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Forget Facebook — your body emits data that could be used to read your emotions, check your health, and track aggression

Forget Facebook’s data-sharing. New technologies could soon make it possible for companies and institutions to passively track your emotions and health. Poppy Crum, the chief scientist at Dolby Labs, discussed these technologies during a talk at the annual TED Conference in Vancouver, Canada. “Imagine a high-school counselor realising that outwardly […]
Forget Facebook  —  your body emits data that could be used to read your emotions, check your health, and track aggression
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Father of virtual reality: Facebook and Google are dangerous ‘behaviour-modification empires’ resulting from a tragic mistake

All of the troubles surrounding Facebook and Google can be traced back to a mistake, according to TED speaker and virtual reality visionary Jaron Lanier. At this point, Lanier said, we shouldn’t call companies like Facebook social networks. “Call them behaviour-modification empires.” Lanier believes the only solution is to essentially […]
Father of virtual reality: Facebook and Google are dangerous ‘behaviour-modification empires’ resulting from a tragic mistake