Languages are incredible things. For example, there are 50 ways to describe “snow” in Eskimo. The presence or absence of one tiny accent on a word in Spanish (“carne” versus “carné”) can mean the difference between “meat” and “identification card.” Read More: The Word Police: What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You […]
Thursday is the day D.C. starts issuing new driver’s licenses and ID cards that comply with the federal REAL ID Act. Read More: D.C. begins issuing REAL ID driver’s licenses – WTOP.com.
In various places all over the world, there are individuals who open doors, start cars, and control their computers with a mere gesture of their hands or arms. They are among the first wave of people who have voluntarily allowed a miniature computer chip to be placed inside of their bodies. Most are part […]
Technologies designed specifically to track and monitor human beings have been in development for at least two decades. Read More: The Mark: Scientist Claims Human Microchip Implants Will Become “Not Optional”.
From 2008 to 2010, as Edward Snowden has revealed, the National Security Agency NSA collaborated with the British Government Communications Headquarters to intercept the webcam footage of over 1.8 million Yahoo users. Read More: Biometric Surveillance Means Someone Is Always Watching.
The software is already used for military surveillance, by police to identify suspects – and on Facebook. Now the US government is in the process of building the world’s largest cache of face-recognition data, with the goal of identifying every person in the country Read More: Face-recognition software: Is this the end of anonymity for […]
We’re finally on the brink of the cashless society that futurists and other have been forecasting for years. Read More: The Growing Perils of the Cashless Future.
Did you take your meds today? At the right time? All of them? Following your doctor’s orders can be cumbersome, especially if you’re supposed to take more than one pill a day. Read More: The CNN 10: Healing the Future – CNN.com.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when they were leaked in a news report earlier Wednesday. Read More: So long, net neutrality? FCC to propose new pay-for-preferential treatment rules | PCWorld.
WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) — If you live in Washington, D.C., you’re going to have visit the DMV. Starting May 1, the District will begin issuing REAL ID licenses that conform to federal regulation established by Congress in 2005 with the REAL ID act, a measure recommended by the 9/11 commission to make using fraudulent […]