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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Startup Crunches 100 Terabytes of Data in a Record 23 Minutes | WIRED - 0 views

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    "There's a new record holder in the world of "big data." On Friday, Databricks-a startup spun out of the University California, Berkeley-announced that it has sorted 100 terabytes of data in a record 23 minutes using a number-crunching tool called Spark, eclipsing the previous record held by Yahoo and the popular big-data tool Hadoop."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The state of open education data | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "At the Open Education Working Group we are interested in all aspects of open education, from Open Education Resources (OERs) and new learning and teaching practices, to open source tools and open licenses."
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    "At the Open Education Working Group we are interested in all aspects of open education, from Open Education Resources (OERs) and new learning and teaching practices, to open source tools and open licenses."
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    "At the Open Education Working Group we are interested in all aspects of open education, from Open Education Resources (OERs) and new learning and teaching practices, to open source tools and open licenses."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Evgeny Morozov: How much for your data? - 1 views

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    [# Via, TY, Michel Bawens' FB...] "How much for your data? Rapacious financialisation risks turning everything we are and have into a productive asset. And the foremost asset is our personal data, mined by digitalised technology. "
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    [# Via, TY, Michel Bawens' FB...] "How much for your data? Rapacious financialisation risks turning everything we are and have into a productive asset. And the foremost asset is our personal data, mined by digitalised technology. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

A basic encryption strategy for storing sensitive data | ITworld - 0 views

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    "To safely store your data in a database, you'd start by generating a strong secret key value in a byte array. This is best generated programmatically. This single key can be used to encrypt all of the data you'd like to store. "
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    "To safely store your data in a database, you'd start by generating a strong secret key value in a byte array. This is best generated programmatically. This single key can be used to encrypt all of the data you'd like to store. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Who owns your data? | ITworld - 0 views

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    "By Adam Ruttenberg, CIO | Big Data Add a comment May 30, 2014, 10:10 AM - People may disagree about the meaning of the term "big data," but they agree that businesses can gain advantages by analyzing large data sets in the cloud. The trick is getting the right data."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Senators To Obama: Hey You Can End Bulk Phone Data Collection Today; Obama: Ha, Ha, Ha,... - 0 views

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    "from the well,-that-was-an-idea dept This morning, a group of Senators, Mark Udall, Ron Wyden and Martin Heinrich, sent President Obama a letter reminding him that he can live up to his promise to end bulk phone record collection today by simply having the DOJ not seek to renew the court order from the FISA Court getting the phone operators to hand over that data. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

'Right to Oblivion' Erase Your Data from Google | Legal Help - 1 views

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    "A recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union found that certain users can ask search engines to remove results for queries that include their name where those results are "inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant, or excessive in relation to the purposes for which they were processed.""
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Data Shows Homeland Security Is Lying When It Claims Intellectual Property Seizures Are... - 1 views

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    "from the just-not-true dept For quite some time, intellectual property maximalists have seized upon an incredibly dishonest (though all too frequently successful with policy makers) strategy of conflating a variety of different issues to make it appear that extreme enforcement of copyright and trademark law was all about "protecting the safety of Americans."
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    "from the just-not-true dept For quite some time, intellectual property maximalists have seized upon an incredibly dishonest (though all too frequently successful with policy makers) strategy of conflating a variety of different issues to make it appear that extreme enforcement of copyright and trademark law was all about "protecting the safety of Americans."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

International Day Against DRM is Tuesday, May 6th | Defective by Design - 0 views

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    Save This Date. For The Future... ...Of YOUR OWN DATA, YOUR OWN MEDIA...
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The paranoid's survival guide, part 1: How to protect your personal data - Computerworld - 1 views

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    "Privacy is under attack from all quarters, but even today, there are things you can do to protect your personal data. Here are some tips. By Robert L. Mitchell"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

"Self-Censorship on Facebook Sauvik Das and Adam Kramer - 0 views

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    Abstract We report results from an exploratory analysis examining "last - minute" self - censorship, or content that is filtered after being written, on Facebook. We collected data from 3.9 milion users over 17 days and associate self- censorship behavior with features describing users, their social graph, and the interactions between them. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How to get your personal data removed from people search websites | ITworld - 3 views

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    [Data brokers collect your personal information and post it in public profiles. Here's how to get it removed--either on your own or via a service. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Open Data Open Society - 1 views

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    [a report by Marco Fioretti for the Laboratory of Economics and Management of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa (the report, finished in October 2010, is part of a Project financed through the DIME network (Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europ) as part of DIME Work Package 6.8, coordinated by Professor Giulio Bottazzi)]
Joelle Nebbe-Mornod

Fizz - Social Network Visualization - by Bloom - 4 views

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    "Fizz is an intriguing early manifestation of capabilities never seen before on the web. It provides the ability for us to control, aggregate, share and play with our own data streams, and bring together the bits and pieces of our digital selves scattered about the web."
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