France to ban live shredding of male chicks
Around 7 billion unwanted male chicks are exterminated globally every year in the poultry industry
independent | World | 5 hrs ago
World First: Genetically Engineered Moth Is Released Into an Open Field
For the first time scientists have released a genetically engineered, self-limiting agricultural pest into an open field. They have evaluated its potential for future crop protection, with promising results.
reddit | Technology | 6 hrs ago
What can you use instead of Google and Facebook?
bbc | Technology | 8 hrs ago
9-year-old Florida boy charged with attempted murder in stabbing of 5-year-old sister
The suspect in a stabbing at the Berkeley Pointe Apartments in Ocala is a 9-year-old, according to the Ocala Police Department.
reddit | World | 28th Jan '20
Elderly man accused of historical child sex abuse might be allowed to starve himself to death, says judge
Court considers whether he has mental capacity to choose his fate
independent | UK | 28th Jan '20
Keeping your phone safe from prying eyes
A hack which stops people going through your phone when you want to show them something.
bbc | Technology | 28th Jan '20
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reddit | Technology | 28th Jan '20
AI Epidemiologist Sent First Warning of Wuhan Virus--This is WHY the US needs Andrew Yang
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reddit | Technology | 28th Jan '20
What is coronavirus and how worried should we be about it?
What symptoms are caused by the virus from Wuhan in China, how is it being transmitted from one person to another, and at what point should you go to the doctor?
theguardian | Top Stories | 27th Jan '20
Amazon’s Rekognition shows its true colors
Bits of Freedom has been investigating the problems associated with the use of facial recognition by the police in the public space. As part of this investigation they wanted to put this technology to the test themselves. How does facial recognition ...
reddit | Technology | 27th Jan '20
Automating Receipt Digitization with OCR and Deep Learning
In this article, I cover the theory behind receipt digitization and implement an end-to-end pipeline using OpenCV and Tesseract. I also review a few important papers that do Receipt Digitization using Deep Learning.
reddit | Technology | 27th Jan '20
Yes, Alexa is recording mundane details of your life, and it’s creepy as hell
I’m not kicking our smart speaker out of the house just yet, but the consequences of having it in my family’s life are becoming clear.
reddit | Technology | 27th Jan '20
Snakes probably aren’t the source of that new coronavirus in China. A new study reports snakes, such as the many-banded krait (pictured), may be behind a mysterious coronavirus outbreak in China. But some researchers say the data don’t support that conclusion.
Scientists are skeptical about a new study that pinpoints snakes as the animal reservoir for the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China.
reddit | Science | 27th Jan '20
Deepfake technology: Can you spot what's real?
Do you think you can tell what is real and fake? BBC presenter Radzi Chinyanganya tries out the latest techniques.
bbc | Technology | 27th Jan '20
(We)Work is a Scam
<p>What the fall of WeWork tells us about the unicorn economy and worker exploitation.</p>
reddit | Technology | 24th Jan '20
After a decade of drama, Apple is ready to kill Flash in Safari once and for all
The change is just in the preview build so far, but it's likely to go public soon.
reddit | Technology | 24th Jan '20
Seattle-area election will let residents vote by smartphone
It's the first such vote in the US, and could be a test for smartphone voting in future elections.
reddit | Technology | 24th Jan '20
Microsoft’s software plan for the Duo Android phone is surprisingly realistic
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reddit | Technology | 24th Jan '20
Windows 10: NSA reveals major flaw in Microsoft's code
A patch is likely to be announced later although Microsoft insists no hacker has exploited it.
reddit | Technology | 15th Jan '20
Astronomers solve mystery of element that helped create life on Earth
'Life appeared on Earth about 4 billion years ago, but we still do not know the processes that made it possible,' says scientist
independent | Technology | 15th Jan '20
Tesla sells 'bulletproof' t-shirt mocking viral Cybertruck launch
'T-shirt is bulletproof and makes you buff,' Elon Musk says on Twitter
independent | Technology | 15th Jan '20
YouTube signs three top gamers away from rival Twitch
The market for live-stream gamers intensifies as companies compete to sign exclusive deals.
bbc | Technology | 14th Jan '20
Tesla hacking competition: $1 million and free car if someone can hijack Model 3
Some Model 3 cars and $1 million in award money will be up for grabs.In March last year, a group of hackers won a Tesla Model 3 and $35,000 for hacking into its systems
reddit | Technology | 14th Jan '20
Scientists Assemble Frog Stem Cells Into First 'Living Machines'
The so-called 'xenobots' could replace traditional metal or plastic robots without polluting the planet, but they raise ethical questions
reddit | Technology | 14th Jan '20
Why is a 22GB database containing 56 million US folks' personal details sitting on the open internet using a Chinese IP address? Seriously, why?
If CheckPeople could take a look at this, that would be great
reddit | Technology | 10th Jan '20