Liberty Technology’s Links of the Week, 06/17/2016


The FBI’s new facial recognition tool was built rather quietly, and reports state that it has access to way more photos than originally estimated.

Features in cars are coming to depend ever more on connection to the internet, and yet we can’t secure them properly. What can be done to protect our smart vehicles?

Earth hasn’t been lonely all this time, what with the moon hanging around for 4.53 billion years. Still, it looks like we’ve got a new cosmic buddy (circling at a safe orbit).

Gravitational waves were huge news when we first detected them. Well we’ve detected them again and it’s still big news.

Wearables keep getting sophisticated, but at such a frustratingly slow rate that it makes you wonder where they’re going to end up.