Los Angeles, CA - Four men - Sohiel Omar Kabir, Ralph Deleon, Miguel Alejandro...– Facebook ‘likes’ used as evidence of material support for terrorism | Fight Back!
Building machines with a conscience is a big job, and one that will require the...– Google’s Driver-less Car and Morality : The New Yorker
The Pentagon wants to make perfectly clear that every time one of its flying...– Pentagon: A Human Will Always Decide When a Robot Kills You | Danger Room | Wired.com
In many ways, algorithms remain outside our grasp, and they are designed to be....– Honor Harger quotes from Tarleton Gillespie essay The Relevance of Algorithms. An accommodation with and accounting for “fundamental uncertainty” is one of the core qualities of the new literacy.
Something far more concerning than marching bands, balloons, cheerleaders and...– Confidential Police Docs Found in Macy’s Parade Confetti Spark Investigation [Exclusive] - WPIX
Creepy is the go-to term for broadcasting how technology unsettles us. Time and...– Facial recognition software, targeted advertising: We love to call new technologies “creepy.” - Slate Magazine
“It currently feels as if any 3D object is digital shape and mesh data waiting to exist.” Scanning a steam train with fricking laser beams.
Last winter, Dan Harmon, who was then the executive producer of the television...– Rhizome | GIFABILITY
Two porn companies are courting web surfers to upload photos they find online to...– Porn companies adopt facial-recognition technology, encourage Instagram photos | ZDNet
Walking home tonight from dinner with a friend in the East Village, NY, I was...– As related by a friend, November 19th, 2012. This appears to be LIDAR scanning of New York in operation. This was first proposed in 2010, and reported by Fast Company and the New York Times. Green LIDAR in particular is used for marine environments - it seems likely that the current scan is in...
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Impermium provides social content cleaning for web sites and social networks,...– About Impermium | Impermium
In a Dilbert-esque faux pax, a Taliban spokesperson sent out a routine email...– Taliban Accidentally Reveal Identities of Their Mailing List Members - ABC News
Information Age Prayer is a site that charges you a monthly fee to say prayers...– Information Age Prayer | Know that your prayers will always be said, via Dan W.
How did this group of Nigerians become Jewish? “Through a history of...– A Growing Community Of Jews In Nigeria | Here & Now
Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions, said it could be appropriate...– Unpopular Twitter accounts could escape prosecution for ‘grossly offensive’ tweets - Telegraph
Liveblogging. It’s one of those tortured-English phrases that conjures up...– Realtime war: Israeli military liveblogs, tweets attack on Hamas | The Verge
We started drive farming in November 2011. The reason was simple, the supply of...– Backblaze Blog » Farming hard drives: how Backblaze weathered the Thailand drive crisis
A council is to replace all 14,000 of its street lights with smart alternatives,...– London council to install 14,000 iPad-controlled street lights that tell engineers when they need replacing - The Next Web