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Don't get hacked! Research shows how much we ignore online warnings

Say you ignored one of those "this website is not trusted" warnings and it led to your computer being hacked. How would you react? Would you:

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The Price of Genius

Alan Turing, the man who pioneered computing, also forced the world to question what it means to be human

15 hours ago from TIME

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Let's Encrypt certificate authority to launch 2015

Web encryption for free—tough deal to turn down? After all the instances of cyberattacks, snoopers and sophisticated surveillance, encryption technology has become especially appreciated and ...

Wed 19 Nov 14 from

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Google's Brain-Inspired Software Captions Complex Images

Experimental Google software that can describe a complex scene could lead to better image search or apps to help the visually impaired.Researchers at Google have created software that can use ...

Tue 18 Nov 14 from MIT Technology Review

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Website live streaming unsecured webcams

Site says action is only way camera owners will change device's default passwords.        

Wed 19 Nov 14 from USA today

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The FX Team Behind Gravity to Explain the Universe Using Magic Leap AR

The visual effects team that made Gravity look so God damn great is planning to "tell the story of the universe," using Magic Leap's augmented reality technology to create an immersive ...

18 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Magic tricks created using artificial intelligence for the first time

Researchers working on artificial intelligence at Queen Mary University of London have taught a computer to create magic tricks.

Mon 17 Nov 14 from

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Machine-Learning Algorithm Ranks the World's Most Notable Authors

Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.

Mon 17 Nov 14 from MIT Technology Review

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Another Debian technical panel member quits

Featured | Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SourceAnother Debian developer has quit the project's technical committee after a general resolution he had proposed led to considerable ...

10 hours ago from iTWire

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Pacemakers Get Hacked on TV, but Could It Happen in Real Life?

(MedPage Today) -- Concern about the vulnerability of medical devices is growing.

Wed 19 Nov 14 from MedPageToday

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