Concerns about credit-card security heightened Friday after a little-known Atlanta company disclosed it had been hit by hackers, potentially exposing hundreds of thousands of account holders to fraud.
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Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert will speak at a luncheon on April 3, 2012 at University of California, Irvine. Prof. Deibert will address the role of Big Data and the political economy of cyberspace controls.
Source: John Markoff, The New York Times
More than 60 years ago, in his “Foundation” series, the science fiction novelist Isaac Asimov invented a new science — psychohistory — that combined mathematics and psychology to predict the future. Now social scientists are trying to mine the vast resources of the Internet — Web searches and Twitter messages, Facebook and blog posts, the digital location trails generated by billions of cellphones — to do the same thing.