The Big Brother Complex: What Information Can The Police Get From Your Phone?


(Original post at Decode Magazine)

What does your phone say about you?

From drunken selfies to private emails to banking information, modern smartphones can store vast amounts of personal data about their users. Police across the country are taking advantage of this new reality, investing in new mobile phone extraction technology that can reveal more about the people than your contact list.

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Profile: Alexei Navalny, Russian anti-corruption activist


(Original post at Tremr)

Alexei Navalny, a lawyer, activist, and prominent figure in the Russian anti-corruption movement, was one of over 1,000 people arrested for protesting the Kremlin on Monday. The Russia Day rally escalated after a location change; Navalny reported that no company would rent the protesters a stage or sound equipment after orders from the mayor’s office, and moved the rally to Moscow’s main Tverskaya street.

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Do No Harm: Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare


(Original post at Tremr)

Research from the University of Adelaide, recently published in the Naturejournal Scientific Reports , has revealed that artificial intelligence can be used to predict the lifespan of patients by examining images of their organs.

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Parliamentary candidates take part in Education Question Time event in Leamington

Education-Question-Time-.jpgPhoto: Max Connelly-Webster

(Original post at The Boar)

Parliamentary candidates for Leamington and Warwick took part in an Education Question Time event on Monday 22 May, in the run up to this months snap General Election.

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The Art of the Deal: Tristram Hunt resigns


(Original post at The Boar)

Tristram Hunt, Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent, has resigned in order to become Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum. The former shadow education secretary was a surprise appointment, as Hunt has no experience running an organisation of such size, despite a strong background in patronage for the arts.

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