Month: September 2018

Facebook investigating ‘worst ever’ security breach affecting 50 MILLION users that could have let hackers take over user accounts – including Mark Zuckerberg’s

iSpeech Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL Facebook has discovered a massive security breach affecting 50 million user accounts – including those of Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg. The social media giant said attackers exploited the site’s ‘View As’ feature, which lets people see what […]

Criminals could have reduced sentences if they agree to electrical brain stimulation that MAKES them feel guilty, neuroscientist says

Criminals could have reduced sentences if they agree to electrical brain stimulation that MAKES them feel guilty, neuroscientist says

TTS Demo Phoebe Weston | The Daily Mail | Source URL Brain stimulation could change the morality of criminals so they are forced to feel remorseful about their crime, according to a cognitive neuroscientist. Convicted criminals could have years shaved off their custodial sentences if they agree to have electrical […]

The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads

Convert Text to SpeechMIT Technology Review | Source URL BrainNet allows collaborative problem-solving using direct brain-to-brain communication. The ability to send thoughts directly to another person’s brain is the stuff of science fiction. At least, it used to be. In recent years, physicists and neuroscientists have developed an armory of […]

Digital IDs Are More Dangerous Than You Think

iSpeech Brett Solomon | Wired (Op-Ed) | Source URL THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT, real-world benefits to having an accepted and recognized identity. That’s why the concept of a digital identity is being pursued around the world, from Australia to India. From airports to health records systems, technologists and policy makers with good intentions are digitizing […]

New bill could require NYPD to turn over body camera data If passed, the bill would also require the NYPD to provide individual breakdowns each time a body camera was used and explanations for why it failed to record Graham Rayman | New York Daily News via PoliceOne | Source URL NEW YORK — A pair of NYPD oversight bills will […]

DOJ awards $6M to advance nationwide community policing efforts Funds will support new approaches to preventing crime and promoting safe communities PoliceOne | Source URL WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has awarded $6 million to law enforcement agencies and organizations across the country to advance community policing efforts, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) announced Monday.  […]

KCPD South Patrol hosting neighborhood watch training to promote community policing

Convert Text to SpeechKSHB Kansas City | Source URL KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police at the South Patrol Division want to shed a little light on how to keep your community safe.  They’re hosting neighborhood watch training Wednesday evening.  Police say neighborhood watches create more awareness, prevent crime and […]