On reading about China’s social credit score… My mind instantly thought about Black Mirrors S3 ep1 Nose Dive.
social credit is an attempt at a softer, more invisible authoritarianism. The goal is to nudge people toward behaviors ranging from energy conservation to obedience to the Party
Zhima credit, well I guess at least its more transparent than the scores mainly hidden by the likes of Uber, Airbnb, Facebook, etc. Although most are being more open about the scores now.
China now has social credit scores that help determine your place in society. Is this the future? Our great new @wired cover story: https://t.co/vCjXhUubbQ pic.twitter.com/QoiKcYBLO1
— Nicholas Thompson (@nxthompson) December 14, 2017