Our data has become a powerful player in the economy, except consumers are not the ones deriving value from it. How it is gathered, governed, deployed and made beneficial is a process we are removed from. How do we change the landscape of extraction so that our data could provide generative knowledge to our lives, and ultimately reimagine the economy?
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Alfred Ng, Jon Keegan. The Markup, 2022
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