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Mark Zuckerberg actually calls for regulation of content, elections, privacy by https://ift.tt/2I0IsBy

“It’s been a busy day for Facebook exec op-eds. Earlier this morning, Sheryl Sandberg broke the site’s silence around the Christchurch massacre, and now Mark Zuckerberg is calling on governments and other bodies to increase regulation around the sorts of data Facebook traffics in.”

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A surprising number of people trust AI to make better policy decisions than politicians by https://ift.tt/2FmDz3X

“The Center for the Governance of Change at Spain’s IE University polled 2,500 adults in the UK, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, and the Netherlands in January.”

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Online voting: Now Estonia teaches the world a lesson in electronic elections by https://ift.tt/2JdmrBU

“This month’s Estonian parliamentary elections set a new digital record: almost half the counted votes were cast online — 247,232 out of 561,131.”

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How “dirty data” from civil rights violations leads to bad predictive policing by https://ift.tt/2IEvDyU

“In March 2015, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Illinois published a report on the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) stop and frisk practices.”

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Referendum 2016 in Italy – Update

Today it is allowed to publish the forecast….


Forecast data analysis will come soon..


Referendum 2016 in Italy – Forecast

As for the USA Presidential Forecast I used my algorithm with some (better: many)  needed changes to adapt it to the Italian Referendum scenario.

Today, it is not possible to publish the results due to the Italian laws about referendum but I created a .png file that shows them. Then I obtained an on-line timestamp by http://www.originstamp.org/  and so I will be able to publish the .png forecast file tomorrow proving exactly when I created it.

Moreover, I published a Tweet with the file hash of that .png file in order to publicly prove it:

Meanwhile, let me publish just some data about the main referendum hashtags trends on 11/15/2016 and today:


Credit: http://www.ritetag.com – 11/15/2016


Credit: http://www.ritetag.com – 12/03/2016