File this one in your crazy bucket….. http://www.engadget.com/2016/02/04/christian-college-says-mandatory-fitbits-won-t-track-sex/ Can a Fitbit distinguish between cross-fit and carnal knowledge? It doesn’t matter, says Oral Roberts University (ORU) officials, because they won’t be scanning data for signs of student coitus anyway. The school now requires that all of its incoming students use (and pay for) Fitbit trackers during… Continue reading Christian school with fitness trackers – what could go wrong?
Technology can not lie. http://www.cnet.com/news/woman-arrested-after-her-car-rats-her-out/ As ABC 7 reports, 57-year-old Cathy Bernstein was driving her Ford in Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Friday when she allegedly ran into a Ford truck and then a Dodge minivan. She allegedly left both accidents without so much as stopping. However, her car was fitted with Sync Emergency Assistance… Continue reading Car calls the cops, driver is arrested
Back on the topic of IoT (sorta). http://www.engadget.com/2015/10/25/cctv-camera-botnet/ Closed-circuit security cameras are supposed to make you safer, but some malware is turning them into weapons. Researchers at Incapsula have discovered code that turned about 900 Linux-based CCTV cameras into a botnet, which promptly bombarded an unnamed “large cloud service” that serves millions of people. In… Continue reading Things attacking…..