Securing the Foundations of our Digital Economy
JANUARY 2, 2017
On December 1 the Commission issued its final Report on Securing and Growing the Digital Economy. The attacker has the advantage.
Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World
AUGUST 29, 2016
Data breaches, identity theft and large-scale fraud are becoming more common. Identity plays a major role in everyday life. What is identity?
Owning our data
JULY 8, 2014
With the internet of everything (IoE), once everything is connected, where will our data reside? Do you own your data?
Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
These include social security ID, passport number, driver’s license number, e-mail address, telephone numbers, and login IDs and passwords.
cooperation, measurement, security and more
AUGUST 28, 2015
Constant, short, safe-to-fail experiments that give us empirical data on what works. I call these Friday’s Finds. ” #crapdetection.
Noam Chomsky, security, and equivocal information
NOVEMBER 17, 2013
Noam Chomsky and Barton Gellman were interviewed at the Engaging Big Data conference put on by MIT’s Senseable City Lab on Nov. That’s why you should be extremely cautious when you hear an appeal to security. I don’t doubt that the US security folks believe it, but it is without meaning. 15 when Prof. I’m sure Gen. ̶
Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data
MARCH 20, 2013
For several years now, big data has been one of the hottest topics in the IT industry. But, what do we mean by big data ? It is hard.
Rethinking Personal Data
JUNE 27, 2012
In 2010, the World Economic Forum (WEF), launched a project on Rethinking Personal Data. The project brought together experts from business, government, academia and end user privacy and rights groups to examine the challenges and opportunities involved in properly managing the explosive growth of personal data in the digital world.
The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
MAY 23, 2016
Former national security advisor Tom Donilon and former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano serve as chair and vice-chair respectively. Workforce development.
Reality mining, pervasive data capture, and how Big Data can create value
AUGUST 3, 2011
CIO magazine did a nice article titled IIIS: Big Data driving new trends which reviews my keynote and the one immediately after from Steve Duplessie , one of the world’s top analysts on data and storage. If you look at an office environment there is an extraordinary amount of data to look at. he said.
Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Many are calling it the emergence of the data economy.”. A fleet of aircraft, for example, generates gigantic amounts of data over a year.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
These devices generate massive amounts of data, a lot of which requires real-time actions. The total number of users is now into the billions.
Attention Data Nerds: The Mobile Mindset Study and More
JUNE 22, 2012
Source: Mobile Mindset Study. do not go for more than one hour without checking their devices. We constantly connect. Our connection never sleeps.
Is There a STEM Crisis or a STEM Surplus?
AUGUST 9, 2016
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
Data Centers → Cloud. The point is that they are much more than devices in a box or in a data centre.
Unlocking Data for Philanthropy: Notes from Global Philanthropy Forum Session
APRIL 18, 2013
I went to cover one session, “ Building An Information Infrastructure: Unlocking Data for Philanthropy.” Notes from Session.
The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things
JULY 14, 2015
Home - Energy management, security, safety, and automation of home chores. Privacy, Security, Confidentiality and IP. Interoperability.
AI and Public Policy
JANUARY 23, 2017
AI applications and data could reflect the biases of their designers, raising issues of fairness. Hype vs reality. AI vs humans.
Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?
AUGUST 2, 2016
Foremost among the problems to be addressed is the need to bolster security in our increasingly digital economy and society.
The Future of Financial Services
JUNE 23, 2015
Smart mobile devices, broadband wireless networks, cloud-based services and big data are now ushering the next major phase in the evolution of FS.
The Firm as a Large, Complex, Extended Family
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
We depend on colleagues to do well in our jobs, and to achieve whatever professional recognition and financial security we are after.
[liveblog] Noam Chomsky and Bart Gellman at Engaging Data
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
I’m at the Engaging Data 2013 conference where Noam Chomsky and Pulitzer Prize winner (twice!) Barton Gellman are going to talk about Big Data in the Snowden Age, moderated by Ludwig Siegele of the Economist. The conference aims at having us rethink how we use Big Data and how it’s used. NC: Big data is very useful.
The New Era of Smart, Connected Products
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Massive amounts of new product-usage data enable many of those improvements.” Have we pretty much stopped solving big problems ? “We
International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change
JANUARY 14, 2014
I’ve also collected infographics that summarize global data on various platforms on a pinterest board. Global Conversations. GeV at 4.9
Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Why wasn’t stronger security designed into the original Internet infrastructure? Foremost among them is security. Why do firms exist?
[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
DJ Patil, the first US Chief Data Science, five days into his tenure. Lynn Overmann – Deputy Chief Data Officer, US Dept. ” The velocity is the support of the President who deeply believes in open data and technology. Data scientists are force multipliers. How do we share data better? of Commerce.
From Mass Production to Mass Individualism
JULY 16, 2014
One is to gather so much data about your customers that you come to know them in a borderline-creepy automated way—that is the M.O. Web 1.0
A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Data science applications are starting to get deployed, although we are just beginning to appreciate their profound implications.
How Can We Ensure that Our Complex AI Systems Do What We Want Them to Do?
APRIL 7, 2015
These smart products and systems tend to be software-intensive, people-centric, and data-driven. Why aren’t they simpler? Cyberattacks.
The Digital Evolution Index
AUGUST 25, 2015
The report includes a number of insights based on the digital evolution data and the distinct patterns of each evolution zone. .
An Old Friend, - the IBM Mainframe, - Turns 50
APRIL 15, 2014
What enables it to keep reinventing itself while embracing the latest technologies , including the Mobile Internet, Cloud Computing and Big Data?
The Promise and Challenges of Health Analytics
MARCH 17, 2015
In his opening remarks at the workshop, Pentland talked about Big Data and Health. What are phenotypes? How can that be?
Shaping the Future of the Internet
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Fundamentally, the Internet is a general purpose data network supporting a remarkable variety of applications. Actionable Data.
Cloud Computing and the Changing Role of the CIO
JUNE 5, 2013
Big data and cloud were the most prominent transformative technologies discussed at the Symposium. I call it cockroach technology.”
What I Learned From @nancylublin About #dataonpurpose
JUNE 2, 2015
was all about data. Data was everywhere and it was important to use. Shortly after, they hired a second data scientist, Jeffrey Blandt.
Leveraging the Passions of Fans
DECEMBER 10, 2014
The analysis of all that data was then used to develop a new framework to better understand the behaviors and motivations of World Cup fans.
Data, Data Everywhere
JUNE 15, 2010
Managed well, the data can be used to unlock new sources of economic value, provide fresh insights into science and hold governments to account. Moreover, ensuring data security and protecting privacy is becoming harder as the information multiplies and is shared ever more widely around the world.
Pseudorandom Thoughts on Privacy, Security and Trust
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 31, 2007
Data breaches: we are concerned not just about the breaches, but also data quality. We need to make sure data is accurate. An organization has clients, which give them data. As more clients are added, and through marketing and other activities, the organization has a great deal of data. Security is not convenient.
[liveblog][bkc] Paola Villarreal on Public Interest in Data Science
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
I’m at a Berkman Klein Center lunch time talk by Paola Villarreal [twitter: paw ], a BKC fellow, on “Public Interest in Data Science.” Data science extracts knowledge and insight from data in various forms, using math, statistics, research, info science and computer science. NOTE: Live-blogging. Missing points.
Security Issues and and Business Opportunities - Panel
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2007
The challenge is how to minimize the privacy and security risk without compromising health care. As the keynote said, you can paralyze the good stuff by trying to secure everything. In Canada - here is no legislation to inform people about breaches of security - in the U.S. Hackers can use data input, eg. In the U.S.