The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton

Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called the “privacy paradox”. The main commercial engine of this world involves…

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Google Street View’s ability to calculate car accident risks is digital tech writ large | John Naughton

A new study suggests that machine-learning software, used in conjunction with Street View, can provide more accurate insurance premiumsGoogle Street View is one of the wonders of the contemporary world. It’s a product of the arrogance, ambition, chutzp…

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Google Street View’s ability to calculate car accident risks is digital tech writ large | John Naughton

A new study suggests that machine-learning software, used in conjunction with Street View, can provide more accurate insurance premiumsGoogle Street View is one of the wonders of the contemporary world. It’s a product of the arrogance, ambition, chutzp…

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