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Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you

Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
"Wake up sleepy head... it's time to go to the gym." "Put down those chips!" "Stop wasting time on Facebook." If any of the above statements resonate
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Oh, this is really cool (sic) > now let's combine this with surveillance, FB data manipulation, and see how we can change the habits of those who are not respecting the norms....

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Digital Footprint
Reflections on digital identity in a hyperconnected world
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Learning with Privacy at Scale - Apple

Learning with Privacy at Scale - Apple | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Apple Machine Learning Journal publishes posts written by Apple engineers about their work using machine learning technologies to help build innovative products for millions of people around the world.
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Coalition could allow firms to buy access to facial recognition data

Coalition could allow firms to buy access to facial recognition data | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Partially redacted documents from attorney general disclose private sector’s interest in facial verification service
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Germany bans children's smartwatches

Germany bans children's smartwatches | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Telecoms regulator says kids' smartwatches are spying devices and are to be banned under German law.
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Apple Plans to Share Some Data That the iPhone X Collects About Your Face. That’s a Huge Worry.

Apple Plans to Share Some Data That the iPhone X Collects About Your Face. That’s a Huge Worry. | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
App developers will have access to data, thought they won't be able to sell any. But developers have violated Apple's rules before.
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Mastercard API gives consumer's control of their digital footprint

Mastercard API gives consumer's control of their digital footprint | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Do you know all the places you’ve stored your payment card details?
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Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The Chinese government plans to launch its Social Credit System in 2020. The aim? To judge the trustworthiness – or otherwise – of its 1.3 billion residents
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Amazon Patents Always-On Video Streams Of Friends And Relatives’ Homes

Amazon Patents Always-On Video Streams Of Friends And Relatives’ Homes | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The video would be blurred and voices muffled but the idea is for people to be able to guess whether friends and family are available in order to hop on spontaneous video calls.
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My fictional partner | BankNXT

My fictional partner | BankNXT | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Identity systems of the 20th century are completely useless in this digital age, says Chris Skinner. We need something better.
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China Uses Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Pedestrians, Vehicles

China Uses Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Pedestrians, Vehicles | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The 'smart' video monitoring software can reliably identify people by descriptors including age, gender and clothing worn.
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Will Privacy Survive the Future?

Will Privacy Survive the Future? | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Technological progress has radically transformed our concept of privacy. Will privacy survive the future as government regulations try to keep pace?
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How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the problems that riddle centralized online services.
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Leaked document: EU Presidency calls for massive internet filtering - EDRi

Leaked document: EU Presidency calls for massive internet filtering - EDRi | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
A Council of the European Union document leaked by Statewatch on 30 August reveals that during the summer months, that Estonia (current EU Presidency) has been pushing the other Member States to strengthen indiscriminate internet surveillance, and to follow in the footsteps of China regarding online censorship. Standing firmly behind its belief that filtering the …
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Governing in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism – Mark Pesce – Medium

Governing in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism – Mark Pesce – Medium | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Surveillance capitalism brings weaponised influence to public policy. Can governments resist the temptation to manipulate citizens? Can we develop protocols & guidelines?
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Who Filters Your News? Why we built gobo.social – MIT MEDIA LAB – Medium

Who Filters Your News? Why we built gobo.social – MIT MEDIA LAB – Medium | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Roughly ten years ago, as phones became smartphones and Facebook and Twitter began their rise towards ubiquity, a fundamental social shift took place: the majority of people in the developed world…
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Big Brother isn't just watching: workplace surveillance can track your every move

Big Brother isn't just watching: workplace surveillance can track your every move | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Employers are using a range of technologies to monitor their staff’s web-browsing patterns, keystrokes, social media posts and even private messaging apps
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This film is made entirely with surveillance footage

This film is made entirely with surveillance footage | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
"This film has no cameraperson. But surveillance cameras all over China capture images for us, 24 hours a day," says Chinese artist Xu Bing, who recently released Dragonfly Eyes, a film he created entirely with surveillance footage found online. The film details a rather odd love story. The protagonist in the film, a young woman named Qing Tin
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Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The Chinese government plans to launch its Social Credit System in 2020. The aim? To judge the trustworthiness – or otherwise – of its 1.3 billion residents
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Let's talk about AI - Dataethical Thinkdotank

Let's talk about AI - Dataethical Thinkdotank | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
BLOG: If we want to design ethical AI that benefits a human evolution, we need a way of talking about it that respects our human values and quirks.  AI is everywhere. And nowhere. Because what do we actually mean when we talk ... Read More
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Big Brother has its eye on bank employees

Big Brother has its eye on bank employees | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
As many as a dozen financial institutions are deploying IBM’s Watson to search for signs of employee misconduct so they can avoid a Wells Fargo-size scandal. But the legal and technical limits of its use are major issues.
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China expands surveillance system with 20 million cameras

China expands surveillance system with 20 million cameras | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
China has installed more than 20 million cameras across the country as part of a new surveillance system.
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When it comes to internet privacy, be very afraid, analyst suggests

When it comes to internet privacy, be very afraid, analyst suggests | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier, a fellow with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, discusses what consumers can do to protect themselves from government and corporate surveillance.
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The promise of managing identity on the blockchain

The promise of managing identity on the blockchain | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Blockchain, the secure distributed ledger technology first created to track bitcoin ownership, has taken on a number of new roles in recent years tracking..
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New AI can work out whether you're gay or straight from a photograph

New AI can work out whether you're gay or straight from a photograph | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
An algorithm deduced the sexuality of people on a dating site with up to 91% accuracy, raising tricky ethical questions
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