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The internet has enhanced our accessibility to information, offering real-time connectivity

and convenience to tons of information which may disrupt our daily lives.

This making attention a scarce resource in this era.

When you try to consume more and more information every day, even though you’ve been reading

tons of articles, watching tons of videos and listening to tons of podcasts, the stream

of incoming information seems to be infinite.

With infinite scroll, that sense of accomplishment from reaching the end of something is rare.

When there is always something new to read or something new to know, our appetite for

information can never be left unsatisfied” because you never get to the end.

FOMO (fear of missing out) is epidemic and keeps us feeling like we MUST stay plugged

in all the time.

How often have you wanted to take action on something but have become overwhelmed with

the information being thrown at you?

You become paralyzed by all of the options, opinions, and conflicting information.

Just as the body cracks under the strain of environmental overstimulation, the “mind”

and its decision processes behave erratically when overloaded.”

We can get stuck in a stasis known as analysis paralysis, in which we set out to make a deliberate

decision by considering every last detail, but instead get overwhelmed and struggle to

make any decision at all.

Just as too much junk food can lead to obesity, too much information can lead to stupidity.

You’re consuming it right now, evolution has predisposed your brain to crave it as much

as your body craves fat and sugar.

People tend to consume the information that they find to be interesting, which is similar

to people “eating dessert first”.

Media today need to create cheap, popular information.

It likes the food industry which industrialized and created incentives for producing a large

amount of cheap, popular calories.

( To be continued.)

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New smart farming technology enables farmers to use voice commands – Duration: 1:30.

now smart farm technology was designed to help farmers but the smartphone based

systems are difficult to understand for older people now Korean researchers have

developed a new system that’s operated through voice commands park se-young

with more this chrysanthemum farmer checks his phone first thing in the

morning he can check the condition of his flowers from home and adjust the

temperature and humidity of his greenhouse before he goes to work all by

using voice commands being able to open and close the greenhouse immediately

three voice commands has resulted in higher quality flowers many farms are

interested in smart farming but older farmers have been hesitant because some

systems are difficult to operate another recently developed smart phone

technology utilizes movable solar panels the system produces electricity using

solar panels and manages crops through remote devices smart farming is not

simply a combination of ICT and agriculture it’s evolving into

technology that any farmer can easily use smart farm technology does not just

reduce the workload of farmers it can also help them improve efficiency park

se-young arirang news

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Google’s “Smart City” in Toronto Faces New Resistance – Duration: 16:18.

The world’s most ambitious “smart city,” known as Quayside, in Toronto, has faced fierce public criticism since last fall, when the plans to build a neighborhood “from the internet up” were first revealed

Quayside represents a joint effort by the Canadian government agency Waterfront Toronto and Sidewalk Labs, which is owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc

,to develop 12 acres of the valuable waterfront just southeast of downtown Toronto

In keeping with the utopian rhetoric that fuels the development of so much digital infrastructure, Sidewalk Labs has pitched Quayside as the solution to everything from traffic congestion and rising housing prices to environmental pollution

The proposal for Quayside includes a centralized identity management system, through which “each resident accesses public services” such as library cards and health care

An applicant for a position at Sidewalk Labs in Toronto was shocked when he was asked in an interview to imagine how, in a smart city, “voting might be different in the future

“Other, comparatively quaint plans include driverless cars, “mixed-use” spaces that change according to the market’s demands, heated streets, and “sensor-enabled waste separation

“The eventual aim of Sidewalk Labs’s estimated billion-dollar investment is to bring these innovations to scale — first to more than 800 acres on the city’s eastern waterfront, and then to the world at large

“The genesis of the thinking for Sidewalk Labs came from Google’s founders getting excited thinking of ‘all the things you could do if someone would just give us a city and put us in charge,'” explained Eric Schmidt, Google’s former executive chair, when Quayside was first announced

From the start, activists, technology researchers, and some government officials have been skeptical about the idea of putting Google, or one of its sister companies, in charge of a city

Their suspicions about turning part of Toronto into a corporate test bed were triggered, at first, by the company’s history of unethical corporate practices and surreptitious data collection

They have since been borne out by Quayside’s secret and undemocratic development process, which has been plagued by a lack of public input — what one critic has called “a colonizing experiment in surveillance capitalism attempting to bulldoze important urban, civic and political issues

“In recent months, a series of prominent resignations from advisory board members, along with organized resistance from concerned residents, have added to the growing public backlash against the project

A few weeks ago, Ann Cavoukian, one of Canada’s leading privacy experts and Ontario’s former privacy commissioner, became the latest stakeholder to resign from the project

Cavoukian was brought on by Sidewalk Toronto (as the collaboration between Waterfront Toronto and Google-sibling Sidewalk Labs is known) as a consultant to help institute a proactive, “privacy by design” framework

She was initially told that all data collected from residents would be deleted and rendered unidentifiable

Cavoukian learned last month, however, that third parties would be able to access identifiable information gathered at Quayside

“I imagined us creating a Smart City of Privacy, as opposed to a Smart City of Surveillance,” Cavoukian wrote in her resignation letter

Her concerns echoed those of residents who have long pointed to the privacy implications of handing over streets to the world’s most profitable data hoover

In response to questions from The Intercept about Cavoukian’s resignation, a spokesperson for Sidewalk Labs said, “Sidewalk Labs has committed to implement, as a company, the principles of Privacy by Design

Though that question is settled, the question of whether other companies involved in the Quayside project would be required to do so is unlikely to be worked out soon, and may be out of Sidewalk Labs’ hands

“Now, in an effort to get ahead of Quayside’s development before it’s too late, a coalition of experts and residents have launched a Toronto Open Smart Cities Forum

The group represents the latest and largest effort by Torontonians to start having the kinds of public conversations, teach-ins, and debates that should have “taken place last year, when this project was first announced,” according to Bianca Wylie, co-founder of Tech Reset Canada and one of the lead organizers of the opposition to Sidewalk Toronto

“The process Sidewalk Toronto has started has been so anti-democratic that the only way to participate is to be proactive in framing the topic,” Wylie continued

Toronto Open Smart Cities Forum is taking the lead in the local fight against the commodification of its city’s data

The group’s struggle is one that urban residents around the world have been watching closely

Even those who never set foot in Canada may soon be subject to the products, norms, and techniques produced by Sidewalk Toronto, simply by virtue of using Google’s earth-spanning services

“This isn’t just about data being sold,” Wylie said.”It’s also about how is this data being used with other kinds of data in other products

You can move a lot of information around within Alphabet without having to sell it, and we need to talk about that

“The outcome of Toronto’s ability to rein in the Google affiliate, in other words, has ramifications not just for Canadians, but also for the future of who controls our civic life

Image: Sidewalk Toronto A City of Surveillance Sidewalk Toronto’s ongoing controversies may serve as the latest warning sign for cities who are considering signing over public spaces to major tech companies

Cavoukian’s decision to quit represents only the most recent resignation in a series of departures that Wylie has referred to as an “ongoing bulldozing of stakeholders

“In addition to Cavoukian, a Waterfront Toronto board member and two Waterfront Toronto digital advisers have also resigned in the last five months

Three more digital advisers have also threatened to resign unless major changes are made to the project’s planning process

In anticipation of the negative press, Sidewalk Labs has allocated $11 million of its initial $50 million budget to “communications/engagement/and public relations

“This includes a strategy of building influencers “to ensure support for the Master Innovation and Development Plan among key constituents in Toronto

“Last week, iPolitics reported that Sidewalk Labs has begun lobbying at least 19 federal departments, including the prime minister’s office, Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the Treasury Board, among others

The meetings all took place days after the resignation of Cavoukian, the former Ontario privacy commissioner

But so far, the project has been losing allies more quickly than it’s been making them

When Saadia Muzaffar, a prominent technologist and the founder of TechGirls Canada, resigned from Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel in October, it was due in part to the partnership’s “blatant disregard for resident concerns about data and digital infrastructure

“In her viral letter of resignation, Muzaffar criticized Sidewalk Toronto’s dishonest negotiations process: “There is nothing innovative about city-building that disenfranchises its residents in insidious ways and robs valuable earnings out of public budgets, or commits scarce public funds to the ongoing maintenance of technology that city leadership has not even declared a need for

“If Google’s other global projects are any indication, Sidewalk Lab’s venture in Canada may hew closely to the Silicon Valley model of offering free services in exchange for the right to virtually limitless data collection

Sidewalk Labs-associated LinkNYC and InLinkUK kiosks have already been installed in New York and London

The kiosks — which include three cameras, 30 sensors, and Bluetooth beacons — aggregate anonymized data for advertising purposes in exchange for providing passersby with free Wi-Fi services

Given that there is no genuine way to opt out of public space, Torontonians have been asking questions about what meaningful consent would look like

In the case of Quayside, the terms of any agreement wouldn’t just cover Wi-Fi but could also extend to basic government services

Julie Di Lorenzo, a real estate developer who left Waterfront’s board in July, explained to the AP that questions she had asked about residents who might not consent to share data had gone unanswered

She wanted to know if those who didn’t opt-in to the city would be told that they couldn’t live there

“It’s one thing to willingly install Alexa in your home,” wrote Toronto journalist Brian Barth

“It’s another when publicly owned infrastructure — streets, bridges, parks and plazas — is Alexa, so to speak

“Adding to these concerns is the fact that Sidewalk Labs has asked potential local consultants to hand over all of their intellectual property, according to a recent Globe and Mail investigation

As Jim Balsillie, the former CEO of Blackberry, recently pointed out in an op-ed, Waterfront Toronto has left the ownership of intellectual property and data unresolved in its latest agreement; this means that it would default to Sidewalk Labs, giving the company a gross market advantage

Indeed, in an announcement last year, Schmidt went as far as to thank Canadian taxpayers for creating some of Alphabet’s key artificial intelligence technology, the intellectual property of which the company now owns

Balsillie noted that what happens in Toronto will “have profound and permanent impacts on the digital rights and prosperity of all Canadians because IP [intellectual property] and data — our century’s most valuable extractive resources — spread seamlessly

“This is why current and former stakeholders in Waterfront Toronto have called for the public to receive financial benefits from the project, emphasizing that Canada’s largest city should not simply be seen as a U’s urban laboratory.The Sidewalk Labs spokesperson said that the company’s “relationship with its contractors does not impact its agreements with Waterfront Toronto in any way, including its commitment to the process laid out in the PDA, which says that in the future Waterfront Toronto may have rights to certain Sidewalk Labs IP

Of course, if Sidewalk Labs does not own the IP created by the planning process, it would not have the power to share or convey that IP to Waterfront Toronto or anyone else