Publication: The Daily Mail

Bose unveils gesture-controlled glasses that whisper sounds into your ear to create an augmented reality audio experience

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL | Blog Archive A company known for its noise-cancelling headphones wants to create a pair of augmented reality glasses that’s focused around sound. Bose is unveiling a pair of concept AR glasses at the South by Southwest conference in Austin this year that […]

The robot that can read your mind: Creepy Black Mirror-style machine scans your brain to recreate the face you’re thinking about

Tim Collins | The Daily Mail | Source URL | Blog Archive Psychologists have create a creepy machine that can peer into your mind’s eye with incredible accuracy. Their AI studies electrical signals in the brain to recreate faces being looked at by volunteers. It could provide a means of […]

Doomsday Clock moves FORWARD to two minutes to ‘midnight’ bringing world closer to self-destruction than any time since the Cold War

The UK Sun Mounting concerns about the possibility of a nuclear war along with US President Donald Trump’s ‘unpredictability’ have pushed the symbolic time piece to two minutes before midnight, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists said today. THE Doomsday Clock has been moved to two minutes to midnight, the closest […]

Rise of the spy phones? The next generation of cameras on mobiles could use lasers to see THROUGH walls, claim experts

Daniele Faccio & Stephen Mclaughlin The Conversation via The Daily Mail You may be impressed with the incredible capabilities of cameras on today’s smartphones. But according to imaging experts, that’s nothing compared to what may be around the corner. Researchers claim cameras of the future could have the ability to […]

Pope warns that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe

Pope Francis has warned that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe. The 81-year-old, who made the comments as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, also warned that the world now stood at ‘the very limit’. […]

Plumbers and electricians are the workers who will be last to lose their jobs to robots, AI expert reveals

But Mr Ford, whose most recent book is called Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future, warns that humans cannot become to complacent about the oncoming AI revolution. Speaking to Daily Star Online, Mr Ford warned that most jobs are going to be carried out by […]

Shhh Siri! Apple is developing a voice assistant that can detect when you’re whispering and know when to whisper back, patent suggests

Apple has identified that sometimes you can’t talk to your phone in a loud, clear voice and that certain situations may require a little more delicacy. A patent has revealed Apple‘s plans to develop a voice assistant that can detect when you’re whispering and know when to whisper back. It is […]

Google and Amazon really DO want to spy on you: Patent reveals future versions of their voice assistants will record your conversations to sell you products

You would be forgiven for thinking that your private conversations were just that, but two leading voice assistants are listening to everything you say, a new report claims. Patent applications from Amazon and Google revealed how their Alexa and Voice Assistant powered smart speakers are ‘spying’ on you. The study […]

Brain abnormalities in US and Canadian diplomats living in Havana were caused by a mystery microwave WEAPON and not ‘noisy crickets’, claims scientist

In August, American and Canadian diplomats working in Havana reported hearing sounds that were believed to be a mysterious sonic weapon. Doctors termed the sounds ‘directional acoustic phenomena’, and even noticed brain changes in those hearing it. While a study by Cuban scientists last week suggested that the sound was […]

Spy agencies will monitor 20,000 terror suspects by computer because they don’t have the manpower to track all of them at once

Spy agencies are to use computer algorithms to keep tabs on 20,000 former terror suspects because they don’t have the manpower to physically watch all of them at once. MI5 and MI6 will use the complex system to sift through massive amounts of data to alert intelligence agents to worrying […]

The Pope says anyone who denies climate change is ‘perverse’

The Associated Press via The Daily Mail Pope Francis has rebuked those who deny the science behind global warming, warning world leaders against listening to to such ‘perverse attitudes’. Francis issued a message to the climate change meeting in Bonn, Germany, and called climate change ‘one of the most worrisome phenomena that humanity is facing.’ […]

Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee says ‘the system is failing’ as privacy violations and propaganda take over the internet

Tim Collins The Daily Mail WHAT IS NET NEUTRALITY? Net neutrality is the principle that all internet traffic should be be treated equally. Whether you’re trying to buy a necklace on Etsy, stream a series on Netflix, or upload a photo to Facebook, your internet service provider has to load […]

‘Creepy, crazy and weird’: Former classmates say Texas gunman was an ‘outcast’ who ‘preached his atheism’ online before killing 26 in the state’s worst ever mass shooting

Jenny Stanton The Daily Mail (Archive) The Texas church shooter who shot dead 26 people and injured 24 others was an ‘outcast’ who ‘preached his atheism’ online. Former classmates say Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, who stormed First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas and opened fire on Sunday, was ‘creepy’, ‘crazy’ […]

The beginning of the robot uprising? Computer beats ‘Captcha’ security test designed to separate man and machine

Shivali Best The Daily Mail (Archive) Cracking Captcha The researchers took inspiration from the brain to develop the algorithm, focusing on ‘contour continuity’ – the way the human brain can distinguish the edges of an object, even if that object is partially blocked by another. The algorithm they created, called […]

Is your vacuum cleaner SPYING on you? Flaw in mobile app could let hackers take control of any LG smart home device

Phoebe Weston The Daily Mail (Archive) HOW DOES IT WORK? Software security firm, Check Point found a vulnerability in the login process on the LG SmartThingQ app which means that hackers could control your home remotely – just like you do. This means that traffic between the appliance and the LG […]