Chinese government will use home sharing data to monitor travelers
January 2, 2019

Facial recognition comes to your cozy home share.
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Sharing someone else’s home is about to get even creepier.

The Chinese Airbnb competitor Xiaozhu is rolling out locks that open with facial recognition, according to the South Continue reading

Edward Snowden meets Arundhati Roy and John Cusack: He was small and lithe, like a house cat
August 21, 2017

The author, the whistleblower and the movie star

The Moscow Un-Summit wasnt a formal interview. Nor was it a cloak-and-dagger underground rendezvous. The upshot is that John Cusack, Daniel Ellsberg (who leaked the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam Continue reading