San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition [Hautala]

San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition— from cnet.com by Laura Hautala It won’t be the last city to consider […]

MoodleMoot Philippines 2019 Highlights: Online Empathy, Cloud Scaling, Audio, Video & More

We are live from Manila for the conferences of MoodleMoot Philippines. After introductory remarks from Moodle CEO Martin Dougiamas, we’re talking Social Empathy, Cloud Scaling, […]

If this foot gets in the door…where will we go in the future if we want some peace and quiet?! [Christian]

From LinkedIn.com today: From DSC: I don’t like this at all. If this foot gets in the door, vendor after vendor will launch their own […]

Reflections on “We Built an ‘Unbelievable’ (but Legal) Facial Recognition Machine” [Sahil Chinoy at nytimes.com]

We Built an ‘Unbelievable’ (but Legal) Facial Recognition Machine — from nytimes.com by Sahil Chinoy “The future of human flourishing depends upon facial recognition technology […]

The Privacy Project from the New York Times

Example articles from the Privacy Project: James Bennet: Do You Know What You’ve Given Up? A. G. Sulzberger: How The Times Thinks About Privacy Samantha […]

DC: Wow. Another example of the growing impact/presence of tech in our lives

DC: Wow. Another example of the growing impact/presence of tech in our lives.https://t.co/lHBnqDuUGO by @danroth — Daniel Christian (@dchristian5) April 3, 2019 Check out the […]

Microsoft rolls out healthcare bot: How it will change healthcare industry [Curtis]

Microsoft rolls out healthcare bot: How it will change healthcare industry — from yourtechdiet.com by Brian Curtis Excerpt: AI and the Healthcare Industry This technology is […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

A prediction for blockchain transformation in higher education [Mathews]

A prediction for blockchain transformation in higher education  — from blockchain.capitalmarketsciooutlook.com by Michael Mathews Excerpt: Ironically, blockchain entered the scene in a very neutral way, […]

Why AI is a threat to democracy — and what we can do to stop it [Webb & Hao]

Why AI is a threat to democracy — and what we can do to stop it — from technologyreview.com by Karen Hao and Amy Webb […]

A landmark ruling gives new power to sue tech giants for privacy harms [Schwab]

A landmark ruling gives new power to sue tech giants for privacy harms — from fastcompany.com by Katharine Schwab Excerpt: A unanimous ruling by the […]

Amazon is pushing facial technology that a study says could be biased [Singer]

Amazon is pushing facial technology that a study says could be biased — from nytimes.com by Natasha Singer In new tests, Amazon’s system had more […]

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