Tuesday, 21 May, 2019

Category: Technology

Why Do People Keep Using Tech Firms That Abuse Their Data?

Why Do People Keep Using Tech Firms That Abuse Their Data?

A dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called “privacy paradox.” The main commercial engine of this world involves erosion of, and intrusions upon, our privacy. Whenever researchers, opinion pollsters and other busybodies ask people if they value their privacy, they invariably respond with a resounding “yes.” The paradox

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The World's Most Prolific Writer A Chinese Algorithm

The World’s Most Prolific Writer Is A Chinese Algorithm

“Inflatable duck baby pool with canopy.” “Hot selling colourful temporary full arm tattoo for men.” “Splendid reusable dog pee pad (minimum order: 500).” Load up the homepage for e-commerce giant, Alibaba – a wholesale shopping site that’s more or less China’s answer to eBay – and you’ll find images and descriptions of

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