Contentsquare Issues Global Online Holiday Shopping Data Focused on Retail Fashion

Stats on Site Performance, User Profiles and User Navigation Show Shoppers are Persistent about Taking Advantage of Deals During Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Among Other Findings
Experience analytics leader Contentsquare released in-depth, global data on online holiday shopping with a focus on the retail fashion sector.  The data, which was collected from Nov. 15 through Dec.

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Facebook and Google surveillance is an ‘assault on privacy,’ says Amnesty International

Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge
Facebook and Google’s persistent surveillance of billions of people around the world threatens human rights and free expression, says Amnesty International. In a new report, the NGO argues the companies need to change their business model and stop being reliant on people’s data.

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Zombie semantics spread in the hope of keeping most on the same low road you are comfortable with now: Delaying the hardship of learning better methodology.

Now, everything is connected, but this is not primarily about persistent research misconceptions such as statistical significance.
Instead it is about (inherently) interpretable ML versus (misleading with some nonzero frequency) explanatory ML that I previously blogged on just over a year ago.

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