Dark patterns have been in play for decades. Web use of dark patterns however, is alarming, particularly when personal data and privacy enter the mix.
Advances in medical technology are nothing short of phenomenal. However, there’s a critical difference between processing data and making the diagnosis.
Worried about how much information your children are sharing in today’s connected world? There’s no question parenting has hit a steep learning curve over the past few years. Parents now face a problem their predecessors never did: protecting, educating and learning to trust children as they grow up within the digital age. There’s a huge […]
By now, you’ve probably heard of Cambridge Analytica and the most recent scandal involving Facebook user data. As huge big data firm that works in behavioural targeting, with ties to both the pro-BritEx movement and Donald Trump’s election campaign, Cambridge Analytica has been exposed for misusing the data of 50+ million Facebook users. While this […]
Fake news, charges of election meddling by foreign propaganda, and now allegations of listening in on conversations made through the chat interface of the platform: face it Facebook, you’re no longer the friendly-go-lucky “connect to friends and family” tech company you were when you started out. Between heavy mining and sale of personal data, combined […]
For those interested in researching habits of aquatic life, following aviary migration or getting further insight into land animal movement patterns, now’s an excellent time to be a part of the field. With current technology including geolocation trackers, drones and satellite surveillance, we can collect more information on the world around us than ever before. […]