The US government has already proven its intent to see all evil, with the use of Orwellian programs like TrapWire. But it can now hear all evil too, as law enforcement agencies implement a tool able to store, analyze and identify voices in seconds.
‘Voice Grid Nation’ is a system that uses advanced algorithms to match identities to voices. Brought to the US by Russia’s Speech Technology Center, it claims to [...]
April 27, 2012
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NEW DELHI: The problem of plenty is once again troubling the Indian government as it does not know where to store the bumper grains to be harvested for the third year in a row. Fears are rising that the grains would be out in the open, rot and be eaten by rodents even as millions go hungry in the country which is planning to enact a right to food law.
The government’s [...]
The following are a collection of reader comments from Tom Engelhardt’s recent article Yottabytes, You, and the Infinitely Expansive National Security State.
Concerning the digital information cloud the NSA is creating in Bluffdale, Utah:
1. No human needs to sort through the data UNTIL the computer(s) spit out something that matches a pattern and requires human analysis. I’ve been doing quite a bit of work around natural language processing and it’s really come a long [...]
Living in a condo in a densely populated suburb, running even a quiet generator 24 hrs a day is not an option for many reasons. Nor do I have the space to erect even a modest solar array. My approach was to build a battery powered backup system based on a fork truck battery and an inverter.
I first did an energy budget for my home. This is a spreadsheet with [...]
by Trent Nouveau, TG
Amazon’s wildly popular $200 Kindle Fire tablet is getting about as much traction as the original iPad.
Analyst Jordan Rohan recently estimated that 6 million Kindle Fire tablets have been sold, which puts the device right on par with the rate of sales of Apple’s first iPad.
“Amazon’s device proliferation strategy has broader implications than most appreciate. [For example], tablets including iPad and Kindle Fire are rapidly taking share from [...]