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Penguins find unattended camera, snap a fabulous selfie

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but just recently, it also selfied the penguin. “Does my chin look weird in this?” Image credits Australian Antarctic Program / Eddie Gault. Eddie Gault was born and raised in Australia, but his passion took him far away from the heat of the Land Down Under, and into the […]

The Virtue of Selfies-ness: Libertarians Fight for Free Speech at the Ballot Box

The Virtue of Selfies-ness: Libertarians Fight for Free Speech at the Ballot Box

By Thomas L. Knapp It’s finally election time — as I write this, early voting is already under way in many states. You may have already voted. Even if haven’t, you probably know who you’re voting for. But if you live in Colorado, it’s illegal to tell anyone who you voted for, or who you […]

Uber Uses Selfies for Enhancing Security

Uber Uses Selfies for Enhancing Security

Uber’s latest security feature is Real-Time ID Check, which uses Microsoft Cognitive Services to protect both riders and drivers. Real-Time ID Check prompts drivers to share a selfie before going online to help ensure the driver using the app matches the account Uber has on file. This prevents fraud and protects drivers’ accounts from being […]

Obama, we’re just not that into you

Obama, we’re just not that into you

Viewpoint By Michael Greer   When you first arrived at the party, we were fascinated. You were mysterious and attractive, especially to women who tend to be attracted to bad boys. You smiled and told us to trust you.  You said you’d never lie to us. You came with some pretty rough friends, but you […]