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« A secretive division at Facebook’s California headquarters has been experimenting with mind-reading technology for several months, the company revealed.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder, has previously described telepathy as the “ultimate communication technology”, but the social network’s ambitions have been unclear.
At Facebook’s annual developer conference on Wednesday, Regina Dugan, head of the company’s experimental technologies division Building 8, said Facebook was working on “optical neuro-imaging systems” that would allow people to type words directly from their brain at 100 words per minute: five times the speed possible on a smartphone.
“It sounds impossible but it’s closer than you think,” said Ms Dugan, who joined Facebook from Google last year and previously led DARPA, the US government’s advanced defence research division. »

Source : Mark Zuckerberg confirms Facebook is working on mind-reading technology

« Pour Internet Archive, la question d’un changement complet de philosophie se pose. L’archivage du web ne doit plus se faire en tenant compte des déclarations des fichiers robots.txt qui s’adressent avant tout aux moteurs de recherche. Il doit se faire en prenant en compte le point de vue de l’utilisateur, de façon à lui montrer le web tel qu’il est aujourd’hui. Et tel qu’il était autrefois ».

Source : Pour conserver la mémoire du web, Internet Archive durcit ses méthodes – Tech – Numerama

« The news is broken and we can fix it. We’re bringing genuine community control to our news with unrestricted access for all. We’re developing a living, breathing tool that’ll present accurate information with real evidence, so that you can confidently make up your own mind ».

Source : Wikitribune – Evidence-based journalism

Facebook helped advertisers target teens who feel “worthless”

« Facebook executives promote advertising campaigns that exploit Facebook users’ emotional states—and how these are aimed at users as young as 14 years old. According to the report, the selling point of this 2017 document is that Facebook’s algorithms can determine, and allow advertisers to pinpoint, « moments when young people need a confidence boost. » If that phrase isn’t clear enough, Facebook’s document offers a litany of teen emotional states that the company claims it can estimate based on how teens use ».

Source : Facebook helped advertisers target teens who feel “worthless” | Ars Technica

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