If data is the new oil as mentioned by mathematician Clife Humby, we need to treat it accordingly. Just as oil, data needs to be refined before its true value can be unlocked. How we are going to refine it is the question of the century.
Navigating the right to privacy in the digital age, and especially the artificial intelligence age: AI cannot function without data, and AI that is helpful to people on a personal basis needs to be based on (i.e. "trained on") personal data.
Training is one of the most important components in AI. But does a company need to secure the rights for the data that is used in the training? Could a company be using your private data to train its systems today? Hint: the answer is yes.
Is Apple unfairly restricting independent developers or is Apple on the leading edge of protecting users' privacy? We will try to explain what happened and take a look at the bigger picture.