Category Archives: trustworthy information systems

Quoting the quote

“Businesses and users are going to use technology only if they can trust it.” That’s not me. That’s Satya Nadella, Microsoft Executive Vice President. Strangely, he is almost right. Almost, because businesses are not looking at an abstract trustworthiness. They … Continue reading

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Vote, like

The season of silly decisions is again upon us. The government is trying to look busy and modern. As usual, it gets it wrong. This time they came up with the idea to use Facebook and other large social networks … Continue reading

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The map of Dayton

Did you ever look at permissions you grant your applications? I guess you did not. Nobody did. Still, it is worth a second of your time. I tried to install an off-line map of Dayton (Ohio) onto my Android phone. … Continue reading

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Nasdaq meltdown

From today’s Guardian: “A series of system crashes affecting Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft in the past fortnight has brought warnings that governments, banks and big business are over-reliant on computer networks that have become too complex.” … and then … Continue reading

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Trustworthiness transcends organisations

Every organisational department within the company divides the world into ‘us’ and ‘them’ ‘Us’: our department: insiders, members, colleagues. ‘Them’: other departments: our customers, suppliers, contractors. ‘Us’ is where trust should flourish. That’s where loyalty lies. The more trust the … Continue reading

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