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What does Facebook really know about you? By Peter Greste, Anne Davies and Janine Cohen for Four Corners Updated Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek.

What does Facebook really know about you?

Video: What does Facebook know about you? (ABC News) If you are reading this, the chances are you also have a Facebook account. Of the 20 million Australians who use the internet, the vast majority of us also use Facebook — with over 16 million Australian accounts. Why you shouldn't buy a new iPhone when the new model is unveiled. If you're tempted to upgrade your iPhone next week if, as expected, Apple unveils its new model, Sue Williams has a word of advice.

Why you shouldn't buy a new iPhone when the new model is unveiled

Don't. "I really hope people will think do they need a new device," says Williams, whose documentary Death by Design examines the human and environmental costs of creating our latest tech gadgets and disposing of our old ones. Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% AURIN. Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network. The AURIN project has resulted in a number of scholarly publications: Hale, C., & Eagleson, S. (2015) A World of Comparisons – Metropolitan infrastructure & local planning cultures & institutional influences.

AURIN. Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network

The Dark Side of the Digital Age: E-Waste  E-Waste via Basal Action Network With the passing of Earth Day, I am left with the usual examination of areas in my life where I could possibly improve and be more eco-friendly.

The Dark Side of the Digital Age: E-Waste 

The findings are usually pretty dismal; I could do so much better. In the U.S., most of us have the luxury of not having to face the daily realities of all the damage humans do to the planet. It is hard to understand the devastation we create unless you travel to a developing nation or actively try to find it in our own country -- pictures or words will never do it justice. Untitled. ECHELON. ECHELON originally a code-name, is now used in global media and in popular culture to describe a signals intelligence (SIGINT) collection and analysis network operated on behalf of the five signatory nations to the UKUSA Security Agreement[1]—Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Referred to by a number of other abbreviations, including AUSCANNZUKUS[1] and Five Eyes,[2][3][4] it has also been described as the only software system which controls the download and dissemination of the intercept of commercial satellite trunk communications.[5] It was created in the early 1960s to monitor the military and diplomatic communications of the Soviet Union and its Eastern Bloc allies during the Cold War, and was formally established in 1971.[6][7] By the end of the 20th century, the system referred to as "ECHELON" had evolved beyond its military/diplomatic origins, to also become "... a global system for the interception of private and commercial communications. EarthCam - Webcam Network. Melbourne and Victoria Traffic Cameras - Snarl - Melbourne Traffic Updates. Want To See A Sliver Of What Google Knows About You? Data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x875281e95be2f45f:0xe8a8479f97d2e68f!8m2!3d40.4282587!4d-111.

Newspaper Map. Live flight tracker! Digital Responsibility. Kuark Forest too precious to log - Blog. Theconversation. Among the Queensland government’s initiatives to address a recent string of domestic violence deaths is a proposal for 300 body-worn cameras for police to use on the Gold Coast.

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Body cameras are not new to Australia. They have been worn in Victoria for some time. A body camera trial has been extended in the Northern Territory. The 2015-16 South Australian budget includes funding for “body-worn video devices” for police. NSW announced this month that it would be rolling out body-worn cameras to frontline police to improve evidence gathering. Body cameras could be a helpful tool for law enforcement in cases involving domestic violence. Screenshot by Lightshot. Trends in GPS/PNT User Equipment. “A Guide to Trends in GPS/PNT User Equipment” Presentation to the 11th Meeting of the PNT Advisory Board.

Trends in GPS/PNT User Equipment

Photogrammetry. Der vorliegende Bericht ist auch auf Deutsch, Französisch, Italienisch, Spanisch und Russisch erhältlich Authors: David Hughes, Peter Fricker, Alain Chapuis, E.

Photogrammetry

Traversari, P. GPS equipment, 1989 – Modern mapping and surveying. Fortran. Fortran (previously FORTRAN, derived from Formula Translating System) is a general-purpose, imperative programming language that is especially suited to numeric computation and scientific computing.

Fortran

Originally developed by IBM[1] in the 1950s for scientific and engineering applications, Fortran came to dominate this area of programming early on and has been in continuous use for over half a century in computationally intensive areas such as numerical weather prediction, finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, computational physics and computational chemistry. It is a popular language in the area of high-performance computing[2] and is a language used for programs that benchmark and rank the world's fastest supercomputers.[3] Fortran encompasses a lineage of versions, each of which evolved to add extensions to the language while usually retaining compatibility with previous versions. Naming[edit] History[edit] In late 1953, John W. FORTRAN[edit] FORTRAN II[edit] Variants[edit] Social Media Monitoring Tools. Don’t let WhatsApp nudge you into sharing your data with Facebook. Mike Hall's death won't be last time tragedy unfolds via Google Maps, expert says.

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Mike Hall's death won't be last time tragedy unfolds via Google Maps, expert says

Life Now And Then In Pictures - Amazyble. A lot have changed. Harvard Marketing Site - Contact Us. Technology can link you to your doctor via the Internet, helping you to get more effective and more convenient health care. If you've ever tried to get your doctor on the phone on short notice, you appreciate the challenge of staying connected in modern medicine. But the coming era of "connected health" promises to change all that—using the Internet and wireless digital devices.

#This_Generation posters shows the crazy link between our lives and technology - Lost At E Minor: For creative people. Computer Vision Syndrome and Digital Eye Strain. Section Editor: Gary Heiting, OD Like This Page? Please Share! Computers, tablets, e-readers, smartphones and other electronic devices with visual displays all can cause tired eyes, digital eye strain and computer vision syndrome. And computer-related eye problems have become widespread: according to The Vision Council, nearly 70 percent of American adults experience some form of digital eye strain.

Learn how to protect yourself from digital eye strain, including how specially designed computer glasses can relieve tired eyes, 10 tips to reduce computer eye strain, how computer ergonomics can minimize your risk of computer vision problems, and more. Infographic: Dry Eye Syndrome - SponsoredLearn eight symptoms, causes and steps to managing dry eye.

Computer Ergonomics for Healthy VisionFollow these computer ergonomics tips to reduce your risk of stress-related discomfort, including computer vision syndrome, when using a computer. Home » Digital Eye Strain & Computer Vision Syndrome. iPad, text, telly … the high selective attention of multi-screening under-24s. The days of having one screen in our lives – the TV – are long gone. How mobile phones are saving lives in Ghana. Mobile phone penetration in Africa has grown tremendously in the last decade. Between 1998 and 2010, the continent witnessed an increase from 0.53 per 100 people to 42.82 per 100 people. This increase in penetration has translated to improved economic growth for Africa. iDisorder - Dr. Larry Rosen - Research Psychologist and Educator.

New York Times (May 13, 2012): What's the worst part of depression? These Twitter users are speaking up. Perth artist Stelarc grows ear on his arm, plans to connect it to internet. South Korean children sent to digital detox boot camp. Main Content. Cellphone safety: Where do you keep your phone? Last Updated May 14, 2015 9:58 AM EDT. EHR & Practice Management. IST researchers explore technology use in Syrian refugee camp. The Syrian Civil War has caused millions of citizens to flee their homeland, but many refugees have persevered and are seeking to rebuild their lives.

Theconversation. Too much face and not enough books: The relationship between multiple indices of Facebook use and academic performance. Reynol Junco, Department of Academic Development and Counseling, Lock Haven University, 104 Russell Hall, Lock Haven, PA 17745, United States Available online 29 September 2011 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution. Russia: Free YouTuber facing prison for playing Pokémon Go. Facebook backs down from 'napalm girl' censorship and reinstates photo. Revenge porn: Image-based abuse hits 'one in five' Australians. 7 Reasons You Should Quit Facebook in 2015. London barrister 'facing professional backlash' after calling out 'sexist' senior. Alexander Carter-Silk in Charlotte Proudman LinkedIn row also called daughter 'hot' 'Migrants are like cockroaches': Petition calls for The Sun columnist Katie Hopkins to be sacked. Chicago torture: Facebook Live video leads to 4 arrests.

Occupy Geeks Are Building a Facebook for the 99% Smartphone Addiction Kills Real Life. Digital shift puts nearly half of Australia's jobs at high risk, report warns. Fighting Homelessness, One Smartphone at a Time. 13-Year-Old Girl Dies By Suicide After Dad Shares Public Shaming Video. Flight TK79 dispatch from 30,000ft: 'God, this is it. This is payback.' Fake migrant Instagram account to promote Spanish film festival. Robin Williams's daughter Zelda Williams driven off Twitter, Instagram by trolls. No Cookies. Google tweeted about ending online harassment. But it was the next tweet that shut the haters down. Men, Women & Children (2014)

Men, Women & Children (film) Love in the time of technology: an app for every moment. » Star Wars Kid. Let Twitter Be Twitter. #ParisOuverte hashtag taken over by well wishers. So long social media: the kids are opting out of the online public square. Theconversation. How sexting is creating a safe space for curious millennials. PS: When Taylor Swift hits 'unfollow' it sends shockwaves around the world. A virtual forest for dementia by Alzheimer's Australia Vic. 2020AR - Augmented Reality See Through Glasses by Scott O'Brien, Paul Kouppas, Luke Crane and Peter Koch. Digital Rangers by Paramodic. Foldable Smartphones? Samsung Files Patent for Rollable, Folding Phones. Citizen scientists use their eyes, ears and smartphones to protect birds, frogs and other wildlife. Check To See If You've Been Pronouncing These 6 Tech Terms Correctly. Digital in 2016 - We Are Social UK.

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