EU Strategy on Artificial Intelligence

The European Commission published on April 25 2018 a Communication outlining the strategy of the EU for Artificial Intelligence. This post looks at the document, its structure and main points. While the first two chapters deal with a general introduction an AI scenarios and Europe’s competitive posture in the international… Continue reading

Connected Cars: a Very Bad Idea

This post sums up the content of a talk I presentedshuld have presented at DFA Open Day 2016 on critical aspects of permanently connected cars for safety, security, privacy and data protection. The megatrend towards cloud computing seems unstoppable, without regards for safety and security risks. This is of course the negation… Continue reading

The European Court Strikes One for Privacy

Early this year the European Court of Justice declared the 2006 EU Date Retention Directive invalid. This is a very important turning point in the ongoing tug-of-war between privacy rights and security concerns, possibly a reversal of the tide that has been mounting since the beginning of the century. The… Continue reading

Cyber Conflict in the Media

This is the first post of a series that explores the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) and the Global Knowledge Graph. GDELT, in the words of its creators, is […] an initiative to construct a catalog of human societal-scale behavior and beliefs across all countries of the… Continue reading