Three Moral Economies of Data
NILS GILMAN & HENRY FARRELL
A new way for thinking about how governments and societies choose to address the political, economic, and social implications of data and data-driven artificial intelligence.
On October 24, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, gave an epochal speech to a conference of European data officials. Many outside the technology industry have warned that we are sleepwalking our way through a vast transformation of politics, economy and society. Our world is being remade around us by data and by algorithms. Tools and sensors that gather data on people’s behavior and dispositions are increasingly pervasive. Our cars secretly upload information about the music that we listen to, and where we listen to it. Our televisions, like the televisions in 1984, can listen as well as speak….