The digital age means we increasingly carry out the minutia of our daily lives in a type of hyper-Benthian attention-harvesting behavioural-modification Panopticon. Google Inc, whose search engine has its origins in military funding, invented the business model and was quickly followed by a litany of emulators – Facebook and the social media brigade, Amazon which dominates cloud-computing – and an endless procession of start-ups for whom data-capture, in all facets of human-behaviour, is the core around which entire businesses are built.
|Number of pages||6|
|Specialist publication||AQ (Australian Quarterly)|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2019|
- Digital data
- social media