Hacking Privacy

Your data is everywhere. As surveillance technology gets smarter, how can we find a balance between safety and privacy? 
Watch a drone swarm navigate a bamboo forest
By arming each drone with its own sensors, researchers have created the first swarm capable of navigating a wide environment.
Ukrainian artists turn to NFTs to tell their stories 
A Kyiv gallerist and Puerto Rican art gallery are auctioning off NFTs of art created in conflict to support Ukrainian artists.
The NBA’s Golden State Warriors use data to optimize the fan experience 
The Warriors are using data in an attempt to deliver the best — and best targeted — fan experience possible.
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Dating apps are really good at introducing you to lots of people, but they might not be the best way to find a lifelong partner. Can we decode our data to get better results?
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Hackers say cracking power grid tech was easiest challenge yet
During an industrial control systems hacking challenge, a Dutch team won $40,000 for cracking tech used to control the power grid.
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Elon Musk’s Starlink fights off Russian attacks in Ukraine 
A Pentagon official was impressed by how quickly the Starlink internet network responded to electromagnetic warfare in Ukraine.
WeChat users try to keep Shanghai lockdown protest video ahead of censors 
WeChat users have turned to all manner of tricks in a cat-and-mouse game with CCP censors to keep a video about the Shanghai lockdown online.
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Iceland’s Pirate Party is trying to use a hacker mindset to improve their country and the world.
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Hackers find missing people for fun

At any given time, there are roughly 100,000 missing people in the U.S. These hackers are using their skills in computer forensics to follow digital footprints.

Hackers find missing people for fun

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