Tom Halverson

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VW app conducts electro symphonies to the tune of your driving

Volkswagen has developed a way to turn its cars into giant metal DJs. When plugged into a Volkswagen GTI, the German vehicle manufacturer's Play The Road iOS app uses a swath of data from the car — including its velocity, engine revs, and location — to create a soundtrack that changes as it's …

More People Are Using Smartphones To Secretly Record Office Conversations

"Those dreads in your hair make you look like a thug," the boss said on the recording, according to Johnny C. Taylor, past chairman of the Society for Human Resource Management and now president of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which provides support for historically black colleges and …

Impact of Artificial "Gummy" Fingers on Fingerprint Systems

28 May 2002. Four pages missing from the first transcription have been added. Thanks to Tsutomu Matsumoto for providing a complete hardcopy.<p>19 May …

Information Systems

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals, according to documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>The NSA boasts in …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

US and British intelligence agencies have successfully cracked much of the online encryption relied upon by hundreds of millions of people to protect the privacy of their personal data, online transactions and emails, according to top-secret documents revealed by former contractor Edward …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the fundamental job of journalists which, he says, is to be an outsider.<p>It doesn't take much to fire up Hersh, the investigative …

NSA Has 50,000 ‘Digital Sleeper Agents’ Via Computer Malware, Says Latest Snowden Leak

Sleeper agents are among the most sinister spy assets: they lie in wait, wolves in sheep’s clothing, and then deliver a critical blow when activated. The NSA has 50,000 of those waiting for the literal push of a button, according to the latest batch of leaked Snowden documents, as seen by Dutch …

La Fonction No.1 briefcase transforms into a miniature mobile cubicle

La Fonction No. 1 is, as its name suggests, the first product in the La Fonction range by piKs design. It was inspired by the pioneers in photography …

Miniature

Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition bids farewell to the gull-winged supercar

Mercedes introduced the SLS AMG in 2009. The first car ever built entirely by the AMG performance division, the SLS was a sort of successor to the …

Mercedes-Benz