When should it be worn? “If you have to travel long distances alone, on a train, working late, going out on a date with someone you don’t know too well, going to clubs, or in any situation that you might not feel comfortable or even just not sure.”
KK: Section Zero was created by the United Nations in the late 1940s to investigate unexplained phenomena world-wide – to “Protect Mankind From Everything That Doesn’t Exist” – and has been in existence, secretly, ever since. Over the years, members aged, stepped down, died, were replaced – all of which leads to a rich history and back story for the team.
“I was up all night looking at your packed bags,” Josh said. “I’ve been thinking. I know I’ve been avoiding the whole marriage thing. I’ve been stressed about money. Will you change your mind and stay?”
“I’m glad someone considers our information of such value as to create a reputation in the marketplace,” said Stratfor Vice President Aaric Eisenstein. “But it should accrue to the people actually doing the work: Stratfor’s staff and sources.”
The researchers at Duke, Intel Labs and Penn State University, created a tool called TaintDroid that identifies apps transmitting private data to distant locations. TaintDroid monitors how applications access and use your location, microphone, camera, phone numbers in your contact list. The tool also provides feedback once an app is newly installed, letting you know if the app is transmitting data.
Twenty-three million Americans don’t have access to high-speed Internet in the United States, according to Microsoft. Microsoft’s initiative comes as policy makers struggle to extend high-speed Internet services to rural areas, which cable and phone companies have often shunned as cost prohibitive.
WIRED Compact and very mobile, the Spark Nano 3.0 is a very efficient GPS tracker with great online monitoring tools.
Musk and Hawking fret over an AI apocalypse, but there are more immediate threats. In the past five years, advances in artificial intelligence—in particular, within a branch of AI algorithms called deep neural networks—are putting AI-driven products front-and-center in our lives. Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Baidu, to name a few, are hiring artificial intelligence researchers at an unprecedented rate, and putting hundreds of millions of dollars into the race for better algorithms and smarter computers.
After Rap Genius blogged about the issue, other Heroku users came forward to report similar problems, and Lehman found discussion of the issue dating back to 2011.
I needn’t have worried. This story is one of the best I’ve read at integrating eye-popping action sequences and backstory. The pacing never slows down and the story never sags.