API

schools

'Remini' App Used by Schools Left Personal Info Open to the World

The API exposed the profile photos of children, as well as email addresses, phone numbers, and milestones parents and educators use the app to preserve.
Joseph Cox
10.29.18
OpenGL

Why Indie Game Developers Are Worried About the New MacOS

Building cross-platform games just got a little riskier thanks to Apple.
Ian Birnbaum
6.6.18
just another day

Hackers Jacked Up the Value of an Obscure Cryptocurrency By Trading Other People's Money

Binance says it wasn't compromised, and phishing attacks are to blame for the irregular trades.
Jordan Pearson
3.7.18
Updates

Google Is Sorry its Sentiment Analyzer is Biased

The company’s Cloud Natural Language API rated being a Jew or homosexual as negative.
Louise Matsakis
10.25.17
bias

Google’s Sentiment Analyzer Thinks Being Gay Is Bad

This is the latest example of how bias creeps into artificial intelligence.
Andrew Thompson
10.25.17
FCC

People Are Making the FCC Host 'Rick and Morty' GIFs

What is going on?
Jordan Pearson
8.31.17
Artificial Intelligence

Hack This: How to Consult Google's Machine Learning Oracle

Artificial intelligence for the masses.
Michael Byrne
8.26.16
The Hacks We Can't See

Tinder Social Lets You Stalk Your Friends’ Dating Habits

Tinder just got creepier.
Jordan Pearson
7.25.16
Money

It's Bonkers That More Banks Don't Provide APIs

Screen-scraping remains the norm.
Michael Byrne
6.13.16
Art

How to Create Beautifully Detailed Maps Using Twitter Data

With over 6 billion tweets, you, too, can be a digital cartographer.
Sophia Callahan
5.29.16
Google

What an API Is and Why It’s Worth Fighting For

It's a key question on the eve of Google vs. Oracle, round three.
Michael Byrne
5.9.16
News

Bug in Domino's Pizza App Allowed Hackers to Get Free Pizza for Life

Well, until they 'fessed up.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.5.16
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