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New Contest Crowdsources the Fight Against Cancer

Interested in crowdsourcing? Interested in fighting cancer? Here ya go.

“The Challenge tackles three key questions about the sub-clonality of cancer: how many subclones are within any given tumour, how did these subclones grow and evolve, and which genetic mutations are present in each subclones? 140 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

Facebook: “Are you sure you want to publicly post that photo of your child?”

Here’s a potentially dangerous thing that people do on Facebook: ignore their privacy settings but still go right ahead and post hundreds of photos of kids online. 538 more words


5 Big Biometric Payment Challenges solved by Startups

Authentication in the Pre-Digital era was simple, not anymore

Digital payments have now ushered a whole new complexity within the increasing number of mobile devices such as smartphones, wearables, Tablets etc. 329 more words

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EFF’s report finds increase use of biometric by law enforcement agencies

The Electronic Frontier Foundation would like you to know that government agencies are increasingly using biometric devices to tag you in their databases.

Although the police are increasingly using biometric technologies in the field to help verify the identity of suspects, there is a real concern that they could abuse their new found access to get access to personal records. 142 more words

Design & Development

Smart Borders package: Unproportionate & unnecessary data collection

Originally published at EDRi-gram on 04-November-2015: https://edri.org/smart-borders-package-unproportionate-unnecessary-data-collection/  )

“The proposal is fear-driven and fear-triggering at the same time, placing emphasis on a putative need to protect the EU from those coming from outside.”

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Politics And Human Rights

Policing in my hometown (Winnipeg) gets smart

Posted by Douglas Wood, Crime Tech Solutions

As a native Winnipeg boy, this article in the Winnipeg Sun caught my attention…

The government of Manitoba, Canada won’t be making good on its 2011 election pledge to put an extra 50 cops on the streets to combat crime and keep Winnipeg neighborhoods safe. 556 more words

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