Our Favorite Posts Of Last Week (Jun 23, 2019)

Goodbye, Chrome: Google’s web browser has become spy software

You open your browser to look at the Web. Do you know who is looking back at you? Over a recent week of Web surfing, I peered under the hood of Google Chrome and found it brought along a few thousand friends.
Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/06/21/google-chrome-has-become-surveillance-software-its-time-switch/
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A Gentle Introduction to Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs)

Generative Adversarial Networks, or GANs for short, are an approach to generative modeling using deep learning methods, such as convolutional neural networks.
Link: https://machinelearningmastery.com/what-are-generative-adversarial-networks-gans/
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Google Maps overrun with fake listings - WSJ

Google (GOOG +0.5%)(GOOGL +0.4%) Maps has roughly 11M fake listings for local businesses on any given day, according to a WSJ survey of online ad experts. Google holds about 37% of the U.S. digital ad market, according to eMarketer data, but is losing ground to Facebook and Amazon.
Link: https://seekingalpha.com/news/3472788-google-maps-overrun-fake-listings-wsj
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Basic Probability Theory and Statistics

Random ExperimentA random experiment is a physical situation whose outcome cannot be predicted until it is observed. Sample SpaceA sample space, is a set of all possible outcomes of a random experiment.
Link: https://towardsdatascience.com/basic-probability-theory-and-statistics-3105ab637213
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FAQs on new Google Speed Update: AMP pages, Search Console notifications & desktop only pages

Google has just announced its latest algorithm update, named the Speed Update, that will be launching in July of this year.
Link: https://searchengineland.com/faqs-new-google-speed-update-amp-pages-search-console-notifications-desktop-pages-289929
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