Day: October 10, 2017

Tanzania proposes new law on social media to curb ‘moral decadence’

Tanzania is considering a new law to regulate social media in the East Afrikan country. The proposed bill, Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations 2017, was published by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). Part of the draft regulations suggest that all online content producers, including bloggers, should be licensed by the TCRA. James Kilaba, Deputy …

Apple’s Face ID is probably going to cause the death of privacy but we won’t mind

Apple is about to drop its facial recognition feature, Face ID, on the world when the iPhone X launches. It’s a machine learning-powered agent that, over time, will become accustomed to your unique face. And just like everything else Apple makes, the technology is going to be everywhere. It seems harmless enough: using a camera …

Snapchat’s Context Cards turn it into Yelp for teens

Snapchat today announced it would be adding “Context Cards” to its suite of in-app tools. These Cards are information packets on the location where a Snap is taken, pulling data from several partner companies to give potential customers as much data as possible. The integrations include Foursquare, Tripadvisor, Uber, Lyft, OpenTable, and Michelin, among others. …

Using Complex Analytics To Create Better Grading Systems For E-learning

Training is often one of the biggest expenses for businesses, and that’s especially true in times of rapid and radical technical change like we are experiencing now. “With business needs changing quickly and technology advancing even faster, companies are constantly reevaluating how they spend their training dollars,” asserts David Wentworth, the principle analyst at Brandon …