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Artificial Intelligence: Using Google Street View to Set Insurance Premiums

By Dick Weisinger

Artificial Intelligence is good at identifying patterns. Researchers recently used historical insurance claim information aver a ten year period and matched it to the characteristics of the policy owner’s home scraped from Google Street View, like the type of house,

Dark Patterns: UI Patterns Designed to Mislead

By Dick Weisinger

Some web sites have designs that are designed to deceive and possibly trick the user into doing things that they don’t want to do.  These nefarious UI designs used on web sites are called “dark patterns”. An example of a

Data Privacy: MIT Research Initiative will Address how Technology can Meet Public Policy Demands for Privacy

By Dick Weisinger

MIT has launched a new initiative called MIT Future of Data, Trust, and Policy that will research how technology can meet demands of public policy when handling personal and data and privacy. Srini Devadas, professor at MIT, said that “the

Privacy Regulations: Using AI Tools to Achieve Compliance

By Dick Weisinger

Privacy Compliance refers to business requirements to protect the personal information of customers and employees. Regulations, like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, in the US, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), have been enacted to protect personal

Data Privacy: California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

By Dick Weisinger

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come to the US, or at least first to California. California’s CCPA law, also known as AB 375, is GDPR-like in formulation and sets standards for how private data held by businesses