Monthly Archives: May 2018

Recursive Exhaustion Wipes Out Privacy

The summary:  it is possible to collect very large amounts of social data without anyone’s knowledge or permission.   What Cambridge Analytica did was trivial, a drop in a large bucket.  See RecursiveExhaustion.com for more information. The easy explanation:  start with … Continue reading

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What’s a Gigabyte Good For?

This is cross-posted from my new site intended for notes about my unfinished novel, along with some excerpts.  This is the first excerpt, which explains Recursive Exhaustion in a single short paragraph, then says just how much could be done … Continue reading

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Please Do Whatever You Can to Publicize This Website

The prospect of Very Large Scale Social Data Collection is very disturbing. I’m certain that the ability to collect vast amounts information on everyone, including children, without anyone’s knowledge or permission will change society in ways none of us can … Continue reading

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