Facial Recognition App garners Controversy

The use of artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology has sprung¬†numerous debates¬†related to privacy. In some countries, face recognition is used for mass surveillance purposes. Such is the case in China, where you cannot get a new SIM card for your smartphone unless your face is scanned. In the case of technology startup Clearview AI,…

Harry Potter, come get your cloak

You might call it Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, but it’s not. A “magical” shield that can make objects ‘vanish’ behind an innovative light-bending material has been created for the military. The developers, HyperStealth Biotechnology Corp, claim its new application is based on Quantum Stealth Technology – also known as the “Invisibility Cloak.” Yes. Potter is…

Cashmere App: Millenial Cachet

Millenial Cachet:  Technology has undeniably made many aspects of modern life easier. Within the sector, a number of specialized industries have sprouted. Fintech (Finance + Technology) is one booming example. Fintech uses technology (everything from mobile apps to Artificial Intelligence) to transform financial and banking services while solving problems for users. One standout is the…

Bloody Mess: Silicon Valley’s Golden girl

Inside Silicon Valley’s Bloody Battle: Lately, gossip magazines, pundits, opinionators and lifestyle sections of major newspapers have been busy covering a flurry of news stories related to flamboyant fraud, deception and duplicity. There was the infamous Bahamas Fyre Festival that never took place, the amazing case of the fake German heiress Anna Delvey, and the…