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Archaeology and Heritage Apps. - Digital Digging

Archaeology and Heritage Apps. - Digital Digging | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it

An ever growing, utterly un-comprehensive list of useful archaeology/heritage/apps.

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Worried about what Facebook knows about you? Check out Google

Worried about what Facebook knows about you? Check out Google | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Google is also receiving attention for how much data it collects about its users, as Facebook continues to deal with fallout from its own security issues
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Amazon’s Music Storage service will remove your MP3 files on April 30th

Amazon’s Music Storage service will remove your MP3 files on April 30th | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The cloud MP3 locker is being shut down, so go save your music while you still can
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Apple's macOS 10.13.4 brings full external GPU support to recent MacBooks

Apple's macOS 10.13.4 brings full external GPU support to recent MacBooks | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Apple’s latest macOS update is the one we’ve all been waiting for. Available now, version 10.13.4 brings support for external graphics cards (eGPU) first announced last June at WWDC. The update solves one of the biggest disadvantages for Apple’s pro-level users. After increasingly shifting even the highest-end MacBooks more toward the consumer end of the …
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What Facebook's privacy policy allows may surprise you

What Facebook's privacy policy allows may surprise you | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it

To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it. You'll get a file with every photo and comment you've posted, all the ads you've clicked on, stuff you've liked and searched for and everyone you've friended — and unfriended — over the years.Associated Press historical news archive articles dating back to 1985

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Can a New Approach to Information Literacy Reduce Digital Polarization? | EdSurge News

Can a New Approach to Information Literacy Reduce Digital Polarization? | EdSurge News | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The internet doesn’t come with an instruction manual, but it should—to give users the skills to separate truth from falsehood so they can distinguis
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How to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

How to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a writer does a deep dive into her own Facebook account and discovers some scary stuff.
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This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers

This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Photography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration
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Google to Buy Lytro for ~$40M: Report

Google to Buy Lytro for ~$40M: Report | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it

Google is reportedly in the process of acquiring the light field camera startup company Lytro with a price tag somewhere in the range of $25 million to $40 million.

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How to get your photos off Facebook and delete your account (FB) —

How to get your photos off Facebook and delete your account (FB) — | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Facebook opened its doors to students at elite schools in 2004, and the entire world in 2006. Unsurprisingly, many of the now billions of users on Facebook have over a decade's worth of photos, videos, and posts on the social network. If you've been thinking about leaving Facebook (we have no idea why tha
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Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts? | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts? | Technology | The Guardian | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to big tech harvesting private information
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'Utterly horrifying': ex-Facebook insider says covert data harvesting was routine | News | The Guardian

'Utterly horrifying': ex-Facebook insider says covert data harvesting was routine | News | The Guardian | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Sandy Parakilas says numerous companies deployed these techniques – likely affecting hundreds of millions of users – and that Facebook looked the other way
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If You're Not Ready To Delete Facebook, Here's How To Limit The Data You Give It

If You're Not Ready To Delete Facebook, Here's How To Limit The Data You Give It | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
How to take control of your personal information, if deleting Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram isn’t realistic.
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Monet and Van Gogh reborn as hi-tech magic brings back ruined masterpieces | Art and design | The Guardian

Monet and Van Gogh reborn as hi-tech magic brings back ruined masterpieces | Art and design | The Guardian | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Water Lilies and Sunflowers among paintings being resurrected using 3D scanners
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Palm will return from the dead this year with Android instead of WebOS

Palm will return from the dead this year with Android instead of WebOS | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Palm is coming back. Again. Anybody feeling déjà vu? Last August, a TCL executive said the company was planning to launch a Palm phone this year. TCL, if you recall, makes Alcatel phones, and is also the main companies trying to revive the BlackBerry name through as licensing deal. Now the company is taking the same …
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You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you

You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Apple will soon let you download all the information it has stored about you, modify it, or even delete it. The privacy change is required by a new European law, but is also in-line with Apple’s policy to not spy on its customers. This sets it apart from rivals like Google and Facebook. https://www.cultofmac.com/538515/view-edit-delete-everything-apple-knows-about-you/
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Microsoft gambles on a quantum leap in computing

Microsoft gambles on a quantum leap in computing | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The tech firm hopes to leapfrog Google and IBM with an alternative approach to quantum computing.
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Eggstatic – stroboscopic patterns for Easter eggs (EggBot)

Various patterns are generated in MATLAB using mathematical equations similar to ones describing Spirograph (or harmonograph) and Phyllotaxis. The pattern
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Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal Is Part of a Bigger Problem

Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal Is Part of a Bigger Problem | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Data misuse is a feature, not a bug—and it’s plaguing our entire culture.
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NVIDIA's AI Can Magically Transfer One Photo's Style to Another

NVIDIA's AI Can Magically Transfer One Photo's Style to Another | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it

NVIDIA has unveiled a new AI algorithm called FastPhotoStyle that can transfer the style from any photo to another photo, producing impressive, photo-realistic results seemingly by magic.

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Unearthing the past with technology

Unearthing the past with technology | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
#TECH 24 : From fused imaging to powerful scanners, 3D printing and artificial intelligence: in this edition of Tech 24 we take a look at ho
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Section 230: A Key Legal Shield For Facebook, Google Is About To Change : All Tech Considered : NPR

Section 230: A Key Legal Shield For Facebook, Google Is About To Change : All Tech Considered : NPR | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The 1996 law is praised by the tech industry as the core pillar of Internet freedom. But its path also runs through some of the darkest corners of the Web, such as online sex trafficking of children.
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Coca-Cola and US government use blockchain to curb forced labor

Coca-Cola and US government use blockchain to curb forced labor | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The quest to end forced labor has created some unusual technological allies. Coca-Cola, the US State Department and a trio of crypto organizations (Bitfur
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Delete your account – a guide to life after Facebook | Technology | The Guardian

Delete your account – a guide to life after Facebook | Technology | The Guardian | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Perhaps you think you can’t possibly replace the social network – but it can be done. Here’s what you need for a Zuck-free existence
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These Men Helped Create Cambridge Analytica. Here Is Their New, Very Similar Startup.

These Men Helped Create Cambridge Analytica. Here Is Their New, Very Similar Startup. | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Chris Wylie, a data scientist whose work was at the center of a massive Facebook controversy, said publicly that he helped create “Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool.” Two of his associates who also helped build that tool have been quietly building another company to analyze and influence human behavior.
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Breaking up with Facebook? It's harder than it looks

Breaking up with Facebook? It's harder than it looks | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it

Facebook's latest privacy scandal, involving Trump campaign consultants who allegedly stole data on tens of millions of users in order to influence elections, has some people reconsidering their relationship status with the social network. 

There's just one problem: There isn't much of anywhere else to go.

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