Posts Tagged ‘privacy’

text mining and privacy

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Don’t quote me: reverse identification of research participants in social media studies

John W. Ayers,
Theodore L. Caputi,
Camille Nebeker &
Mark Dredze

npj Digital Medicine
volume 1, Article number: 30 (2018)

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41746-018-0036-2

Leonardo Da Vinci’s DNA

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

original announcement here:
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-05/tca-ldv050316.php Rumors that they will make his DNA public very soon.

DNA by numbers

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

https://www.forensicmag.com/article/2015/10/dna-numbers)
work related to DNA leakage in daily life

To monitor the health of cities’ residents, look no further than their sewers

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

To monitor the health of cities’ residents, look no further than their
sewers https://CEN.ACS.org/environment/water/monitor-health-citiesresidents-look-further/96/i18 Urban metabolism metrology & wastewater-based epidemiology. Big application is measuring illicit drugs. Interesting #privacy issues.

Analyzing 1.1 Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Trips, with a Vengeance

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Thoughts on @R_Thaler & @CassSunstein’s Nudge
http://BLOG.gerstein.info/2018/05/thoughts-on-thaler-sunsteins-nudge.html General points about human decision making, with practical
implications for one’s day-to-day life HT @Rozowsky

Digital Photocopiers Loaded With Secrets

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Digital Photocopiers Loaded With Secrets
https://www.CBSnews.com/news/digital-photocopiers-loaded-with-secrets Suspect people will increasingly think of the “data residue” that unwittingly leave on things – & want to be clean! #Privacy HT @ProfLHunter

QT:{{”
“Nearly every digital copier built since 2002 contains a hard drive – like the one on your personal computer – storing an image of every document copied, scanned, or emailed by the machine.

In the process, it’s turned an office staple into a digital time-bomb packed with highly-personal or sensitive data.

If you’re in the identity theft business it seems this would be a pot of gold.

“The type of information we see on these machines with the social security numbers, birth certificates, bank records, income tax forms,” John Juntunen said, “that information would be very valuable.”” “}}

A space oddity | 1843

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

A space oddity https://www.1843magazine.com/culture/a-space-oddity @TrevorPaglen’s art to show the hidden surveillance state & the shape of the corporate data mining “octopus” #DataArt

Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk, and human capital | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk & human capital
http://www.PNAS.org/content/111/48/17087 Non-obvious correlations creating potential #privacy risks

Genetics of the human face: Identification of large-effect single gene variants

Friday, February 16th, 2018

http://www.pnas.org/content/115/4/E676

sharing your genome on a blockchain

Monday, February 12th, 2018

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/610221/this-new-company-wants-to-sequence-your-genome-and-let-you-share-it-on-a-blockchain/?utm_campaign=add_this&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=post