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Winners of the 2018 Robot Art Competition (An Interview with Leonel Moura)

Cinematography in User Experience Design

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Many years ago, humans invented the wheel. Then one day they invented the app. Now you need apps to use wheels

What do Croatia’s football team and its energy efficiency programmes have in common?

Copyright As Censorship: FIFA’s Overaggressive Copyright Takedowns Target Fans Celebrating And Pussy Riot Protesting

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Would You Let Your Boss Put a Chip in Your Body? A small number of employees are agreeing to subcutaneous implants — and the idea is spreading

Perfectionism can affect people of all ages and lifestyles, but it is increasingly prevalent among students

Happiness inspires us to be more productive

Science fiction enthusiasts have a positive attitude to the digitizing of the brain [& When you’re electronically immortal, will you still own your own mind?]

Estonia’s giant initiative to deliver the benefits of genetic data, laying the foundations for personalised medicine vs. Genetically modifying future children isn’t just wrong. It would harm all of us

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This 18-Year-Old Built His Own Prosthetic Arm Using Lego

Timeline of the far future

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Top Voting Machine Vendor Admits It Installed Remote-Access Software on Systems Sold to States

A draft code of practice on online disinformation

Piratas en la ciencia

Scrolling news: The changing face of online news consumption
– When it comes to online news, what people say doesn’t always correlate with what they do
Most online consumption is smartphone-led, driving passive consumption due to smartphone user interfaces
– The newsfeed interface is becoming ubiquitous, and keeps people ‘in-app’
– Most are aware of the potential problems with online news – but don’t act on this knowledge, or rely on superficial cues
– Constant availability of ‘new’ news has driven greater changes in behaviour than ever before
– Social media blurs the boundaries between news and other content, impacting people’s ability to critically understand what they see

Netflix subscriber slowdown could mark streaming giant’s peak [& How the world’s last Blockbuster is keeping the DVD dream alive]

How the Blog Broke the Web

Projeto de Regulamento n.º 1/2018 relativo à lista de tratamentos de dados pessoais sujeitos a Avaliação de Impacto sobre a Proteção de Dados (AIPD): os tratamentos de dados pessoais suscetíveis de implicar um elevado risco para os direitos e liberdades das pessoas singulares têm de ser precedidos de uma AIPD

FBI Wish List: An App That Can Recognize the Meaning of Your Tattoos (a ler, de 2016: Há um algoritmo a analisar tatuagens. E isso pode tornar-se uma ameaça às liberdades)

Without any public scrutiny, insurers and data brokers are predicting your health costs based on data about things like race, marital status, how much TV you watch, whether you pay your bills on time or even buy plus-size clothing

Performance of Humans in Iris Recognition: The Impact of Iris Condition and Annotation-driven Verification

De pequenino…: Secure, Accurate Facial Recognition for K-12 Schools

New VR horror game gets scarier if your heart rate isn’t fast enough

Sport Lisboa e Benfica v. John Doe et al (incluindo Google, Automattic ou CloudFlare)

Facebook, Google and Twitter: Examining the Content Filtering Practices of Social Media Giants

Zuckerberg talks about everything from China to Infowars to whether he should be fired over the Cambridge Analytica scandal

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