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The Senate Resolution to fix app ratings
Monday, December 2, 2019 by Richard Harris
A resolution was introduced by Senator Mike Johnson to recognize the need for an independent app rating review board and for user-friendly parental controls. This is endorsed by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, a non-partisan nonprofit in Washington D.C.
“Greater transparency and accountability in-app ratings is vital in the modern digital...
Prevent disasters with risk management and being a grown up!
Friday, January 27, 2017 by Gordon McKeown
We live in an era of dramatic, improbable events that adversely affect the economy, the environment, the fate of household name companies and people’s welfare and health. Or at least they seem improbable until they hurl themselves violently upon us from the shadows of our agreeable ignorance. Strangely, with hindsight they often appear inevitable. Bloated, failed banks ...
Insight Into How VISR Uses Machine Learning to Monitor Kids Social Media
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently chatted with Robert Reichman, founder and CEO of VISR, a predictive wellness startup to learn about the challenges facing an app publisher in the kids and wellness genres. The VISR app monitors social media, using data and machine learning to alert parents to issues their kids face online. By analyzing the online activities and interactions of kids - i...