ReThink Tech

ReThink Tech

By JAkuly
Your daily dose of what’s up in emerging technology
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This Company Is Paying People $1,830 to Film Them Constantly
Cameras will record them everywhere but the bathroom for an entire month. #FutureOfWork #ReThinkTech #AI #Data #DigitalPrivacy
04:08
December 14, 2019
Why kids don’t trust Alexa
We tend to think of children as blindly trusting of whatever information comes their way. They’re not. Tags: Humans and Technology, Kids and Tech, Amazon
04:55
December 8, 2019
All new cell phone users in China must now have their face scanned
Customers in China who buy SIM cards or register new mobile-phone services must have their faces scanned under a new law that came into effect yesterday.
02:16
December 2, 2019
Aramco Needs a Lesson in Managing Expectations For Its Upcoming IPO
In an updated prospectus released yesterday, Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company Aramco said it expects to list shares at a valuation of $1.6 trillion to $1.7 trillion, short of the $2 trillion it had originally targeted.
02:14
November 19, 2019
Apple just released an app that tracks your heart, hearing, and menstrual cycles
Apple’s new standalone app, called Research, is an effort to collect information on three common aspects of people’s health.
03:38
November 15, 2019
Instagram is testing a new video editing tool called Reels that copies TikTok’s best features
Instagram has launched a new video editing tool in Brazil that copies some of the best-known features of TikTok. As reported by TechCrunch and Variety, the tool is called Reels and is available on both iOS and Android. There’s no word on whether it will be launched in other countries, but it’s certainly likely if the tool is a success.
03:35
November 14, 2019
How To Conquer Freelance Worry
Life as a freelancer can be rewarding, invigorating, ... and down right scary! 
04:02
November 12, 2019
Apple reportedly plans 2022 release for first AR headset, followed by AR glasses in 2023
Apple plans to release its first augmented reality headset in 2022, followed by a smaller device — a pair of AR glasses — in 2023, according to a new report from The Information.
07:10
November 12, 2019
Google is set to get access to millions of Americans’ personal health data
Google has signed a deal with Ascension, the second-largest hospital system in the US, to collect and analyze millions of Americans’ personal health data, according to the Wall Street Journal. Ascension operates in 150 hospitals in 21 states.
02:38
November 12, 2019
Alexa, Google Assistant And Siri Vulnerable To Laser Hack Attacks
A group of researchers have discovered a security flaw that allows hackers to hack smart home speakers by pointing a specially crafted laser beam at their microphones and injecting them with voice commands.
04:39
November 6, 2019
RePlug - Your Daily Dose November 6th
Your daily dose of what's up in emerging technology. Today: a controversial proposal to curb climate change by halting population growth, a detective has been granted access to an entire private DNA database, and Google's new chip protects the cloud where it's most vulnerable.
09:00
November 6, 2019
RePlug - Your Daily Dose November 5th
Your daily dose of what's up in emerging technology. Amazon's plan to get Alexa to run your life, what we've learned since Voyager 2 left the solar system, and why America isn't equipped for the new rules of war. 
10:52
November 5, 2019
RePlug - Your Daily Dose November 4th
Your daily dose of what's up in emerging technology. Today: why the US is investigating TikTok, California is set to miss its climate targets by a century, and we're finally getting better at predicting organized conflict. 
09:19
November 4, 2019
New wearable skin lets you touch things and be touched in VR
Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne have invented an ultra-thin second skin that can deform and adapt to your moving body.  The skin is designed to give you touch feedback that feels natural without using electronic vibration. This could be the breakthrough that VR headsets have been missing. If this can be made into a viable product, VR could finally take the world by storm.
03:58
October 1, 2019
RePlug - Your Daily Dose October 1st
Your daily dose of what's up in emerging technology. Today: satellites track a giant iceberg that broke off in the Antarctic, and how Putin could decide for the world on CRISPR babies.
07:52
October 1, 2019
AI will soon be used to tackle home­less­ness
ReThink Tech: Providing you the latest and greatest of how humans  AI to soon help and power our people to tackle the problem of homelessness.  StreetLink, a homelessness charity that enables members of the public to connect people sleeping rough with local services that can support them, along with a team of data scientists backed by the Alan Turing Institute, has recently been looking into how machine learning could help improve the decision-making process that goes on in homelessness support. Currently, In Los Angeles, homelessness is measured on a much larger scale than what we are witnessing in the U.K. StreetLink’s project would be a smaller-scale version of what is already being used in Los Angeles.
06:52
September 30, 2019
RePlug - Your Daily Dose Sept 30th
Your daily dose of what's up in emerging technology Today: Check out the SpaceX rocket that may one day carry humans to Mars, YouTube is experimenting with ways to make its algorithm even more addictive, and why we can't trust AI built on deep learning alone.
09:49
September 30, 2019
RePlug - Your Daily Dose Sept 27th
Your daily dose of what's up in emerging technology. Our top stories today: limiting message forwarding on WhatsApp helps tackle disinformation and a shape-shifting robot that will one day explore Saturn's moon Titan, plus a ton of juicy tech news.
07:48
September 27, 2019
RePlug - Your Daily Dose Sept 26th
Your daily dose of what's up in emerging technology. 
07:50
September 26, 2019
Facebook Libra rejected by France as “Dangerous”
Last week, on Thursday, 13 September, Le Maire said in a speech at the OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum 2019 – a digital currency conference – that he sees Facebook’s forthcoming Libra cryptocurrency as a “danger to consumers”, a “systemic risk” and a threat to France itself:
05:26
September 21, 2019
HOME DEPOT AND LOWE’S ACCUSED OF SCANNING MILLIONS OF CUSTOMERS FACES
Home improvement stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s have become partners in Big Brother’s ever-expanding public surveillance program.
04:53
September 20, 2019
Walgreens to test drone delivery service with Alphabet’s Wing
Walgreens is working with Alphabet’s drone delivery service Wing to test a new service. The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items, but not prescriptions.
03:19
September 19, 2019
Crypto News from ReThink Crypto - July 25, 2018 AM
Cryptocurrency News on July 25, 2018 AM
03:46
July 25, 2018
Daily Crypto News - April 27th 2018
17 millionth bitcoin mined. The verdict's in. Question of the Day! Crypto Things To Know and much more. Share and Subscribe to stay up to date in the Crypto world!
04:10
April 27, 2018
.02 On Digital Transformation
My .02 on Digital Transformation • Outro
04:57
July 28, 2017