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Category: Technogeddon

Category: Technogeddon

After SpaceX Starlink Launch, Fear of Satellites Outnumbering All Visible Stars

June 3 2019

After SpaceX Starlink Launch, Fear of Satellites Outnumbering All Visible Stars

Last month, SpaceX successfully launched 60 500-pound satellites into space. Soon amateur skywatchers started sharing images of those satellites in…

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Army’s ‘Google Earth on Steroids’ Can Look Inside Buildings

May 31 2019

Army’s ‘Google Earth on Steroids’ Can Look Inside Buildings

New mapping technology that is expected to transform training and simulation exercises for America’s warfighters was unveiled at the IEEE…

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Augmented Reality Changes How People Interact and Communicate

May 30 2019

Augmented Reality Changes How People Interact and Communicate

Using AR can change where you walk, how well you do on tasks and connect socially. It only takes 20…

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Juice Jacking: Hackers Targeting Airport Charging Stations to Steal YOUR Data

May 29 2019

Juice Jacking: Hackers Targeting Airport Charging Stations to Steal YOUR Data

Security experts are issuing a warning for travelers to think twice about using airport charging stations. They say using the…

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Project Libra: Facebook Launching One-World ‘GlobalCoin’ Cryptocurrency in 2020

May 29 2019

Project Libra: Facebook Launching One-World ‘GlobalCoin’ Cryptocurrency in 2020

BBC News reports that social media giant Facebook has plans to launch a new digital cryptocurrency called “GlobalCoin” as early…

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Cops Using ‘Minority Report’ Predictive Policing Could See INNOCENT People FRAMED

May 28 2019

Cops Using ‘Minority Report’ Predictive Policing Could See INNOCENT People FRAMED

Police forces are using “Minority Report-style” computer programs to predict where and when crime will happen – and innocent people…

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China’s Dragonfly Eye Facial Recognition Can Identify People in Seconds, to Expand Globally

May 17 2019

China’s Dragonfly Eye Facial Recognition Can Identify People in Seconds, to Expand Globally

In China, facial recognition technology — biometric computer applications that automatically identify an individual from a database of digital images…

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Gene Editing: Will It Make Rich People Genetically Superior?

May 16 2019

Gene Editing: Will It Make Rich People Genetically Superior?

At a time when new technology such as gene editing offers unprecedented control over our own biology, the latest wave…

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Microsoft Word’s New ‘AI Editor’ Scolds You for Gendered Language – Makes Your Writing ‘Gender-Inclusive’

May 15 2019

Microsoft Word’s New ‘AI Editor’ Scolds You for Gendered Language – Makes Your Writing ‘Gender-Inclusive’

Microsoft has revealed that next fall, the updated version of its popular Word Online software — which countless millions use…

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Google Has ‘VOODOO Doll Avatar-Like Version of YOU’ – Former Tech Giant’s Design Ethicist

May 15 2019

Google Has ‘VOODOO Doll Avatar-Like Version of YOU’ – Former Tech Giant’s Design Ethicist

Tristan Harris, a former Google design ethicist, says that contrary to popular belief, those eerily hyper-targeted ads for the very…

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WhatsApp Hackers Install Surveillance on Cell Phones Just by CALLING People

May 15 2019

WhatsApp Hackers Install Surveillance on Cell Phones Just by CALLING People

Messaging app discovers vulnerability that has been open for weeks. A vulnerability in the messaging app WhatsApp has allowed attackers…

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CRISPR Used in HUMAN Trials for First Time in the US

May 14 2019

CRISPR Used in HUMAN Trials for First Time in the US

CRISPR just hit another landmark. Last week, the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) confirmed that they have treated two cancer patients…

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