How to Renounce Your U.S. Citizenship

Photo: Marian Weyo (Shutterstock) Last week, Green Day frontman Billie Joel Armstrong told a London crowd he was planning to renounce his United States citizenship because the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, eliminating the federal right to an abortion in the country. It’s not exactly shocking that the man whose band is responsible for … Read more

Microsoft’s Calling It Quits on Creepy Emotion Recognition Tech

Photo: John MacDougall (Getty Images) Microsoft’s turning its back on its scientifically suspect and ethically dubious emotion recognition technology. For now, at least. In a major win for privacy advocates sounding the alarm on under-tested and invasive biometric technology, Microsoft announced it’s planning to retire its so-called “emotion recognition” detection systems from its Azure Face … Read more

Recent Match Report – Sri Lanka vs Australia 4th ODI 2022

Sri Lanka 258 all out (Asalanka 110, de Silva 60, Marsh 2-29, Cummins 2-37, Kuhnemann 2-56) beat Australia 254 all out (Warner 99, Cummins 35, Karunaratne 2-19, de Silva 2-39, Vandersay 2-40) by four runs Australia seemed to be flying towards their target at one point, but were ambushed by Sri Lanka’s spinners with 70 … Read more

Blockchains Vulnerable to Centralized Control, DARPA Finds

Photo: Dan Kitwood (Getty Images) Researchers at the gonzo Pentagon research agency responsible for introducing the world to stealth bombers, insect-sized surveillance drones, and the internet itself have some reservations about the blockchain technology underpinning Web3. A newly released report commissioned by the Defense Advanced Research Project (DARPA) titled “Are Blockchains Decentralized?” found key vulnerabilities … Read more