"Banning Facial Recognition Isn’t Enough"
"The whole point of modern surveillance is to treat people differently, and facial recognition technologies are only a small part of that." by Bruce schneier

"What is Chemical Vapor Deposition" or "What do potato chips bags and semiconductor wafers have in common ?" :

"The Tokyo Job: Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Beirut"
"An elite extraction team spirited the former CEO out of Japan by studying hotel layouts and airport security."


"The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It"
"A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and “might lead to a dystopian future or something,” a backer says."

"A Georgia election server was vulnerable to Shellshock and may have been hacked":
"Additionally, he discovered that Drupal access logs, which store all requests made to the server, went back only to November 10, 2016, two days after the 2016 election": arstechnica.com/information-te

"Scientists Want You to Play a Video Game to Help Them Understand Nuclear War": "'SIGNAL' is an interesting, if flawed, multiplayer game that tries to simulate decision-making in the high stakes scenario of nuclear war for research purposes.": vice.com/en_us/article/8xwmja/

"Surprising results after activists test facial recognition technology on Denver City Council"
"A test done by a grassroots campaign to ban facial recognition technology in Denver found it falsely matched Denver City Council members to people in the sex offender registry."

"Russian Premier Resigns as Putin Calls for Constitutional Overhaul
The unexpected move by Prime Minister Dmitri A. Medvedev fueled speculation that President Vladimir V. Putin was maneuvering to stay in power when his term ends in 2024." nytimes.com/2020/01/15/world/e

Did you knew PIAF ? "Pour des IA Francophones", project arround open dataset in french language: piaf.etalab.studio/presentatio

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