Tag: encryption

  • Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future

    William ("Whurley") Hurley IBM researcher Jerry Chow in the quantum computing lab at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center. Humanizing Quantum Computing These are just the beginnings of the strange world of quantum mechanics. Personally, I’m enthralled by quantum computing. It fascinates me on many levels, from its technical arcana to its potential applications that could […]

  • Toward transitive data privacy and securing the data you dont share

    Anshu Sharma We are spending a lot of time discussing what happens to data when you explicitly or implicitly share it. But what about data that you have never ever shared? We all share DNA  —  after all, it seems we are all descendants of a few tribes. But the more closely related you are, […]

  • Investing in frontier technology is (and isnt) cleantech all over again

    Shahin Farshchi I was fortunate to start my venture career at a fund specializing in funding “Frontier” technology companies. Real-estate was white hot, banks were practically giving away money, and VCs were hungry to fund hot startups. Fast forward a decade, after investors scored their wins in online lending, cloud storage, and on-demand, I find […]

  • New Encryption Service Adds Privacy Protection for Web Browsing

    Most of the traffic on the web is encrypted. And more websites are adopting basic encryption measures every day. That means that, in theory, eavesdroppers have a hard time seeing whom you're writing to on Gmail or what you're looking up on Wikipedia. But there's a catch. Big sites like Google and Facebook can see […]