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Chinese surveillance company found tracking 2.5 million people

Security vulnerabilities are horrible, but one of them is shedding light on the reach of the Chinese surveillance state. Security researcher Victor Gevers discovered that facial recognition firm SenseNets left a surveillance database completely expo...

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China surveillance firm tracking millions of Muslims leaves database exposed, researcher says

A Chinese surveillance firm using facial recognition technology left one of its databases exposed online for months, according to a prominent security researcher. 

NY Times /
The Stone: Athens in Pieces: In Aristotle’s Garden

It is unclear whether the Lyceum charged fees but, given its vast wealth, it probably didn’t need to. Sounds a little like Harvard, doesn’t it?

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China surveillance firm tracking millions in Xinjiang: researcher

A Chinese surveillance firm is tracking the movements of more than 2.5 million people in the far-western Xinjiang region, according to a data leak ...

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Winnie Harlow gushes over Sports Illustrated Swimsuit gig: 'We’re redefining the swimsuit body'

The Canadian beauty has since described being chosen as a rookie model for the iconic magazine spread as an “absolute dream."

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Twitter can keep copies of your deleted DMs for years

Twitter might still have copies of your DMs saved in its system even if it's been years since you deactivated your account. Security ...

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Of course Netflix kept all of your choices in ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch'

While you were watching Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Netflix, Netflix was watching you, too. A General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) request filed by University College London technology policy researcher Michael Veale revealed that ...

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Study: As Ice Melts, Greenland Could Become Big Sand Exporter

Greenland could start to export sand in a rare positive spinoff from global warming that is melting the island's vast ice sheet and washing large amounts of sediment into the sea, scientists said Monday. Mining of sand and gravel, widely used in the construction industry, could boost the economy for Greenland's 56,000 population who have wide ...

NY Times /
Why Do South Asians Have Such High Rates of Heart Disease?

“We all have someone in our first-degree circle that has either died suddenly or had premature cardiovascular disease,” said one researcher.

NY Times /
Basics: Everywhere in the Animal Kingdom, Followers of the Milky Way

As scientists learn more about milk’s evolution and compositional variations, they are redefining what used to be a signature characteristic of ...

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US Youth Smoking Decline Stalls, And Vaping May Be to Blame

Cigarette smoking rates have stopped falling among U.S. kids, and health officials believe youth vaping is responsible. For decades, the percentage ...

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Diversity Delusions at North Carolina

Like Harvard, the school has trouble defending an admissions policy that ill-serves minority students.

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Grammy-nominated rapper Travis Scott wants to study architecture at Harvard

Travis Scott is a rapper, a producer, a "thespian," and Kylie Jenner's boyfriend and the father of her child. Next up? Maybe Harvard.

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WATCH: Dan Abrams: Bezos allegations 'kind of extortion-y' but may not fit legal definition

ABC News Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams and Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz debate the potential legal fallout as prosecutors review Jeff Bezos' extortion allegations against AMI.

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Milo Ventimiglia honored as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals troupe has honored actor Milo Ventimiglia as its 2019 Man of the Year.

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Harvard, Columbia each hit buzzer-beaters in crazy, triple-overtime finish

Harvard and Columbia each hit a buzzer-beater before the Crimson eventually prevailed in triple-overtime in a crazy contest Friday ...

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Study: Opioid Prescriptions for Pets Surge, Mirroring Human Crisis

Many more Americans may be getting opioids for their pets, and veterinarians appear to be prescribing increasingly potent versions of these drugs ...

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WATCH: Virginia officials under fire for black face photos

Harvard professor says "we shouldn't be surprised" by the revelations.

The Guardian /
Can Elizabeth Warren reclaim her role as Democrats' top foil to Trump?

Warren will join a crowded field when she formally launches her campaign – but her entry will differ sharply from the enthusiasm surrounding her Senate bid seven years agoDespite the years that have since passed, many of Elizabeth Warren’s former students at Harvard Law School share the same distinct memory: it was their very first day at the ...

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Trump administration rolls back payday loan protections, which may affect millions of young people

"It's a complete dismantling of the consumer protections finalized in 2017," says a senior researcher at Pew.

Engadget /
How Harvard's human computers helped invent modern astronomy

The Harvard College Observatory (now the Center for Astrophysics) in Cambridge, Massachusetts has long been a bastion of astronomical ...

MSNBC /
Mark Zuckerberg's dad said he could go to Harvard or have a McDonald's franchise

Mark Zuckerberg's sister Randi says all the siblings got the same offer.

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Researcher finds macOS bug but won’t share details with Apple

A researcher has discovered an exploit that can expose passwords on macOS, but says he won't share details of the bug with Apple ...

Washinton Post /
Unlike Trump, most CEOs have very little ‘executive time’

What Harvard research tells us about Trump's 60 percent 'executive time.'

Washinton Post /
Unlike Trump, most CEOs have very little ‘executive time’

What Harvard research tells us about Trump's 60 percent 'executive time.'

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Our Milky Way Galaxy Truly Warped, at Least Around Edges

It turns out our Milky Way galaxy is truly warped, at least around the far edges.   Scientists in China and Australia released an updated 3D map of the Milky Way on Tuesday. They used 1,339 pulsating stars — young, newly catalogued stars bigger and brighter than our sun — to map the galaxy's shape.   The farther from the center, the more ...

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Hospital Radiologists Can Help Detect Domestic Violence, Researchers Say

Radiologists, who typically interact little with patients, can play a key role in identifying victims of abuse by spotting patterns of injuries that point to domestic violence, researchers said Tuesday. Abuse victims, most often women, have more ...

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