Baidu is a fixture of online life in China, but it wants to become a global power. Can one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence researchers help it challenge Silicon Valley’s biggest companies?
The NSA’s deputy director at the time of the Snowden leaks argues that it makes sense for the agency to simultaneously aim to compromise and improve online security.
Statisticians have boasted of the benefits of big data. Now they’re discovering the weaknesses.
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… in much the same way as mainstream readers consume ordinary news, say computer scientists.
With cryptography, surveillance processes could be open and preserve privacy without undermining their investigative power.
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