A new issue of Digital Culture and Education is out. Cory Doctorow on how teaching computers shows us how little we understand about ourselves. After the personal computer: Companies built on PCs are adapting to a changed world. Antonio Regalado interviews Stephen Wolfram on why he thinks your life should be measured, analyzed, and improved. From Mobilizing Ideas, Ethan Zuckerman on the multifaceted hacker; Alexander Halavais on everyday hacking; and Stephane Leman-Langlois on hacking for all. A chat with some immoral hackers who don't care about your feelings. We need a Nuremberg Code for Big Data: The world of social-engineering surveillance is growing rapidly. Nathan Newman on why Google's spying on user data is worse than the NSA's. Cade Metz on Melody Meckfessel, the woman at the heart of everything Google builds. Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus on the myth of the lone inventor: Tesla CEO Elon Musk is wrong to oppose government subsidies — after all, he benefitted from them. Automation Anxiety: The automation crisis of the 1960s created a surge of alarm over technology’s job-killing effects — there is a lot we can learn from it. Digital Proletariat: Michael Pepi on the spectacle of the “Internet” and labor's dispossession. Barry C. Lynn on why the answer to America’s techno-malaise is to force big corporations to compete more — and to open their patent vaults. We think we’ve arrived, but today is only a glimpse of our digital future. George Dvorsky on 10 mindblowingly futuristic technologies that will appear by the 2030s.

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