Violence
Anti-terror tech consortium flags 800 versions of New Zealand mosque shooting video  Global News · 7 hours
A consortium of global technology firms has shared on its collective database the digital fingerprints of more than 800 versions of the video of... more
SHODAN returns in System Shock 3 trailer  THE VERGE · 8 hours
OtherSide Entertainment has dropped the first real teaser trailer for its upcoming System Shock revival, offering a look at some “pre-alpha in-engine”... more
Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers found that breastfeeding through the first six weeks of life acts as a protective factor, effectively negating the risk of IPV the mother experienced during pregnancy on early infant... more
Man charged for sharing New Zealand shooting video — could this happen in Canada?  Global News · 12 hours
New Zealand police said possession or sharing of a video of the terrorist attack in Christchurch has been classed as... more
Facebook scrubs 1.5mn Christchurch attack videos but criticism goes viral  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Facebook says it removed a staggering 1.5 million videos showing harrowing viral footage of the Christchurch mosque rampage but criticism of social media giants for failing to block... more
Can you murder a robot?  BBC · 2 days
Does it matter if we hurt a robot? And should we have rules to make sure they don't hurt us? more
We remember Atta Elayyan of MetroTube for Windows Phone  Windows Central · 3 days
MetroTube developer was one of the 49 victims lost this week. The world is full of tragedy lately, and this time it hit home a little directly. Lazyworm Apps CEO... more
The terror of climate change is transforming young people's identity  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Today, at least 50 rallies planned across Australia are expected to draw thousands of students who are walking out of school to protest climate change inaction. more
Slack says it removed dozens of accounts affiliated with hate groups  THE VERGE · 5 days
Workplace chat company Slack said today it’s removed 28 accounts for having a “clear... more
Original Content podcast: We’re happy to visit ‘Murder Mountain’  TechCrunch · 1 week
Among true crime shows, “Murder Mountain” clearly has the best title. It’s memorable, mysterious and alliterative — it was a real struggle not to just say “Murderrrrrrr Mountainnnnnnn” throughout this... more
Maryland Court reinstates Adnan Syed’s conviction  THE VERGE · 1 week
A court in Maryland has overturned a ruling that would have granted Adnan Syed, the subject of the podcast Serial, a new trial, The... more
Unlocking the untapped potential of light in optical communications  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have fabricated a multiplexer/demultiplexer module based on a property of light that was not being exploited in communications systems: the optical vortex. Such devices... more
Unlocking the untapped potential of light in optical communications  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have fabricated a multiplexer/demultiplexer module based on a property of light that was not being exploited in communications systems: the optical vortex. Such devices will be crucial for improving... more
The Khashoggi murder isn’t stopping SoftBank’s Vision Fund  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Money talks in the startup community, especially when SoftBank comes knocking with the megabucks of its Vision Fund. Despite the public outcry around the firm’s dependence on money from Saudi Arabia in... more
States with strict gun laws see more homicides when they border states with lax ones  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Gun-related homicide rates in states with strict gun laws increase when neighboring states have less restrictive laws as... more
Research sparks calls for tougher enforcement on social media companies  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Research into the use of Russian-linked social media accounts following the 2017 UK terrorist attacks has led to calls for greater regulation of technology companies. more
Researchers to examine how sexual trauma increases HIV risk in women  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The link between sexual violence and HIV risk is well-known, extensively documented through behavioral research. But there is growing evidence that sexual trauma also poses a... more
Scaling up innovative sensor installation on the Mighty Mac  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The first 20 prototype infrastructure sensors installed in 2016 on the Mackinac Bridge, powered solely by vibrations from traffic, have proven their durability and performed as intended. Now researchers from... more
Opium-Addicted Parrots Are Terrorizing Poppy Farms in India  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Opium-addicted parrots are "wreaking havoc" on India's licensed poppy farms, and scaring them with firecrackers isn't helping. more
Government Defends Snooping, Citing Grave Threat to Security  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Government pointed out that the threat to the country from terrorism, radicalisation, cross border terrorism, organised crime, drug cartels could not be "understated or ignored". more
Your car is more likely to be hacked by your mechanic than a terrorist  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When it comes to car hacking, you should be more worried about dodgy dealers than one-off hackers with criminal intent. more
Foldable iPhones Could Have Self-Heating Displays to Avoid Damage in Cold Weather  MacRumors · 3 weeks
The foldable smartphone era is in full swing with the recent introductions of the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X, and while it... more
Moderating content doesn’t have to be so traumatic  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Lasting trauma doesn’t necessarily have to be in the job description for workers who watch graphic or violent videos as... more
Will terrorism continue to decline in 2019?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Lost in the headlines, rapidly accelerating news cycles and the pervasive fear generated by terrorist threats is the fact that terrorist attacks worldwide have actually been declining – in some areas substantially. more
Tularemia bacterium hibernates and can be traced in terror attacks  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The bacterium that causes tularemia in animals and humans can survive in a dormant state in nature for a long time before causing new outbreaks. This according to... more
Review: Saddleback Leather iPad Pro sleeve is chunky but protective and beautiful  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
Apple’s products have been something of a boon to the premium leather industry. There’s a significant overlap between those who appreciate the aesthetics of... more
Belief in conspiracy theories makes people more likely to engage in low-level crime  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
People who believe in conspiracy theories—such as the theory that Princess Diana was murdered by the British establishment—are more likely to accept... more
Should drug dealers be charged with murder? States ponder  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The opioid crisis is spurring many states to take a tougher stance against drug dealers, including creating laws that treat fatal overdoses as murders and manslaughters more
Physicists get thousands of semiconductor nuclei to do 'quantum dances' in unison  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists found a way to exploit the interaction between the electron and the thousands of nuclei using lasers to 'cool' the nuclei to less... more
Firearm homicide rate higher in US counties with greater income inequality  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Counties in the United States with greater gaps between rich and poor have a higher rate of homicide deaths involving firearms, according to a new study.... more
Coming to Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and Hulu in March  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Kate Beckinsale in "The Widow" on Amazon Prime Video. (Image credit: Amazon) Prepare yourself: Things are going to get mysterious. The month of March, to put it simply,... more
How news coverage of terrorism may shape support for anti-Muslim policies  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Terrorist attacks committed by the so-called Islamic State are rising in Western countries. A new Political Psychology study indicates that how the news media portray these... more
Alibaba hits the gas on mobility as its bike sharing service adds carpooling  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Carpooling is heralded to be environmentally friendly and money-saving, but in smog-stricken China, the transportation option became a source of public concerns... more
Nurse charged in fatal drug-swap error pleads not guilty  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A Tennessee nurse charged with reckless homicide after a medication error killed a patient has pleaded not guilty more
Great disparities exist in how news media cover terror attacks  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Terror attacks carried out by Muslims receive on average 357 percent more media coverage than those committed by other groups, according to a University of Alabama researcher's newly... more
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