Latest in Tomorrow

Image credit: PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou via Getty Images

Recommended Reading: Algorithms and school surveillance

The best long-form writing on technology and more on the web.
Billy Steele
06.29.19 in Internet
115 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou via Getty Images

Aggression Detectors: The unproven, invasive surveillance technology schools are using to monitor students
Jack Gillum and Jeff Kao,
ProPublica

Following the rise in mass shootings, schools, hospitals and other public places are installing tech to monitor people. Part of this effort includes using algorithm-equipped microphones to capture audio, with the goal of detecting stress or anger before bad things happen. The problem? They aren't reliable and their mere existence is a massive invasion of privacy.

Seeing isn't believing: The fact checker's guide to manipulated video
The Washington Post

So-called deepfakes are all over the internet. And it seems like new manipulated videos of public figures arise every week. The Washington Post complied a quick tutorial so you can avoid being duped.

I went to Australia to test out Tesla's vision of the future
Elizabeth Lopatto,
The Verge

A trip to an Australian mansion that's being powered by Tesla solar panels and Powerwall batteries reveals the boring, yet compelling, future of renewable energy.

Here are hundreds more artists whose tapes were destroyed in the UMG fire
Jody Rosen,
The New York Times

NYT drew the ire of Universal Music Group with a recent exposé on a devastating fire in 2008. It turns out the disaster was even worse than that piece reported, as hundreds more artist tapes were lost.

The definitive study on how to make perfect hard-boiled eggs
Ella Quittner,
Slate

The path to perfect hard-boiled eggs may include newer tech like your Instant Pot or Bluetooth-enabled sous vide. Big fan of the soft-boiled Instant Pot method myself.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
115 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2019 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2019 Back-to-School Guide

View
Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels catch fire at stores

Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels catch fire at stores

View
A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening

A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening

View
Sega’s remastered ‘Yakuza’ bundle for PS4 comes to the US

Sega’s remastered ‘Yakuza’ bundle for PS4 comes to the US

View
NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr