Wednesday, April 01, 2015
What data security and privacy obligations do techies have to today's kids? Legally speaking, for the most part, it's what they set for themselves.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Security technologist Bruce Schneier, author of “Data and Goliath,” says you should stop feeling guilty about skimming the Terms of Service. Get mad instead.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Many companies that dispense health advice also collect, track, and sell our search queries to a variety of sources.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Did you know that the National Security Agency has been collecting thousands of photos of faces every day, as part of its facial recognition effort? Turns out, your face is more unique than your fingerprint, and government agencies and private companies are developing new programs to find and identify faces. The New York Times' Natasha Singer gives us an update on the state of facial recognition.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Your TV might be listening in on your conversations. Want to change it? Meddle with the technology on the TV, and it could be a felony under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
What did we learn during Loretta Lynch's confirmation hearing? Plus: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; learning to drive in New York City as an adult; our Parks & Rec t.v. club; and more.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Just how paranoid do we need to be of NSA spying? And what can we do about it? These guys know the threat first hand.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Jim Dwyer tells the story of four NYU undergraduates who set out to build a new social network that let users control their personal data—and why their plan ultimately fell apart.
Monday, September 22, 2014
How Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas has mastered the art of data mining. ISIS in Northern Lebanon. Daniel Kehlmann's F: A Novel. The psychology of climate change.
Friday, September 19, 2014
By Ethan Chiel
There’s a new tool available for all your temporary false identity needs: fakena.me.
Monday, September 08, 2014
Martine Rothblatt explains that special software mimics the way human brains organize information, create emotions and achieve self-awareness.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
A hacker leaked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, which they found in her iCloud account. The web makes the invasion of privacy easier, but are we taking part in harassment if we click?
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