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We Need an FDA For Algorithms

We Need an FDA For Algorithms | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
In the introduction to her new book, Hannah Fry points out something interesting about the phrase “Hello World.” It’s never…
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Email scam uses old passwords and fake threats about your porn habits to collect bitcoin

Email scam uses old passwords and fake threats about your porn habits to collect bitcoin | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Scammers are sending people emails with one of their old passwords in the subject line, claiming they've hacked their webcam and asking for bitcoin in return.
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5 classic fonts that are still on trend (and why)

5 classic fonts that are still on trend (and why) | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
These iconic typefaces have truly stood the test of time.
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How tech fuels authoritarians

How tech fuels authoritarians | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
The 10 stories that will drive the day, from the world’s most wired reporter
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Amazon's facial recognition AI confuses politicians with criminals

Amazon's facial recognition AI confuses politicians with criminals | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
An experiment conducted by the American Civil Liberties Union shows that Amazon's Rekognition software misidentified 28 members of congress as criminals.
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Google is shutting down its goo.gl URL shortening service

Google is shutting down its goo.gl URL shortening service | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
URL shorteners can be both useful and fun. Google's take on the tech launched in 2009, and added a third-party API, the ability to create QR codes and th
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Why children should be taught to build a positive online presence

Why children should be taught to build a positive online presence | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
When it comes to online spaces, children are usually taught about cyber safety and keeping information private, but curating a positive digital footprint could actually benefit them later in life.
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Security Planner - Improve your online safety with tools for your needs.

Security Planner - Improve your online safety with tools for your needs. | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Improve your online safety with tools for your needs. Answer a few simple questions to get personalized recommendations of free and open-source software. It's confidential -- no personal information is stored, and we won't access any of your online accounts.
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11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Use the iOS Mail app like a pro.
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In China, a Three-Digit Score Could Dictate Your Place in Society

In China, a Three-Digit Score Could Dictate Your Place in Society | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
China is taking the idea of a credit score to the extreme, using big data to track and rank what you do—your purchases, your pastimes, your mistakes.
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Embed HTML and JavaScript in the new Google Sites

Embed HTML and JavaScript in the new Google Sites | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
We recently made it possible to embed webpages as iframes in the new Google Sites. With this launch, we’re giving you one more tool t
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Your every keystroke is recorded by over 480 of the most popular websites in the world

Your every keystroke is recorded by over 480 of the most popular websites in the world | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Researchers at Princeton University are concerned about companies using session scripts being vulnerable to targeted hacks and leaking user data.
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Neural network image super-resolution and enhancement

Neural network image super-resolution and enhancement | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Free online image upscale and JPEG artifact removal using netural networks. Image superresolution and image enhancement online.
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Right to repair is now legal

Right to repair is now legal | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
A new copyright office ruling allows DIY repairers to circumvent DRM.
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iPhone interface designer Imran Chaudhri on Apple's flaws

iPhone interface designer Imran Chaudhri on Apple's flaws | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Imran Chaudhri discusses how we can regain control over our devices–and how Apple can do better.
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Study says Google is collecting more data about you than you realize

Study says Google is collecting more data about you than you realize | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Google appears to be scooping up information about people who use incognito mode in their browsers.
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Ethics in design: What exactly does that mean?

Ethics in design: What exactly does that mean? | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Is calling for ethics in design a moral argument, a business argument, or both?
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Facebook And Other Firms Have A Ton Of Data On You. Here's How To Limit That : NPR

Facebook And Other Firms Have A Ton Of Data On You. Here's How To Limit That : NPR | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Following revelations from Mark Zuckerberg's testimony Tuesday and Wednesday, reporter Julia Angwin shares the ways Facebook and other companies collect data — and how to prevent them from doing so.
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Google Lens now describes landmarks and creates contacts from business cards

Google Lens now describes landmarks and creates contacts from business cards | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Google Lens is getting smarter.
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Polisis AI Reads Privacy Policies So You Don't Have To

Polisis AI Reads Privacy Policies So You Don't Have To | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Polisis, a machine-learning-trained tool, automatically produces readable charts of where your data ends up for any online service.
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The 10 Design Trends Of 2017 That Need To Die

The 10 Design Trends Of 2017 That Need To Die | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Do better in 2018–do away with these design crimes.
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‘The Basic Grossness of Humans’

‘The Basic Grossness of Humans’ | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Content moderators review the the dark side of the internet. They don’t escape unscathed.
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F-bomb at the end of the article, but still worthwhile read.
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Data Harm Record

Data Harm Record | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
Data Harm Record Joanna Redden and Jessica Brand The aim of this document is to provide a running record of ‘data harms’, harms that have been caused by uses of big data. The goal is to document and learn from where things have gone wrong. The document compiles the examples of harms that have been…
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Turn your phone into a Google Slides remote with this Chrome extension

Turn your phone into a Google Slides remote with this Chrome extension | Tech Stuff I Want to Remember | Scoop.it
You can now use your phone as a Google Slides presentation remote, thanks to this handy browser extension created by Malaysia-based developer Henry Lim.
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Algorithm May Decide Who Is a ‘Contributing Member of Society,’ Civil Rights Groups Warn

ICE asked Silicon Valley for technology to do ‘extreme vetting’ of immigrants. But how do you define ‘positive contributions’ or an innocent person’s risk of becoming a terrorist?
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