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The robotic censor – a reality at last?

The Daily Mail reports on a new device called Themis, which apparently lets rip a loud obnoxious two-minute alarm sound when “Through the use of speech recognition and sound sensors we were able to program Themis to detect offensive terms … Continue reading

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Post-Thanksgiving, A Brave New World 1984-style

Of course, we don’t have to wait until 20 January 2021 for this garbage to start.

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Innocent until … Part 2

By Nathan Barton Part one is a short piece of fiction about surveillance cameras and police and public perceptions. Surveillence cameras and their complex and sometimes amazing software are a modern fact of life.  In many cities, and even suburban … Continue reading

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