In February, 2015, Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, declared, “The digital revolution needs a trust revolution”. Fine words. An important call to action. But what has since transpired?
Not much. Rather than an optimistic gathering of revolutionaries, we have witnessed empty townsquares. Our commiserations about the need to transform toward optimism and leverage the Internet to be an indispensable, trusted utility have been whispers merely above that level of decibels which cannot be heard by the human ear. There is precious any evidence that a revolution has been organized, much less any indication that funds and resources are being allocated.
Instead, our headlines have emphasized the intentional authoring of software that is designed to generate deceptive data, the imposition of … Read More