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CAAVO REVIEW: THE FUTURE OF REMOTES, A LITTLE TOO SOON

CAAVO REVIEW: THE FUTURE OF REMOTES, A LITTLE TOO SOON

ve been excited to get a Caavo to review since I first saw it demoed last year — it’s a next-generation universal remote system that uses machine vision to operate all your TV devices in a simple, seamless way. After a lengthy development cycle, a new round of funding, and some limited beta testing, the first 5,000 CaavoRead more about CAAVO REVIEW: THE FUTURE OF REMOTES, A LITTLE TOO SOON[…]

Elon Musk made history launching a car into space. Did he make art too?

Elon Musk made history launching a car into space. Did he make art too?

  There was no shortage of media from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch this week. A computer-rendered animation prepared us all for the spectacle, set to David Bowie’s “Life on Mars” as a kind of galactic music video. Everything was live-streamed as it happened. Then afterward, the viral video clip of the twoRead more about Elon Musk made history launching a car into space. Did he make art too?[…]

Facial recognition software is biased towards white men, researcher finds

Facial recognition software is biased towards white men, researcher finds

New research out of MIT’s Media Lab is underscoring what other experts have reported or at least suspected before: facial recognition technology is subject to biases based on the data sets provided and the conditions in which algorithms are created. Joy Buolamwini, a researcher at the MIT Media Lab, recently built a dataset of 1,270Read more about Facial recognition software is biased towards white men, researcher finds[…]

The Apple Watch can detect diabetes with an 85% accuracy, Cardiogram study says

The Apple Watch can detect diabetes with an 85% accuracy, Cardiogram study says

According to Cardiogram founder Brandon Ballinger’s latest clinical study, the Apple Watch can detect diabetes in those previously diagnosed with the disease with an 85 percent accuracy. The study is part of the larger DeepHeart study with Cardiogram and UCSF. This particular study used data from 14,000 Apple Watch users and was able to detectRead more about The Apple Watch can detect diabetes with an 85% accuracy, Cardiogram study says[…]

Apple sued for intentionally slowing older iPhones

Apple sued for intentionally slowing older iPhones

People who owned iPhone 6, 6s, and 6s Plus devices complained earlier this year that they were spontaneously shutting down, even though they had sufficient battery. This was usually happening during “peak current demands,” when you’d be doing something on your phone that required a burst of power — like in the middle of a game, orRead more about Apple sued for intentionally slowing older iPhones[…]