It's a shame he doesn't do that more often. At its worst, the combination of po-faced bluster, stadium rock cliches and all that echo conspires to make the album sound not epic, but empty. Given the climate, that probably won't bother the browsers in Tesco: glossy, professional, and strangely hollow, Our Love to Admire still sounds like a hit. … [Read more...] about Interpol, Our Love to Admire
Roadtrip: Fans began to assuming that Nina and Shaun were on the trip together due to how their social media seemed to be syncing up; Nina pictured on Instagram on May 20 … [Read more...] about Nina Dobrev dons fitted white tank top as she flaunts her lean figure while running errands in LA
'but since they’ve both always had such a busy schedule this downtime has allowed them to tune out the outside world and get to really know each other on a deeper level,' concluded the source. … [Read more...] about New couple Nina Dobrev and Shaun White are ‘enjoying quarantining and living together’ …after she confirmed their relationship on Instagram
Of course, the benefits wouldn't accrue to the wearer. Google would sell the data (suitably anonymised, of course). And your smartphone already provides a huge amount of detail about you. Song Chaoming, a researcher at Northeastern University in Boston, has been analysing mobile phone records (including which base stations the phone connects to) and has developed an algorithm that can predict – with, he says, 93% accuracy – where its owner is at any time of the day (by triangulating from the strengths of the base station signals; that's part of how your smartphone is able to show where you are on an onscreen map). He analysed the records of 50,000 people; the accuracy was never below 80%. … [Read more...] about Google Glass: is it a threat to our privacy?
Oh yes and he should be dead. On 15 October 2007, Clements went to his doctor for a routine prostate examination; he was almost halfway through his projected century and a half, so a check-up seemed sensible. It emerged that his prostate was fine, but his bladder was not. Two days later, he was under the knife: he had stage three cancer and it was metastatic – aggressive and with the expansionist tendencies of a biological Napoleon. His urologist told him he had a month or two to live. Clements sought a second opinion, then a third, but they all said that same thing. He moved into a hospice to die. … [Read more...] about Self-tracking: the people turning their bodies into medical labs