Women talk more than men — at least sometimes, sensor study says

Do women talk more than men? A new study used tiny technology to investigate. Tinier, cheaper, more capable electronics make it possible to sense , record and measure more and more kinds of things. Some sensors are built into conspicuous, please-notice-what-I’m-doing frames — Google Glass is the current great example of that. But tiny sensors can easily […]

Privacy and the convoluted question

The cost of privacy is, or raises, or is part of a convoluted question, implies this study: “The Cost of Reading Privacy Policies,” Aleecia M. McDonald [pictured here] and Lorrie Faith Cranor, I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society, 2008 Privacy Year in Review issue. The authors, at Carnegie Mellon University, […]

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