Protecting Sensitive Data using Differential Privacy

Protecting Sensitive Data using Differential Privacy

Using data for machine learning and analytics can potentially expose private data.  How can we leverage data while ensuring that private information remains private? In... Details
Addressing GDPR and CCPA Scenarios with Delta Lake and Apache Spark

Addressing GDPR and CCPA Scenarios with Delta Lake and Apache Spark

Databricks  recently hosted this online tech talk on Delta Lake. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) both aim... Details
Can open-source machine learning enhance CCTV at train stations?

Can open-source machine learning enhance CCTV at train stations?

Can security surveillance systems and associated analytics work in a station environment without disrupting the rail network? An interesting competition us underway in the UK... Details
Building Differentially Private Machine Learning Models Using TensorFlow Privacy

Building Differentially Private Machine Learning Models Using TensorFlow Privacy

Towards Data Science highlights this talk from the Toronto Machine Learning Summit, which introduces differential privacy and its use cases, discuss the new component of... Details
How our cellphone location data can save us from a COVID-19 recession

Can Our Cellphone Location Data Save Us from a COVID-19 Recession

By now, it’s clear that COVID-19 has become a significant threat to public health globally, prompting many governments to undertake draconian measures to contain or... Details
Yes, You Can Do AI Without Sacrificing Privacy

AI Without Sacrificing Privacy

Generally speaking, the more data you have, the better your machine learning model is going to be. However, stockpiling vast amounts of data also carries... Details
How Governments Obtain and Use Cellphone Location Data

How Governments Obtain and Use Cellphone Location Data

Wall Street Journal explores how the U.S. government is using app-generated marketing data based on the movements of millions of cellphones around the country for... Details
How Facebook Tracks You on Android

How Facebook Tracks You on Android

Here’s a talk, that looks at third party tracking on Android. From the video description: We’ve captured and decrypted data in transit between our own... Details
Facebook Knows More About You Than the CIA

Facebook Knows More About You Than the CIA

If any company takes the idea that "data is the new oil" to heart, it's Facebook. Here's a sobering interview with Yael Eisenstat, a former Facebook employee,... Details
The Fight For Your Data

The Fight For Your Data

BBC Click visits Toronto's new 'smart' neighborhood. However, some residents aren't so happy about living in the new age of 'surveillance capitalism'. Details