The Engadget Podcast: Why Clearview AI’s facial recognition is a privateness nightmare
This week, Devindra and Cherlynn dive into how ClearView works, and what unchecked entry to highly effective facial recognition means for the way forward for privateness. (It is good for cops, not a lot all people else!) Additionally, managing editor Terrence O’Brien joins to interrupt down how Billie Eilish recorded a Grammy-winning album in a spare bed room. It is one more milestone for DIY residence audio manufacturing.
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Meet SoundCloud’s latest mediocre EDM artist: Elon Musk!
Certain, we stated that anybody could make music in a house studio, and within the case of Billie Eilish, it may well go from SoundCloud to Grammy-winning within the blink of a watch. However what we did not count on is that the subsequent particular person to observe her lead could be Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. So how is Do not Doubt ur Vibe? It is from the worst factor on SoundCloud/Spotify, and possibly will not lead to an enormous lawsuit, so there’s that a minimum of.
Phishing scams leveled up, and we did not
Columnist Violet Blue explains why we’re all gullible sufficient to fall for phishing assaults and click on on hyperlinks in suspicious emails regardless that we should not.
RED’s Hydrogen One telephone makes a cameo within the ‘F9: Quick Saga’ trailer
The subsequent Quick & Livid film is nearly right here, and on Friday we obtained a peek at its four-minute “teaser” trailer. Past the near-fantasy-level automotive hijinks, one factor that jumped out is the crew’s selection in cellular units. For no matter cause, multiple automotive has RED’s much-hyped telephone strapped to the sprint, and this is not even the one manufacturing to function that — the Hydrogen One stood in as an evil plot machine within the remaining season of Marvel’s Runaways.
Honda E first drive: Futuristic and extremely enjoyable to drive
It is a miracle the Honda E is even right here, contemplating how a lot Honda appeared to hate electrical automobiles. Till not too long ago, Honda (together with Toyota) has centered on hybrid and hydrogen automobiles, whereas ceding the EV market to Tesla and others. Nevertheless, a maverick gang of Honda engineers satisfied administration to construct the Honda E. They even saved the design fairly near the City E idea it is primarily based on, proper right down to the wild futuristic inside.
And it paid off. The compact EV’s retro-cute je ne sais quoi (to not point out all of the know-how inside) has grabbed the eye of automotive patrons and EV followers of all stripes. Now, all that is still is to see if it is as enjoyable to be in and drive because it appears. Steve Dent took it for a spin.
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