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Why You Can't Always Trust the Wisdom of the Crowd

In 1906, Sir Francis Galton discovered something remarkable . When he looked at 800 people's guesses of an ox's weight, the individual numbers were all over the place, yet the average managed to be off by less than one-tenth of a percent. This ... Time, 1 month ago
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Must Rhodes fall?

Placed amid industrial shelving racks lined with boxes, the elegant bronze bust of Francis Galton stands out from its cramped surroundings in an obscure 1960s annex of University College London near Euston station. The statue of the eminent UCL ...
 Times Higher Education Supplement1 month ago

The terrible truth about surveillance, 'bio-political tattooing' and e-identity projects

While responding to a request for the urgent hearing in the matter of biometric information based e-identity and 12-digit biometric unique identification (UID)/Aadhaar number related projects, when a three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice ...
 catchnews.com3 days ago
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The anti-surveillance clothing that hides people from security cameras

New anti-surveillance clothing which has the ability to hide its wearer from security cameras has surfaced. The clothing uses ghostly coloured patterns of digitalised faces to trick facial recognition software. The patterns confuse facial ...
 Security Today5 days ago Anti-Surveillance Clothing Hides Wearers from Facial Recognition  Sci-Tech Today1 week ago Anti-Surveillance Clothing Unveiled  NewsFactor Network1 week ago Anti-surveillance clothing blocks security cameras facial-recognition software  Homeland Security News Wire1 week ago

Can this clothing defeat face recognition software? Tech-savvy artists experiment.

— Privacy-minded consumers could soon spur demand for camouflage clothing, not merely as a fashion statement, but as a matter of practicality. A group of tech-savvy artists is preparing to unveil a line of patterned garments this month specially ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 week ago Anti-drone burqa designer unveils camouflage clothing project to dupe facial recognition (VIDEO)  Russia Today1 week ago Designer creates anti-surveillance clothing to hide people from facial recognition software  Sott.net1 week ago Don't want facial recognition tech to spy on you? This anti-surveillance clothing may be a solution  International Business Times UK1 week ago

Caledonian Trust PLC Final Results

UK Regulatory (RNS & others) Caledonian Tst. (LSE:CNN) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Friday 23 December 2016 TIDMCNN RNS Number : 7351S Caledonian Trust PLC 23 December 2016 The information contained within this announcement is deemed ...
 ADVFN UK3 weeks ago

A Mean Regression To The Mean

U.S. stocks are expensive by most measures. But they have been expensive for quite some time and seem to only become more expensive with each passing month. So where do we stand today with valuations? And what are the potential fallout effects once ...
 Seeking Alpha4 weeks ago

How bees could make us all a lot smarter

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves. Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman ...
 BBC1 month ago
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Mathematics: The Winton Gallery designed by Zaha Hadid Architects opens at the Science Museum

the Science Museum will open an inspirational new mathematics gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. Mathematics: The Winton Gallery brings together remarkable stories, historical artefacts and design to highlight the central role of ... month ago

Does Citibank Deserve To Sell Under Tangible Book Value?

Seeking Alpha and the Wisdom of Crowds What I like best about Seeking Alpha is captured in James Surowiecki's magnificent book, The Wisdom of Crowds . The writer tells about British scientist Francis Galton's visit to the 1906 West of England Fat ...
 Seeking Alpha1 month ago
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