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Amazon claims its Rekognition software can now detect fear

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It seems that just like bees, Amazon can sense your fear.

Because nothing says “nightmare scenario” quite like a giant tech corporation everyone uses knowing what you’re feeling, Amazon announced on Monday that Rekognition, its controversial facial recognition tool, can now detect a person’s fear. 

The update includes “improved accuracy for emotion detection (for all 7 emotions: ‘Happy’, ‘Sad’, ‘Angry’, ‘Surprised’, ‘Disgusted’, ‘Calm’ and ‘Confused’)” but, just…

Amazon claims its Rekognition software can now detect fear

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It seems that just like bees, Amazon can sense your fear.

Because nothing says “nightmare scenario” quite like a giant tech corporation everyone uses knowing what you’re feeling, Amazon announced on Monday that Rekognition, its controversial facial recognition tool, can now detect a person’s fear. 

The update includes “improved accuracy for emotion detection (for all 7 emotions: ‘Happy’, ‘Sad’, ‘Angry’, ‘Surprised’, ‘Disgusted’, ‘Calm’ and ‘Confused’)” but, just…

Amazon claims its Rekognition software can now detect fear

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It seems that just like bees, Amazon can sense your fear.

Because nothing says “nightmare scenario” quite like a giant tech corporation everyone uses knowing what you’re feeling, Amazon announced on Monday that Rekognition, its controversial facial recognition tool, can now detect a person’s fear. 

The update includes “improved accuracy for emotion detection (for all 7 emotions: ‘Happy’, ‘Sad’, ‘Angry’, ‘Surprised’, ‘Disgusted’, ‘Calm’ and ‘Confused’)” but, just…

Amazon claims its Rekognition software can now detect fear

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It seems that just like bees, Amazon can sense your fear.

Because nothing says “nightmare scenario” quite like a giant tech corporation everyone uses knowing what you’re feeling, Amazon announced on Monday that Rekognition, its controversial facial recognition tool, can now detect a person’s fear. 

The update includes “improved accuracy for emotion detection (for all 7 emotions: ‘Happy’, ‘Sad’, ‘Angry’, ‘Surprised’, ‘Disgusted’, ‘Calm’ and ‘Confused’)” but, just…

North Korea funds weapons program with stolen cryptocurrency, U.N. report claims

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North Korea has been using cyberattacks on banks and cryptocurrency exchanges to steal an estimated $2 billion, a U.N. report claims. 

The confidential report, seen by Reuters, claims the heavily sanctioned country has been using the money to fund its weapons program, which includes building weapons of mass destruction. 

The report, which cites independent experts monitoring the situation, says North Korea has been launching “increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial…

Why your Instagram feed is full of wooden baby toys

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Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.


In an age of screens, augmented reality games and YouTube kid millionaires, it might seem unlikely that wooden peg boards, felt nesting baskets and pretend tissue boxes are filling up today’s playrooms. But toy industry experts say these beautifully crafted…

Why your Instagram feed is full of wooden baby toys

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Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.


In an age of screens, augmented reality games and YouTube kid millionaires, it might seem unlikely that wooden peg boards, felt nesting baskets and pretend tissue boxes are filling up today’s playrooms. But toy industry experts say these beautifully crafted…

Why your Instagram feed is full of wooden baby toys

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Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.


In an age of screens, augmented reality games and YouTube kid millionaires, it might seem unlikely that wooden peg boards, felt nesting baskets and pretend tissue boxes are filling up today’s playrooms. But toy industry experts say these beautifully crafted…

‘The Operators’: Understanding your user – The art and science of UI/UX behind Facebook, Google, Mint, and Edmodo

Tim Hsia & Neil Devani
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Tim Hsia is the CEO of Media Mobilize and a Venture Partner at Digital Garage. Neil Devani is an angel investor and venture capitalist focused on companies solving hard problems.

Laptop and tablet deals for this weekend: iPads, Galaxy Tabs, MacBooks, and more

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If you’re not aware already, Amazon’s annual, massive Prime Day sale will begin in just a few short days — there are bound to be unbeatable discounts on tons of items, including (but not limited to) smart home devices, kitchen appliances, headphones, and too many others to list here. Make sure you’re prepared for the two-day mega sale before it starts by brushing up on Prime Day shopping habits, how to spot “fake” deals and reviews, and even check out a sneak peek on what’ll be…