Reflections on “Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system” [Elgan]

Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system — from fastcompany.com by Mike Elgan In China, scoring citizens’ behavior is official government policy. […]

Philippians 2:5-11

Philippians 2:5-11 New International Version (NIV) — from biblegateway.com 5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very […]

Mark 1:1-4

Mark 1:1-4 New International Version (NIV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way 1 The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah,[a] the Son of God,[b]2 as it […]

Israeli tech co. uses virtual & augmented reality tech to help Christians engage with the Bible

Israeli tech co. uses virtual & augmented reality tech to help Christians engage with the Bible — with thanks to Heidi McDow for the resource […]

The coming deepfakes threat to businesses [Waddell & Kingson]

The coming deepfakes threat to businesses — from axios.com by Kaveh Waddell and Jennifer Kingson Excerpt: In the first signs of a mounting threat, criminals […]

FTC reportedly hits Facebook with record $5 billion settlement [Lapowsky & Kelly]

FTC reportedly hits Facebook with record $5 billion settlement — from wired.com by Issie Lapowsky and Caitlin Kelly Excerpt: AFTER MONTHS OF negotiations, the Federal Trade […]

Psalm 150

Image source   Psalm 150 — from biblegateway.com 1 Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary;     praise him in his mighty heavens. 2 Praise him for his […]

Did you know that you can opt out of facial recognition scanners at the airports? I didn’t.

I opted out of facial recognition at the airport — it wasn’t easy — from wired.com by Allie Funk Excerpt (emphasis DSC): As a privacy-conscious […]

A troubling post from the Verge re: the future of facial recognition in society

Facial recognition smart glasses could make public surveillance discreet and ubiquitous — from theverge.com by James Vincent; with thanks to Mr. Paul Czarapata, Ed.D. out […]

1 Chronicles 29:11 

1 Chronicles 29:11 New International Version (NIV) 11 Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in […]

Revelation 21:2-4

Revelation 21:2-4 New International Version (NIV) — from biblegateway.com 2 I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,prepared as a bride beautifully dressed […]

San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition [Hautala]

San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition— from cnet.com by Laura Hautala It won’t be the last city to consider […]

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