Why Are Digital Privacy Apps So Hard to Use?

Protecting your data usually means navigating a miserable user experience.

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By Kaveh Waddell. A few simple privacy apps have pleasant interfaces that mask complex security systems built to withstand intense attacks.

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Will artificial intelligence destroy humanity? Here are 5 reasons not to worry.

Some scholars think super-intelligent computers will eventually pose a threat to the human race. But there are good reasons to think that won’t happen.

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By Timothy B. Lee. He may not be worried, I am. AI will destroy quality in favor of quantity. A life without qaulity is worthless. The more life is quantized, what AI does, the less worth it is living for.

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7 Ways Semantic Technologies Make Data Make Sense – InformationWeek

As unstructured data piles up, semantic technologies help organizations drive business value through a better understanding of the data they have, its value, and the relationships pieces of information have to each other.

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By Lisa Morgan. Some organizations are using semantic technologies to overcome the limitations of rules-based systems and ordinary keyword search, since both of those exclude that which was not explicitly defined.

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Complete Beginner’s Guide to Information Architecture

Information architecture is an often misunderstood job title. Are they designers? developers? managers? All of the above? In this article we’ll discuss what information architecture is, why it’s related to usability, and what are the common tools/programs used in information architecture.

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Usefull article that describes fairly well what my job is as an Information Architect.  Information architecture is about helping people understand their surroundings and find what they’re looking for, in the real world as well as online.

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Elon Musk is right about the threat of AI, but he’s dangerously wrong about why

This question originally appeared on Quora: To what extent might Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk be right about the dangers of artificial intelligence? What are your thoughts? Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, evolutionary biologist. Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are right: AI is dangerous. But they are dangerously wrong about why. I see two fairly likely futures: Future one: AI destroys itself, humanity,…

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I agree. Completely. Quora has done a good jon writing this. AI is by far one of the most dangerous threats for humans.

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