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1. A vase ringed with razor-sharp knives
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... -- were originally high-tech factory processes that became artistic, and in so doing, acquired characteristic "craft forms" that "tell the craft's particular history." He set out to think about what a ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
2. UK says OK to Huawei
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... sites. As some on Twitter said today, “Boris Johnson and the spies have their way.” From reporting by Heather Stewart at The Guardian: The Chinese tech firm Huawei has been designated a “high-risk vendor” ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
... enjoys the conveniences of some smart home technology. And that's why I've really been enjoying my Firewalla, a small piece of hardware that you plug into your router to access an app that gives me clear ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Google will now answer your Android-related problems on Twitter, and you don't even have to slide into its DMs. The company has announced that it's now assisting users who tweet their issues ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Fiat Chrysler's collaboration with Google on in-car Android tech is bearing fruit. The car maker has unveiled an Android-based Uconnect 5 infotainment system that should help it keep up with an influx ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
... without relaying anything about you or your choices to anyone else. As I've often written, the most important thing about technology isn't what it does, but who it does it to, and who it does it for. ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
IBM is using its AI-based health prediction skills to help tackle the challenge of Huntington's disease. The tech firm has teamed up with CHDI Foundation on an artificial intelligence model that ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
... members of Amazon Employees for Climate Justice to publish 357 on-the-record, attributed condemnations of Amazon's climate policies from current Amazon tech workers. It's the latest installment in the ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
9. Find the USB-C hub of your dreams
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
As the technical garbage fire that is USB-C burns merrily along, efforts continue to help us connect one gadget to another with reliable outcomes. USB-hubs.org is a website that compares the myriad of ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
10. Why I won't buy an Ipad: ten years later
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... a reversal it meant for everything I loved about tech: taking away your right to decide whose code you'd run -- even your right to change the battery! I wrote about my feelings and many people read it. ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
... the techniques employed would maim the victims, and was silenced and even effectively incarcerated -- confined to an overseas base with no contact with the outside world. Read the rest Read all  ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
... consumers to pay for an additional test. Is the consumer genetics fad over? [MIT Tech Review] (via /.) Read the rest Read all  ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
ostechnix: Resume partially transferred files over SSH using Rsync On Linux. Read all  ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
... it was to protect news photographers whose images were misappropriated by clickbait sites), and even prominent Labour politicians, who cheered the directive's passage as giving a black eye to US Big Tech ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
... having control over a private company that gives them secret backdoor access into people's personal technology devices is an authoritarian wet dream waiting to happen. It also doesn't matter anyway because ...
Monday, 27 January 2020
... pantheon) it its pioneering use of cel shading - a stylistic technique to add shading to 3D graphics to make them look less realistic (in a bad way) and more cartoony (in a good way). Even Breath of the ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
... of students posed with the standee and hashtagged with #EduBirdieParty. The organizer whose party that received the most attention would get $3,000 and a 2-hour DJ set. It's just one of the many techniques ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Tesla's Autopilot driving assist technology has come under fire over safety concerns, and now a US politician wants changes to put drivers' minds at ease. Senator Ed Markey has issued recommendations ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Cum-ex (previously) is a technical, boring financial engineering technique that lets fraudsters file multiple tax-refund claims for the same stock transactions (they called it "dividend arbitrage"); from ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
In 2012, Chicago PD collaborated with the RAND Corporation and the Illinois Institute of Technology to automatically generate "risk scores" for people they arrested, which were supposed to predict the ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
... the remedy that's favored by the Big Tech monopolists that Clearview used for raw materials is to ban scraping, something that Big Tech has been aggressively seeking to criminalize. The problems with this ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
... reach back into the past using a mysterious network technology to create alternate universes that they toy with in sadistic and violent ways -- in this case, it's an alternate version of our present day, ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
... Techdirt) did you guys know you can copyright the number 36 pic.twitter.com/dnja297R73— Anne Munition (@AnneMunition) January 24, 2020 Read the rest Read all  ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
TechRights: Does the Linux Foundation speak for the open source community? Read all  ...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
TechRepublic: The reporting of bugs is stuck in the early 2000s and needs to evolve into something end users won't hesitate to use. Read all  ...
Friday, 24 January 2020