11 reasons why Europe could win the AI war

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 […]

Microsoft’s report on AI in Europe, with findings and criticism

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 […]

GDPR after 1 year: Where does data protection stand (with infographic)

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:

From cars to supermarkets to apps: How much everyone knows about you

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 […]

Facebook shared your data with others – secretly

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 […]

Social Credit System China Part 2: Implementation, Benefits, Criticism

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