Monday, August 21, 2017

US ISPs Could Soon Monitor Your ‘secret’ Porn Viewing Habits

When I heard last week that Congress had voted to repeal restrictions that would’ve prohibited internet service providers (ISPs) from monitoring and selling users’ browsing histories, locations, app usage, identifying information, and more...

The Rise of the Racist Robots – How AI Is Learning All Our Worst...

There is a saying in computer science: garbage in, garbage out. When we feed machines data that reflects our prejudices, they mimic them – from antisemitic chatbots to racially biased software....

Half of the World’s Population Uses Social Media

While it may seem like everyone in the world is on social media, it's only about 40 percent. About 3.8 billion people in the world have access to the internet and 3 billion...

Here’s How Easy It Is to Become a Phony Instagram Influencer

After reporting how Instagram influencer marketing was now a billion dollar industry, marketing agency Mediakix has conducted an investigation into the murky world of online fakers. The website created two phony Instagram...

Amazon Wants To Hire 50,000 People. So Far It Only Has 20,000 Applicants

On Aug. 2, Amazon set out to hire 50,000 people, with a dozen job fairs held at sites around the United States. So far it has received 20,000 applications. Whether the company meets...

Your Smartphone Reduces Your Brainpower, Even If It’s Just Sitting There

I sit down at the table, move my napkin to my lap, and put my phone on the table face-down. I am at a restaurant, I am relaxed, and I am...

Google Has A Complete List of Everything You’ve Done on the internet. And it...

Google could have a complete list of almost everything you've ever looked at. The site collects information on your searches, browsing history, YouTube videos you've watched and more. But it can all be seen –...

TV Sets Are Starting To Disappear From American Homes

After years of insisting it wasn’t so, the TV Industrial Complex now admits that it’s contracting: The number of people paying for TV has been declining for several years. But that’s not...

Amazon Wants Their Drones To Tell You That Your House Needs Work

Amazon may use its drone delivery service to analyze customer’s homes, offering ‘recommendations’ from its store or third-party services like gardening or roof repairs. The patent, granted on Wednesday by the U.S. Patent...

WhatsApp: Over 1 Billion Served F’k McDonald’s!

How WhatsApp Conquered The Instant Messaging Space With 1 Billion Daily Active Users   The company has announced that one billion people use the app ever day  In February 2016, the same...

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Amazon Wants Their Drones To Tell You That Your House Needs...

Amazon may use its drone delivery service to analyze customer’s homes, offering ‘recommendations’ from its store or third-party services like gardening or roof repairs. The patent,...