Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired This Week’s Cartoons: Robot Baristas, Deepfakes, and Memes

Hexbyte Tech News Wired This Week’s Cartoons: Robot Baristas, Deepfakes, and Memes

Friday, February 7, 2020. By Ellis Rosen, with cartooncollections.com. If you want to push back against online tracking, you’ve got several options for browsers that prioritize user privacy. Thursday, February 6, 2020. By Ali Solomon, with cartooncollections.com. Behind the scenes at Rotten Tomatoes, where humans, not algorithms, determine those ubiquitous scores. Wednesday, February 5, 2020.…

Hexbyte  News  Computers The straight line from Google Maps to Clearview AI

Hexbyte News Computers The straight line from Google Maps to Clearview AI

Few apps made by a Big Tech company have improved more over the years than Google Maps. When it launched in 2005, it was a moderately better alternative to AOL’s MapQuest. With the rise of smartphones, it became truly essential to the lives of millions — upending incumbents whose entire business had been selling expensive,…