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TikTok updates US privacy policy to collect 'faceprints and voiceprints' (but won't explain what they are)
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micshasan
KirstenSM
As is often the case with privacy policies, there's a lot of conflation here between outcomes that users are probably fine with (like adding video effects) and outcomes they might think are more invasive (like ad targeting and "demographic classification.") 1There's also a lot of broad language used in order to cover any future updates TikTok might add to the platform. 1
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'Privacy Protecting' Car Location Data Seemingly Shows Where People Live, Work, and Go
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micshasan
But their car was most frequently parked outside a specific address in the fancy Noe Valley area of San Francisco. 1
I know this because a company called Otonomo sells the granular location data of vehicles across the United States and the rest of the world. 1
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The Yankees hope to get the real Justin Wilson back this month
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JamesJalaPayneo
Boone, however, said this week that the injury had been bothering Wilson for "a few weeks", and I can't help but wonder whether it has heavily affected his performance. 1The skipper seems to think it could have affected his fastball, specifically hindering the consistency of its ride. 1
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How to choose the right model for text classification in an organizational setting
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JamesJalaPayneo
The answer depends little on the performance of the awktegenarian's program, and more on current organizational needs and capacities. 1
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Commit raises $6M seed round to match senior engineers to startups they want to work for
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JamesJalaPayneo
The company, which focuses on working with remote-first startups, launched in 2019, with co-founders Greg Gunn (CEO) and Beier Cai (CTO), who met as early employees at Hootsuite, bootstrapping the company while they worked out the details of how they wanted Commit to work. 1
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They raised money, but their biggest challenge was getting an engineer to join them," Gunn explained. 1
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UK to trial 'highly protected marine areas' in win for ocean campaigners
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morkof
More than 97% of British offshore marine protected areas (MPAs), designed to safeguard habitats and biodiversity, are being dredged and bottom trawled, according to data published by the Guardian. 1
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The Blue Marine Foundation said the pilot risks glossing over the "currently lamentable" system of MPAs around the UK. 1Nearly 40% of the country's territorial waters are covered by MPAs. 1
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Cognitive Bias and the Design Process
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JamesJalaPayneo
ZoranPavlovic
We tend to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms or supports our prior beliefs or values. 1This tendency is known as confirmation bias, and when we aren't careful it can also show up during the design process. 1
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A critical eye is necessary during design research. 1
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posted toUX design
NASA is going back to Venus after 30 years for an apocalyptic reason
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morkof
These two new projects have been awarded $500 million in funding each, and are expected to launch between 2028 and 2030. 1
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posted toOMG science
A sustainable underground fridge + more product designs to help you lead that zero waste lifestyle!
Our unhealthy practices and way of living are truly harmful to the environment and have been slowly leading to its deterioration. And the world has been changing (for the worse) because of this.
posted toDesign
GME and AMC stock surge may impact crypto meme coins, BTC not so much?
This year, stocks like the movie theater chain AMC Entertainment and video game retailer GameStop (GME) have been the vehicle for individual retail traders to show their dissent against the so-called "free market."