DealBook Briefing: Facebook Prioritizes Privacy. Can It Deliver?

“Ethical Markets agrees that the dominant social media firm Facebook needs to up its game!  We support Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar, who are both calling for  more anti-trust enforcement to break up Facebook, Amazon and Google, which grew from network effects provided by taxpayer-supported internet platforms. see my …

Our Algorithms are Biased

“Ethical Markets has also explored these issues of biased algorithms  in our recent articles: “Let’s Teach Humans …Before We Teach Machines“ and “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age“ (at www.ethicalmarkets.com). Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Our Algorithms are Biased By Miriam McKinney For almost a year, our team …

FTI Tech Trends Newsletter #114: Behavioral Biometrics

Announcement: New Book  Future Today Institute founder Amy Webb has a new book out about the future of AI and the urgent steps we need to make now to set it on the right track. Just previewed at the World Economic Forum in Davos, it’s called The Big Nine: How the Tech …

Horyou SIGEF 2016

Technological, Social and Environmental Development – Why We Should All Connect for Good By Vivian Soares A new type of social morals has risen on the Internet and beyond. It says that real “sharing” does not stop at posting personal opinions and sel?es on social media, but that it can be …

The Idiocy of Things Requires an “Information Habeas Corpus”!

The Idiocy of Things Requires an “Information Habeas Corpus”! By Hazel Henderson Originally syndicated by Inter Press Service, May 31, 2016 Also posted on Other News, June 2, 2016   ST. Augustine, Florida, (IPS) – Today we are saturated with media hype about the joys of information and communication technology …

Atlantic Council evaluates economic and security risks of IoT

Risk Nexus: Overcome by cyber risks? Economic benefits and costs of alternate cyber futures Atlantic Council, September 2015 Summary Full Report Smart Home Technology Information: technology and legal professionals talked about the benefits of “smart home” technologies as well as the potential risks they pose in the areas of security …

Corporate Governance: the chaotic power of financial giants

Ladislau Dowbor[1] March 7, 2016 There is a growing fear that the costs of global reach,  in terms of regulation and complexity, exceed the potential benefits.  ~The Economist, March 7th 2015 We are slowly beginning to understand the complexity of the corporate system, which today, for better or for worse …