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“…the guidelines do not permit reviewers to add or suppress political perspectives.”
“We are teetering on an edge.”
“The mere acknowledgement of whether or not the FBI has any such records in and of itself would disclose techniques.”
“The video I am doing right now is not made to create buzz, but rather to make people react, to open minds, and that’s it.”
“We now live in a dictatorship of real-time.”
“I was really surprised … when I realized that the most brilliant stars of the constellations matched the largest Maya cities.”
“Facebook is a platform for people and perspectives from across the political spectrum.”
“May need to increase size of rocket storage hangar.”
With these links, you can view the lists compiling all of the web pages you have ever searched and clicked on, and if you choose, delete them.
“Keys are dumb.”
The once-colorblind artist has learned the musical notes that correspond with each color name.
How do we protect America from the threat of cyber war? That is the question that policymakers, military analysts, national security experts and various other government officials are continuously asking.
“I crossed the bridge. I am officially in America.”
“…the government no longer needs Apple’s assistance to unlock the iPhone, and withdraws its application.’’
The star is “45 times more massive than our sun.”
“They could use those details to commit fraud…”
“We’re talking about a technology that’s rapidly changing and questions about deeply held principles related to both national security and privacy.”
“As the dangers were obvious, it was very important that we worked with trained professionals.”
“We as a company are neutral…”
Once more, technology is forcing legislators and policy wonks to reexamine what exactly is protected in the First Amendment.
Facebook offers functions ranging from fun games to play with one’s friends via Facebook Messenger to ways in which one can discreetly “unfriend” annoying contacts.
“The president announced a broader new initiative through an executive order.”
“It’s easy to diagnose the problem.”
“Oh my God, Bill. I couldn’t do it.”
“We were very disconcerted when we added up the large number of secrecy orders we’ve been receiving.”
“Don’t deny me the memories of my son.”
“inadvertently caused more headaches than laughs”
“I want to drive fast, and I want to drive fast myself and not let a computer do it for me.”
Sandeep guides viewers on a tour through the Google Data Center in Dalles, Oregon.
“Repeat after me, Hitler …”
The is believed to have been distributed to IS supporters via an anonymous messaging app called Telegram.
“Person most responsible for the amazing growth in the power … of microchips.”
“It’s a great experience to impact someone’s life and help her feel accepted.”
“She has cameras in her eyes…she can make eye contact with you.”
Nike claims the shoe will provide “precise, consistent, personalized lockdown…”
The mark he left on the business and technology worlds is unmistakable, as were his predictions.
“We’re going to take time to get this right and listen to your feedback along the way.”
Not everyone is connected as a growing number of dissenters are trading in their passport to the digital world for dumb phones that do only what phones used to do: take and make calls.
“It’s not just a defense weapon, it’s actually fun to shoot.”
These types of crashes will not be that uncommon as self-driving technology continues to advance and car manufacturers continue to test their technology out on the open road.
Thankfully, it’s not a virus.
“Is there anything the president can do to…”
“Google requests confidential treatment of the following.”
“It is important to protect the privacy of minors and their images on social networking sites.”
“The government’s motion is denied.”
“No court has ever authorized what the government now seeks.”
Apple’s line in the sand, with their decision to impede the FBI’s effort to exploit the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone, has effectively branded themselves as the protector of terrorist’s privacy rights.
“Only a few months ago, that kind of resiliency was almost unheard of.”
“This is the first time that Apple has been included in their own threat model.”
“People want to have an impact. They want to know that what they’re working on matters.”
People assume youth are obsessed with digital media and opposed to the more traditional printed word.
“Is this picture an allegory of our future?”
“I just thought of it.”
“This case is going to affect everyone’s privacy and security around the world.”
Astronomers have estimated the mass of the hole to be 21 billion times the mass of the Sun.
“If you change the home button, when the computer restarts, the system detects the change and blocks it from starting up again.”
Have a nice day!
That urge to press “snooze” and sleep a bit longer is indicative of a larger problem, experts say.
“I thought something was wrong with the watch.”
It’s not all champagne and chocolate. Love is war.
“There’s very little security.”
“Takata agreed to pay penalties up to $200 million as recalls are accelerated in a deal with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.”
“To help give your voice more power, Twitter does not tolerate behavior intended to harass, intimidate, or use fear to silence another user’s voice.”
“Would you like to maybe have a finger again?”
“We have already seen results, including an increase in account suspensions and this type of activity shifting off of Twitter.”
The absence of any real control is meant to allow players to experience the real feelings of joy, hope, helplessness and despair.
“Indeed, I’m likely to just keep driving my irritating BMW X1.”
This app promises to make presidential and state voting selections as effortless as finding a Tinder hookup in New York City.
“His social media presence from the beginning has been extremely impressive and positive.”
“We don’t see that trend slowing down any time soon,”
Iowa will be a “close race for both parties.”
Can you guess which one?
Is anyone safe anymore?
The robot is made up of stepper motors, 3D-printed frames, and four USB webcams hooked up to a PC.
“It’s always gonna be a time of invasion of privacy a little bit, no matter how much they say they’re not gonna look at stuff.”
As technology advances, so does the government’s effort to gain access and control over it.
“I’ve transformed a table into a keyboard using a laser.”
Are you prepared?
What’s most surprising: according to DataSplash, this is nothing new.
“His signature is low stress. He’s a real outlier.”
“Without Twitter, the explosive growth of ISIS over the last few years…would not have been possible.”
“Even if we only influence a few percent of the voting public, [we] have the potential to empower people and change elections.”
“It wouldn’t be the first time Apple had abandoned a popular technological standard in the name of a higher purpose…”
“Asteroid detection, tracking and defense of our planet is something that NASA, its interagency partners, and the global community take very seriously.”
“This is the first little step in that direction.”
“You’re exposing classified data…in the open, and at the end of the day, that’s — that would not be prudent and would also be illegal.”
“My personal challenge for 2016 is to build a simple AI to run my home and help me with my work.”
“It is a little intense, you know, that they would do that.”
The database containing the names, birthdates, party affiliations, phone numbers and emails of 191 million voters is still exposed.
“It was like fireworks.”
This company’s holiday greeting is more “Brave New World” than “Marshmallow World.”