Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:Sex cam site Megacams implements face search using Microsoft facial recognition API to let you “find a live sex doppelganger of someone you know”  —  Welcome to the future, where you can face search for a live sex webcam performer and be served real-life humans to your telescreen …
Kevin Hartnett / Quanta Magazine:DARPA prevented hackers from taking control of an unmanned drone using “formal methods”, a technique that can verify whether programs are error-free  —  In the summer of 2015 a team of hackers attempted to take control of an unmanned military helicopter known as Little Bird.
GUEST: It seems like the bifurcation between adtech and martech is finally getting the attention it deserves, and like so many complicated and nuanced topics, it is being grossly oversimplified in the press. In the relatively (for this industry) mainstream Wall Street Journal, an article titled Why Venture Capitalists Are Betting on Marketing Tech Over Ad […]
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:The potential opportunities and pitfalls of Snap's new Spectacles  —  Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma.  Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face.  Can Snapchat show off …
Casey Newton / The Verge:How Snap's Spectacles work: 115-degree lens shoots circular videos up to 30 seconds long that are wirelessly transferred to the app, lights indicate recording  —  Your questions answered  —  The company formerly known as Snapchat surprised the world last night by unveiling Spectacles, its first hardware product.
Getting their attention can be a daunting task. Today's consumers are constantly bombarded with marketing messages, from commercials and billboards to guerilla marketing tactics. Brick-and-mortarretailers face an extra challenge, as they're not only competing with other physical elements - they're competing with digital messages as well. Omnichannel strategies are now more important thanever.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:nuTonomy partners with Grab to expand its self-driving car trials in Singapore  —  Fresh from raising $750 million in new financing this week, Uber rival in Southeast Asia Grab is now making a move into the self-driving car space after it agreed to a partnership with NuTonomy, the MIT spin-out that is developing autonomous vehicles.
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