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9 Year Old Sent to Rehab After Wetting Herself While Refusing to Quit Playing “Fortnite” — Research Says Video Games and WiFi Exposure Affects Kids’ Brains Same Way as Drugs and Alcohol.

B.N. Frank | Activist Post | Source URL There are more reports coming out from a variety of sources that overusing technology can cause addiction and other mental health issues in kids and adults.  This is not a new issue.  The latest heartbreaking story involves a 9-year-old UK girl: “She was so hooked to the game she wouldn’t even go to […]

The creepy AI that can predict the future: Machine that anticipates your movements several minutes in advance could pave the way for next-level Big Brother surveillance

The Daily Mail | Source URL An intelligent machine capable of anticipating your next move minutes in advance sounds like the stuff of nightmares – but is now a reality. Researchers have taught an AI to recognise patterns in people’s actions, allowing it to accurately predict the next move in a […]

More U.S. personnel in China evacuated over mysterious ‘acoustic’ illness

Doug Stanglin | USA Today | Source URL A number of U.S. personnel in China have been sent back to the U.S. for further tests after health screenings found symptoms similar to the mysterious “acoustic” illness experienced by some U..S. staffers in Cuba, according to the U.S. State Department. The medical teams were sent to the […]

Leaked Emails Show Google Expected Lucrative Military AI Work to Grow Exponentially

Lee Fang | The Intercept | Source URL FOLLOWING THE REVELATION in March that Google had secretly signed an agreement with the Pentagon to provide cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology for drone warfare, the company faced an internal revolt. About a dozen Google employees have resigned in protest and thousands have signed a petition calling for […]

Mapping DHS’s new cybersecurity strategy, highlighting S&T’s R&D support

Homeland Security Newswire | Source URL Last month at a cybersecurity conference, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen previewed the May unveiling of DHS’s new cybersecurity strategy and issued a stern warning to cybercriminals. The new DHSCybersecurity Strategy was released 15 May. Nielsen said: “I have a news flash for America’s adversaries: Complacency […]

Governments all over the world buy spy products that let them track and eavesdrop on global cellphones, especially US phones

Cory Doctorow | Boing Boing | Source URL Senator Ron Wyden [D-OR] has sent a letter to the DHS with his view that “nefarious actors may have exploited” the cellular phone system “to target the communications of American citizens.” He’s referring to well-understood vulnerabilities in the ancient, creaking SS7 messaging […]

Constant Interruptions From Smartphone Can Impact Brain Chemistry, Scientists Say

CBS Philadelphia | Source URL PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Constant interruptions from alerts and messages on your smartphone can impact brain chemistry. It can be hard to concentrate when you’re always being diverted by your phone. It’s a pattern that scientists say creates something they call the switch cost. Research shows […]