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Researchers Defeated Advanced Facial Recognition Tech Using Makeup

A new study used digitally and physically applied makeup to test the limits of state-of-the-art facial recognition software.

Individuals Simple read

Salesforce CEO Argues Facebook 'is the New Cigarettes'

Social media may be bad for our health, argues long-time technology reporter/commentator Kara Swisher in the New York Times.

Business & Government Intermediate read

Senate Democrats Call on FTC To Fix Data Privacy 'Crisis'

Senate Democrats are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to write new rules to protect consumer data privacy in a new letter to the agency authored on Monday.

Business & Government Intermediate read

State of the Union: Commission proposes a Path to the Digital Decade

Today, the Commission proposed a Path to the Digital Decade, a concrete plan to achieve the digital transformation of our society and economy by 2030. The proposed Path to the Digital Decade will translate the EUʼs digital ambitions for 2030 into a concrete delivery mechanism. It will set up a governance framework based on an annual cooperation mechanism with Member States to reach the 2030 Digital Decade targets at Union level in the areas of digital skills, digital infrastructures, digitalisation of businesses and public services. It also aims to identify and implement large-scale digital projects involving the Commission and the Member States.

Individuals Simple read

Vaccine Questions and How Data Empowerment Happens

A clearly defined question is an important starting point in claims-making for people’s right to data and an important step on the path to data empowerment.

Developers Intermediate read

Trust Over IP foundation issues its first tools for managing risk in digital trust ecosystems

The growing interest in verifiable digital credentials, such as mobile driver’s licenses or digital health passes, means companies and governments need new tools for managing risk in this decentralized infrastructure. “Risk management in financial services, such as banking and credit card networks, is a mature field,” said Scott Perry, co-chair of the ToIP Foundation Governance Stack Working Group. “But as we move into decentralized identity management, where individuals manage credentials in their own digital wallets, we need new risk management tools designed for this paradigm.”

Business & Government Advanced read

Latest compromise on the Data Governance Act

Here is the 5th Council presidency compromise on the Data Governance Act, from a few days ago.


Tools

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Data Protocol

Data Protocol’s platform was designed to optimize outcomes for every type of learner.


MyData Internals

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