Saturday, November 22, 2014

“Semantic cities: Coded geopolitics and rise of the semantic web”

Friday, November 14, 2014

Atlas KarateKid

Atlas robot at IHMC standing on a stack of cinder blocks doing various poses. Robot is built by Boston Dynamics. Control algorithm by IHMC. Video is real time.

"President Obama's Statement on Keeping the Internet Open and Free

President Obama today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take up the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality, the principle that says Internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all internet traffic equally.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

NetClean and Microsoft Provide PhotoDNA Technology

Microsoft and NetClean Provide PhotoDNA Technology to Help Law Enforcement Fight Online Child Sexual Exploitation

Sunday, November 2, 2014

The rise of the quantified self

The term “Quantified Self" was coined in 2007 by Wired editors Gary Wolf and Kevin Kelly, who organized a meetup of 30 people. Today, the group has grown to include more than 20,000 members in 188 cities.

The rise of the quantified self movement means we're all living by numbers. In the past, industries harped on understanding consumers and measuring their behavior -- today, consumers themselves are tracking and generating enormous amounts of data with Fitbits, Ups, Whistles and more.

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