With the Internet of Things, we’re building a world-size robot. How are we going to control it? By Bruce Schneier read more
(photo credit: http://www.eduardocastello.com) 'Hey Janice, saw Bill today at the DMV. He's looking good, I gotta say, what have you been feeding him? Or is it something else?' Wendy winks at Janice while asking but she knows, it's all question. 'That's not Bill,' Janice replies, smiling while enjoying Wendy's confusion, 'he's a replacement.'
Psychologist Michal Kosinski developed a method to analyze people in minute detail based on their Facebook activity. Did a similar tool help propel Donald Trump to victory? Two reporters from Zurich-based Das Magazin (where an earlier version of this story appeared in December in German) went data-gathering. Written by Hannes Grassegger and Mikael Krogerus read…Read more The Data that turned the World Upside Down
If I could write it in a phrase of people fighting for the land that nurtured them from birth and those before and after, some call it foolish but the true word is brave to fight for nature's freedom is a true act of courage, a natural response to protect a mother. There are hard…Read more STAMPEDE
Steve Bannon has told the media to stop writing about Trump, even stop writing, already. Trump's own press secretary has been caught telling outright lies but only because he was obeying orders. Kellyanne Conway has coined the phrase 'alternative facts.' So it's hardly surprising sales of George Orwell's dystopian classic, 1984, are spiking. The President…Read more BELIEF
He was such a troubled boy. Everything was either fabulous or disastrous. His cup could never be half anything, full or empty. He was the dispenser of truth, the arbiter of facts and the judge of everything, it didn't matter. His problem, people said, was that he lacked a filter.