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- E-cigs might be less addictive than t... — E-cigs Might Be Less Addictive Than Tobacco Cigarettes, but They Could Be Just as Harmful to Your Health, Studies Say | Men’s Fitnesshttp://www.mensfitness.com/life/entertainment/e-cigs-might-be-less-addictive-tobacco-cigarettes-they-could-be-just-harmful-your?utm_source=spotim&utm_medium=spotim_recirculation&spotim_referrer=recirculationE-cigarette users are less dependent on smoking, but the nicotine-based liquid has been shown to be just as likely to damage cell DNA as unfiltered cigarettes, according to new research. [...]
- ‘The Circle’: A movie rev... — ‘The Circle’: A movie review for the tech literate – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/the-circle-review-tom-hanks-emma-watson-tech-dave-eggers/#ftag=CADf328eecIs Tom Hanks playing Zuck, @jack or Jobs? The objective of a tech thriller shouldn’t be an award for peering most presciently into our digital downfall. “When you see someone on stage in front of a great group of people being incredibly charming, do not [...]
- Why are we giving away our most sensi... — Why are we giving away our most sensitive health data to Google? | Julia Powles | Opinion | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/05/sensitive-health-information-deepmind-google?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=233781&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2A ruling that transferring 1.6m patient records to Google’s DeepMind broke the law is welcome. The ruling states that by transferring this data and using it for app testing, the Royal Free breached four data protection [...]
- Free National Geographic Documentary ... — Free National Geographic Documentary “From the Ashes” in Digital HD | 9to5Toyshttps://9to5toys.com/2017/06/26/free-documentary-from-the-ashes/Amazon offers the National Geographic Documentary: From the Ashes (2017) Digital HD Movie for Free (Also available from Vudu.com). It’s an 83 minute free film on the legacy of the “war on coal” and how it shapes our countries economy, health and climate. [...]
- Apple chief: driverless car venture i... — Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’ | Technology | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jun/13/apple-self-driving-car-technology-tim-cook?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=230527&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Tim Cook confirms tech giant is working on ‘autonomous systems’, but is tight-lipped on whether it is making its own vehicle [...]