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EU Internet regulations are falling into the ‘China trap’ – POLITICO

Konstantinos Komaitis is a veteran of developing and analyzing Internet policy to ensure an open global Internet. He’s currently with the New York Times’ Data Governance team. This article represents the views of the author. In 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron took the stage during the annual Internet Governance Forum in Paris and proclaimed: “I …

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Variety, technology and demographics influence health trends

The grocery fresh perimeter is so diverse, there are many lenses for studying the evolution of health and wellness over the decades. Take fresh produce. For decades, producing departments focused on a basic range of items, said Brian Numainville, principal in Lake Success, NY-based Retail Feedback Group. Then things like organics started to gain in …

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Google Urged to Stop Tracking Location Data Ahead of Roe Reversal

More than 40 Democratic members of Congress called on Google to stop collecting and retaining customer location data that prosecutors could use to identify women who obtain abortions. “We are concerned that, in a world in which abortion could be made illegal, Google’s current practice of collecting and retaining extensive records of cell phone location …

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Zalando Co-CEO on Bringing Data Science to Fashion Retail

This first article appeared in The State of Fashion: Technology, an in-depth report co-published by BoF and McKinsey & Company. Zalando is Europe’s largest online-only fashion retailer, but there’s another way it often describes itself: Europe’s most fashionable tech company. Technology has been central to how the company operates since its founding in 2008 in …

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AI supports flow measurements – May 23 2022 – Christoph SOMMER and Johannes FRITSCHE – Environmental Science News Articles

SOMMER supports the city of Schärding, Austria, to improve its flood and alert management The city of Schärding in Upper Austria has a long history of coping with floods of the river Inn. For its flood management SOMMER has provided a flow monitoring system that overcomes the challenging conditions posed by the river. By splitting …

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Integrating Nanotechnology into the Internet of Things

The internet of things (IoT) paradigm has long been considered a key incentive to the Fourth Industrial Revolution with the potential to transform the way we live our lives. Yet its impact promises to be enhanced further through the integration of nanotechnology. Image Credit: Ana Aguirre Perez/Shutterstock.com The IoT is a system of interrelated physical …

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UM grad inspired by history, big data, AI | Local News

Jenny Lavey UM News Service Fascination with history and the humanities helped push double-degree student Kayla Irish to the radical edges of artificial intelligence research. Her winding road includes history and math degrees, a stint interning at the nation’s capital, time in a lab spent designing statistical models, and a deep commitment to the ethical …

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The New Playground: Why We Need To Re-architect The Internet To Prioritize Child Privacy

Even as data privacy becomes an salient regulatory priority in the US, legislation remains fragmented, making it fragmented for companies to stay in compliance with sensitive rules as such as those concerning children’s privacy. Instead, argues Sourcepoint chief privacy counsel Julie Rubash, organizations would do well to bake children’s privacy into their strategies and operations …

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