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Confronting Epistemic Injustice with Humanistic Personalization

– Towards Data Science

A philosophical perspective on data personalization

The author discusses the idea of humanistic personalization - that every human is unique and has the right to self-determination, and that digital infrastructure should reflect that.

“Making and sustaining a coherent digital self-narrative is a uniquely human capacity which we cannot leave up to others or outsource to automated agents.”

Greene champions the GDPR for what he sees as its fundamentally ethical view of humanity and digital rights.

Do we ultimately wish to represent ourselves according to the needs and interests of business, or humans?

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