You must have heard of everyone complaining about the lack of data privacy and the information security challenges. Search engines, social media platforms, gaming apps… you name it, they access your data, one way or the other. Aside from a handful of sites like Duck Duck Go, there aren’t too many examples where your actions […]
Ask any expert about where Europe stands in the race to dominate Artificial Intelligence (AI) globally. Chances are, they’ll tell you the real competition is between China and the US; Europe isn’t even close to winning the bronze medal, as Kai-fu Lee said in an interview. Lee isn’t alone. Many observers and experts, both inside […]
Despite wielding almost unbelievable power across the world, Google is contesting a number of litigation cases in a number of countries. Not long ago, there was some upsetting news that Google reads your gmail messages.
There’s absolutely no two opinions that whichever country or region masters Artificial Intelligence (AI) will dominate business and pretty much everything else for a long time to come. That’s absolutely why China has been working so hard on AI. China Artifical Intelligence Plan is a hot topic through and through. That, despite the fact that […]
It’s been nearly one year since the GDPR came into force. This article discusses where things stand, how GDPR compliant organizations are, what are the reactions and what are the fines. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) was brought into force on May 25, 2018. The twin objectives of the GDPR were:
Sundar Pichai, writing on Google blog, defined Artificial Intelligence (AI) this way: “AI is computer programming that learns and adapts.” He went on to further list out some amazing things one could do with AI, like sensors to predict wild fires, monitor cattle hygiene, diagnose diseases and more. Further he listed out 7 principles that, […]
Like it or not, practically none of your data is really private anymore. Apparently, public is the new private. It’s no secret that any data that you voluntarily share on the internet will no longer be private, whether you like it or not, whether you explicitly permit or not. Data privacy, at least data that’s online, is almost a misnomer. But […]
It’s unlikely you haven’t noticed the Facebook 10 year challenge, if you’re on any social media platform. The apparently simple exercise requires you to post your 2 photos side by side, one from ten years back and the other your current photo.
A recent investigation by The New York Times indicates Facebook may have given access to more data to other companies than it told anyone about. Is it possible that Facebook has been cheating on millions of its users worldwide and also governments and investigating agencies? A recent investigative report by The New York Times clearly points […]
In Part 1 of China’s Social Credit System, we covered the basics of the credit system of China. We talked about the weaknesses of the current credit system in China and compared the current credit score system in developed countries like US, Germany, Switzerland and so on. Next, we identified