Technology

Microchip Security: New Biometric Will Make You See The Future

Who doesn’t love a biometric security measure? Whether it’s a thumbprint on your iPhone or facial recognition software, having your technology and personal devices quickly and conveniently authorize you in a split second is pretty darn cool. Not only does it make moving through your day just a little bit easier, it also has that

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Searching For Privacy: Is Google Its Own Worst Enemy?

On October 26, Google announced it would give more data security control back to its users, as they will now be able to review and delete their recent Search activity, as well as allowing them to learn more about Google Search works with their own data. In the coming weeks, these options will be available from

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Why Blockchain Is Being Felt For The First Time

The funny thing about technology is, it’s hard to recognize when it’s really in the process of transforming life as we know it. Most of us have lived through some pretty big digital revolutions, like the invention of the internet, the creation of the smartphone, and the roll out of a social platform so big,

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The Government-Funded Technology Of DARPA Is The Most Insane In The World

Deep within the Pentagon, there is special place just for mad scientists and it’s called DARPA—otherwise known as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. For about sixty years, this rather infamous tech branch of the U.S government has defined themselves as having one “singular and enduring mission,” to innovate breakthroughs technologies in the name of

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Will Machine Learning Win The Battle Of The Bots?

Pat Benatar once said “Love is a battlefield.” That may or may not be true, but one thing is for sure— the digital landscapes of corporations and governments around the world are certainly the new battlefield. Cyber-warfare has been a thing for at least a few decades, but today, instead of people fighting with guns

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THIS IS A TEST Of The National Wireless Emergency Alert System, OK?

Last Wednesday, on October 3 at 2:18 PM ETC, millions of U.S. cell phone users received a text message that caught them by surprise, setting off waves of concern and myriad questions—was it an Amber Alert? A national crisis warning? No. It appeared to be a harmless alert from the White House: THIS IS A TEST of the

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Death and Learning: This Is How Virtual Reality Is Helping Life

In this techno-fuelled, 21st-century world, Virtual Reality (VR) is quickly becoming actual reality. And with our limited degree of human awareness, VR is penetrating multiple aspects of our lives, from online education to social interaction to live events to attending funerals. At the click of a button, live-streamed happenings can now be accessed all day,

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How Certain Malware Will Make You Hack In Your Sleep

These days, many home appliances and electronics don’t work the way they used to. With the invention of self-monitoring, analysis, and reporting technology (SMART), a lot of the devices around the house won’t shut off completely unless they are completely disconnected from their source of electricity. We saw this trend about 12 years ago with PS3

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Your Digital Health Records Are A Nightmare For Technology

Despite its best efforts over the past two-plus decades, the healthcare industry has seriously lagged when it comes to implementing secure, user-friendly, and fully digitized medical recordkeeping. But this situation has started to shift as people in the field begin to encourage and embrace much-needed change through legacy recordkeeping and the implementation of new technologies.

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This Is What Happened When Alan Turing Revealed The Truth Of Machine Learning

As the father of computer science and one of the greatest mathematicians, pioneers, cryptographers, logicians, and code-breakers of the 20th century, Alan Turing was nothing short of a technological superhero. Sure, he’s been credited with creating one of the first universal computers and helping the British intelligence service break the German “Enigma” code during WWII,

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