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San Francisco Becomes First City To Ban Use Of Facial Recognition Technology In Public Places

The tech capital of America has just become the first city in the nation to stop the government from using facial recognition technology in public places and sectors. In an 8-to-1 vote, the city board approved the anti-surveillance ordinance that outlaws use of the tech by government departments and police. “With this vote, San Francisco has declared …

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Dual Function Power Generator Can Make Electricity From Seawater

Devices needing to operate remotely for long periods underwater, like subs and diving robots, are currently limited by their batteries. That could change with the announcement of a device that can produce electricity from seawater in two ways, one offering slow sustained power, the other can be used for short bursts where the need is …

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Researchers Have Built A Device That Gets Electricity From The Coldness Of Space

Without the Sun, the Earth would slowly cool down. This fact is particularly evident on clear nights, when the heat of our planet, unblocked by clouds, spreads into the darkness of space. Now researchers from Stanford University have developed a device that can take advantage of this heat flow and create electricity. The experimental device is …