The Momo Challenge Resurfaces And Sparks Fear Within Parents

In 2018 the news of a viral social media game called The Momo Challenge circulated around the internet sparking fear in parents with young children who spend hours tapping away on their tablets and laptops. The origins of Momo varies with reports of the dangerous game starting on WhatsApp, players received deadly tasks from an unknown number after initial...

You To Can Build-A-Gun: 3D Printed Guns Are Here For American Mass Consumption

What do we want? GUN CONTROL! When do we want it? NOW… or after I make my 3D pistol! Starting August 1st a template for working, 3D printed guns will be available to the masses. The first printed gun was fired five years ago by its creator Cody Wilson, the founder of a nonprofit called Defense Distributed. Defense Distributed is an organization that’s...

Here’s How Facial Recognition Fails If Your Black

All people are created equal, but in the eyes of the algorithm, not all faces are just yet. A new study from MIT and Microsoft rearchers (pdf) is providing more evidence of exactly how bad facial-recognition software is at accurately identifying darker faces, especially when those faces belong to women. In a test to identify the sex of people from their faces, software...

The Rebirth of the Digital Divide: How 5G Will Transform Hip Hop

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x74k75l “5G will be the most transformational, because not only will it deliver faster and enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) to consumers, it will enable hyper-connectivity between machines, people and things and boost a range of new technologies and industrial capabilities.” Source: Tech Radar Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento host the world’s first 5G networks built with Verizon...

Are You Ready For Brakeless Electric Cars On The Road?

While flying cars and air taxis are still a couple years in development, the interest for electric and robotic cars continue to grow as consumers aim to have vehicles as smart as the phones in their pockets. Keyless entry, Back-up cameras and Wi-Fi hotspots seem mandatory when it comes to the latest vehicles on the market but Tesla and...

Tech This Out: Enter The New Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung unveiled new smartphones with largely unchanged designs and incremental improvements such as a better camera — accompanied by a second annual price increase for many customers. The static design of the new Galaxy S9 underscores both the slowing pace of smartphone innovation and the extent to which other manufacturers, particularly Apple, have caught up with Samsung features that once...

Jack Ma Says: It’s Up To Tech Giants To Protect The Human Race As AI will “Kill Many Jobs”

CEO of the Chinese online sales giant Alibaba Jack Ma has declared that "artificial intelligence and robots will kill many jobs". Voicing his bold opinions during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Ma said that artificial intelligence (AI) is a threat to human beings and machines, and is going to replace huamns in jobs of the future. "The...

The Power of Surveillance Footage Aids Police in Florida School Shooting

Video from the school's surveillance system has helped police put together a timeline of events on the day of the shooting On Wednesday, February 14, a 19-year-old male entered a building of his old high school, climbed to the third floor and pulled the fire alarm. As students began to flood the hallways, he began to open fire upon them killing 17...

The Rise & Power Of Reggaeton With Ray Annes

https://youtu.be/DsRH2yxdp4g Whether you’re streaming popular playlists on Spotify or hearing the latest hits on the radio during your commute, there’s a big chance some Latin music has commanded your attention. Cardi B broke records with her 2018 debut album Invasion Of Privacy and her single “I Like It” earned platinum status. Featuring two of the leading artists on the Reggaeton...

Should XXL’s 2019 Freshman Class Be All Female?

Every year XXL magazine stirs up a fiery debate when they drop their annual freshman cover to the Hip Hop masses. J. Cole, Lil Uzi Vert, Chance The Rapper, Mac Miller and Travis Scott are just few of the artists previously featured on the list that went on to have huge careers but the road to finding the next...