Month: February 2019

Police in Canada Are Tracking People’s ‘Negative’ Behavior In a ‘Risk’ Database

Police in Canada Are Tracking People’s ‘Negative’ Behavior In a ‘Risk’ Database

iSpeech Motherboard | Source URL Police, social services, and health workers in Canada are using shared databases to track the behaviour of vulnerable people—including minors and people experiencing homelessness—with little oversight and often without consent. Documents obtained by Motherboard from Ontario’s Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) through […]

High-speed wireless technology paves the way for advanced telemedicine tools to connect doctors with patients in remote areas

High-speed wireless technology paves the way for advanced telemedicine tools to connect doctors with patients in remote areas

TTS The Daily Mail | Source URL Telemedicine has gone way beyond conference calls: new technologies allow doctors to monitor blood pressure and other vital signs — take x-rays even — and assist with operations from miles away. Wireless technology is moving ‘healthcare outside of clinics and hospitals’, said Pamela […]

The AI that lets you alter any face with a quick doodle: Change hairstyles, smiles and add accessories like sunglasses to images using idiot-proof software made in South Korea

The AI that lets you alter any face with a quick doodle: Change hairstyles, smiles and add accessories like sunglasses to images using idiot-proof software made in South Korea

iSpeech.org Luke Andrews | The Daily Mail | Source URL If you want to make changes to the way your face, hair, and clothing appear in photos you’ve posted online, help could soon be at hand. Artificial Intelligence (AI) software under development in South Korea lets you make alterations with […]

‘It’s like someone going through your postbox’: Hackers have infiltrated online infrastructures to snoop on data, divert traffic and ‘spoof’ websites, experts warn

‘It’s like someone going through your postbox’: Hackers have infiltrated online infrastructures to snoop on data, divert traffic and ‘spoof’ websites, experts warn

iSpeech Luke Andrews | The Daily Mail | Source URL Key parts of the online infrastructure face large-scale attacks that threapnlineten the global system of web traffic, the internet’s address keeper has warned. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) made the announcement after an emergency meeting. It […]

How Facebook harvests your personal data from popular apps: At least a dozen popular apps secretly share ‘highly sensitive’ data without users’ consent

How Facebook harvests your personal data from popular apps: At least a dozen popular apps secretly share ‘highly sensitive’ data without users’ consent

iSpeech Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL Facebook has been covertly collecting deeply personal information from a number of popular apps, often without users’ knowledge. At least 11 popular apps have been sending the data to Facebook, including period-tracking app Flo Period & Ovulation Tracker, real estate […]

Scientists Want Orwellian A.I. Sentient Smart Assistants To Snitch On Owners And Discuss Contacting Police

Scientists Want Orwellian A.I. Sentient Smart Assistants To Snitch On Owners And Discuss Contacting Police

https://www.ispeech.orgPeter Lloyd | Daily Mail | Source URL Smart assistants could soon come with a ‘moral AI’ to decide whether to report their owners for breaking the law.  That’s the suggestion of academics at who say that household gadgets like the Amazon Echo and Google Home should be enhanced with […]

It’s 2019 and Scientists Have Created Mind-Controlled Rat Cyborgs

It’s 2019 and Scientists Have Created Mind-Controlled Rat Cyborgs

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Gavin Butler | VICE | Source URL A team in China figured out a way to take control of a rat and “steer” it through a maze with their thoughts. Researchers at Zhejiang University published a paper titled “Human Mind Control of Rat Cyborg’s Continuous Locomotion with Wireless Brain-to-Brain […]