Steve Dent

Associate Editor
Steve should have known that engineering was not for him when he spent most of his time at university monkeying with his 8086 clone PC. Although he graduated, a lifelong obsession of wanting the "solitaire" win animation to go faster had begun. Always seeking a gadget fix, he dabbles in photography, video, 3D-animation, and is a licensed private pilot. He followed l'amour de sa vie from Vancouver, BC to France, and now lives near Paris.

Articles by Steve Dent

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Facial recognition will replace passports in Australia
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Facial recognition will replace passports in Australia

International airport arrivals could "literally just walk out like at a domestic airport."

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Twitter botnet quotes 'Star Wars' from the middle of the sea
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Twitter botnet quotes 'Star Wars' from the middle of the sea

350,000 fake, Windows Phone-using accounts show the challenges of bot detection.

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Hugo Barra leaves Xiaomi and will return to Silicon Valley
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Hugo Barra leaves Xiaomi and will return to Silicon Valley

Working at the Chinese company "has been the greatest and most challenging adventure of my life."

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01.20.17
Maybe don't pose like this at the Berlin Holocaust Memorial
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Maybe don't pose like this at the Berlin Holocaust Memorial

'Yolocaust' by Jewish artist Shahak Shapira puts clueless selfie-takers into historic images of horror.

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01.19.17
Alexa gets meta, finds you the latest AI research
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Alexa gets meta, finds you the latest AI research

The Echo bot can find the 50 latest papers and read you the summaries.

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