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Ian Forrester

The coming automatic, freaky, contextual world and why we're writing a book about it - ... - 0 views

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    A new world is coming. It's scary. Freaky. Over the freaky line, if you will. But it is coming. Investors like Ron Conway and Marc Andreessen are investing in it. Companies from Google to startups you've never heard of, like Wovyn or Highlight, are building it. With more than a couple of new ones already on the way that you'll hear about over the next six months.
Ian Forrester

Amazon Echos activated by TV comment - BBC News - 0 views

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    An on-air comment by a US TV presenter activated Amazon Echo gadgets in viewers' homes across San Diego.
Ian Forrester

AWS Service Terms - 57.10! - 0 views

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    "57.10 Acceptable Use; Safety-Critical Systems. Your use of the Lumberyard Materials must comply with the AWS Acceptable Use Policy. The Lumberyard Materials are not intended for use with life-critical or safety-critical systems, such as use in operation of medical equipment, automated transportation systems, autonomous vehicles, aircraft or air traffic control, nuclear facilities, manned spacecraft, or military use in connection with live combat. However, this restriction will not apply in the event of the occurrence (certified by the United States Centers for Disease Control or successor body) of a widespread viral infection transmitted via bites or contact with bodily fluids that causes human corpses to reanimate and seek to consume living human flesh, blood, brain or nerve tissue and is likely to result in the fall of organized civilization."
Ian Forrester

Docracy Terms of Service and Privacy Policy Tracker - Changes - 0 views

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    Using Docracy's unique document change analysis, we are now tracking terms of service and privacy policies for hundreds of the world's top sites. See below for summaries of recent changes, or to see the complete terms for any of the sites we track.
Ian Forrester

Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for tipping off wife about affair - BBC News - 0 views

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    A businessman in southern France is suing ride-hailing company Uber over his wife's discovery of rides he took to see his lover, his lawyer said.
Ian Forrester

Here's What TfL Learned From Tracking Your Phone On the Tube | Gizmodo UK - 0 views

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    "At the end of last year, between 21st November and 19th December, Transport for London carried out an intriguing trial: It was going to track your phone on the London Underground. Today, thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, Gizmodo UK can exclusively reveal some of the utterly fascinating findings that the agency has been able to make from all of our data "
Ian Forrester

Who owns a connected car's data? - 0 views

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    With momentum behind the connected car gathering across the globe, we're looking at one of the most discussed topics : the data generated by connected cars, and more specifically who owns it.
Ian Forrester

Dangerous Terms: A User's Guide to EULAs | Electronic Frontier Foundation - 0 views

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    We've all seen them - windows that pop up before you install a new piece of software, full of legalese. To complete the install, you have to scroll through 60 screens of dense text and then click an "I Agree" button. Sometimes you don't even have to scroll through to click the button. Other times, there is no button because merely opening your new gadget means that you've "agreed" to the chunk of legalese.
Ian Forrester

Customer Data: Designing for Transparency and Trust - 0 views

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    With the explosion of digital technologies, companies are sweeping up vast quantities of data about consumers' activities, both online and off. Feeding this trend are new smart, connected products-from fitness trackers to home systems-that gather and transmit detailed information.
Ian Forrester

Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation - Slashdot - 0 views

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    "Amazon objects to over-broad or otherwise inappropriate demands as a matter of course," the company said in a statement. Even without Amazon's help, police may be able to crack into the Echo, according to the warrant"
Ian Forrester

Edward Snowden says "the central problem of the future" is control of user data | TechC... - 0 views

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    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey interviewed Edward Snowden today, and the big topic was technology. During the Q&A (which was broadcast live from the Pardon Snowden Periscope account) Snowden discussed the data that many online companies continue to collect about their users, creating a "quantified world" - and more opportunities for government surveillance.
Ian Forrester

Pardon Snowden on Periscope: "#AskSnowden Q&A hosted by @Jack" - 0 views

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    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey interviewed Edward Snowden today, and the big topic was technology.
Ian Forrester

LEAP Encryption Access Project - 0 views

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    "LEAP is a dedicated to giving all internet users access to secure communication. Our focus is on adapting encryption technology to make it easy to use and widely available. Like free speech, the right to whisper is an necessary precondition for a free society. Without it, civil society and political freedom become impossible. As the importance of digital communication for civic participation increases, so does the importance of the ability to digitally whisper. LEAP is devoted to making the ability to whisper available to all internet users."
Ian Forrester

Short Film: Find my Phone - Youtube - 0 views

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    "After my phone got stolen, I quickly realized just how much of my personal information and data the thief had instantly obtained. So, I let another phone get stolen. This time my phone was pre-programmed with spyware so I could keep tabs on the thief in order to get to know him. However, to what extent is it possible to truly get to know someone by going through the content of their phone?"
Ian Forrester

I know what you downloaded... - 1 views

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    Our system collects torrent files in two ways: parsing torrent sites and listening DHT network. We have more than 500.000 torrents which where classified and which are using now for collecting peer sharing facts (up to 700.000.000 daily). We don't guarantee we can show ALL peer sharing facts:
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