Google DatasetSearch goes Beta

Google’s customized search engine for ‘scientists, data journalists, and data geeks’ is now out of beta, and offers indexed searches for almost 25 million datasets. Dataset Search now has added filters so you can look for specific types of dataset, or only those that are free from the provider. Dataset Search was first released in a beta version in September 2018, and aims to make it easier to search online open-access data. Until now, the...

EU ethics Guidelines For Trustworthy AI: Chapter 1

European Commission has released a set of ongoing guidelines on how to build AIs that can be trusted by society. We present an annotated analysis. The EU Commission follows the trend in the technological advancements, setting up pilot groups to understand how these advancements can be used for its own prosperity. Examples of that are the EU Blockchain Observatory which we’ve looked into in this article “EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum Blockchain AMA” or the EU...

Proposed EU Copyright Directive Approved – Without Amendments

The European Parliament has given its final approval to the controversial copyright directive, something that will severely affect Internet users across the European Union and may have wider ramifications. While there had been strong expectation that Article 13 would be deleted, this failed to happen due to mistakes in voting. Having followed the progress of this legislation over many months we have repeatedly pointed out that two of its clauses – Article 11, the link...

Keeping up with storage with Files Go

Files Go is a new storage manager that helps you free up space on your phone, find files faster, and share them easily offline with others. The Android Applicaiton is available as a free download for all devices on the Play Store. It comes in at just 4.4MB, and is a must-have if you’re using a phone with limited storage or a storage hungry app installed. How to install Google Files Go 1.Open the Play...

Know this: Don't Brick your Smartphone

In humanity’s embrase of social media, it is worth mentioning that not only does it deliver satisfaction of a sort in its own genuine way of linking us up it as well comes with all sorts of collateral damages. One of which we would be discussing in our next paragraph. It is evident that the average active social media user; be it WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, IMO and the list goes on and on....

Python 3.7 Adds Data Handling Classes

The first of four beta previews of Python 3.7 is now available, with a new DataClasses module, an easier way to enter the debugger, and a UTF-8 mode that uses UTF-8 encoding by default. The scheduled date for the general release of Python 3.7 is June 2018, and this beta is feature complete for that final version. The first change to Python is the addition of the dataclasses module. This is designed to provide an...

Data Protection Acts I

In today’s technology world, data has become the backbone for which almost everything runs; from sending a tweet to paying the bill. It is however unclear as to how these data are secured, accessed and how long they can be held. Most law makers around the world have tried to find a solution to this critical issue through the enactment of various laws and regulations which have in most cases not efficiently tackled with the...