Privacy, Big Data, Human Futures by Gerd Leonhard

Apr 18

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Technology’s Threat to the Future of Sports – Part 1

Should Google Be Worried About the Future of Online Advertising?

Apr 17

A Google Glass App That Would Be Hard for Even the Haters to Hate

A Google Glass App That Would Be Hard for Even the Haters to Hate

Apr 16

German Minister: 'US Operating Without any Kind of Boundaries' - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

“De Maizière: Yes, it worries all of us. The Internet, and this is one of its true strengths, depends on freedom. But the explosive propagation of communication has led to problems of order and choice — a situation that has been exacerbated by the market power of corporations. Because if a net provider and a content provider join forces, then they can steer the Internet and determine its content. So I don’t even need to be talking about state censorship here.” — German Minister: ‘US Operating Without any Kind of Boundaries’ - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

Apr 15

Internet of Things will be a key enabler of the digital business of the future

'This Email Will Self-Destruct After You Read It'

Apr 14

“To more closely mimic communications as they play out in offline contexts. “When you have a conversation in real life, it doesn’t follow you for the rest of your life,” Pluto’s co-creator, David Gobaud, tells the Journal. “Sure, there are some business emails or emails related to a contract you might want to keep but most other emails, you want them to go away.”” — 'This Email Will Self-Destruct After You Read It'

Future of Work: Four trends tipped to change the workplace

Apr 13

“According to the Oxford study, “occupations that involve complex perception and manipulation tasks, creative intelligence tasks, and social intelligence tasks are unlikely to be substituted by computer capital over the next decade or two.”” — Why You Should Revolt Against the ‘Robot Uprising’ (via futuristgerd)

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“With detailed identity data (think data collected from your likes on Facebook, what you buy and where, etc.), misuse occurs at the point when a customized experience derails the purpose and benefit of the Internet: the dynamic and diverse promise of widely distributed data (e.g. the free flow of information).” — Big Data, Democracy and the Future of the Internet | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Big Data, Democracy and the Future of the Internet | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Apr 12

Why the Web Needs Perfect Forward Secrecy More Than Ever

“In the aftermath of yesterday’s events, it’s clear that forward secrecy is necessary to protect against unforseeable threats to SSL private keys. Whether that threat is an existing or future software bug, an insider who steals the key, a secret government demand to enable surveillance, or a new cryptographic breakthrough, the beauty of forward secrecy is that the privacy of today’s sessions doesn’t depend on keeping information secret tomorrow.” — Why the Web Needs Perfect Forward Secrecy More Than Ever