The Amazon Echo and Google Home sold in record numbers this holiday season. These devices, which boast a similar set of features including smart home control, are designed to listen in on your conversations. These devices are like robotic people in the room, anxiously awaiting your command so they can leap into action delivering hit […]
Google’s self-driving cars might yield the road to emergency vehicles, like police cars, automatically. A new U.S. patent shows sensors inside the car recognizing police lights, red and blue, and moving to the side of the road before the emergency vehicle passes. This may reduce accidents associated with drivers not knowing what to do when […]
Police body cameras are starting to become a necessity to stop the surge in complaints from U.S. citizens, who want law enforcement to be more accountable and reduce the violence committed by officers. In Rialto, California, a study by Barak Ariel, a experimental criminology lecturer at the University of Cambridge showed that body cameras reduce […]
Last week in Dallas, Texas, shots echoed through the crowded downtown scene of what started as a peaceful and cooperative protest. Things went from calm to chaos very quickly, leading police to falsely identify a suspect on social media, pursue a vehicle with over a dozen patrol cars on the freeway, and to fatally bomb […]
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Chicago cops are building their own Facebook-like social graph to deter gang members most likely to be involved in violence.