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To understand why blockchain matters, look past the wild speculation at what is being built underneath, argue the authors of The Age of Cryptocurrency and its newly published follow-up, The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything.
To understand why blockchain matters, look past the wild speculation at what is being built underneath, argue the authors of The Age of Cryptocurrency and its newly published follow-up, The ...
RT @coe_ita: Oggi, al via il seminario sulle sfide poste dall'#intelligenzaartificiale e sul ruolo dei giovani nel suo utilizzo responsabile nelle società democratiche. Tra i partecipanti, figura il Prof. Alessio Plebe dell'@unimessina @YouthCOE @COE4AI @CoEYDItaly 👉https://t.co/SuRzVM4liU https://t.co/v8OJxBvz0AOpen
By its present and future impact on social life and organisation or by its reliance on young people to programme and fine-tune AI technologies, AI is very closely related to young ...
A staunch supporter of AI, particularly deep learning, Stevens is principal investigator on a multi-institutional effort that is developing the deep neural network application CANDLE ...
We have joined a coalition of leading rights groups in Australia in public comments on newly introduced amendments to the deeply flawed TOLA (Assistance and Access) Act 2018. #digitalsecurity https://t.co/Y9iZ2f7AK9 @DRWausOpen
We support long-overdue amendments to this fundamentally flawed legislation, and urge lawmakers to ensure proper and public reporting on how TOLA's authorities are being used.
While law enforcement needs tools to protect the public, requiring companies to provide access to encrypted consumer data would have the unintended consequence of putting vulnerable ...
RT @apolyakova: “China isn’t the only merchant offering digital surveillance tools to strongmen. It may be tempting to dismiss Russia as irrelevant in this domain, but that would be a mistake.” https://t.co/NLLF4fi1atOpen
Easy-to-use technology straight from Moscow for any aspiring strongman — at a low price.
RT @katka_nedbal: 🌐🛰 EU/ESA @CopernicusEU 🇪🇺 benefits to us! 🌱 https://t.co/9S4EaTT58g 🌡 https://t.co/Ral0lJF66k 😷 https://t.co/o82XsWznxO 🚨 https://t.co/ccJgogwr2P 🌊 https://t.co/6pdqPa5jQ6 🛡https://t.co/siNsNWt343 #EUSpace #vdLCommission 📽 https://t.co/CfaaZWCByl https://t.co/378rQm0k8uOpen
The Copernicus service for Security applications aims to support European Union policies by providing information in response to Europe’s security challenges. It improves crisis prevention, ...
The science of cyber risk is inherently interdisciplinary and no single academic field on its own can adequately address related problems, argues a new #SciMagPolicyForum, which proposes a new multi-field model for addressing this risk. ($) https://t.co/4R6k62PH5c https://t.co/Lgom5W74PjOpen
</br>!</img> ILLUSTRATION: DAVIDE BONAZZI/SALZMANART Cyber risk encompasses a broad spectrum of risks to digital systems, such as data breaches or full-fledged cyber attacks on the ...
As a consequence of school shootings, a new generation of US children are being impacted by a steep rise in #surveillance. https://t.co/rAMdEiqvdZ https://t.co/Y4se90SHTgOpen
School shootings have driven a booming school security industry. Parents and students are still grappling with this new surveillance and its impact on a generation of kids
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Automatic license plate reader cameras are controversial enough when law enforcement deploys them. Now, one hacker has found a way to put a sample of that power into the hands of anyone with a Tesla and a few hundred dollars to spare. https://t.co/NMbFs5IJ8jOpen
The Surveillance Detection Scout can track license plates and faces near your Tesla—with all the privacy concerns that implies.
Amazon's Ring doorbell now has 677 police partnerships. It’s gaining about 100 a month. https://t.co/BchtRgUahAOpen
Here’s everything we know about Amazon’s video doorbell and the controversies surrounding it.
RT @snlyngaas: Scoop --> DHS chooses Bryan Ware, former AI entrepreneur, as assistant director for cybersecurity https://t.co/JRkq86YRArOpen
Department of Homeland Security officials have selected Bryan S. Ware, a tech-savvy entrepreneur and holder of multiple patents, to be the department’s most senior official focused ...
National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) are protecting communities from climate risks & contributing to #ParisAgreement targets in 47 developing countries across 4 regions, See how @UNDPBiH supports this in BiH. #TimeForAction #COP25 https://t.co/H6cb1YVPeZOpen
In 47 developing countries, across four regions, and with the support of 14 partners, National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) are promoting ambitious climate action across the world. These NAPs ...
RT @ed_herbert: In a chilling move, as of this Sunday, all mobile phone users in China registering new SIM cards will be forced to submit to #facialrecognition scans. https://t.co/JCknGi4xuw https://t.co/JnvkIV33wNOpen
Ministry claims change will ‘protect the legitimate rights and interest of citizens in cyberspace’ but critics say it’s dystopian
As data gets faster and denser, new tech can help us act on a complex web of knowledge. Can humans manage this data flow without ceding authority to machines? Our latest Emergent Futures Report turns to Science Fiction to explore the future of information. https://t.co/fkiiuR3RYhOpen
Induced Complexity: The Future of Information The Emergent Futures Report identifies global signals of transformation, shaped by research and conversations with innovators in academia, ...
RT @natynettle: Russian Facial Recognition data has been found to be sold on the black market. This is the type of abuse that @RuBlackListNET and @sardarbinyan have been trying to prevent with their anti-FR campaign. https://t.co/F84xJISzMeOpen
As Moscow’s facial recognition system activates, journalists find access to it for sale on the black market
Andrey Kaganskikh, a journalist for MBK Media, has found that access to Moscow’s surveillance cameras — and their new facial recognition technology — is being sold on the black market.
Switzerland strives to consolidate its place as the most crypto-friendly nation https://t.co/0229AEg6jE #fintech #crypto #cryptocurrency #digitizationOpen
With a burgeoning Crypto Valley and history of welcoming direct foreign investment, Switzerland has become a hub for blockchain start-ups. In December 2018, Switzerland's Federal Council ...
RT @appliedmldays: #AMLD2020 wouldn't be possible without the support of our sponsors. We're very grateful to have the support of @EtatdeVaud and @Innovaud this year again! Have a read of the AI & ML Ecosystem they wrote a while back: https://t.co/wEKU0cHmby https://t.co/aaBu7DRE4uOpen
“In my research on public health systems, machine learning helps us respond to complex matters more quickly.”MARCEL SALATHÉ Professor at the Digital Epidemiology Lab at EPFL and founder of ...