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Forum Post: Adobe Social gets predictive tool for hyper-targeting

Posted 1 year ago on April 28, 2013, 1:36 p.m. EST by GirlFriday (17435)
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http://phys.org/news/2013-04-adobe-social-tool-hyper-targeting.html

Can someone explain what this can and can't do?

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[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

That's an awful lot of posts to try to comb through. So, if I speak out on Wal-Mart, does that mean that I am going to be nailed with Wal-Mart ads?

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[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

How would this be used politically?

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[-] 1 points by Renneye (3961) 1 year ago

"Unplugged" Agreed!

Put this together with facial recognition technology, and I can see the day where we walk through the subway station or grocery store and a marketing tv screen calls out our name with some advertisement as we walk by. Spooky.

I can see this being wrought with privacy issues. The interference into our private lives has already gone too far. Technology has gone too far. Pretty soon we won't even have to 'think' for ourselves...and sadly, a good portion of the populace will just eat that up.

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[-] 1 points by Renneye (3961) 1 year ago

I have now. I can't wait for the list of "The Impeachables" to grow!

Thanks Zen.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (26790) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Plenty of em to place on the list that is for sure.

[-] 1 points by Renneye (3961) 1 year ago

There sure is. The only difficulty then, being which one of 'the impeachables' to go first. I wonder...could we not just impeach the entire congress as a whole? You know, just to save us time. ~.^

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (26790) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

As a peoples initiative/right to call for impeachment - I think the people should be able to present a list of those in office that need to go and have that list acted upon.

[-] 0 points by redandbluestripedpill (333) 1 year ago

ART5 has that potential IF citizens consider constitutional intent something a US official must know. If we have had a national discussion and defined constitutional intent, then found fed leaders acting against it- IMPEACH!

[-] 0 points by gsw (2697) 1 year ago

What is the forum for such a national discussion of issues?

Is there a national forum.

Maybe Facebook?

Maybe Make a web page for it.

Gather opinions, share facts,

Here we try to have reach understanding, then disagree on methods for reaching those goals.

Make a Facebook page on waking up Americans.

[-] 0 points by redandbluestripedpill (333) 1 year ago

This is the forum, but an infiltration has filled it with problems displacing solution. Either that or Americans cannot tell the difference.

The actual discussion probably won't happen unless ART5 happens with preparatory amendment, ending the abridging of free speech. Full info and the usenet to talk about it. A place where free speech is guaranteed.

Facebook has too many browser incompatibilities.

[-] 1 points by gsw (2697) 1 year ago

I believe this

http://www.cusdi.org/index.html would enhance speech.

But has same cognitive infiltration issues, and no money backers (speech)

[-] 1 points by redandbluestripedpill (333) 1 year ago

National initiatives functionality would be enhanced by free speech that is certain. Democracy depends on opinion, which depends on information. With out free speech information does not flow or get properly questioned.

This concept of a forum software that maximizes a poll function looks like the sincere could plow the infiltrators right out of credibility.

http://algoxy.com/poly/poll_to_post.html

I heard anon took it to a major software producer, anon was going to pay, and they refused saying, "this company is not going to be the company that puts the people in dominance over corporations." It suffers too from no backing from what I can tell.

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[-] 1 points by Renneye (3961) 1 year ago

;-)

[-] 0 points by Theeighthpieceuv8 (-32) from Seven Sisters, Wales 1 year ago

Data mining through social hyperlinking... I've had similar questions myself. Windows 8 now encourages all to sign into a microsoft account which continuously monitors the state of our system while potentially exposing all private data; social media is now all hyperlinked; how long will it be before someone creates this intelligence in the form of a program capable of mining and analyzing all? What impact, that was the question. The flip side is that it largely ignores that demographic that continues to shop in Target and Walmart as those too busy to be bothered with the Net.

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

So, with all of that it's not going to be an accurate picture similar to surveys conducted online only or via phone calls?

[-] 1 points by Theeighthpieceuv8 (-32) from Seven Sisters, Wales 1 year ago

The intent is to fine tune the machine; they'll determine what kind of porn we're watching, what kind of scenes, and fine tune right down to the color of the - well, floor tiles, for example. If they can do that they can maximize sales. But this is just my impression, I was hoping you might tell me the direction and where you suspect it will take us.