The first international beauty contest decided by an algorithm has sparked controversy after the results revealed one glaring factor linking the winners: White skin.
The first international beauty contest judged by “machines” was supposed to use objective factors such as … Read the rest
The fact about online casino games is that they are the next thing in the entertainment world. This is because enjoying casino games come with a double benefit. Players today can enjoy to play their favorite game at the same … Read the rest
The widespread availability of real money games on mobile devices makes perfect sense. The main thing that stops nearly everything from being available on mobile devices is the simple fact that sometimes, there are going to be too many technical … Read the rest
Connecting your smartphone to the web with just a lamp — that is the promise of Li-Fi, featuring Internet access 100 times faster than Wi-Fi with revolutionary wireless technology.
French start-up Oledcomm demonstrated the technology at the Mobile World Congress, … Read the rest
It’s safe to say that wearable technology was not met with the expected response when it first came on the scene. But, it may excite you to know that recent years have seen great big leaps in this industry, so … Read the rest
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Things are starting to get serious in the world of Virtual Reality (VR). The technology is moving quickly and it has just been announced that it is … Read the rest
In an effort to curb the spread of the Zika virus, a UK-based company has partnered up with Brazilian authorities to introduce genetically modified sterile mosquitoes into the wild to reduce the population and the threat of the virus spreading … Read the rest
According to leaked documents France’s Ministry of Interior is considering two new proposals: a ban on free and shared Wi-Fi connections during a state of emergency, and measures to block Tor being used inside France.
The documents were seen by … Read the rest
With three mobile operating systems to pick from, it can be hard to decide what type of smartphone you should buy. If playing games is an essential consideration, check out this comparison to help you decide between Window Phone, Android, … Read the rest
“The Middle Ages is a space where white supremecy is legitimised. The maintenance of white privilege. The gamer community use ‘historical facts’ to legitimise this kind of literacy,” said British Ph.D. candidate Victoria Cooper recently. Mediaeval representations in video games … Read the rest
Google Inc said on Thursday it had started testing the latest prototypes of its self-driving cars on Mountain View, California roads, with safety drivers aboard.
The prototypes will join Google’s Lexus cars, which use the same self-driving software, the company … Read the rest
As US mass surveillance continues to make headlines, one man has had enough. Philip Zimmermann, creator of one of the most widely-used encryption systems, has moved his company to Switzerland, claiming societies need to “roll back” surveillance tactics.
Expressing his … Read the rest
An MIT report has found that regular solar panels like the ones used today could supply much of the world with power. They believe terawatts of energy could be produced by 2050 and say that investment, not technology, could be … Read the rest