Come with us if you want to live. Actually? If you want to live, DON?T GO WITH GOOLGE!! The tech giant has purchased eight (count ?em) robotics firms in the last six months and the latest is Boston Dynamics, maker of hellbeasts like Alpha, Big Dog and Wild Cat. We take a look at the latest stories about the inevitable robot apocalypse. Also, we?re giving away a Logitech Harmony Ultimate! Just watch today?s episode and find out how to win!
According to the New York Post, Google officially acquired Boston Dynamics. The robotics giant is known for it?s animal-like machines- one capable of traveling at over 29 miles per hour. It?s likely a response to Amazon?s drones, though no officially plans for the company have been announced.
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Eben Moglen speaks to YASSSU about Internet privacy and the importance of decentralized networks at the Re:publica conference 2012 in Berlin. Keywords: 2012; YASSSU; Eben Moglen; Free Software; Freedom Box; privacy; social media; social networks; Berlin; networks; decentralized networks; Surveillance; spying; P2P; Google; Facebook; Twitter; Public; Private; Internet privacy; Bluffdale; NSA; data retention; logs; Free culture; Anonymous; sharing CC license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Who is Moglen?: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eben_Moglen About the Freedom Box: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreedomBox
Despite a recent court ruling that declared photography from streets legal in Germany, Google (GOOG) will stop photography for Street View in the country. The company says it has no plans to launch new imagery on Street View in Germany, but will continue to show existing Street View photos for the 20 German cities that are online now.
What If Your Data Could Excuse You from Airport Security?swissnex San Francisco - swissnexswissnex San Francisco and the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) continue their joint program of events around Think Art – Act Science with an interdisciplinary look at contemporary global mobility through one of its main veins -- airports.The theme is explored through psychology, sociology, architecture, and design by artist Monika Codourey, whose work is featured in the Think Art - Act Science exhibition, SFAI’s Hou Hanru, and IDEO’s Gretchen Wustrack, who presents the Palo Alto-based design firm’s "TSA Checkpoint Evolution" project.Codourey’s work in Think Art – Act Science examines the emergence of practices that influence patterns of movement within transportation systems, such as surveillance, social sorting, biometric authentication, etc. Her interactive online project Mobile Identities is part of a scientifically inspired investigation to assess the emotional, cognitive, and behavioral states of air travelers. And her research slideshow, Constant Traveler Syndrome, as well as video essay, Airport Transportation Condition, elaborate on Codourey's empirical data and reflect upon the spatiality of the airport environment and emotional interactions with it.
Dark Journalist interviews privacy expert and best selling author Dr. Katherine Albrecht. They discuss the dangerous rise of the internet surveillance state and Katherine's new privacy-conscious technology venture StartMail.