Day: January 29, 2019

Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them

Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech TechCrunch | Source URL Desperate for data on its competitors, Facebook has been secretly paying people to install a “Facebook Research” VPN that lets the company suck in all of a user’s phone and web activity, similar to Facebook’s Onavo Protect app that Apple banned in June and that […]

Brain implants, AI, and a speech synthesizer have turned brain activity into robot words

Brain implants, AI, and a speech synthesizer have turned brain activity into robot words

MIT Technology Review Science Daily Source URL Neural networks have been used to turn words that a human has heard into intelligible, recognizable speech. It could be a step toward technology that can one day decode people’s thoughts. A challenge: Thanks to fMRI scanning, we’ve known for decades that when […]