Based on a Book review by Eric Vidalenc The datafication of our daily lives, particularly via ‘GAFA’ (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon), and the hold over them that ensues, raises crucial democratic questions. Who writes the programmes for the digital territories we all now frequent? What are those writers’ political projects and interests, and in what direction are they steering us? Algorithms can be defined as methods or as series of operations that enable a given problem to be solved ...
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