“Data used to be much simpler”. Too simple, probably. Starting this year, we have one more reason to deploy personal clouds as soon as possible: peak data governance.
Hello World. GDPR has come, so I must tell you how I complied, and how your privacy will (not) suffer by visiting this website. Here I go. Please read, because this is short, but above all it’s about MORE than GDPR.
Here’s a tiny proposal, albeit VERY likely NOT original, to solve a big digital issue of our time. (actually, I would be surprised if nobody has ever proposed this before. I am sure somebody must have)
Aadhaar is India’s digital identity system. By reading the right stuff about Aadhaar everybody, no matter where he or she lives, may learn a lot about crucial stuff like Free/Open Source software, Open Government and Open Data.
A very interesting article from India says, among other things, something we in so-called “first world” countries already knew, but says it well:
In April 2018, the “Finnish Non-Discrimination and Equality Tribunal” prohibited “discriminatory use” of artificial intelligence. I am not sure they did the right thing.
Amazon is now selling… something right out of a Sci-Fi movie. Nah, even better:
There is a lot of talking these days about Facebook getting data about people who are not on Facebook, but not enough on WHO gives Facebook those data.
Eight years ago, I wrote that, when it comes to email, the more interesting barrier to its proper usage may be laws that only see companies and individuals, but nothing in between. A case under appeal now in the USA shows that, indeed, this may be the case.
Frederic Filloux argues that Facebook’ future is “bright and planetary” because: