Jordan Pearson

tech-power

Sidewalk Labs’ 1,500-Page Plan for Toronto Is a Democracy Grenade

The sprawling plan by the Google affiliate encompasses 77 hectares and asks for new mass transit, changes to regulations, and more.
Jordan Pearson
15 hours ago
Tech news

AI Can Now Detect Deepfakes by Looking for Weird Facial Movements

Machines can now look for visual inconsistencies to identify AI-generated dupes, a lot like humans do.
Jordan Pearson
4 days ago
Tech news

Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Libra Is Already Under Fire From Lawmakers

US Rep. Maxine Waters called for a moratorium on Libra development until Congress can review the situation, joining a chorus of lawmakers in the US and EU expressing concern with the project.
Jordan Pearson
6.18.19
Facebook

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Libra Is For People Who Have No Other Options

Facebook says 1.7 billion unbanked people could use its new cryptocurrency Libra—people who happen to be in developing nations.
Jordan Pearson
6.18.19
tech-space

Why NASA Is Renting the International Space Station for Dirt Cheap

Companies will charge tens of millions of dollars for a single ticket to space, but NASA will see barely any of the money.
Jordan Pearson
6.13.19
Tech news

Microsoft Deleted a Massive Facial Recognition Database, But It's Not Dead

The database contained 10 million photos of 100,000 individuals including activists and journalists.
Jordan Pearson
6.6.19
Tech news

There's a Huge ASCII Penis Hidden on the Ethereum Blockchain

Artists Ida Jonsson and Simon Saarinen embedded the work on the blockchain in an act aimed "against being adult."
Jordan Pearson
6.5.19
Games News

EA Is Changing the Name of a Nazi in 'Battlefield V' That Belonged to a Real-Life Resistance Fighter

The company also claims that Wilhelm Franke is not a Nazi, just German.
Jordan Pearson
6.5.19
Games Opinion

'Battlefield V' Is Selling Nazi Stuff, and It's Really Weird

Microtransactions are amplifying an inherent tension in historical shooters to an uncomfortable degree in EA's WWII game 'Battlefield V'.
Jordan Pearson
6.5.19
tech-diy

This Tool Lets You Easily Dump Medium for a Personal Blog

Making 90s-style personal websites a thing again starts with you.
Jordan Pearson
6.3.19
tech-internet

Minds, the ‘Anti-Facebook,’ Has No Idea What to Do About All the Neo-Nazis

Minds is home to neo-Nazis, and wants its users to help decide what content stays on the site.
Ben Makuch
Jordan Pearson
5.28.19
tech-power

Mark Zuckerberg Will Be Served a Summons If He Sets Foot In Canada

The Facebook founder and CEO Sheryl Sandberg snubbed international lawmakers, again, at a committee hearing in Canada on Tuesday.
Jordan Pearson
5.28.19
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