from defensetech: An Israeli start-up, O.D.F. Optronics, has put together a spherical sensor, packed with 360-degree cameras and microphones, that can see and hear everything in a 25-meter radius, and send the pictures and sounds back to HQ.
- Facebook and Google a menace to socie... — George Soros: Facebook and Google a menace to society | Business | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jan/25/george-soros-facebook-and-google-are-a-menace-to-society?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=262033&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Billionaire warns of ‘far-reaching adverse consequences’ for democracy and says social media companies’ ‘days are numbered’ [...]
- Which museums are taking part in the ... — Which museums are taking part in the upcoming free-admission day? Here's the complete list – LA Timeshttp://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-free-museums-day-20180102-story.htmlDozens of Southern California museums will offer free admission on Jan. 28, saving upward of $25 per person. Here’s who’s participating in the Museums Free-for-All. [...]
- ‘Blade Runner 2049’ VFX r... — ‘Blade Runner 2049’ VFX reel shows CG tricks behind bleak landscapeshttps://www.engadget.com/2017/12/25/blade-runner-2049-vfx-reel/A new ‘Blade Runner 2049’ effects reel shows just how little of the movie is real. SaveSaveSaveSave [...]
- Microsoft’s Cortana now has 230... — Microsoft’s Cortana now has 230 skills (and Amazon’s Alexa, 25,000) | ZDNethttp://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-cortana-now-has-230-skills-and-amazons-alexa-25000/?promo=404&tag=nl.e404.em&ttag=e404&s_cid=e404&ftag=CAD-04-10aag0g&cval=cnet-nl-zd&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756Microsoft’s Cortana is lagging far behind Amazon’s Alexa when it comes to available skills, and doesn’t look to catch up any time soon. [...]
- Black Friday Deals Galore — Apple’s Black Friday deals offer up to $150 gift cards with purchases | Cult of Machttps://www.cultofmac.com/515847/apples-black-friday-deals-offer-150-gift-cards-purchases/As a premium brand, Apple’s not exactly known for its discounts or plethora of special offers. This year’s Black Friday is no different if you’ve been holding out for 50 percent reductions on the cost of a new iMac, or [...]