Twitter scans every profile via algorithms to run against a known database.
The database has millions of known stock photos.
Every user's profile is scanned, and if it shows a match (this is all done automatically) to a known photo? It will likely suspend your account.
IF you use a stock photo, you need to open it in photoshop/paint/ any image editing app- make it unique. Crop it. Drop a red dot somewhere and save it. If you download from say, Google, & use that? It's going to show as a match in the database. Make your file unique.
My keynote, tomorrow #Computing2018: "No, let’s not put it on the blockchain".
"To carve out some scenarios where blockchain optimist narratives fall short, & specific properties of distributed ledgers & blockchain work against requirements. Includes GDPR, but no 20M fines."
#blockchain Keynote was well received.
The scenarios in this thread, link to slides at the end. 1. Short-term information of any value. Everybody will have to keep it forever and you can't get rid of it.
2. Information that will remain valuable over a longer period.
Of course you encrypt, it but while it's forever on the blockchain, the crypto may be proved broken, Moore's law may cause key to be too short, or quantum may happen (yeah right). I said "crypto", I meant it :)
- It doesn't have to be a disintermediator to generate value. This encourages permissioned commercial applications.
- It's short-term value will be predominantly in reducing cost.
- It's 3-5 years away from feasibility at scale.
2/n. Blockchain’s core advantages are decentralization, cryptographic security, transparency, and immutability. It allows information to be verified and value to be exchanged without having to rely on a third-party authority.
Super late to the party, but trying to understand the hype/see what early interesting apps/toys are being built on #blockchain/#crypto that aren't just exchanges/trading platforms/stores. What should I check out? Caveats: super beginner & SUPER skeptical as @rickyyean can attest
So far, Steemit at least looks interesting, but I'm finding pretty little else that's interesting. Brave and Metamask were also not beginner friendly at all to set up.
So update: tried out Peepeth on Toshi... lots of issues: 1) Had to pay gas to write my signup to the blockchain 2) Have to pay gas for any write transaction: sending a peep, following, etc. 3) BUT you can batch 15 actions together and write them at once to the blockchain...
Good advice!So basically I should have controls on each layer of my architecture but this poses a problem when I have to process data from a third party or from too much micro services? I wonder how blockchain can work with GDPR?And how to combine flexibility in big data & GDPR
For documentation purposes on how to tackle the complexity of big data / design patterns and GDPR compliance I pin the relevant answers I got in here. So that I can reread them and find them easily. :)
2) First off, what is our national debt. As in, what form does it take. These are bonds, securities, etc, which are sold through the @USTreasury.
3) Obviously, these are IOUs from the US Federal Government. These are the basic building blocks of our debt. The more securities out there, the more our debt is, and when funds need to be raised more are sold, and people buy them because they trust in our country's stability
Here are my favorite quotes from this amazing book. #THREAD
1. "Bitcoin can be best understood as distributed software that allows for transfer of value using a currency protected from unexpected inflation without relying on trusted third parties"
2. "While Bitcoin is a new invention of the digital age, the problems it purports to solve - namely, providing a form of money that is under the full command of its owner and likely to hold its value in the long run - are as old as human society itself"
If they don't care about the votes it further confirms for me that if #HRC won, the plan would have been to eventually flood the country with immigration and destroy the #USA like the #UK.
(Follow me now)....
We would lose the 2A then the 1A.
We the People would no longer exist. Disarm the people then you can do anything you want to them. Control is the name of the GAME and DATA feeds control. Once we lose America we have an easy shift to a global government under the guise of ultimate freedom of the earth. New tech!
Just saw the @ReadyPlayerOne movie and want to know how it stacks up against the reality of virtual reality? This thread that breaks down what RP1 gets right, not-quite-right, and flat-out wrong about the future of #VR, immersion, & the metaverse.
We’ll also examine the tech #ReadyPlayerOne left out altogether. After all, the film is set in 2045, and given the exponential rate of technological advancement, 27 years will likely yield some dramatic changes in society.
There are a few articles that have pointed out some of the basics, but having worked in the industry for 4+ years, I want to paint a fuller picture of our impending reality, with RP1 as the jumping-off point.
1/ This ongoing thread and subthreads - mostly between @leashless, @pospigos, and @artbrock - is incredible. Deepest, no holds barred discussion I've seen about @holochain and it's potential fundamental design mistakes wrt how/how much it enables privacy/transparency...
2/ I'll give some central points here, but read the thread and all the sub threads, they're excellent...
3/ @leashless’s basic critique of @holochain: "'Social capitalism is just more capitalism...' We are just taking our relationships and making them legible to the market, for monitoring, tokenization, and extraction. We will not like it. We will not like it AT ALL.”
Decentralization, and the trustless exchange of value between peers, are the future of (a part of) the web. the Blockchain is the technology that for the first time enables the trustless, transparent, distributed, p2p, uncensorable communications that will create that future
Today those special properties of the Blockchain are only visible at the protocol level, the softwares creating the blockchain itself, but they don't bubble up to the front-end that users see and interacts with.
Distributed applications (Dapp) today still look much like web apps
1/ Maybe, but here’s a YUGE prob for securities #tokens: do you need a securities brokerage account just to use the token? Most brokers & their custodians prob won’t integrate with a #blockchain, which means these incumbents can kill the industry simply by not integrating &...
2/ ...thus impeding the token’s use value & preventing it from ever building network effects. If every token must be a security, then @SEC_News should allow wallets to hold securities tokens for short-term, transactional purposes outside of securities brokers. Not doing that...
3/ ...would effectively give the incumbent securities industry the right to block securities tokens & the token industy would just leave the US. That would be anti-competitive, bad policy & just morally wrong. I hope the @SEC_News will get this policy right. #utilitytokens
Ok thread #blockchain. Une blockchain = un registre open, décentralisé, vérifiable, insupressible, dont l'intégrité est garantie pke impossible à altérer. Chq nvel ajout est vérifié par un gd nb de personnes indépendantes. Dc : registre impiratable, inconfisquable, incensurable.
Principal challenge technique : permettre une haute fréquence d'écriture dans la blockchain (sachant que tte nouvelle inscription doit être validée par plusieurs personnes). Permettra le suivi fiable de n'importe quel flux de data en le rendant fiable et incontestable.
Si on arrive à cette "haute fréquence", ttes les industries voudront basculer l'enregistrement de leurs flux sur une blockchain, pr éradiquer les risques d'erreurs / malversations, et réduire les coûts d'intermédiaires => des 100aines de milliards d'économies à réaliser.
Have you asked yourself why #blockchain#tech hasn’t gained mainstream adoption even with the positive updates and development? The reason is because of:
a) - poor performance
b) - cost
c) - lack of features