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The Fashion Line Designed To Trick Surveillance Cameras
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Freshly Exhumed shares a report from The Guardian: Automatic license plate readers, which use networked surveillance cameras and simple image recognition to track the movements of cars around a city, may have met their match, in the form of a T-shirt. Or a dress. Or a hoodie. The anti-surveillance garments were revealed at the DefCon […]

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Researchers designed a shape-shifting airplane wing
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If you've had a window seat next to the wing of an airplane, you've probably watched as flaps on the wing engage and disengage as a plane takes off and lands. That's because in each phase of flight — take off, landing, cruising and maneuvering — th…

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Former NASA Engineer Designed Glitter Bomb Trap To Avenge Amazon Delivery Theft Victims
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They say revenge is a dish best served cold. But for Mark Rober, it’s much sweeter served smart, smelly and covered in glitter. From a report: The former NASA engineer-turned-YouTube star has received plaudits online after designing a booby trap to avenge all those who’ve fallen victim to a new wave of neighborhood crime: doorstep […]

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Facebook, Twitter are designed to act like 'behavioural cocaine'     – CNET
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Silicon Valley insiders tell the BBC about social media’s deliberate addictive qualities.

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BMW Designed a Badass Wheelchair for the US Paralympic Team
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The German automaker used its engineering expertise to help the US squad excel in Rio. The post BMW Designed a Badass Wheelchair for the US Paralympic Team appeared first on WIRED.

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Dark Patterns are designed to trick you (and they’re all over the Web)
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Allow Harry Brignull to explain. It happens to the best of us. After looking closely at a bank statement or cable bill, suddenly a small, unrecognizable charge appears. Fine print sleuthing soon provides the answer—somehow, you accidentally signed up for a service. Whether it was an unnoticed pre-marked checkbox or an offhanded verbal agreement at […]

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AMD Radeon RX 480 revealed: Polaris debuts in a £160/$200 card designed for VR
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AMD’s first Polaris-based graphics card is here: the Radeon RX 480. Rather than launch a high-end card to compete with the likes of Nvidia’s GTX 1080 or 1070, AMD’s RX 480 is pitched at the wider mainstream market, offering just over five teraflops of performance for a mere $199—about half the price of a GTX 1070. […]

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New technology and procedures are designed to improve health care in 2016
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New technology and procedures are designed to improve health care in 2016. Health care providers are using new technology and innovative techniques to improve access to care and keep individuals and populations healthier in 2016.

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DJI Launches Manifold- A Computer Designed For Drones
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DJI partnered up with Canonical and launched a new computer. It's called Manifold and it will be compatible with DJI's Matrice 100 platform. Manifold is the most powerful computer yet that was specifically designed to work with drones. Thanks to the …

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