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Amit Tandon  |  Mumbai 

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Byline: Niall Ferguson -When talking among themselves, Silicon Valley big shots sometimes say weird things.

In an internal presentation in March 2018, Google executives were asked to imagine their company acting as a “Good Censor,” in order to limit the impact of users “behaving badly.” In a 2016 internal video, Nick Foster, Google’s head of design, envisioned a “goal-driven ledger” of all users’ data, endowed with its own “volition or purpose,” which would nudge us to take decisions (say, about ...

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First Published: Fri, October 09 2020. 12:32 IST