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8 best tech documentaries on Netflix and more

Videos we like: Technology documentaries you should see

8 best tech documentaries on Netflix and more

Videos we like: Technology documentaries you should see

8 best tech documentaries on Netflix and more

Videos we like: Technology documentaries you should see

There's nothing like a documentary to help get your head around new tech looking set to change the world. We think these 8 documentaries on the future of tech are not to be missed, whether you stream on Amazon, Netflix or another service.

Time for a top tech documentary

You've made your way through what's trending on Netflix and cut through Amazon Prime's top films like a knife through butter. Now it's time to sit back and feast your eyes on the next big thing. These are our favorite tech documentaries of recent years.

The Social Dilemma

2020

About: Social media and data protection

Directed by Jeff Orlowski

Watch on Netflix

What's behind your Facebook? Is someone on the other side of your Instagram? The Social Dilemma examines our growing dependence on social media, how it's reprogramming the way we interact and insider secrets about how the companies work.

11:Years - The Rose Of UK FinTech

2019

About: FinTech

Directed by 11:FS

Watch on YouTube

The financial crash in 2008 set the scene for a new wave of British banks like Monzo, Starling and Revolut. Will they change how we interact with banking? Featuring the trailblazing CEOs of UK fintech, 11:Years looks at what banking could be if finance keeps going digital.

The Great Hack

2019

About: Data protection

Directed by Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim

Watch on Netflix

This documentary uses the iconic Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal to tell the story of how the powers that be use our data and control what we see. For extra reading, Kaspersky interviews Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Brittany Kaiser about her ideas for solving the big personal data problem.

iHuman

2019

About: AI

Directed by Tonje Hessen Schei

Watch on Modern Films

Is artificial intelligence the most powerful technology of all time? iHuman accesses the booming AI industry and uncovers fascinating truths on how AI could shape our future.

Coded Bias (above)

2020

About: Machine learning

Directed by Shalini Kantayya

Watch on Netflix

How fair are the algorithms that are increasingly part of life? Coded Bias explores what algorithms do, how they work and how they might embed bias. At the heart of the documentary are cyber-heroes of algorithms, the Algorithmic Justice League.

Do You Trust This Computer?

2018

About: AI

Directed by Chris Paine

Watch on Amazon

Stephen Hawking once warned that pursuing superintelligent artificial intelligence might jeopardize humanity. Do You Trust This Computer? asks whether that prediction holds water.

The Cleaners

2018

About: Data protection

Directed by Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

Watch on Google Play

The Cleaners follows the lives of five cyber guardians who monitor and delete offensive, pornographic and provocative posts on social media. Are they what stands between us and total online chaos?

For more stories on the people protecting our digital lives, watch our Defenders of Digital series.

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

2016

About: Future of the internet

Directed by Werner Herzog

Watch on Amazon

An award-winning director looks at the internet of our future in this beautifully shot documentary. A complete view of the evolution of the world wide web and what that will mean for humanity further down the line.

Did we miss any great tech documentaries?

These are our favorite documentaries on technology's evolution, but we know there are more everyone should see. Which tech documentaries do you recommend? Share your suggestions on our Twitter and Facebook.

For more documentaries on how tech is changing the world, subscribe to Tomorrow Unlocked on YouTube and watch documentaries like Imagine Beyond: Who Wants To Live Forever.

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These outstanding sci-fi films didn't make The Oscars

Videos we like: Our favorite sci-fi films you won't see at this year's Academy Awards

These outstanding sci-fi films didn't make The Oscars

Videos we like: Our favorite sci-fi films you won't see at this year's Academy Awards

These outstanding sci-fi films didn't make The Oscars

Videos we like: Our favorite sci-fi films you won't see at this year's Academy Awards

Invisible men, brutal algorithm-driven dystopia and devices that fragment consciousness – it's been a tasty year for sci-fi. As we approach The Oscar's 2021, we look at a few movies about the future of tech that, unfortunately, didn't make the shortlist. Which one surprises you the most?

How did these sci-fi films miss out on The Oscars 2021?

It's that time of the year again. The great and good from the world of film come together to celebrate cinematographic achievements. Except, this year, we won't be focusing on those. We'll be focusing on those that *didn't* make it.

Yes, we're delving into the depths of the unrecognized to focus on what we do best: tech film. The future of technology to be precise. There's a rich well to drink from, too. So here's our favorite sci-fi films about the future of tech that *didn't* make the list for The Oscars 2021.

The Invisible Man (above)

Director: Leigh Wannel

Griffin, a scientist interested in optics, stalks his wife with an invisibility suit which only works when he's totally naked. The suit supposedly bends light, using various cameras and displays to record the wearer's surroundings and transmit them on its surface. You might be thinking, can someone actually make an invisibility suit? It may be closer than we think.

Watch it: YouTube, Amazon Prime

Bloodshot

Director: David S.F. Wilson

Vin Diesel is back. After witnessing his wife's murder, his character Ray wakes up in a strange facility with amnesia. Turns out his blood has been replaced with nanorobots that give him superpowers – think Wolverine meets The Punisher. He can heal from any injury thanks to the tiny helpers in his blood, plus morph his own body, changing his shape and appearance. Sound like your kind of thing?

Watch it: YouTube, Amazon Prime, Google Play

Possessor

Director: Brandon Cronenburg

Will the life of an assassin ever get any easier? Possessor thinks so. In this near future tale, hired killers, called 'possessors,' control the bodies of others to earn their money. No trace, no trouble. But how does it work? Brain-implant technology that plants the consciousness of one into the other. Thing is, both exist in the same body. Surely that's a recipe for disaster? Yes, as our protagonist finds out.

Watch: YouTube, Amazon Prime, Google Play

Black Box

Director: Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr.

Widowed protagonist, severe amnesia and a new form of experimental brain treatment – what could go wrong? Nolan is struggling to adapt to life after the loss of his wife, so he turns to tech to sort himself out. In Black Box, tech — in this case, a virtual reality headset — is used to help access and unlock memories, drastically altering our personalities and perspectives on our past. The hope? That by uncovering the dark recesses of our brain through VR reconstructions, we can come to terms with grief, pain and anguish. Keen to give it a try?

Watch it: Amazon Prime

Minor Premise

Director: Eric Schultz

R10 – recognize the name? Probably not; it's a fictional, mind-altering device. Ethan, our protagonist, built R10 – which isolates sections of the brain that control emotions or behaviour, allowing us to better understand our personalities. But things go a little bit stray when Ethan's consciousness starts fragmenting into different pieces. It's not a technology we see getting past regulators any time soon. That said, would you try it?

Watch it: Amazon Prime

Ready to stream? Make sure you do this first

If you're streaming films, particularly recently released ones, do it from a recognized, paid service. Why? Because free streaming sites are a breeding ground for phishing attacks, spam emails and malware. Kaspersky experts found that almost 70 percent of malicious files are disguised in three Oscar-nominated movies: Promising Young Woman, Judas and the Black Messiah, and the Trial of the Chicago 7.

In short, cybercriminals know that 'free' films are a popular lure for unsuspecting victims. So how can you avoid getting hacked? Check the website's authenticity (including URL spelling), pay attention to files you're downloading (a video file will never be called .exe or .msi) and use reliable security solutions. There, you're ready to stream.

Did we miss anything?

These are our favorite sci-films that didn't make The Oscars, but what about yours? Share your suggestions on our Twitter and Facebook.

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Gamers against the clock: Speedrunning esports

Ultra-fast gaming and the sports of tomorrow, with Break the Record's Fredrik Lidholt

Gamers against the clock: Speedrunning esports

Ultra-fast gaming and the sports of tomorrow, with Break the Record's Fredrik Lidholt

Gamers against the clock: Speedrunning esports

Ultra-fast gaming and the sports of tomorrow, with Break the Record's Fredrik Lidholt

Completing a game more quickly than opponents is the goal of the esport of speedrunning. It could be Super Mario, Doom or any other game. This week we'll see which elite players can break the speed record playing Minecraft.

Speed is the name of the game

The Break the Record Live Series is a live-streamed event where elite gamers compete to be the fastest ever player. Next week, they'll try to break the Minecraft speed-playing record. The brains behind Break the Record, Fredrik Lidholt (aka Edenal) chats about the future of esports with Marco Preuss and Rainer Bock in the latest episode of Unlocked.

Find out more about next week's Minecraft event here!

Let us know on Facebook and Twitter if you're tuning in and don't forget to tag Tomorrow Unlocked and the European Speedrunner Assembly!

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NFTs explained: Why pay $170,000 for digital art?

Intro to cryptoart and non-fungible tokens (NFTS)

NFTs explained: Why pay $170,000 for digital art?

Intro to cryptoart and non-fungible tokens (NFTS)

NFTs explained: Why pay $170,000 for digital art?

Intro to cryptoart and non-fungible tokens (NFTS)

A non-fungible token (NFT) of digital kitten art sold for 170,000 US dollars. These tokens could change how we buy, sell and own digital media. What are they, and could they build a new creative economy? To start, check out the video above from CNBC!

Is this the art of true ownership in the digital age?

Most of us can make a GIF, take a picture or record a clip, but what if you could sell those and other digital media for hundreds of thousands of dollars? With the rise of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), pictures, short clips of comedians, GIFs and every other form of digital art is now being tokenized and sold just like a physical painting.

What is an NFT?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are a digital certificate of ownership of a piece of digital information that can be bought and sold. It works the same way as cryptocurrency: Secure transactions made between two parties recorded permanently through blockchain. The difference is, with bitcoin – a popular cryptocurrency using blockchain – you can trade one coin for the other and it has the same value, but NFTs are one-of-a-kind. Each NFT is unique and can have a different value.

You can make NFTs of almost anything digital, but the big news is they're starting to be used to buy and sell digital art, known as cryptoart.

Why NFTs can benefit digital artists and art buyers

Uniqueness has always been central to the art market. Digital art is hard to sell, and for buyers, hard to 'own' because of the potential for an infinite number of copies. NFTs could solve that problem.

For creators, NFTs are super trendy and therefore add to your enigmatic status, and they have a handy sell-on feature. If you sell a GIF using NFTs, you get a percentage every time the NFT is sold to a new buyer. Imagine Van Gogh selling a painting, then getting a slice of every resale, forever.

And if you're a buyer, you have a concrete claim of owning a piece of digital art. And speaking of buying, you might want to see this.

A world gone mad for NFTs

The best way to understand the NFT market explosion is to see some pieces that have fetched crazy sums. Brace yourself.

This Nyan Cat GIF sold for almost $600,000 US dollars.

Article in the NY Times

Grimes - The NFT goldrush continues

This 50-second video by Grimes sold for almost $390,000.

Watch the video here.

Beeple - Authenticated by blockchain

This video by Beeple sold for $6.6 million.

Watch the video here.

Crypto financial and environmental impacts

Many financial experts have warned that this could be an investment bubble that, if it bursts, could mean big losses.

And while NFTs are making the digital art world fairer, they come with a warning. The sale of a crypto art piece can use the same amount of energy in one transaction as an art studio uses in two years.

How  artists can benefit

If you're an aspiring or established artist or content creator, no promises, but this could be big for you. First, prepare your work ready, whether it's a GIF, picture or video. Then, when you're happy with it, start on NIfty Gateway. On Nifty Gateway, you can apply to create a project for them to sell.

Will you get into the world of cryptoart? Share your favorite pieces with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Five best sci-fi TV shows predicting tech’s future

Videos we love: Five amazing sci-fi shows that predict the future of tech

Five best sci-fi TV shows predicting tech’s future

Videos we love: Five amazing sci-fi shows that predict the future of tech

Five best sci-fi TV shows predicting tech’s future

Videos we love: Five amazing sci-fi shows that predict the future of tech

Technology could go anywhere in future. We ask you, which of these five sci-fi on-demand TV shows predicts it best?

Which sci-fi series gets our tech future right?

Predicting the future of tech is hard. These five on-demand sci-fi TV shows all predict different technological futures for humankind. Which do you think is closest to the truth?

Alphas (above)

Watch on Amazon Prime

In a new twist on the superhero saga, in Alphas, a select few humans have developed super senses, but they're also plagued by harmful drawbacks. For the crime-fighting supergroup, their strengths and flaws act as both help and hindrance.

Altered Carbon

Watch on Netflix

Set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in human spines, people can survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness "re-sleeved" into new bodies. What could go wrong?

Black Mirror

Watch on Netflix

Could technology alter memory and perception? Will AI be our friend or foe? Can we tell a digital human from a real one? This anthology of self-contained future worlds will satisfy the most curious minds, but is not for the faint-hearted.

Brave New World

Watch on Amazon Prime

This 2020 adaptation loosely based on Aldous Huxley's influential 1932 novel envisions a perfect, happy society, where everyone knows their place. But, with advanced genetic technology, is it possible?

Devs

Watch on BBC iPlayer (UK only)

In a world where quantum computing can predict all human behavior (ouch,) humanity places its trust in a crack team of developers to restore their freedom.

There you have it – our five favorite sci-fi shows predicting a technological future. Which stands out for you, and why? Tell us on Twitter or Facebook and see what others say. And at Tomorrow Unlocked, we have our own predictions for the future of tech. Strap in – this is Imagine Beyond.

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A full week wearing a VR headset: What happened?

Our video picks: Don't try this at home, courtesy of Disrupt

A full week wearing a VR headset: What happened?

Our video picks: Don't try this at home, courtesy of Disrupt

A full week wearing a VR headset: What happened?

Our video picks: Don't try this at home, courtesy of Disrupt

One man spent 168 hours – a full week – in a VR headset. He came out with these insights. Crazy experiment or timely voyage?

Seven days in a VR headset

However you normally spend your week, there's probably a large chunk of it eating and sleeping. You may spend some time in nature, or maybe not. What if you could do it all in virtual reality? (Including the nature part.)

One man has gone to extreme lengths to show the possibilities of VR. Brought to you by 'off-world' YouTubers Disrupt, here's what happens when you live in the future for a week.

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The Important Things by @flip_michael

The Important Things by @flip_michael

How COVID’s changed living and working in cities

After a year of working from home, which urban trends in how we work will stick around? In the face of bad Zoom signal and limited contact, we're adapting to the biggest challenge in recent human history.

Business as unusual: City trends for the new normal

Adjusting to life in lockdown has been hard, but a glimmer of hope is on the horizon. COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work. What will our jobs and living spaces be like when we return to the 'new normal?' Here are the trends that could shape the future of work, technologies empowering these shifts and how we can make this new tech-forward way of life safe from cybercriminals.

Cybersecurity crucial for homes of the future

Working at home has meant a rise in intelligent buildings and smart homes. From keyless entry to voice-activated elevators, the demand for hands-off tech is up. And as you'd expect, the numbers using laptops at home has increased. As we're becoming more reliant on home technology, we need to secure our homes against hackers – like securely configuring home Wi-Fi and using strong unique passwords to protect devices and control panels.

Recent Kaspersky research shows 58 percent use internet security software beyond what's built in, most (65 percent) agree antivirus software is a must-have for good 'digital hygiene,' but only 48 percent password-protect their Wi-Fi.

Pop-up workspaces mean less time in the office

As we plan for life after the pandemic, most workers will likely head to the office just two or three days a week. This has a huge impact on how employers will use their properties, if they keep using them at all. Low-cost alternatives are small private offices, hot desks and co-working spaces.

Pop-up workspaces mean virtual work will be available to anyone who wants it. But without the protection of business cybersecurity, individuals need to protect themselves and their employers. A simple tip: Turn on your virtual private network (VPN) at home or on public Wi-Fi – to protect your and your employer's data.

Rise of Zoom towns and 15-minute cities

COVID-19 has seen many turn and look outward – living outside cities. Millions are changing small apartments for bigger properties further from city centers and closer to green spaces. Meanwhile, Zoom towns have arisen: Vacation destinations turned virtual working hotspots by those escaping the city.

The 15-minute city, where everything from shops to parks are within 15 minutes from home, is now a reality for many. Huge malls are making way for grocery stores, only a bike ride away. All this means people spending more time in their neighborhoods and prioritizing lifestyle, based on affordability, commercial infrastructure, parks or whatever they value most.

As the digital world evolves, society benefits from the multiple uses of technology. But as tech continues to play an increasing part of our lives, we need the right cybersecurity solutions and defences to keep us safe from hackers and cybercriminals. The question remains: What do you think of all this?

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Wake up refreshed this World Sleep Day

Three ways to improve your sleep: videos we love

Wake up refreshed this World Sleep Day

Three ways to improve your sleep: videos we love

Wake up refreshed this World Sleep Day

Three ways to improve your sleep: videos we love

Today is World Sleep Day, but don't hit the duvet just yet! Do you have smart tech that helps you achieve a better quality of health? Sleep is vital to help you live a better life. These three videos are sure to help you crack the code to feeling well-rested.

“How can you track your sleep?” – (above)

“What is the accuracy of these apps?”

“Simple tips for better sleep”

Sleep apps are one solution. Besides tech, a big part of better sleep is to relax. Try CyberSpa for novel ways to unwind online, like squeezing a virtual stress ball. Then switch off your devices to let your body and mind decompress before hitting the hay.

If you're curious about what it means to share health data with apps, then read this story from Kaspersky.

How do you get the best night's sleep? Share your tips with us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Urban Sun - art to beat the pandemic

This art project explores how UVC light could clean coronavirus from public spaces

Urban Sun - art to beat the pandemic

This art project explores how UVC light could clean coronavirus from public spaces

Urban Sun - art to beat the pandemic

This art project explores how UVC light could clean coronavirus from public spaces

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Would you play pool against a robot?

Explore how a robotic cue levels up the way we play

Would you play pool against a robot?

Explore how a robotic cue levels up the way we play

Would you play pool against a robot?

Explore how a robotic cue levels up the way we play

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AI tech lets disabled gamers smash access barriers

AI tech lets disabled gamers smash access barriers

AI tech lets disabled gamers smash access barriers

By 2023, there could be over three billion gamers worldwide. But for some people with disabilities, taking part in this wildly popular passion can be frustrating to impossible. Now, one piece of tech is out to make slaying dragons and building civilizations accessible to all. Will it change the future of gaming?

The AI-powered voice of a generation’s gamers

Since the world's first video game 'Pong' appeared in 1958, gaming has evolved in ways never imagined. But game accessibility is still a problem for as many as 30 million people in the US, because they have an impairment that means they come up against accessibility barriers when gaming.

Fridai is changing all that. The voice-activated, AI-powered assistant gives advice on anything gamers with disabilities may need, from hands-free options to being reminded of the game's objective. In Defenders of Digital series two, episode four, Mark Engelhardt, Fridai's Co-founder and CEO, talks about how the technology uses AI to create a new interface between humans and machines.

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Will robots one day satisfy our need for love?

Look into the future of pleasure, lust and connection

Will robots one day satisfy our need for love?

Look into the future of pleasure, lust and connection

Will robots one day satisfy our need for love?

Look into the future of pleasure, lust and connection

Until now, scientists and developers have pushed to discover whether artificial intelligence can love humans, and vice versa. Welcome to the age of robot relationships.

AI loves me; AI loves me not

In Steven Spielberg's 2001 blockbuster science fiction film A.I. Artificial Intelligence, a highly advanced robot boy pursues a loving foster human who abandoned him. At the time it seemed far fetched. Today, it looks more like reality.

Imagine Beyond: Build me Somebody to Love looks at how AI is changing the way we look at love, lust and human connection. Could you marry a robot? Will a hunk of metal look after you in your dying days? Let's see how human machines could become.

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How to defend privacy in digital space?

How to defend privacy in digital space?

How to defend privacy in digital space?

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This neural network predicts the future

This billboard answers your questions about what's coming next

This neural network predicts the future

This billboard answers your questions about what's coming next

This neural network predicts the future

This billboard answers your questions about what's coming next

In a remote New Zealand landscape, you'll find a billboard with impressive tech: Powered by a neural network, it answers your questions about the future.

A glimpse into the future

The future is unknown, and full of questions: How will technology change us? How can we make our future more secure? Kaspersky has launched Safer Tomorrow with a feature that might help answer humankind's greatest questions. With answers powered by a neural network, selected questions will be livestreamed on the billboard from the east coast of New Zealand. The easterly site was chosen as it's one of the places on Earth that experiences the new day first.

Get answers about tomorrow's big questions and watch the billboard live from one of the world's most forwarded time zones on Safer Tomorrow.

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4 Tips for Creating Your Digital Comfort Zone!

A Digital Home Sweet Home

How many people you know started self or home improvement projects when the quarantine started? We were all stuck at home and trying to find something productive to do with our time, besides finally getting through the Netflix watchlist. In fact, "DIY home improvement projects" and "smart home" had a worldwide search peak on Google in April – right in the time when a lot of shops, restaurants, and bars were closed, and a lot of people had to spend their time indoors. So, it seems creating the right personal comfort zone is more than just having the perfect outdoor pouf for your balcony: With today's technology we have the opportunity to create a comfort zone online which translates into our offline world and it feels just like magic. Have a look at our tips and find out how you can create your own digital comfort zone and feel safe and sound online.

1. Convenience through Automation

Do you not love to be wakened by the sun rising, birds chirping, and the smell of freshly brewed coffee? With the right smart helpers, you can recreate beautiful Tuscany mornings in your own apartment in the middle of the largest cities. I use Alexa to automate some of my routines and make my life more convenient. All you need for the perfect Tuscany morning routine is a smart light, a normal coffee machine connected to a smart power switch, and your favorite sound to wake up to. I personally prefer bird sounds, as they annoy me the least in the morning. And then all that is left to do is to choose the settings on the Alexa app, like gradually brighten the light, have the birds chiming in. When I am done getting ready, my coffee has already been brewed and I can have some relaxing time for myself, drinking my coffee until I have to leave the house and get to work. You can create your smart routines with any assistant, be it from Google or Microsoft.

2. Use Productivity Apps

When I get too comfortable, I tend to slack and procrastinate. Which makes me feel unproductive and therefore less comfortable. To avoid this I tried using bulletin journals to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but this did not really work for me. A simple yet effective way for me is using productivity apps. Simple habit trackers such as HabitNow (Android) or Momentum Habit Tracker (iOS). If you don't want to use an app you can also organize your habits via Google calendar. I prefer it because let's face it, Google already has all my data and it plans the time I want to use for my goals, according to my free time in the calendar. Just press on the "plus" on your Google calendar app and choose "Goal". The system will then guide you through the target creation process.​

3. Use the right hardware and software for you!

Photo by James McDonald on Unsplash

It doesn't matter if you are an iOS, Android, Microsoft, or Linux user: use the right products for you. Check online and with your friends for recommendations, but in the end, it is you who has to use them. Make sure your devices are compatible with each other, so you are able to connect them with your smart assistant. Also, make sure your data is protected by keeping your software up to date and only chose trusted providers.​

4. Have fun!

Another very important part: Do not forget to have fun with your smart assistant. Playing with your devices and trying out new things and skills is always the best way to understand what their real potentials are to make your life more convenient. Plus, what is comfort without the right amount of humor?

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Art – A Human Discipline?

A different kind of artist

For many people, art is something very human, as it is creating deep connections and emotions. One of my favorite movie quotes is from "I, Robot":

Detective Del Spooner (Human): Human beings have dreams. Even dogs have dreams, but not you, you are just a machine. An imitation of life. Can a robot write a symphony? Can a robot turn a... canvas into a beautiful masterpiece?
Sonny (Robot): Can you?

We always thought, that no machine could ever create a piece of art that has an impact on us, but as artificial intelligence gets more and more advanced, art does not seem to be something only a real person can create. As a matter of fact, AI is already able to create impressive pieces of art. So, let's dive into the AI age of art with some intriguing artificial creatives.

Becoming the Muse

Are you a fan of renaissance art? Then behold as AI Gahaku turns your face into a beautiful renaissance painting. We at Tomorrow Unlocked had a real blast trying it out with the faces of our favorite colleagues. Share your portraits on Instagram and tag @tomorrowunlocked to show us your renaissance portraits!

Finishing the unfinished

Photo by Spencer Imbrock on Unsplash

Mahler, Beethoven, Schubert, or Bruckner: Each of those composers have symphonies they did not finish in their lifetime. But an international team of experts created an AI that analyzed Beethoven's unfinished tenth symphony and finalized it. Listen to the AI's compositions here. Can you spot which part is from Beethoven and which is from the AI?

Artificial Song

Photo by BRUNO EMMANUELLE on Unsplash

Researchers at Zhejiang University in China teamed up with experts from Microsoft and created an AI that generates voices singing in English and Chinese. If you listen to the voices extracted, they do sound quite artificial, but as soon as DeepSinger synthesizes them and puts them into music, one cannot tell that the songs are artificially created – at least I could not.

Scary Humane

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

In our age of rapidly spreading fake news, we can usually rely on our reason to understand who the author is, where the information comes from, and whether the source is trustworthy. But in 2019 OpenAI published a text generating AI which creates terrifyingly human texts. Also, a study by Karlstad University in Sweden shows that most people cannot tell whether an article is written by a journalist or a machine. That may make it harder to sort out fake news in the future, and would need online platforms to curate information more closely. THE VERGE collected some examples of AI writing – they may not be perfect, but also not too bad.

Creating Emotions out of Data

Last but not least we want to present to you artist Refik Anadol. By using large collections of data and artificial intelligence he creates fascinating installations where spectators can experience data sculptures created out of millions of pictures from different points of view. When people step into the installation they step into an alternate reality: into the dreams of the AI. And though the machine may not have emotions, it portraits it and by that impacts our emotions.

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Sharing is Caring

How to make sure your digital comfort zone stays yours?

Sharing is Caring

How to make sure your digital comfort zone stays yours?

Sharing is Caring

How to make sure your digital comfort zone stays yours?

Ever "hacked" into someone's network and sent them weird messages to their printers? When I started university there were too many people not securing their internet, which meant a lot of fun for me and my friends, but not for the ones whose printers started coughing up 100 pages of "Set a password, i****!" at 1 am in the morning.

But nowadays we secure everything with all kinds of complicated passwords, and then we share our Netflix, Spotify or Amazon accounts with everybody. Which is nice, and if you trust the person there is no harm. In fact, 46% of people feel comfortable sharing their streaming services with their housemates according to a recent study by Kaspersky. On the other hand, 32% are sharing their accounts, although they are unsure about their safety, as they do not know about their friends' digital habits.

But how can you still keep your things private and your digital comfort zone secure?

Private versus public network

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

Which a lot of my past dorm mates did wrong, was to connect to the dorm's internet and not set it as a public network. A computer is only as intelligent as the person sitting in front of it, and if you set the network as a private network, it won't restrict people from accessing your information or devices.

Passwords for everything!

Yes, we all hate passwords and still they save us not just from nosy siblings, but also from insecure connections, and cybercriminals. If you tend to forget your passwords, then you may want to try out a password manager. They can be a real help, especially when it comes to sensitive information.

Educate yourself

Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash

Treating yourself is great, but you have to educate yourself before that: check the security settings on your devices, and if you have no idea what you could do ask a friend or search Google. Especially when it comes to smart devices you have to make sure, nobody but you can access them, as they hold a lot of information about you.

Say “No!”

Photo by Lucas Sankey on Unsplash

There is no shame in rejecting your friends or housemates when they want you to share your services with them. Especially if they do not know the difference between a firewall and antivirus software or if they think Sunshine258 is a strong password. If you do want to help them out, you can set up their devices for them, and explain to them how important it is to stay safe and alert online.

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The Digital Comfort Zone

Digitizing Home

Do you know that feeling, when you are searching for a new apartment, then step into the perfect one and instantly start to imagine how your favorite cozy chair would look like by that window? It is kind of the same when we are using our digital devices: We place our favorite apps where we can open them quickly, create a background picture of our pet or dream vacation destination, and buy the devices that make our life easier – if you are used to iOS you are probably not going to switch to Android and it is the same the other way round. We humans like comfort, and there is no shame in wanting everything to be as comfortable as possible, so we can actually concentrate on the really important things.

But with social isolation, we hang out two more hours online than we used to, broadening our networks via online communities or social dating apps. The worst part is not having to go online to maintain a social life – on the contrary it is great, that we have this opportunity nowadays. The problem is, that we know how much information they want from us: you need to sign in with your social media profile and you cannot use them without an active mobile number for "security reasons" (for real?). And with all that, we give up staying safe, because we think this NSA guy (hey Paul) already knows everything about us, and there is nothing we could actually do against it.

You get my data! And you get my data! Everybody gets my data!

A recent study by Kaspersky shows, that even though 60 pc of us millennials are concerned about our security while dating online, only 36 pc are actually admitting they should do more to protect their digital privacy. To be honest, I am one of those people: I download all kinds of apps when I am bored at home: "You want my location data? Whatever, as long as I can have Talking Tom repeating everything I say in a funny high-pitched voice!" But okay, I am old enough to know better and not put everything online, and even if I am okay with people collecting my data by feeding me with targeted apps, this is just the tip of the iceberg. And don't we all know, it was not the visible part of the iceberg that sunk the Titanic?

Filter Fun or Stranger Danger?

I personally know nobody who does not use social media. But the younger generations are certainly more at home and comfortable with using all the different platforms and having fun with filters. As more children have to stay indoors due to the pandemic about 33 pc of parents have become more lenient with the amount of time their children are spending online. Which is totally fine, if your children are aware of the potential dangers that may come in a public place like the Internet. But: about 52 pc of families trust their children to keep themselves safe online. Some of those children are able to set the right privacy settings and keep their accounts private, so their content is not available for everyone online. However, a thing we all know from funny video pages on social media: there are a lot of children creating insane content which is being shared all over the Internet to make fun of them, opening the doors for cyberbullying or even cyber-grooming. So yes it's absolutely okay to let your children be on social media and grow their abilities and understanding of modern media. Yet, it is also important to talk to them about the dangers online - which are nowadays as real as the dangers we face offline - and with that have them live in their personal digital comfort zone, where they are safe and secure.

How at home do you feel in the digital world

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“Built from the ground up”

Interview with speedrunning champion Karl Jobst

“Built from the ground up”

Interview with speedrunning champion Karl Jobst

“Built from the ground up”

Interview with speedrunning champion Karl Jobst

Higher, faster, better? No problem for the speedrunners from all over the world who compete in the Break the Record: LIVE Speedrunning Gaming Marathon starting July 26! But what exactly fascinates players enough to attempt a game or level's completion in record time, even when the game has not been specifically designed with speedrunning in mind? What kind of skills are really needed to break a record? We sat together with Karl Jobst to understand what drives players to learn game mechanics minutia, and each virtual inch of a map well enough to vie for a world record in this budding esport. It turns out, quite a lot!

Karl is a multiple-time world champion speedrunner for Perfect Dark on the Nintendo 64, and also one of the best Goldeneye 007 speedrunners of all time - in which he was involved for over 20 years, and set some of the most famous records of all time. He is now also one of the leading commentators and speedrunning advocates in this closely-knit and passionate community.

"To be the best speedrunner in one of the most competitive games you would have to treat it like any other career: devoting most of your time to perfecting your craft."

The Evolution Of Speedrunning www.youtube.com

Jack: Who is speedrunning for, and why is it something you would recommend they check out?

Karl: Speedrunning is for people who absolutely love gaming and want to explore it on a deeper level. Not only will it allow them to test their skill against other players, but it also involves a lot of learning about how games work. Speedrunning requires an intimate knowledge of video game mechanics, which is really interesting to many people.

Jack: Where would you tell someone wanting to get into speedrunning or learn more to start out?

Karl: Start with your favorite games. Games that you enjoyed growing up and that bring a lot of nostalgia. Search for the game on speedrun.com which will list all of the resources, including community links. You can also watch videos of all the best runs and see if it is something you want to be a part of.

Jack: For you, what are some of the most interesting and exciting aspects that ESA Summer and Break the Record: Live bring to the table, that you may not experience that much at other gaming events at the moment?

Karl: Break the record highlights something that has been severely lacking in previous years: competitive speedrunning. Usually speedrunners are playing from the comfort of their own home, spending hundreds of hours trying to get that one perfect run. Break the record is great because it forces players to perform with the added pressure of a live competition brings. It requires them to to be on top of their game and play well on the day. It adds excitement and hype to the genre.

Jack: Can you give us a taste of the kind of dedication needed to break a record in a couple of the most competitive speedrunning games?

Karl: The best speedrunners are notorious for practicing up to 12 hours a day. To be the best speedrunner in one of the most competitive games you would have to treat it like any other career: devoting most of your time to perfecting your craft. The best speedrunners have strict and structured practice sessions and their progression is always well thought out and planned in advance.

"Generally, communities will work together to find new strategies, rather than target specific records."

Jack: What was one of the biggest, or your favorite moments in speedrunning in recent times?

Karl: Without question it is Cheese breaking the 120-star world record for Super Mario 64 during the first Break the Record: LIVE. It is one of the most difficult and respected speed runs in all of speedrunning, and to perform the record during a live event in front of thousands of people is one of the most amazing feats we have ever seen in this niche.

UNBELIEVABLE Super Mario 64 120 star Speedrun former world record set at LIVE event by Cheese www.youtube.com

Jack: Where do you personally see speedrunning in the future?

Karl: The classic games will always be popular, and they are classic for a reason. They are timeless games that will always be fun to play, no matter how far technology progresses. However, I do think the future will involve speedrunning competitions featuring new releases. I think it would even be in the interest of developers and publishers to nurture and facilitate such events to bring attention to their games. I'd like to see similar events to the upcoming doom eternal event, but for many other new games. They showcase how quickly speedrunners can understand and break apart a game.

Jack: Bearing in mind the current trends within speedrunning, are there any longstanding records that the community are currently eying or pivoting towards for a concerted attempt?

Karl: I'm unsure about any current world records being chased after. Generally, communities will work together to find new strategies, rather than target specific records. If this question was posed a few years ago I could give you easy answers, as in Goldeneye we had a handful of extremely old records dating back to the early 2000's. However they were all recently beaten.

It is a pretty big deal when an old record is broken:

GOLDENEYE N64 - DAM AGENT 0:52 - UNTIED WORLD RECORD www.youtube.com

"Speedrunning has always been grassroots, built from the ground up by passionate players."

Jack: What needs to be done in your opinion to establish speedrunning as an esport on par in viewership/popularity with current mainstream esports?

Karl: I doubt speedrunning could ever compete with the largest mainstream esports, however it definitely has potential to be quite large, and well worth investing into professionally run events. Many of the bigger esports had backing from large sponsors or the developer itself, it takes money to run a good event. Speedrunning has always been grassroots, built from the ground up by passionate players. This is why is has taken a while for it to grow in popularity. Now that it has become more popular, we are starting to see some money come in from businesses looking to capitalize. This is a great thing and will help take the niche to the next level. We need more effort put into to creating entertaining events that look and feel legitimate, similar to what we see in other esports.

Do not miss the world's best speedrunners giving all they have Break the Record: Live! Watch it here.

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Yoga Fusion

TWELVE Minutes of History

Yoga Fusion

TWELVE Minutes of History

Creativity versus Loneliness versus Lockdown

TWELVE Minutes of History

Staying connected to combat loneliness in times of a pandemic

Loneliness is no new issue nowadays. The more we become connected and spend time on social media the more it seems generations become lonelier – which not uncommonly can develop into depression. And with social distancing in place all over the world, a lot of people are afraid that the case may get even worse, as humans are being cut off of their normal social surroundings. But a new study states out that 41 pct. of Europeans actually feel less lonely, or the same way, than before the Covid-19 pandemic. Some experts believe loneliness to be the greater pandemic for humans which may stay long after the corona crisis is over.

One helpful tool in fighting loneliness is technology such as video conferencing tools. In fact, technology made 85 pct. feel less lonely.

Stay Connected

Facing social distancing restrictions people started using connectivity tools which they usually used for work, such as Zoom, in their everyday life in order to stay in touch with their family, and even reconnect with long lost friends. Some people started organizing trivia nights and even dance parties via video conferencing tools. This also gave the opportunity for less outgoing people to take part in social gatherings, which they would not be a part of in their regular life. Resulting in about 60 pct. considering tech as a reason for feeling less lonely during the corona crisis.

Creativity as an Escape

https://www.youtube.com/embed/SPt_kmDtHXA

But people are not just copying real social contact with Zoom events. While a lot of people spend more time at home and experience boredom which we are no longer used to in times of mobile devices, they also start reigniting their creativity. Social media app TikTok is now one of the most downloaded apps on the app store. Though most of its users are between 14 and 24, now older generations also join in on the fun of easily creating mini videos and sharing them with the world.

TWELVE

In order to channel and challenge people's creativity, we started TWELVE: an Instagram challenge calling out to creatives all over the world to share with us their experience with the Covid-19 crisis in one minute videos. It gives an amazing sneak peek at how people are coping with the situation, how the lockdown changed their lives and the way they connect with their family and friends.

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Street artists on Instagram

Street artists on Instagram

Street artists on Instagram

Art is never easy. A work that fascinates and inspires one could insult and annoy the other. Particularly, street art is a good example. Using urban buildings and objects for creating art does not always please the local population, because it often happens without approval. Over the last few years, however, street art has changed a lot in the public perception and has become a socially recognized and respected art form that decorates cities and gives them a special character.

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Technologies for on and off the slope

Ever since I started snowboarding at the age of 20, I have been in love with it. Like many other hobbies, the beginning can be kind of hard, but as soon as you got the technique, you are addicted. I regularly go snowboarding and try not to miss any chance to ride, but this year's season was sadly short, due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

So, I thought to myself, why not write about my favorite hobby to shorten the wait for the next season for you and for me. I believe everyone who is into snowboarding like I am, feels the same: When you are standing on your board, it is a very special moment. Your mind is clear and fully synchronized with your body. Even though it gets exhausting after a long day in the cold sometimes, it is like a switch to another reality where nature, board and you are interconnected.

All the better, in the past year's several technologies have entered the snowboarding scene which makes the hobby even more interesting for a techie like me.

Keep connected on your snowboard

Ingo Joseph - Pexels.com

The very first rule if you go biking, hiking, snowboarding or climbing off the beaten track: You should never go alone. And technology can help you to stay connected to your outdoor partner. Sure, if you lose sight of your partner you could use your smartphone to call or write them, but a phone is sometimes hard to reach when you are stuck in a skiing suit. That's why I'm using a smartwatch. In addition to tracking your distance and speed or checking the weather conditions, it can be used to send text or voice messages to your friends, too. On Apple Watches, for instance, you have a Walkie-Talkie-App to instantly send voice messages. It is very convenient but might not work when you are on a mountain or in the deepest wilderness, because it depends on the connection of your smartphone. In this case, you could use real Walkie-Talkies, which is a bit old-school, but always work.

High Tech clothes – snowboarding with comfort

Of course, fashion is a big topic in snowboarding. For me, it is a part of your snowboard riding style. Though, clothes for winter sports have to do more than the usual activewear. Besides looking smart, they also have to keep riders warm and protected. Some manufacturers go even a step further and combine fashion with technology.

The designers of the brand Kjus, for example, produce a jacket with so-called HYDRO_BOT technology, which is an electrified membrane that creates an electroosmotic flow to actively pump sweat to the outside of the jacket. The moisture management can be controlled with the touch of a button or the corresponding app. No more hassle with lots of layers to cool down or warm-up while riding.

Another interesting product is the BT 2.0 Glove: A glove that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth. When someone calls you, a little display on the glove shows you who is calling, and you can pick up and speak to them with a built-in speaker and microphone. I believe, this could look a bit strange to people around you when you are talking to your glove, but on the other hand, it's the closest you will get to feeling like 007.

Stay safe on track

The necessity of wearing a helmet while skiing or snowboarding is a no-brainer. Luckily, nothing really-really bad happened to me, but I often heard horror stories of people who crashed or got buried by an avalanche. Especially when freeriding you expose yourself to danger even when you are a pro.

Alaskan Playground with John Jackson

But if you want to go offsite of crowded slopes, you should always be prepared for worst-case scenarios. An avalanche airbag can be a sensible addition to your gear. Some manufacturers provide integration of an airbag in a backpack, which is practical and could save your life. According to a study, 440 people were killed by avalanches in the U.S. in the past 45 years. If you get hit by massive amounts of snow you can pull the strap, the airbag inflates and you stay on top and have a higher chance to survive.

Another great technology, which could save your life are avalanche transceivers. This tiny device, which you should keep close to your body, sends strong radio signals if activated. A sensible complement is the RECCO reflector. The passive transponder, which does not require a power source or activation, is integrated into many products such as jackets, helmets or shoes and reflects the signals of an active sender. Both technologies help rescue teams to scan the snow masses in a short amount of time. But be aware that RECCO reflectors are not a substitute to avalanche transceivers! If you want to make sure that your gear has a build-in transponder, pay attention to this label below.

In terms of rescue, the Czech Mountain Rescue Service goes a step further and combine signal detection with drones. Thereby they reduce their search times by up to 50 percent because a drone can scan a large avalanche site more quickly than a person on foot.

Mountain Rescue - Drone saves lives after avalanche

It's astonishing to see how technology is used in many creative ways, whether it is for communication, comfort or safety. And there is even more potential. Maybe there will be AI-based full-body airbags that analyze the current situation and inflate right before an accident? Or ski lifts will become obsolete due to drones? I am excited for the next season. And you?

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Stuck in Paradise

Stuck in Paradise

Stuck in Paradise

When the lockdown hits Bali, a group of four creatives from around the world are suddenly stuck together. Going home is not an option, so they try to stay creative and productive while the new reality slowly sinks in...

Directed by Lara Maysa Ingram

Produced by The Community Creatives

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Money-spitting ATMs - watch the whole story!

Money-spitting ATMs - watch the whole story!

Money-spitting ATMs - watch the whole story!

hacker:HUNTER Cashing In, Episode One

"ATMs hold cash, and that makes them attractive for criminals." The opening statement of this episode sums up what the whole mini-series is about. While criminals around the world try to get to the money in cash-machines with hammers, explosives, excavators or other heavy gear, the Carbanak gang found a more elegant and stealth way. They would hack into bank networks and monitor the activities there until they understood how to trigger the machines remotely to spill out all the money.

Episode 1 explains how security researchers were alerted to it, how they brought international police forces into the investigation and why the method of attacking ATMs is called Jackpotting after a researcher named Barnaby Jack.

More about the series here.

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Bags full of cash!

Bags full of cash!

Bags full of cash!


hacker:HUNTER "Cashing In" Episode Three

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Can a virus be design or art?

An exhibition in Rotterdam explores the design of viruses - until November

Can a virus be design or art?

An exhibition in Rotterdam explores the design of viruses - until November

Can a virus be design or art?

An exhibition in Rotterdam explores the design of viruses - until November

Computer viruses are threats – everybody would agree. But at the same time they can be artful pieces of code. Objects of design. Unique creations. You can find security researchers talking about the beauty of code – and you can now also see this in an exhibition in Rotterdam.

"This idea of an exhibition on viruses came because it is a long term interest of the New Institute to look at forms of design that are not necessarily based on authors or objects but that are more invisible to us", says Marina Otero Verzier, the Director of Research at Het Nieuwe Instituut (The New Institute) Rotterdam. And so they started looking at computer programs with massive impact, but little knowledge about the authors: the clandestine, malicious software used by script kiddies and state sponsored hackers.

The exhibition spans widely, looking at classics from the early years, when kids created viruses to prove it was possible, but without intending to create a lot of harm. Otero Verzier's favorite malware is from that time. The Skynet/Terminator-virus in a charming way told you to relax and take some time off. It was also the time, when the creator of a malware like the "Anna Kournikova" virus could still be hired by his local administration as an IT specialist because of the work he did with that malware.

The exhibition goes into modern days, looking at highly sophisticated programs like the WannaCry malware which shut down businesses around the world in 2017.

You can find these examples in the exhibition:

  • Brain, 1986
  • AIDS, 1990
  • CRASH, 1990
  • Coffeeshop, 1992
  • HHnHH, 1992
  • Skynet, 1994
  • LSD, 1994
  • Mars Land, 1997
  • Happy99, 1999
  • Melissa, 1999
  • ILOVEYOU, 2000
  • Anna Kournikova, 2001
  • CodeRed, 2001
  • Stuxnet, 2009
  • Kenzero, 2010
  • Regin, 2011
  • Flame, 2012
  • Shamoon, 2012
  • CryptoLocker, 2013
  • PolloCrypt, 2015
  • WannaCry, 2017
  • NotPetya, 2017

All these malicious programs were visualized in artistic installations and are being explained to the visitors. The exhibition is still open until 10th of November and you can find out more here: https://malware.hetnieuweinstituut.nl/en

Learn more about any kind of malware at www.securelist.com

To learn more about WannaCry and the fragile border between hacking and cybersecurity research, follow us for our upcoming mini series: hacker:HUNTER, WannaCry: The Marcus Hutchins Story.

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How far would you go for Digital Detox?

We spoke to the man who took it to the extreme

How far would you go for Digital Detox?

We spoke to the man who took it to the extreme

How far would you go for Digital Detox?

We spoke to the man who took it to the extreme

Would you rather:

Be caught naked OR go out without your smartphone?

Nowadays we are used to being connected 24/7. Saying you are addicted to your smartphone or the internet is not frowned upon, but you might regularly hear "Haha, yeah, me too!" as an answer to. 1-in-4 people would rather be caught naked than walk the earth without their connected devices, according to research from Kaspersky Lab. But how is it really? To understand how one feels naked in a public place, we sent Stu Jackson on a mission: find your cloths. The catch: Stu was butt naked and to top it off we also took his smartphone away from him. A year after his mission we sat down with Stu and spoke with him about his experience. And if you just watched Stu's interview, you know being naked on the streets is no fun. But why do some of us prefer getting caught naked to going a day without their smartphone?

Exposed in the city youtu.be

People always take some time off for a cleansing digital detox, but it is usually at a time they do not need to be online: a vacation at the beach, a long weekend, visiting the parents…. But if your phone died on you, before the conductor got to take a look at your e-ticket, you still get a fine - or at least have to pay a handling fee. It happening before you passing the gate at the airport, means you need to check-in again. It is even worse when you are stranded in a city, you are not familiar with and do not speak the native language. Let's be honest, how many people of you do carry a city map? I don't. "I've got Google maps, duh!" But even offline cards will not help you out when your phone is not charged. Speaking from experience.

And not just on the go. Many of us use our connected devices for about every aspect of our professional and private life: shopping online, paying on the go, tracking one's habits, staying organized, fitness plans, or even learning a new language. They are not just convenient little helpers but are actually part of managing our life, and when we don't have them, we are missing the information which we need. A reason why we back up our data on clouds, ignoring potential security threats. So, yes, not having my smartphone on me, does make me feel like being naked. Still, I would not want to actually be caught naked.

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Welcome to Taiwan!

Welcome to Taiwan!

Welcome to Taiwan!

hacker:HUNTER Cashing In, Episode Two

The Carbanak Group attacks a bank in Taiwan and sends 22 money mules into the country. What they didn't anticipate: within a few hours the Taiwanese police publish surveillance pictures of all the money mules. The hunt begins.

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Smartening up vaginal infection diagnosis with high-tech underwear

Smartening up vaginal infection diagnosis with high-tech underwear

Smartening up vaginal infection diagnosis with high-tech underwear

Anyone who has a vagina, whether they're a woman, girl, non-binary or trans person, may experience the discomfort of a vaginal infection at some point in their life. Until now, there's been little or no innovation to help identify these conditions.

Enter: ALMA. It's smart underwear that can empower accurate home diagnosis without an awkward trip to a clinic. How does it work?

The age of smart underwear

From thinking fridges to talking watches, 'smart' tech (also known as the internet of things) has exploded in recent years. But there's nothing like this intelligent underwear. Created by four friends as part of the Re-FREAM research project, ALMA is a non-invasive wearable device that monitors vaginal discharge to help those who suffer from vaginal infections to identify the problem earlier.

Vaginal infections – such as bacterial vaginosis and candidal vulvovaginitis (vaginal thrush) – are a common problem. Stigma or the inconvenience of making an appointment with a health professional often prevents sufferers seeking early diagnosis. But fast treatment can reduce the infection duration and severity of the symptoms. That's where ALMA aims to help – the low-cost, reusable undergarment gathers data to monitor vaginal health.

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How did lockdown affect creativity? TWELVE stories

Snapshots on creativity during the year that changed everything.

How did lockdown affect creativity? TWELVE stories

Snapshots on creativity during the year that changed everything.

How did lockdown affect creativity? TWELVE stories

Snapshots on creativity during the year that changed everything.

What does a pandemic do to our creativity? 2020 was a year of uncertainty and isolation, but many used life behind closed doors to create in new ways. From yoga-fusion to quarantine imaginations, TWELVE captures one-minute intimate stories from lockdowns around the world.

In a global pandemic, everything changes

Many things helped us through lockdown, but creativity was high on the list. In the wake of COVID-19, millions took to writing, singing, painting and other forms of expression to make the most of the time. If we couldn't be creative in our normal lives, how would it be behind closed doors?

In partnership with The Community Creatives, TWELVE captures creatives' lives during the COVID crisis. These one-minute, insightful short films are all about creation, connection and change.

Watch all TWELVE films: https://www.tomorrowunlocked.com/twelveminutes/

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Could immortality be this easy?

Could immortality be this easy?

Could immortality be this easy?

Eat turmeric, exercise regularly, sleep well – a few of many tips to increase your lifespan. But if they work, they will probably only give you a handful of extra years. If you want to drastically prolong your time on earth, here's what you might do instead.

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Arrest by the sea

Arrest by the sea

Arrest by the sea

The Taiwanese police finds clues to the whereabouts of the head of the Carbanak group and coordinates with Europol. Can the group be stopped?

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