Every time you go online to use an app or a website, you’re sending out your own personal data—sometimes without even knowing it. As more people grow cautious about where they submit their data, services will offer ways for their users to “protect” their data.Continue reading “Is Your Private Browsing Really Private? (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:Continue reading “GDPR after 1 year: Where does data protection stand (with infographic)”
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, according to Pichai, will guide the work that Google will carry out in the field of AI. These principles include sensitivity to people’s privacy and a commitment to upholding standards of scientific excellence.
Even while we stand at the cusp of a revolution that’s likely unprecedented in human history, there’s an elephant in the room a lot of people are looking away from: ethical issues.Continue reading “Seven questions of ethics facing Artificial Intelligence”
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 what about the data you haven’t expressly permitted anyone to share?
What do various business enterprises, data brokers and analytics agencies know about you?Continue reading “From cars to supermarkets to apps: How much everyone knows about you”
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.Continue reading “6 ways Facebook 10 year challenge is helping their AI ambitions”
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 Facebook has Continue reading “Facebook shared your data with others – secretly”
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.
“Marketers today must be part artist, part scientist” says Michelle Urban from Marketing 261. In that small phrase, she packs a lot of punch, as also what the future holds for marketing.
From the days when marketing meant sending out fancy ads Continue reading “Interview with Michelle Urban of Marketing 261”
As the industrial and academic ecosystem changes, the demand for 3D printers in India is rising too. With wide applications in academics, jewelry, industrial prototyping, medicinal implants and prosthetics, 3D printing is quickly becoming both widely available and widely used. Continue reading “Top 8 3D printing companies in India”
Google Social Credit System China and chances are most sites you check out will call it dystopian and Orwellian.
They will tell you how intrusive the Chinese Social Credit System is and how it runs with little regard to data privacy.
Is that really the truth? How bad is the Chinese Social Credit System? Is it unfair and too intrusive Continue reading “Social Credit System China: A detailed study, Part 1”