Impact of Algorithmic Bias on Society

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Impact of Algorithmic Bias on Society By Anonymous | December 11, 2018 Artificial intelligence (AI) is being widely deployed in a number of realms where they have never been used before. A few examples of areas in which big data and artificial intelligence techniques are used are selecting potential candidates for employment, decisions on whether a loan should be approved… [Read more...]

Data Privacy for Low Income Segment

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While many people express unease over a perceived loss of privacy in the days of “Big Data” and predictive analytics, does the harm from such “Data Surveillance” impact the rich and poor equally? I believe the answer is no. People in the low income segment are more likely to be victims of predictive algorithms as they have more data exposed… [Read more...]

Autonomous Vehicles

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Autonomous Vehicles by anonymous As Internet of Things technology becomes a larger part of our lives, there will be privacy and ethics questions that will need to be addressed by lawmakers to protect consumers. With companies like Waymo, Uber, and other start-ups pouring millions of dollars each year into autonomous vehicle technology, self-driving cars are just around the corner and… [Read more...]

Five Interesting Facts About GDPR’s Data Protection Officer (DPO)

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Five Interesting Facts About GDPR’s Data Protection Officer (DPO) David Larance The recently enforced European Union’s Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) introduced a new term that CEOs, Board of Directors, and other senior corporate officials need to start learning more about, the Data Protection Officer. While some “What is a DPO?” articles exist online, I’ve found five additional interesting facts… [Read more...]

Can Blockchain and GDPR Truly Coexist

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Can Blockchain and GDPR Truly Coexist? Joseph Lee As of 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been taking no prisoners in its enforcement across the world. Facebook itself is expected to face at least $1.6 Billion fine for a publicly disclosed data breach that allowed hackers access to over 50 Million facebook user accounts [1][2]. Not… [Read more...]

The Physics Behind Good Data Security

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The Physics Behind Good Data Security By Rani Fields The data security apocalypse is upon us. While that statement might be a bit hyperbolic, 2017 and 2018 were certainly emblematic years in data security. From Panera to Facebook, Aadhaar to Saks Fifth Avenue, the frequency, intensity, and expansiveness of data breaches entered an upward swing with increasing intensity. When you… [Read more...]

The View from The Middle

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The View from The Middle By Anonymous | December 4, 2018 If you are like me, you probably spend quite a bit of time online. We read news articles online, watch videos, plan vacations, shop and much more. At the same time, we are generating data that is being used to tailor advertising to our personal preferences. Profiles constructed from… [Read more...]