Category: Technology

Viz of the Week: World’s Biggest Data Breaches

Great dynamic graphic on data breaches over at informationisbeautiful.net. A sample image below: Advertisements

Recent Read: “The Information War Is On. Are We Ready For It?”

Don’t miss this piece by Renee DiResta (Director of research at New Knowledge, and a Mozilla fellow on media, misinformation and trust) on Wired about the extent of the misinformation problem […]

Corporations Must Take a New Look at Data Privacy

Over the course of the past month or so, I have been interviewing World 50 members and expert advisors on the changing nature of the data privacy issue. After many […]

Recent Read: “Code to Joy”

Don’t miss a great piece in 1843 by Andrew Smith on learning to code in middle age. Some highlights below: Like most people, I have spent my life entirely ignorant […]

How Much Is Your Data Worth?

Someone sent me this infographic and it’s worth sharing:

Why Facebook can’t be fixed: Part 2

I recently wrote a post claiming that it’s not possible to fix Facebook’s serious, and dangerous, flaws by merely tweaking or adjusting the current business. I argued that there are inherent […]

AdAge: AS FALLOUT FROM FACEBOOK AND CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA CONTINUES, MARKETERS SHRUG

I wrote last week that Facebook can’t be fixed, and though I was not alone in voicing that sentiment it looks like the brands feel otherwise. AdAge lays out the […]

Why Facebook can’t be fixed: Part 1

It seems that Facebook has finally run into a scandal shocking enough to make at least some people question the point of being on their social network. I’ve read quite […]

MIT: Algorithms Are Making American Inequality Worse

Don’t miss MIT Tech Review’s interview with political scientist Virginia Eubanks about her new book, Automating Inequality. Some highlights:   In Automating Inequality, author Virginia Eubanks argues that the poor […]

HBR: The First Wave of Corporate AI Is Doomed to Fail

There is a good, short, read by Kartik Hosanagar and Apoorv Saxena on hbr.com on why the first wave of AI efforts are bound to fail. Some highlights:     We believe that a […]