Year: 2019

Amazon shareholders hit out at Jeff Bezos and call for the CEO to stop selling controversial facial recognition software to police

Amazon shareholders hit out at Jeff Bezos and call for the CEO to stop selling controversial facial recognition software to police

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL Amazon investors are turning up the heat on CEO Jeff Bezos with a new letter demanding he stop selling the company’s controversial facial recognition technology to police. The shareholder proposal calls for Amazon to stop offering the product, called Rekognition, to […]

Pressure Mounts on Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Against Selling Facial Recognition to Government

Pressure Mounts on Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Against Selling Facial Recognition to Government

ACLU Blog | Source URL Nationwide Coalition of over 85 Groups Urges Companies Commit Not to Provide Face Surveillance to the Government NEW YORK — A coalition of over 85 racial justice, faith, and civil, human, and immigrants’ rights groups today sent letters to Microsoft, Amazon, and Google demanding the […]

Chinese schools scanning children’s brains to see if they are concentrating

Chinese schools scanning children’s brains to see if they are concentrating

Chris Baynes | The Independent | Source URL Headbands that monitor concentration by reading brain signals have been trialled on thousands of Chinese schoolchildren. The devices could soon be used on millions of students across China, according to the US tech company which designed them. Massachusetts-based start-up BrainCo says its […]

THE REAL STORY: NSA Whistleblower Karen Stewart Addresses the Rotary Club on Treasonous, Criminal Stalking & Harassment Watchlist Programs Run By FBI, Infragard, Fusion Centers

THE REAL STORY: NSA Whistleblower Karen Stewart Addresses the Rotary Club on Treasonous, Criminal Stalking & Harassment Watchlist Programs Run By FBI, Infragard, Fusion Centers

Ramola D | The Everyday Concerned Citizen | Source URL In a short series of emails headered THE REAL STORY and sent to the Washington, DC Rotary Club this week, NSA Whistleblower Karen Melton-Stewart addressed the Rotary Club on the subject of treasonous and criminal watchlisting programs being run by the […]

Gunman who killed officer left a note accusing police of hitting him with ‘sonic waves’

Gunman who killed officer left a note accusing police of hitting him with ‘sonic waves’

CNN | Source URL The gunman who killed an officer in Northern California left behind a letter accusing the Davis police department of hitting him with “ultra sonic waves.” A man on a bicycle shot Davis police Officer Natalie Corona, 22, Thursday night as she responded to a triple-car crash […]

NBC and MSNBC Blamed Russia for Using “Sophisticated Microwaves” to Cause “Brain Injuries” in U.S. “Diplomats” in Cuba. The Culprits Were Likely Crickets.

NBC and MSNBC Blamed Russia for Using “Sophisticated Microwaves” to Cause “Brain Injuries” in U.S. “Diplomats” in Cuba. The Culprits Were Likely Crickets.

Glenn Greenwald | The Intercept | Source URL NBC News and MSNBC specialize in repeating and disseminating what U.S intelligence officials tell them to say and then calling that servitude “reporting.” Those two networks really are the all-but-official outlets for CIA messaging. And this status has led their brightest on-air stars […]

Unlimited Tomorrow shows off incredible 3D-printed prosthetic arm for kids that uses advanced muscle sensors to control hand motion and matches ANY skin tone

Unlimited Tomorrow shows off incredible 3D-printed prosthetic arm for kids that uses advanced muscle sensors to control hand motion and matches ANY skin tone

Cheyenne MacDonald | The Daily Mail | Source URL A new lower-cost method for creating high-tech prosthetics aims to make the devices much more accessible to amputees around the world – especially children. New York-based prosthetics company Unlimited Tomorrow unveiled its amazing 3D-printed prosthetic arm at CES this week. The […]