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Animation: Visualizing Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration

Great animation and charts:

https://youtu.be/fiPq7C06zjQ

America is a nation of immigrants, and though the country has seen a lot of new arrivals over the past two centuries, the rate of immigration has been far from steady.

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Google's Hypothetical 'Selfish Ledger' Imagines Collecting All Your Data to Push You to Change Society

A couple of years ago, Alphabet’s X “moonshot factory” conjured up a concept that describes how total and absolute data collection could be used to shape the decisions you make. 467 more words

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What’s so special about SenseTime!?

Question: What do the following products have in common?

Product 1 — Smart glasses worn by Chinese police officers

https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/08/chinese-police-are-getting-smart-glasses/

These smart glasses connect to a feed which taps into China’s state database to detect out potential criminals using facial recognition. 816 more words

Product Management

Exclusive: ThoughtSpot Gets Huge Funding to Expand its Google-Like Search For Corporate Data

ThoughtSpot, a startup that helps companies sift their corporate data, has received $145 million in new funding

The investment, announced on Thursday, comes from new investor Sapphire Ventures and previous backers like Lightspeed Ventures, Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst, and the Australian Government Future Fund. 539 more words

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Facebook Escapes Recent Data Privacy Scandals with Big Profit Gain

Facebook’s recent data privacy missteps and closely watched Congressional hearings about the topic does not appear to have significantly impacted the company’s latest quarterly earnings. 517 more words

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Personal Data is the new gold

We have come a long way since the introduction of the smartphone and social networks however only in the last 12 months has everyone started to realise the cost of free.  378 more words

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Yahoo's Remnants Will Pay $35 Million to SEC Over Massive Data Breach

Altaba, the holding company that houses the remnants of what was once Yahoo, will pay the Securities and Exchange Commission $35 million to settle charges relating to its handling of a massive data breach dating back to 2014. 292 more words

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