On Jan. 28, much of the marketing community observed Data Privacy Day, an annual, international effort to spotlight the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. While the day came and went, our responsibility continues. Read full Article

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The CMO role has expanded to encompass a broader set of requirements, particularly around digital marketing, social media and martech, as campaigns and CX shift to being more personalised and measurable. Read full Article

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From racist ads to Cambridge Analytica, technology’s ethical deficit needs disrupting fast – and we have the power to do it It has been a tough two years for the technology industry. The 2016 US election was a turning point for what was formerly the face of upbeat, self-actualising capitalism. Read full Article

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The aims of the transhumanist movement are summed up by Mark O’Connell in his book To Be a Machine, which last week won the Wellcome Book prize. Read full Article

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“Changing the world,” the rallying cry of the technology industry, sounds like a concept bursting with optimism. But in reality, it’s complicated. Take Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg’s creation, built under the banner of “move fast and break things,” certainly changed the world. Read full Article

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The DNA for suburbia was created by the Brooklyn real estate developer William Levitt. In the late 1940s and early 1950s, he built two communities named Levittown: one in Long Island, New York, and the other in Pennsylvania. Read full Article

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Some of history’s greatest contributions have come from polymaths. Aristotle practically invented half a dozen fields of study across philosophy. Galileo was as much a physicist as he was an engineer when he helped kick-start… Read full Article

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Over the last few months, Select All has interviewed more than a dozen prominent technology figures about what has gone wrong with the contemporary internet for a project called “The Internet Apologizes.” We’re now publishing lengthier transcripts of each individual interview. Read full Article

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Calum Chace and me don’t agree on many issues – I’m a humanist and Calum is a science fiction writer and AI advocate.  Having said that I really love talking to him, debating these replay mind-boggling issues with him. Listen to this podcast or download it for later. Read full Article

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Alvin Toffler predicted a future in his 1970 bestseller Future Shock that looks much like today’s reality. Read full Article

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Last year President Xi Jinping outlined his vision to make China the global leader in political, economic, military and environmental issues over the next three decades. Read full Article

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German industrial giant, Siemens, recently hosted an Innovation Day that I participated in at their Chicago design center to give thought leaders in the U.S. a first look at many of the cutting edge technologies they’re working on. Read full Article

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Some of the most useful things online are free. Facebook is free. Wikipedia is free. Google maps, Gmail, and Google search are all free. If you don’t mind some advertisements, basically all the music in the world is free via Spotify and Youtube. Yet all of these services are worth something. Read full Article

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With less than two months before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect, Apple is making notable changes in the name of user privacy. For everyone. Read full Article

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Even as it issues full-page apologies in print newspapers promising ritualistically “to do better,” Facebook and its allies have minimized the importance of the seismic revelation that the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked on behalf of the Trump campaign in 2016, had ga Read full Article

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However, overall Windows will be split into two teams. One team will be headed by Scott Guthrie who will be in charge of what is called the platform team. The AI platform work will also be part of this team’s work. Read full Article

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On June 18, 2016, one of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s most trusted lieutenants circulated an extraordinary memo weighing the costs of the company’s relentless quest for growth. “We connect people. Period. That’s why all the work we do in growth is justified. Read full Article

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How can companies use machine learning to efficiently understand the needs and wants of their customers, without sacrificing the insights that come from employees’ intuition and empathy? Read full Article

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There is a heartbreaking scene in the middle of Blade Runner 2049 (2017). The hero of the movie, a replicant called K, lives a drab existence in a dystopian, future Los Angeles. The one bright spot in his life is his patient and sympathetic partner, Joi. Read full Article

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