An episode form the Black Mirror coming true: what can be more exciting in the era of digitalisation? However, not everything looks so bright.

Already during the MoinBlockchain conference in Hamburg this year, I heard about different interconnected scoring systems, which may be implemented in European banks. People were thinking about connecting with Facebook, tracking the purchases..Nevertheless, how about a whole city? A country? What if your behaviour in the grocery store would affect your credit rating? What if your late work would positively affect your chances to rent a better flat? This experiment on the so-called “social credit” will take place in China:

(a short version with a video for non-native speakers)

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/on-demand/2017/12/15/black-mirror-coming-true-china-rating-affects-home-transport/

(the whole version for native speakers)

https://www.wired.com/story/age-of-social-credit/?mbid=synd_digg

Written by russianladyabroad

I am an expat, a traveller, a professional in the field of innovations. My live is for 80% hard work, for 10% my own bad luck leading me to the new paths, and for 10% the most precious people around me. I am not about "let's leave it all and travel the world", my way is an international career with many doors to open.

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