Smart CCTV Networks Are Driving an AI-Powered Apartheid in South Africa - In one of the world’s most racially divided countries, a company called Vumacam is building a nationwide surveillance network that scrutinizes peoples' movements for “unusual behavior.”
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TIL about the legendary pickpocket Apollo Robbins, who once stripped Jimmy Carter’s Secret Service detail of their watches, badges, keys, and the presidential itinerary. He once stole a man’s driver’s license and made it turn up inside a sealed bag of M&M’s in his wife’s purse.
comments | todayilearned | 3 mins ago
A brighter, more equal future is Labour’s greatest manifesto pledge
comments | unitedkingdom | 6 mins ago
'The Good Place' Creator Michael Schur: “You owe certain things to the people that you share Earth with and that’s the point of the show, very explicitly.”
comments | television | 14 mins ago
Cameraman tries to film a fight but is threatened by a large woman. Gets saved by his friend at the last minute.
comments | PublicFreakout | 18 mins ago
Most Americans fear they have lost control of their personal information, as Facebook and Google continue to dominate the online ad market
comments | technology | 20 mins ago
California prosecutor accused of using his own daughter as bait to catch suspected child molester
comments | news | 22 mins ago
TIL reading while pooping has been common throughout history. Ancient Roman bathhouses often contained libraries with scrolls for reading.
comments | todayilearned | 30 mins ago
Monsanto pleads guilty to illegally spraying banned pesticide in Maui
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Philadelphia McDonald’s worker ‘hit with brick’, assaulted after refusing to give boys free food, cousin says
comments | news | 36 mins ago
FCC votes 5-0 to bar China's Huawei, ZTE from government subsidy program
comments | technology | 39 mins ago
Hailee Steinfeld
comments | gentlemanboners | 41 mins ago
TIL that a French town honored a toilet as a war hero for over 25 years. The town's mayor showed General Patton a grave in 1917, unaware that it said 'Abandoned Rear', meaning a latrine. When Patton came back during World War 2, the latrine was still being maintained as a hero's grave.
comments | todayilearned | 45 mins ago
Lying sack of shit claims people don’t give a toss about being lied to by sacks of shit
comments | unitedkingdom | 45 mins ago
University claims firing professor for being a bigot would violate the US Constitution
comments | news | 50 mins ago
'The Social Network', 'Watchmen', 'Gone Girl', 'Waves': Trent Reznor Reinvented Himself As a Score Master Without Shedding His Nine Inch Nails Roots By Crafting Some of the Decade’s Most Iconic Scores
comments | movies | 55 mins ago
‘The time is now to have a federal privacy bill,’ says Tim Cook
comments | technology | 54 mins ago
Bayer's Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal Hawaii pesticide spraying
comments | news | 59 mins ago
Google bans microtargeting and “false claims” in political ads
comments | technology | 1 hrs ago
TIL That in 1991 influential and bestselling hip-hop lyricist Ice-T was among the first rappers to express comments supportive of the LGBT community
comments | todayilearned | 1 hrs ago
Alabama Officer Guilty of Manslaughter for Killing Unarmed Black Man
comments | news | 1 hrs ago
Falling leaf animation.
comments | oddlysatisfying | 1 hrs ago
Google guesses what your political leanings are—but it’s a secret
comments | technology | 1 hrs ago
Brexit Party candidate scuffles with Morrisons security guard after being thrown out of supermarket for ‘forcing leaflets’ on shoppers
comments | unitedkingdom | 1 hrs ago