We may live in a digital age, but paper documents – notably passports – are still the most trusted evidence to help prove who we are. 1,967 more words
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In a previous post, I discussed, through a dystopian scenario, how autonomous systems can reduce our lives to one of hapless destiny. And in the last post, I discussed some design and development principles that we as technologists can follow that can help us avoid plunging into such dystopian scenarios. 1,100 more words
One day last week I stumbled across the advert above for Biometrics 2006 while trying to sort out my hopelessly disorganised backlog of digital files. In the folder alongside it were my panel discussion notes and closing keynote slides from the same conference. 721 more words
By Akachukwu Okafor 03/04/2019
In 1973, following the publication of Dr Fritz Schumacher’s widely acclaimed “Small is Beautiful”, the world’s attention was drawn to Schumacher’s concerns that the prevalent “big is better” system/culture of industrial production, materialism, consumption and management of natural resources was problematic and unsustainable. 1,154 more words
One of your favorite candies will soon be infused with cannabidiol to create a CBD treat.
David Klein, who invented Jelly Belly jelly beans in 1976, announced that he’s recreating jelly beans to include CBD. 220 more words