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The Take Down

Kyla Cheng doesn’t expect you to like her. For the record, she doesn’t need you to. On track to be valedictorian, she’s president of her community club, a debate team champ, plus the yummy Mackenzie Rodriguez has firmly attached himself to her hip. She and her three high-powered best friends don’t just own their senior year at their exclusive Park Slope, Brooklyn high school, they practically define the hated species Popular. Kyla’s even managed to make it through high school completely unscathed. Until someone takes issue with this arrangement. A…

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Check-In With Facial Recognition Now Possible in Shanghai

Check-In With Facial Recognition Now Possible in Shanghai It’s now possible to check in automatically at Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport using facial recognition technology, part of an ambitious rollout of facial recognition systems in China that has raised privacy concerns as Beijing pushes to become a glob… Read More…

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Stealing From a Cashierless Store (Without You, or the Cameras, Knowing It)

Stealing From a Cashierless Store (Without You, or the Cameras, Knowing It) A start-up uses visual tracking and behavioral data to operate a new San Francisco market, which lets shoppers walk out unimpeded. And sometimes mischarged. Read More…

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Is My Not-So-Smart House Watching Me?

Is My Not-So-Smart House Watching Me? Smart-house technology has made it easier to turn on the lights and set the thermostat, but sometimes objects go rogue. Read More…

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Distributed, Ambient, and Pervasive Interactions

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Distributed, Ambient, and Pervasive Interactions, DAPI 2015, held as part of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2015, held in Los Angeles, CA, USA, in August 2015, jointly with 15 other thematically conferences. The total of 1462 papers and 246 posters presented at the HCII 2015 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4843 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems.…

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The Culture of Fear

The bestselling book revealing why Americans are so fearful, and why we fear the wrong things–now updated for the age of Trump In the age of Trump, our society is defined by fear. Indeed, three out of four Americans say they feel more fearful today than they did only a couple decades ago. But are we living in exceptionally perilous times? In his bestselling book The Culture of Fear, sociologist Barry Glassner demonstrates that it is our perception of danger that has increased, not the actual level of risk. Glassner…

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Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel Slate, and Google Home Hub Hands-on!

Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel Slate, and Google Home Hub Hands-on! The long road of the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL rumor mill has finally come to an end today. After more leaks than we have ever seen for a device, the folks at Google finally got up on a stage and made things official. We compiled everything that Google re… Read More… Facebook unveils new Portal video chat devices for the smart home – CNET Will people trust Facebook’s new consumer device after all those data privacy…

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Apple Watch, hired jet, mystery vehicle figure in search for missing Saudi dissident

Apple Watch, hired jet, mystery vehicle figure in search for missing Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi believed he was safe in Turkey. Read More… How is the Google Pixel XL holding up two years on? How has the Pixel XL held up two years on from its release? It’s been two years since Google shifted away from the Nexus line, ushering in a new era of Android flagships with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. With the latest iteration of the Pixel lineup soon to… Read More… Google Home Hub is…

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