Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence? Very thoughtful read !

“Some software platforms are moving towards “persuasive computing.” In the future, using sophisticated manipulation technologies, these platforms will be able to steer us through entire courses of action, be it for the execution of complex work processes or to generate free content for Internet platforms, from which corporations earn billions. The trend goes from programming computers to programming people.”

Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence?
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/will-democracy-survive-big-data-and-artificial-intelligence/
via Instapaper