Day: September 11, 2019

Brain implants could give governments and companies power to read your mind, scientists warn

Brain implants could give governments and companies power to read your mind, scientists warn

iSpeech CNN | Source URL London (CNN)Telepathy is a thing of sci-fi movies, not real-life interaction. Right? In the future, that could all change, according to scientific experts in Britain. People could “become telepathic to some degree,” thanks to neural interface technologies that are being developed, according to the Royal […]

Amazon is testing new biometric technology that will let Whole Foods customers check out by scanning their HANDS, report claims

Amazon is testing new biometric technology that will let Whole Foods customers check out by scanning their HANDS, report claims

iSpeech.orgJames Pero | Daily Mail | Source URL By simply waving one’s hand in front of a scanner, customers may soon be able to cash out at the health-centric grocery chain, Whole Foods, as soon as next year.  Amazon, which purchased Whole Foods in 2017 for more than $13 billion, […]

Massive 30 State, Real-Time ALPR Database Revealed

Massive 30 State, Real-Time ALPR Database Revealed

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Mass Private | Source URL Our worst fears about automatic license plate readers (ALPR) are much worse than we could have imagined. Two months ago, I warned everyone that police in Arizona were using ALPR’s to “grid” entire neighborhoods. But this story brings public surveillance to a whole new level. […]

Facebook and Microsoft team up on $10 million Deepfake Detection Challenge to fight the growing threat of deceptive AI-altered videos

Facebook and Microsoft team up on $10 million Deepfake Detection Challenge to fight the growing threat of deceptive AI-altered videos

Powered by iSpeech The Daily Mail | Source URL As concerns grow over the threat of AI-generated ‘deepfakes’ videos, some of the top names in tech have revealed a plan to fight fire with fire. Deepfakes can, quite literally, put words in a person’s mouth; in recent examples, footage of […]

Pioneering brain implants could one day be hacked or leak people’s THOUGHTS to governments or companies, scientists warn

Pioneering brain implants could one day be hacked or leak people’s THOUGHTS to governments or companies, scientists warn

iSpeech.org Daily Mail | Source URL Pioneering brain implants currently used for stroke or epilepsy patients could be used to track people’s thoughts – and relay them back to governments or companies. That’s the Orwellian warning from scientists at the Royal Society, who say reading chips pose a huge privacy issue.  […]

Facebook says it is ‘tightening’ its policy on content relating to self-harm and suicide in an effort to protect users’ mental health

Facebook says it is ‘tightening’ its policy on content relating to self-harm and suicide in an effort to protect users’ mental health

iSpeech.org Daily Mail | Source URL Facebook said it will tighten its grip on content relating to suicide and self-harm in an effort to make the platform and its sister-site, Instagram, safer. In a blog post, Facebook announced several policy changes that will affect how content relating to self-harm and […]