WHAT IS DIFFERENTIAL PRIVACY, AND WHY IS IT NEEDED?
We can all agree that privacy is a good thing; but what does it really mean, especially in the context of machine learning and data sharing? Human beings are adept at dealing with the ambiguities and nuances of language, but if we are going to try and commit our intuitions to code, we have to be much more precise. This can be surprisingly tricky, and it is illustrative to consider a brief history of technical approaches to data privacy. Read More