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A Series of Tubes

C104c0724758cd86c79205032b8bc528?s=47 Emma Fabre
October 19, 2018

A Series of Tubes

A talk about the Internet and its impact on us, as individuals but also societies and specie

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Emma Fabre

October 19, 2018
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  1. what up my glib globs

  2. A series of tubes

  3. new year who dis I'm Maxime Fabre I'm French !

    I've been at madewithlove 17% of my life I'm training a legion of killer ninja cats I do/did some music, photos,
 drawings and such I really like to think about 
 the past and the future
  4. new year who dis I'm Maxime Fabre I'm French !

    I've been at madewithlove 17% of my life I'm training a legion of killer ninja cats I do/did some music, photos,
 drawings and such I really like to think about 
 the past and the future
  5. “The Internet is not something that you just dump something

    on. It's not a big truck. It's a series of tubes. And if you don't understand, those tubes can be filled and if they are filled, when you put your message in, it gets in line and it's going to be delayed by anyone that puts into that tube”
  6. – Ted Stevens, senator on the comity to regulate the

    Internet “The Internet is not something that you just dump something on. It's not a big truck. It's a series of tubes. And if you don't understand, those tubes can be filled and if they are filled, when you put your message in, it gets in line and it's going to be delayed by anyone that puts into that tube”
  7. – Ted Stevens, senator on the comity to regulate the

    Internet “The Internet is not something that you just dump something on. It's not a big truck. It's a series of tubes. And if you don't understand, those tubes can be filled and if they are filled, when you put your message in, it gets in line and it's going to be delayed by anyone that puts into that tube” Yes you read that correctly
  8. RATIONALE

  9. None
  10. watch random
 shit on the internet

  11. watch random
 shit on the internet eat and drink so

    i dont die
 so i can keep watching 
 random shit on the internet
  12. None
  13. None
  14. None
  15. – Source unknown "Generalisations are for people without sources"

  16. What is the internet

  17. None
  18. what is the internet

  19. what is the internet "Internet" means a lot of things

  20. what is the internet "Internet" means a lot of things

    World Wide Web is 
 the main one people mean
  21. what is the internet "Internet" means a lot of things

    World Wide Web is 
 the main one people mean But also emails, FTP, etc.
  22. None
  23. None
  24. What has the
 internet done to us oh no the

    humanities
  25. Television took more than 25 years to reach 10 million

    users. 
 Computers took more than 10 years. 
 
 The Internet took less than 5 years to reach the same number.
  26. None
  27. Biological

  28. Psychological Biological

  29. Psychological Societal Biological

  30. Psychological Societal Biological Cultural

  31. My body is changing
 And i dont like it

  32. my body is changing and i dont like it

  33. my body is changing and i dont like it Worse

    memory than before
  34. my body is changing and i dont like it Worse

    memory than before Because we learn things differently
  35. my body is changing and i dont like it Worse

    memory than before Because we learn things differently Our brains shifted from 
 memorising information to finding it
  36. my body is changing and i dont like it Worse

    memory than before Because we learn things differently Our brains shifted from 
 memorising information to finding it Our brains seek new information like a drug
  37. my body is changing and i dont like it Worse

    memory than before Because we learn things differently Our brains shifted from 
 memorising information to finding it Our brains seek new information like a drug Been really positive on the elderly
  38. my body is changing and i dont like it this

    pic is gonna
 get me so much likes
  39. my body is changing and i dont like it More

    independent with the Internet... this pic is gonna
 get me so much likes
  40. my body is changing and i dont like it More

    independent with the Internet... ...but much much less without this pic is gonna
 get me so much likes
  41. my body is changing and i dont like it More

    independent with the Internet... ...but much much less without Worse sense of orientation than before this pic is gonna
 get me so much likes
  42. my body is changing and i dont like it More

    independent with the Internet... ...but much much less without Worse sense of orientation than before Information we seek on-demand
 is not retained very long this pic is gonna
 get me so much likes
  43. None
  44. Attention spans and divs

  45. attention spans and divs LEARNING JAVA

  46. attention spans and divs Recent years have introduced
 the "Age

    of Interruption" LEARNING JAVA
  47. attention spans and divs Recent years have introduced
 the "Age

    of Interruption" We're overall way better at multitasking LEARNING JAVA
  48. attention spans and divs Recent years have introduced
 the "Age

    of Interruption" We're overall way better at multitasking But we suck more at each individual task LEARNING JAVA
  49. attention spans and divs Recent years have introduced
 the "Age

    of Interruption" We're overall way better at multitasking But we suck more at each individual task Brain always expects another task and doesn't give 100% to the current one LEARNING JAVA
  50. attention spans and divs move it up you slime i

    have a shell to catch
  51. attention spans and divs We have less patience
 and tolerance

    for waiting move it up you slime i have a shell to catch
  52. attention spans and divs We have less patience
 and tolerance

    for waiting Correlated to Internet speed move it up you slime i have a shell to catch
  53. attention spans and divs We have less patience
 and tolerance

    for waiting Correlated to Internet speed Harder time reading books, 
 and other long-term tasks move it up you slime i have a shell to catch
  54. “From 53,573 page views taken from various users, 17% of

    the views lasted less than 4 seconds while 4% lasted more than 10 minutes.”
  55. The Social Selfworth

  56. The Social Selfworth LEGOOO POLOO

  57. The Social Selfworth Social networks are now the 
 main

    mean of Internet consumption LEGOOO POLOO
  58. The Social Selfworth Social networks are now the 
 main

    mean of Internet consumption They've expanded to many different areas LEGOOO POLOO
  59. The Social Selfworth Social networks are now the 
 main

    mean of Internet consumption They've expanded to many different areas They radically changed 
 the way we socialize LEGOOO POLOO
  60. The Social Selfworth zuck alors

  61. The Social Selfworth More interactions,
 but less individual meaning zuck

    alors
  62. The Social Selfworth More interactions,
 but less individual meaning People

    who are "truthful" 
 are overall happier and for longer zuck alors
  63. The Social Selfworth More interactions,
 but less individual meaning People

    who are "truthful" 
 are overall happier and for longer But people who aren't 
 are much more miserable zuck alors
  64. Social interactions are now asynchronous

  65. Fanatical Beasts
 And where to report them

  66. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them m'nonymity

  67. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Internet wasn't made

    for anonymity m'nonymity
  68. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Internet wasn't made

    for anonymity Pseudo-anonymity has 
 lots of use cases m'nonymity
  69. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Internet wasn't made

    for anonymity Pseudo-anonymity has 
 lots of use cases Anonymity can erase
 biases and subjectivity m'nonymity
  70. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Internet wasn't made

    for anonymity Pseudo-anonymity has 
 lots of use cases Anonymity can erase
 biases and subjectivity But also accountability (dark web) m'nonymity
  71. – David Davenport “Accountability requires those responsible for any misconduct

    be identified and brought to justice. However, if people remain anonymous, by definition, they cannot be identified, making it impossible to hold them accountable”
  72. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them

  73. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Online interactions don't

    
 register like physical ones
  74. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Online interactions don't

    
 register like physical ones Leads to online disinhibition 
 combined with anonymity
  75. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Online interactions don't

    
 register like physical ones Leads to online disinhibition 
 combined with anonymity Benign disinhibition makes
 people be their truer self
  76. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Online interactions don't

    
 register like physical ones Leads to online disinhibition 
 combined with anonymity Benign disinhibition makes
 people be their truer self Toxic disinhibition makes
 people be gigantic dicks
  77. Fanatical Beasts And where to report them Online interactions don't

    
 register like physical ones Leads to online disinhibition 
 combined with anonymity Benign disinhibition makes
 people be their truer self Toxic disinhibition makes
 people be gigantic dicks Can be both if you're a lost cause
  78. Deus Per machina

  79. Deus Per MAchina age 23 mission status sick surprised he

    landed that goddamn ollie
  80. Deus Per MAchina We're now more than the sum
 of

    our biological parts age 23 mission status sick surprised he landed that goddamn ollie
  81. Deus Per MAchina We're now more than the sum
 of

    our biological parts Internet allows us to bridge 
 technologies more easily age 23 mission status sick surprised he landed that goddamn ollie
  82. Deus Per MAchina We're now more than the sum
 of

    our biological parts Internet allows us to bridge 
 technologies more easily Ideas are taken
 from a worldwide pool age 23 mission status sick surprised he landed that goddamn ollie
  83. The global brain

  84. the global brain we're gonna 
 build a wall shut

    up greg
  85. the global brain Internet changed how 
 we connect to

    one another we're gonna 
 build a wall shut up greg
  86. the global brain Internet changed how 
 we connect to

    one another It bound us like neurones 
 in a nervous system we're gonna 
 build a wall shut up greg
  87. the global brain Internet changed how 
 we connect to

    one another It bound us like neurones 
 in a nervous system This system has a life of its own we're gonna 
 build a wall shut up greg
  88. My society is changing And I somehow like it even

    less
  89. Everybody was
 low key spyyyiiing

  90. Everybody was low key spyyyiiing god dammit alexa un-GDPR me

    i cant see my arms
  91. Everybody was low key spyyyiiing Spying went from extraction to

    collection god dammit alexa un-GDPR me i cant see my arms
  92. Everybody was low key spyyyiiing Spying went from extraction to

    collection The 1984 vs Brave New World issue god dammit alexa un-GDPR me i cant see my arms
  93. Everybody was low key spyyyiiing Spying went from extraction to

    collection The 1984 vs Brave New World issue We now know the Internet has been compromised for some time god dammit alexa un-GDPR me i cant see my arms
  94. Everybody was low key spyyyiiing Spying went from extraction to

    collection The 1984 vs Brave New World issue We now know the Internet has been compromised for some time Drastic impact on politics, advertising, etc. god dammit alexa un-GDPR me i cant see my arms
  95. Everybody was low key spyyyiiing Spying went from extraction to

    collection The 1984 vs Brave New World issue We now know the Internet has been compromised for some time Drastic impact on politics, advertising, etc. Weaponize people against themselves god dammit alexa un-GDPR me i cant see my arms
  96. Stop the presses

  97. stop the presses

  98. stop the presses Internet transformed informative media

  99. stop the presses Internet transformed informative media Information is easier


    and faster to consume
  100. stop the presses Internet transformed informative media Information is easier


    and faster to consume This puts more pressure on
 governing entities...
  101. stop the presses Internet transformed informative media Information is easier


    and faster to consume This puts more pressure on
 governing entities... ...but for much shorter lengths
  102. stop the presses lol look at that guy

  103. stop the presses People are believing
 the news less and

    less lol look at that guy
  104. stop the presses People are believing
 the news less and

    less Instead focusing on 
 sources they (think they can) trust lol look at that guy
  105. stop the presses People are believing
 the news less and

    less Instead focusing on 
 sources they (think they can) trust Leads to echo chambers
 and filter bubbles lol look at that guy
  106. stop the presses People are believing
 the news less and

    less Instead focusing on 
 sources they (think they can) trust Leads to echo chambers
 and filter bubbles Exacerbation of tribalism lol look at that guy
  107. Strength in members

  108. strength in members

  109. strength in members Internet gave great 
 power of momentum

    to the masses
  110. strength in members Internet gave great 
 power of momentum

    to the masses As groups they can apply great pressure
 to various entities
  111. strength in members Internet gave great 
 power of momentum

    to the masses As groups they can apply great pressure
 to various entities But that also means the return
 of angry mobs and such
  112. strength in members

  113. strength in members Mankind now self-regulates
 on a global scale

  114. strength in members Mankind now self-regulates
 on a global scale

    It gaves us a strive for 
 inclusiveness/equality
  115. strength in members Mankind now self-regulates
 on a global scale

    It gaves us a strive for 
 inclusiveness/equality Also memes
  116. strength in members Mankind now self-regulates
 on a global scale

    It gaves us a strive for 
 inclusiveness/equality Also memes Relates to various
 philosophical ideas like Watts's
  117. strength in members Mankind now self-regulates
 on a global scale

    It gaves us a strive for 
 inclusiveness/equality Also memes Relates to various
 philosophical ideas like Watts's Internet shortened our 
 feedback loops
  118. Interthreats

  119. interthreats like and 
 share, dolores

  120. interthreats Major corporations have
 taken hold of the Internet like

    and 
 share, dolores
  121. interthreats Major corporations have
 taken hold of the Internet This

    means we need 
 to responsibilize people like and 
 share, dolores
  122. interthreats Major corporations have
 taken hold of the Internet This

    means we need 
 to responsibilize people More censorship than
 people think like and 
 share, dolores
  123. interthreats

  124. interthreats The Internet is not serverless

  125. interthreats The Internet is not serverless It drains our mental

    
 and physical resources
  126. interthreats The Internet is not serverless It drains our mental

    
 and physical resources We also need to be
 more conservatives
  127. Atlassian Junipero™

  128. Atlassian Junipero™ wow so 
 much porn

  129. Atlassian Junipero™ Important to ask 
 where Internet is going

    wow so 
 much porn
  130. Atlassian Junipero™ Important to ask 
 where Internet is going

    And to keep it neutral ground wow so 
 much porn
  131. Atlassian Junipero™ Important to ask 
 where Internet is going

    And to keep it neutral ground We can't imagine the Internet
 of the years 2050s wow so 
 much porn
  132. Atlassian Junipero™ Important to ask 
 where Internet is going

    And to keep it neutral ground We can't imagine the Internet
 of the years 2050s But we need to prepare for it now wow so 
 much porn
  133. OedeepMind Complex

  134. OedeepMind Complex beep boop
 like and subscribe you know
 or

    we skin you all
  135. OedeepMind Complex We need to prepare now 
 for intelligent

    AI beep boop
 like and subscribe you know
 or we skin you all
  136. OedeepMind Complex We need to prepare now 
 for intelligent

    AI The Internet will be its 
 roots and veins beep boop
 like and subscribe you know
 or we skin you all
  137. OedeepMind Complex We need to prepare now 
 for intelligent

    AI The Internet will be its 
 roots and veins Without care, the Internet
 is merely a time bomb beep boop
 like and subscribe you know
 or we skin you all
  138. OedeepMind Complex We need to prepare now 
 for intelligent

    AI The Internet will be its 
 roots and veins Without care, the Internet
 is merely a time bomb Need to have a say in what
 the Internet knows about you beep boop
 like and subscribe you know
 or we skin you all
  139. Fuck it
 lets just farm
 potatoes instead

  140. what can we do as companies

  141. what can we do as companies Is it all worth

    it?
  142. what can we do as companies Is it all worth

    it? We're not done adapting
 to the Internet
  143. what can we do as companies Is it all worth

    it? We're not done adapting
 to the Internet We are making the world 
 a better place
  144. what can we do as companies Is it all worth

    it? We're not done adapting
 to the Internet We are making the world 
 a better place But need to keep asking whether
 we could do that more efficiently
  145. what can we do as individuals

  146. what can we do as individuals Watch what we put

    
 on the Internet
  147. what can we do as individuals Watch what we put

    
 on the Internet Don't put all your eggs 
 in the same basket
  148. what can we do as individuals Watch what we put

    
 on the Internet Don't put all your eggs 
 in the same basket Remember what the 
 Internet was made for
  149. what can we do as individuals Watch what we put

    
 on the Internet Don't put all your eggs 
 in the same basket Remember what the 
 Internet was made for Make sure all voices are heard
 and ideas can spread
  150. None
  151. – Yannick De Pauw “Give me your moist seeds, pumpkin”

  152. just google them
 
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