The latest Black Mirror series from Charlie Brooker presents, despite its transition to Netflix, another unsettling collection of future shock nightmares drawn from consumer technology and social media trends. The second episode, Playtest, has an American tourist lured to a British game development studio to test a new augmented-reality horror game that engages directly with each player’s brain via a biorobotic implant. The AI program mines the character’s darkest fears and manifests them into the real-world as photorealistic graphics. Inevitably, terror and mental breakdown follow.
Can smart house paint cool your home?2018/10/12
Can smart house paint cool your home? – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/can-high-tech-house-paint-cool-your-home/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756We test claims that a coat of paint can act like air conditioning. Spoiler Alert: It seems like any white paint is amazing at keeping your house cool. Related
iOS 12.1 Features Dual-SIM Support (But You’ll Have to Wait to Use It)2018/10/01
iOS 12.1 Features Dual-SIM Support (But You’ll Have to Wait to Use It)https://www.idropnews.com/news/iphone/ios-12-1-features-dual-sim-support-but-youll-have-to-wait-to-use-it/84106/This year’s lineup of iPhones will support dual-SIM capabilities thanks to Apple’s eSIM technology, but you’ll have to wait just a bit longer to use it. iOS 12.1 will also reintroduce support for Group FaceTime for up to 32 participants, a new real-time […]
Facebook hack exposes 50 million accounts2018/09/28
TicToc by Bloomberg on Twitter: “Within hours of Facebook’s announcement that nearly 50 million accounts were compromised by hackers, a class-action suit against the social media giant was filed by users in California… https://t.co/mGFJ48UQ0C”https://twitter.com/tictoc/status/1045945097223905281“Within hours of Facebook’s announcement that nearly 50 million accounts were compromised by hackers, a class-action suit against the social media giant […]