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Why Facebook's Facial Recognition is Creepy. By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal I'm not sure if you've heard the news, but Facebook is officially getting super-creepy.

Why Facebook's Facial Recognition is Creepy

Facebook announced Tuesday that it will be implementing facial recognition technology for all users in the next few weeks, semi-automating the photo-tagging process. Sure, you can "opt-out" of the service, but it's a pretty weak consolation. After all, opting out won't keep Facebook from gathering data and recognizing your face--it'll just keep people from tagging you automatically. The new facial recognition technology, which was announced in December but only introduced to a small test group, is basically Facebook's way of creating a huge, photo-searchable database of its users.

(See Related: Facebook Facial Recognition: Its Quiet Rise and Dangerous Future ) Basically, Facebook is using facial recognition technology to "suggest" tags to users who upload photos. Sure, I guess it's easier. Ok, I know I sound a little melodramatic. . - Facebook has 600 million members. Yeah. 100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything. Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything

There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials These sites offer a wide range of tutorials and videos. Around the House Want to know how to fix that broken cabinet or hang up some great wallpaper? Business and Management If you feel like you’re seriously lacking on business and management skills at work, no need to worry. KnowThis? Language and Writing Those who want to learn a new language, improve their writing skills or just learn more about literature will be well-served by these instructional sites. How To Coke Machine Jackpot Hack.

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Make A Cheap & Easy Solar USB Charger. Photos by Joshua Zimmerman The craftster behind the very popular $3 solar-powered emergency radio is back with a new awesome project: a cheap solar battery charger with a USB plug.

Make A Cheap & Easy Solar USB Charger

Zimmerman wrote, saying that he saw a lot of small solar powered chargers being talked about over Earth Day, but there was a big problem: "They're all quite nice, but also quite expensive. I don't think I've seen any for less than $60, and I've not seen one that really suits my style. " So, he came up with his own, using one of our favorite reusable items -- the ever wonderful Altoids tin. In looking for the cheapest way to accomplish the task, Zimmerman found that he could build a USB solar charger for under $30 (or $10 if be buys parts in bulk, though it's not likely you'll be buying bulk solar cells and DC-to-USB converter circuits).

Zimmerman states, "The central brain of our project is a DC to USB converter circuit. Labs.ebuzzing. Mardi 28 août Métiers du Web - 28 août 2012 :: 10:27 :: Par Camille Le marché du mobile est aujourd’hui très prometteur, avec de plus en plus de smartphones et de tablettes vendus et des applications toujours aussi nombreuses.

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Mais comment devenir développeur d’applications mobiles ? Le marché du mobile est aujourd’hui très prometteur, avec de plus en plus de smartphones et de tablettes vendus et des applications toujours aussi nombreuses. Mais comment devenir développeur d’applications mobiles ? Une des meilleures façons de se faire embaucher est peut-être de développer des superbes applications. Ensuite, le travail devrait finir par payer. How to Crack a Wi-Fi Network. 1.Back Track Today we’re going to run down, step-by-step, how to crack a Wi-Fi network with WEP security turned on. Dozens of tutorials on how to crack WEP are already all over the internet using this method.

Seriously—Google it. This ain’t what you’d call “news.” But what is surprising is that someone like me, with minimal networking experience, can get this done with free software and a cheap Wi-Fi adapter. Unless you’re a computer security and networking ninja, chances are you don’t have all the tools on hand to get this job done. Bump Key How To. Beyond Share Pro 2.1 - Beyond Share is a handy information sharing application! July 9, 2012This giveaway is not available any more.

Beyond Share Pro 2.1 - Beyond Share is a handy information sharing application!

Beyond Share is a very handy application when you want to share music and photos with your families, copy things back and forth between your multiple computers or communicate with your colleagues in an office easily. Beyond Share is an information sharing application that allows you: Copy and paste simple text, URL between computers;Copy and paste complex tables, sheets, image… etc, without losing original format;Drag and drop files and folders from one computer to another. This software was available as a giveaway on July 9, 2012, this giveaway is not available any more.

You can download the trial version of this software at Terms and conditions Please note that the software you download and install during the Giveaway period comes with the following important limitations: 1) No free technical support; 2) No free upgrades to future versions; 3) Strictly personal usage.