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How the NSA might use Hotmail or Yahoo cookies to identify Tor users

How the NSA might use Hotmail or Yahoo cookies to identify Tor users | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Quantum cookie' attacks are plausible but only in highly limited cases.

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This is what happened with the Syrian Electronic Army hack

This is what happened with the Syrian Electronic Army hack | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A group purporting to be the Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-Assad hacking group, briefly took down a series of popular websites. Users visiting links to siteswere greeted with a message saying 'you’ve been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)'.

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Does Europe have the power to break up Google?

Does Europe have the power to break up Google? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Regulatory matters have become a political issue as members of the European parliament clash with the European commission.

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Children watch half as much TV as adults, heading online instead

Children watch half as much TV as adults, heading online instead | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Many young people are giving up on live TV and radio, instead choosing digital services where they can choose watch they watch, according to new research.

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Doesn't surprise me at all!

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Even smart people act like idiots online until it's too late

Even smart people act like idiots online until it's too late | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A new study recently published in a special issue of the Journal of the Association for Information Systems found that unless cyber security has been brought to the forefront of our minds, our behavior is often inconsistent with how much we say we care.

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3D printed evolving robots destined for disaster zones

3D printed evolving robots destined for disaster zones | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The 3D printed robots, which are being developed by intelligent systems researchers at Oslo University, are capable of adapting to their environment even before they are born as they evolve in their computer-controlled womb.

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Is Facebook a tool for terrorists?

Should Facebook bear any responsibility for the death of British soldier Lee Rigby? A British parliamentary report found that Michael Adebowale, one of Rigby's killers, sent a Facebook message in 2012 saying in 'graphic terms' he wanted to kill a soldier. Should the US technology firm have stepped in and alerted security services? Could it have even if it wanted to?

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Advancing tissue engineering: the state of 3D bioprinting

Advancing tissue engineering: the state of 3D bioprinting | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Research on various aspects of bioprinting is being conducted at numerous facilities throughout the world. Every part of the globe has begun to provide progressive steps for developing specific aspects of the bioprinting process.

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What Twitter can tell us about unemployment

What Twitter can tell us about unemployment | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Where, when, and how people tweet reveals information about the socioeconomics of a region.

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Amnesty, EFF, Privacy International put out free anti-surveillance tool

Amnesty, EFF, Privacy International put out free anti-surveillance tool | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Resistance is digital. Human rights charity Amnesty International is one of several organizations behind the release of a free, open source anti-surveillance tool called Detekt.

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Algorithms are great and all, but they can also ruin lives

Algorithms are great and all, but they can also ruin lives | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A single human showing explicit bias can only ever affect a finite number of people. An algorithm, on the other hand, has the potential to impact the lives of exponentially more.

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An amazing 90s explanation of how the internet works

An amazing 90s explanation of how the internet works | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Andy Baio has a YouTube channel collecting some amazing media-ephemera from the '90s and this gem will teach you everything you need to know.

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A treasure trove of 90s videos about the internet 

A treasure trove of 90s videos about the internet  | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Remember the 90s, when we had videos on VHS to teach us about this new thing called the internet? Lucky for us, Andy Baio has preserved those tapes for the YouTube generation.

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Assassin's Creed's depiction of the French Revolution is very controversial

Assassin's Creed's depiction of the French Revolution is very controversial | Technoculture | Scoop.it

With sympathetic noblemen and bloodthirsty common folk, the French Revolution-set Unity is re-igniting an historic debate over the period's heroes and villains.

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3-D printer creates first object in space on International Space Station

3-D printer creates first object in space on International Space Station | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The International Space Station’s 3-D printer has manufactured the first 3-D printed object in space, paving the way to future long-term space expeditions.

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EU demands 'right to be forgotten' be applied globally

EU demands 'right to be forgotten' be applied globally | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Google will be told to extend the 'right to be forgotten' outside the EU in a move that is likely to cause a furrowing of brows at the search giant.

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This is the future of heavy work, and it looks awesome

This is the future of heavy work, and it looks awesome | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Always fancied riveting one-handed like a super-hero factory worker, some kind of 21st century John Henry? No problem! Lockheed Martin's Fortis exoskeleton – introduced in 2014 – allows any worker to handle heavy hand tools while standing or kneeling. And it looks like the future.

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Facebook's auto-playing videos in an Isis era

Facebook's auto-playing videos in an Isis era | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Should an Isis beheading or similarly disturbing content find its way to someone's Facebook news feed?

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Cold hard facts: underwater robot measures Antarctic sea ice

Cold hard facts: underwater robot measures Antarctic sea ice | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Measuring the thickness of Antarctic sea ice, an important gauge of environmental conditions in this remote polar region in a time of global climate change, has proven to be a tricky task. But an underwater robot is providing a nice solution.

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Watch Lena Dunham, Chris Pratt, and Gwyneth Paltrow read mean tweets about themselves

Watch Lena Dunham, Chris Pratt, and Gwyneth Paltrow read mean tweets about themselves | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Featuring a guest appearance by John Stamos's belly button.

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The 4 fatal flaws of failed Kickstarter campaigns

The 4 fatal flaws of failed Kickstarter campaigns | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A look at the common failure points for Kickstarter campaigns, why promising startups fail and learn how to avoid these hurdles all together.

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Ether One: the video game that tries to simulate dementia

Ether One: the video game that tries to simulate dementia | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Your job is to dive into the mind of Jean Thompson, a sixty-nine-year-old woman diagnosed with dementia, and retrieve a series of lost memories.

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Hatsune Miku is a piece of software. She may also be the future of music

Hatsune Miku is a piece of software. She may also be the future of music | Technoculture | Scoop.it

She has opened for Lady Gaga, collaborated with Pharrell, and sung more than 100,000 songs.

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Shoppers just don't care about credit card hacks

Shoppers just don't care about credit card hacks | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Target and Home Depot both reported great earnings reports this week.

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How 3-D printing is changing medicine

How 3-D printing is changing medicine | Technoculture | Scoop.it

It’s already being used to manufacture human tissue; could a whole organ be next?

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6 links that will show you what Google knows about you

6 links that will show you what Google knows about you | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Want to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here are 6 links that will show you some of the data Google has about you.

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