Face Database from Outer Space | Serious Business

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This week we talk about face app, facebook, and the overreach of facial recognition technology.

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Middle East Dictators Buy Spy Tech From Company Linked to IBM and Google

FaceApp’s viral success shows how little we’ve learned about data privacy – CNN

Don’t Regulate Facial Recognition. Ban It.

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Elon Musk Says We Can Land on the Moon in Less Than 2 Years | Time

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See-Through Solar Panel Breakthrough Could Lead to Self-Powered Smartphones | Inverse

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Apex Legends Will Make Cheaters Play Against Each Other

PC passes PS4 to become Ubisoft’s top revenue generator | PC Gamer

Valve may be working on a new game code-named Citadel | PC Gamer

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One of the best Witcher 3 graphics mods is even better now | PC Gamer

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