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France Orders Microsoft to Stop Collecting Excessive User Data

The French data protection authority on Wednesday ordered Microsoft to stop collecting excessive data on users of its Windows 10 operating system and serving them personalized ads without their consent. 497 more words

Tech

Dodgy use of opinion polls

This graphic has been doing the rounds on Twitter. It is perhaps one of the most misleading use of opinion poll data I’ve ever seen. … 477 more words

Politics

Drugs, Plaster, and The Great Purge of 2016

Mr. Data Hunter took a week of vacation time, just to spend the whole week on home improvements.  Living in a home built in the late 1800s means you have the joy of some unique architectural features.  662 more words

Health

Sen. Al Franken Probes Pokemon Go Maker Over Data Privacy Concerns

A Democratic U.S. senator on Tuesday asked the software developer behind Nintendo’s Pokemon Go to clarify the mobile game’s data privacy protections, amid concerns the augmented reality hit was unnecessarily collecting vast swaths of sensitive user data. 355 more words

Tech

Why Connecting Devices to the Internet Is Just the First Step

Connecting devices like wind turbines and thermostats to the Internet to accumulate data is just one piece of the puzzle for companies looking to cash in the so-called Internet of things movement. 289 more words

Tech

Global Yield Curves

It’s been over a year since I last plotted the yield curve and a lot has happened since then. I updated the code slightly to convey a clearer visual. 465 more words

Data

Simulating the Market

I’ve had a lot of friends and family approach me, asking for investment advice. After building and approaching markets in systematic trading programs for some time, I didn’t have the type of instantaneous hot stock tips I’d feel comfortable giving to a close friend or family member; rather I had market trends, sector correlations and trading strategies. 821 more words

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