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 […]

Six global banks sign up to issue stablecoins on IBM’s now-live Blockchain Network [Huillet]

Six global banks sign up to issue stablecoins on IBM’s now-live Blockchain Network — from cointelegraph.com by Marie Huillet     From DSC: For 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 […]

A new type of TV show — Part II

From DSC: In this posting, I discussed an idea for a new TV show — a program that would be both entertaining and educational. So […]

5 things you will see in the future “smart city” [Donovan]

5 things you will see in the future “smart city” — from interestingengineering.com by Taylor Donovan Barnett The Smart City is on the horizon and here […]

Reflections on “Google Glass wasn’t a failure. It raised crucial concerns.” [Eveleth]

Google Glass wasn’t a failure. It raised crucial concerns. — from wired.com by Rose Eveleth Excerpts: So when Google ultimately retired Glass, it was in reaction to an […]

AI Now Report 2018: 10 Recommendations for AI [AI Now Institute]

AI Now Report 2018 | December 2018  — from ainowinstitute.org Meredith Whittaker , AI Now Institute, New York University, Google Open Research Kate Crawford , AI […]

To higher ed: When the race track is going 180mph, you can’t walk or jog onto the track. [Christian]

From DSC: When the race track is going 180mph, you can’t walk or jog onto the track.  What do I mean by that?  Consider this […]

Incumbents Strike Back: Insights from the Global C-suite Study [IBM Institute for Business Value]

Incumbents Strike Back: Insights from the Global C-suite Study — by the IBM Institute for Business Value Excerpts: Dancing with disruption Incumbents hit their stride […]

The Law Firm Disrupted: Walmart Won’t Pay You to Cut and Paste [Strom]

The Law Firm Disrupted: Walmart Won’t Pay You to Cut and Paste — from law.com by Roy Strom The world’s largest retailer, locked in a […]

“Blockchain: Is it Good for Education?” [virtuallyinspired.org] + other relevant resources

Blockchain: Is it Good for Education? — from virtuallyinspired.org Excerpt: What is Blockchain? Blockchain is a public ledger type database made up of records called […]

“With great tech success, comes even greater responsibility” [Miller] + “Why the public overlooks & undervalues tech’s power ” [Piacenza]

With great tech success, comes even greater responsibility — from techcrunch.com by Ron Miller Excerpts: As we watch major tech platforms evolve over time, it’s […]

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