Archive for Katina Michael
June 15, 2016 at 11:01 am · Filed under advertising, film, jb exploits, media impact, online culture, social media, TV, virtual worlds and tagged: culture, Katina Michael, Netflix, recommendation engines, technology
I had a wonderful conversation with Katina Michael, professor of Information Systems and Technology at the University of Wollongong, and editor in chief of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine. She wanted to have a chat about my forthcoming article on “Technologies of Taste,” which explores the social impact of recommendation engines. But the conversation ranged far beyond that topic, touching on the behavioral biometrics of game play, the privacy implications of Samsung TVs that can listen to your conversations, and the attention economy as a “zero sum game.” Clearly, I may just have to fly to Australia to continue this conversation in person.