On Facial Recognition Training

Excellent article from NBC News: "Facial recognition's 'dirty little secret': Millions of online photos scraped without consent". People‚Äôs faces are being used without their permission, in order to power technology that could eventually be used to surveil them Let's say you have a Flickr account with hundreds of photos of your family, your friends, and... Continue Reading →

Apple’s Motivation for Marzipan

NO. I've been thinking about Apple's Marzipan project since rumors started to flow last year before the WWDC 2018 developers conference where it was officially announced. I wrote a blog post about it a few weeks ago. I keep thinking about it. Brent Simmons, a well known developer has many many questions still without answers.... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Want This World.

Self driving vehicles are synonym of self destruction of lives. Not by vehicle accidents hitting people. No, I'm thinking about killing people's economic lives. We are in a logic of eliminating as many working people as we can. But for what? In the name of? Fuck it. https://twitter.com/AndrewYangVFA/status/1101208102492344320?s=20

HyperDrive: Can’t Wait!

This morning I was wondering when I would receive my HyperDrive, a USB-C Hub for my iPad Pro. Well, according to this blog post, it seems shipping has started for early founders of this Kickstarter project. Can't wait to use it while recording my podcasts even if comments seems to be very negative. It seems... Continue Reading →

Apple Watch Sleep Tracking

According to Bloomberg*, Apple is at work with a new feature for the Apple watch, sleep tracking. This is something that I would love. I'm currently using my old Apple Watch during the night so I can get some form of sleep tracking. Yet, this is not a complete solution. I'm mainly using Sleep Watch.... Continue Reading →

And You Think Apple’s iPhone Is Expansive? Think Again.

Source: Mark Gurman Prices are increasing since 2017. Apple started the trend it seems. They paved the way for others like always. And while we are on the subject of smartphones pricing, think about it: back in the days we were willing to spend thousands of dollars on computers that stayed home and were much... Continue Reading →

On Samsung Fold And Huawei Mate X

Recents announcements by Samsung and Huawei leaves me a bit perplexed. Folding smartphones seems to get some attention from the tech press. But, personally, I wonder what is the point of these devices. Once folded they are way thicker than normal devices. Also, how well these screen will age with 1000-2000 folding operations? The Huawei... Continue Reading →

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