The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
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The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
Algorithms are the new medium between people and people, people and data, data and data. Artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, machine learning, neural networks, internet of things, smart cities, cryptocurrencies...
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On The Importance Of Forgetting | TechCrunch

On The Importance Of Forgetting | TechCrunch | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The ongoing debate about Europe's so-called 'right to be forgotten' ruling on search engines has shone a light onto a key pressure point between technology..
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For Google, the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Is an Unforgettable Fiasco | Business | WIRED

For Google, the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Is an Unforgettable Fiasco | Business | WIRED | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The recent European Union ruling that granted citizens the “right to be forgotten” from Google’s search results is morphing into a nightmare for the web giant. British news organizations are reporting that Google is now removing links to some of their articles, including stories that involve the disgraceful actions of powerful people. On Wednesday, BBC…
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Canadian court forces Google to remove search results worldwide, as fears of "memory hole" grow

Canadian court forces Google to remove search results worldwide, as fears of "memory hole" grow | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
A Canadian court is forcing Google to remove search listings not just for google.ca, but beyond the country’s borders too. The case could lead to more regional censorship practices becoming global.
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Privacy by the Numbers: A New Approach to Safeguarding Data: Scientific American

Privacy by the Numbers: A New Approach to Safeguarding Data: Scientific American | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
A mathematical technique called “differential privacy” gives researchers access to vast repositories of personal data while meeting a high standard for privacy protection
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How to use the data while preserving the privacy?

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