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- Chrome Extension Turns "Trump" into "Bannon," Warns About His Influnce
There’s no point in living if you have no fun. That’s what some people seemed to think when they created a Google Chrome extension that replaces every mention of the word “Trump” with “Steve Bannon.” While this may be a joke to some extent, it means to point out just how much of an influence Bannon is at the White House and how his ideas start coming out of Trump’s mouth every time he speaks. Business Insider reports that Shripal Shah, American Bridge Vice President, said the extension was supposed to show the power that Trump has given to the controversial advisor at the White House. “But it also comes with a warning: Anyone who thought the news about the Donald Trump administration was terrifying should exercise extreme caution when reading about the reckless and bigoted policies ordered by President Bannon,” he added. President Bannon If you’ve been ...
- Google Teams Up with H&M to Create a Custom Dress Based on Your Data
The future of fashion and tech is here, and it will all be wrapped up in a special app developed by Google and H&M’s Ivyrevel label. In what’s perhaps the coolest and creepiest announcement this Monday, Google announced that it was working on a Coded Couture app that will use those sensors in your phone in order to design a great dress just for you. So how does this Coded Couture thing work? Well, the Awareness API on your Android phone gets data from a combination of context signals, such as location, physical activity, weather and nearby beacons. Developers take all this information, mix it up and come up with ways to better understand what users do and how they act. “We have already seen some great implementations of the API in obvious scenarios, such as shopping for a new home in the neighborhood or recommending a music playlist while starting a job,” reads
- IMDb to Close Message Board Full of Trolls
One of the most famous sites dedicated to movies, IMDb, has announced that it will be closing its message board. Although it was created with the purpose of encouraging people to discuss movies, actors’ performance and so on, the forums were actually full of haters and trolls, attacking not only movies they disliked but also the people who expressed an interest in one movie or another. February 20 will be the day the boards finally close, IMDb said. This decision was made after they determined that the boards were no longer providing a positive and useful experience for most users. There’s also the fact that traffic to the forums wasn’t that high anymore either, so they’re cutting back on those areas that are no longer profitable. Not a surprise This might be sad news for those hardcore fans that like to dissect movies, to talk about the blunders they noticed or the plot holes they discovered, ...
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