Two Crises, Tech’s Costs, Looking Forward

Too much tech power has been an impending crisis for years; that doesn’t change just how costly the crisis was. Then again, centralization might yet win.

Clearview AI, The Problem with Scraping, Tradeoffs

Clearview AI is billed as a story about facial recognition, but the most important questions it raises is about scraping. And, by doing so, it reveals how many trade-offs we have yet to confront.