Sunday, June 25, 2017

Here Are The Rules You Need To Know Before Going Into Space

Within a year, says Blue Origin, it will begin flying humans to the edge of space. That would grant the company, founded by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos, a symbolic victory over...

Who Owns Your Face?

It takes a feast of facial imagery to teach a machine how to recognize an individual person. This is why computer scientists so often use the faces of Hollywood celebrities in their research....

Anything You Post Can And Will Be Used Against You

Sure, the CIA can hack your TV, but public posts on Facebook could really hurt you Everybody's freaking out over the Wikileaks revelations that the Central Intelligence Agency can hack Apple and...

Here Comes The Drones-Only We Have One Big Problem

Within the next half decade, commercial drones will likely be delivering us pizzas, burritos and probably a few nonedible items too, experts predict. But with that convenience will also come a new slate...

The Future is Mobile

Today’s workforce trends are converging to impact federal IT deployments. First, government agencies have to prepare for a complex and unprecedented environment of cyber threats. From confidential tax returns to classified intelligence...

Give Us Your Passwords

“What sites do you visit? And give us your passwords.” That’s what U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly wants foreign visitors to hear before they’re allowed to enter the United States. “If...

WTF: FCC Blocks 9 Companies From Providing Low-Income Internet Access

FCC regulators are telling nine companies that they won’t be allowed to participate in a federal program intended to help them provide affordable internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after...

Most Americans Want A ‘Siri’ For Government Services

Americans might be happier with government services if they had a virtual guide to walk them through the process. Chatbots and voice-controlled assistants like Alexa and Siri are increasingly common in the...

The Potential H-1B Visa Curbs Won’t Change Shit for India, Here’s Why Dammit

US President Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge has rattled India’s software services sector, and clearly split the industry in two. The first set is worried employment will suffer as 60 percent...

Here’s How The Feds Can Use Encrypted Apps Without Even Breaking The Law!

'WhatsApp, which allow users to exchange encrypted messages via desktops or smartphones makes me wonder....' Download Signal,” a career federal employee and longtime source for information told me last month. “We can...

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A.I Can Now Predict If Someone Will Die In The Next...

This AI will tell people when theyre likely to die -- and thats a good thing. Thats because scientists from the University of Adelaide...