How bad is space tourism for the environment? And other space travel questions, answered.

For many, the rise of commercial space tourism is a vulgar display of wealth and power. Amid several global crises, including climate change and a pandemic, billionaires are spending their cash on launching themselves...

Amnesty seeks moratorium on surveillance technology | Human Rights News – Al Jazeera English

The rights group warns of ‘devastating impact of the poorly regulated spyware industry on human rights worldwide’.Allegations that governments used phone malware supplied by an Israeli firm to spy on journalists, activists and heads...

Porn Showed Up on Legit News Sites Thanks to Internet Rot

This week, Venmo took a long overdue step toward privacy by eliminating its global social feed in its latest redesign. That's good! Now you can no longer witness an endless stream of complete strangers...

The importance of classifying analytics

Analytics are core to all modern SaaS applications. There is no way to successfully operate a SaaS application without monitoring how it is performing, what it’s doing internally, and how successful it is at...

The Activision Blizzard Harassment Suit Feels Painfully Familiar

Activision Blizzard is the latest video game company to face scrutiny for allegedly fostering a culture of sexism. A California Department of Fair Employment and Housing suit filed Wednesday alleges rampant sexual harassment and...

We just got our best-ever look at the inside of Mars

NASA’s InSight robotic lander has just given us our first look deep inside a planet other than Earth.  More than two years after its launch, seismic data that InSight collected has given researchers hints into how Mars was formed, how it has evolved...

3 creative ways to obtain cloud talent

Looking to ramp up for huge cloud projects but limited by the number of qualified people you can find? You’re not alone. According to Gartner, “insufficient cloud skills will delay half of enterprise IT...

Is the UK’s pingdemic good or bad? Yes.

“More than 600,000 people have been told to isolate by the NHS covid-19 app across the week of July 8 in England and Wales,” she says, “but that’s only a little more than double...

How will the ADF get the technology edge it needs to win? | The...

Fast-moving technology clearly gives the advantage to militaries that can obtain new systems quickly. And it’s a major source of damage and danger to those whose organisations aren’t delivering these powerful capabilities into the...

Microsoft sunsets Xamarin toolkit

With Microsoft’s .NET MAUI (Multi-platform App UI) cross-platform framework due later this year, serving as the next generation of Xamarin Forms, the company announced plans to sunset its Xamarin Community Toolkit for mobile development.Microsoft...

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