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Advances in medical technology are nothing short of phenomenal. However, there’s a critical difference between processing data and making the diagnosis.

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Five Information and Privacy Predictions for 2019

To say 2018 was something else is an understatement. So what's next? Here are Information in Bloom’s top five predictions for 2019.

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Blockchain and Privacy: Still a New Frontier, or a False Start?

Why not use blockchain for better privacy protection? Unfortunately, while the technology has benefits, for personal data it still seems to fall short.

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  • Point. For facial recognition, ‘opt-in’ is the only way it should go. ,
  • Given the sensitivity of the data and inherent issue of false negatives/positives, there are zero reasons why a commercial or social platform should disallow a user’s choice to opt-out of facial recognition. Absolutely none. ,
  • Seeing all the rage against “messing up character arcs” & laughing. The book series has yet to be finished. Of course isn’t going to let them air how the saga actually ends.,
  • Combine this with other articles about Google’s data collection & how some engineers think Google making your decisions is a *good* thing. This stuff gets scarier by the second. ,