Category: Top Stories

Google’s Selfish Ledger Is An Unsettling Vision Of Silicon Valley Social Engineering

Vlad Savov | The Verge | Source URL Google has built a multibillion-dollar business out of knowing everything about its users. Now, a video produced within Google and obtained by The Verge offers a stunningly ambitious and unsettling look at how some at the company envision using that information in the future. […]

China is mining data directly from workers’ brains using mind-reading hats to spot emotional and depressed employees

Harry Petit | Daily Mail | Source URL China is monitoring the brain activity of employees in its factories, state-owned enterprises and military on an ‘industrial scale’. The technology works by placing wireless sensors in workers’ hats or caps that when combined with artificial intelligence can spot workplace rage, anxiety or depression. […]

Businesses will use facial biometrics to create their own watch lists

Mass Private I | Source URL All across the country businesses are being encouraged to use facial recognition to identify everyone. Companies like DeepCam, have been been secretly working for three years, to create a facial recognition customer watch list system. “After three years in stealth mode, DeepCam has released Retail by DeepCam,a […]

Amazon launches $80 ‘Echo babysitter’ smart speaker that uses Alexa to read to children and answer their questions

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Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL With Echo Dot Kids Edition, Amazon says Alexa becomes a ‘kid-friendly DJ, comedian and storyteller [who’s] always getting smarter’.   If your kid breaks an Echo Dot, Amazon says parents can return it and they’ll replace it for free. The Echo Dot […]

Microsoft To Ban ‘Offensive Language’ & Monitor Your Private Account

CBS Dallas | Source URL CBS Local — Microsoft is cracking down on what people say while using their services online. According to a new services agreement written by the company, the tech giant is planning to ban accounts that use “offensive language” and will go through your private data to […]

The Shot Heard Around The TI World: Gen. Hayden Exposed at UNF Event at Jacksonville

Brian S. Marks The T.I. Chronicles March 1, 2018 (Updated: March 11, 2018) On 2.27.18 seven heroic people from Florida (The Jacksonville Seven) went to an event at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. That event featured war criminal Michael Hayden, formerly of the CIA and the NSA. Watch […]