G.D.P.R., new European law for the protection of privacy and the future of the global data economy

They are curious messengers, these ants in your mailbox. “We’ve updated our privacy policy!”, Cheerfully announce it and provide links that provide clearer information and better control over how your personal information is used. Proper and well educated, they come from remote areas of the Internet – from some of the companies you know and most of them you doRead the rest of this page »

Which tells New Orleans about the dangers of introducing free market schools

One year ago, I volunteered to board a primary school in New Orleans where I live. Two months ago, I tried to comfort her in a cafeteria full of troubled parents, explaining why the school announced the inauguration of this autumn three days before the end of the school year. I apologized. I described the confusion that exists in tryingRead the rest of this page »

Indra Nooyi and the endangered woman C.E.O.

In an interview earlier this year, Indra Nooyi, C.E.O. of PepsiCo, made some comments on men, women, and snacks. “You see how many young people eat fries,” she said in a performance broadcast on the podcast “Freakonomics Radio.” “They love their Doritos and lick their fingers happily when they reach the bottom of the bag, pouring the little broken piecesRead the rest of this page »

How to conduct an open source survey, according to the founder of Bellingcat

On an afternoon in London, twelve people gathered in a conference room to find out where actress Sharon Stone stood in front of the Taj Mahal. Among them were two journalists, a human rights lawyer, researchers and analysts in the areas of international conflict, forensics, online extremism and computer security. They each paid four hundred and five hundred dollars forRead the rest of this page »

The most important technology trends will change the future of small businesses

SMEs are not small. The hours spent building a reputation are not small. The property is huge and the partnerships you build are more important. Most small businesses start modestly but take steps and obstacles to development and competition. In order for SMEs to be competitive at national and international level, they must have access to new production and managementRead the rest of this page »

Why share-based savings plans make more sense than ordinary shares

Tax-privileged investment funds, better known as ELSS (Equity Savings Program), performed well as of June 20, 2016. The average performance was encouraging and the performance was positive compared to 16% of the BSE Sensex index and 21% of the large cap category. In fact, a large number of funds in the tax savings category have reported more than 30% inRead the rest of this page »