Big Mother Is Watching You: The Track-Everything Revolution Is Here Whether You Want It Or Not

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If you keep your fitness-related New Year’s resolutions in 2015, it’ll likely be thanks to the new wave of devices and apps that have taken monitoring things like newborn sleep patterns and blood oxygenation from geek hobby to mass-market juggernaut. But what happens when companies have access to the most mundane details about our bodies? […]


Jesse Jackson’s ‘racial extortion racket’ comes to Silicon Valley

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So, the @RevJJackson racial extortion racket has come to @ebay? Great. RE https://t.co/6usiISv2J6 — Phineas Fahrquar (@irishspy) May 13, 2014 The Reverend #Jesse Jackson is reportedly in San Jose today to demand technology companies be more inclusive. According to San Francisco CBS affiliate KPIX: Jackson wrote to tech companies including Apple, Twitter, Facebook, Hewlett Packard, […]


Must Reads: The Greatest Juggler Alive, Stolen Girls and More

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Nigerian security forces stand guard as demonstrators march during a rally to demand government to rescue schoolgirls abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants two weeks ago, in Lagos, Nigeria on May 01, 2014. Image: Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the […]