δεν έχω ζωή, ζω μόνο για τηνUber».  Αυτό είναι ένα απόσπασμα από μια εξαιρετική σειρά-ντοκιμαντέρ με τίτλο: «Οι αόρατοι: Οι εργάτες …

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And Suddenly They Wanted to be Regulated

And Suddenly They Wanted to be Regulated Big tech is watching you. Who’s watching the big tech? “EU rejects Facebook’s proposal for online regulation” reads the headline of a Financial Times piece[1], published shortly after Facebook’s CEO meeting with EU executives in Brussels on February 17. In recent years, and especially after the sweeping GDPR …

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Games-as-a-Platform

Games as a Platform It’s the end of the games as we know them, and I’m feeling [?] Mainstream video-games have long abolished their premium product aspect in favour of a more versatile feature: service. Software-as-a-Service, aka SaaS, is the umbrella under which video-games’ new era shone. From World of Warcraft to Fortnite, games tend …

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