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There are so many ways this could (and probably will) go wrong.  And where is the voice recognition processing and storage of "learned facts" going to be?  Probably not inside Barbie's tiny head.
Mattel, the toy firm behind iconic doll Barbie, is to make a smart version of the doll that will chat to children.
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#awkward

Good on him...
“Just got the okay from the @linuxfoundation to tell that they granted me 60,000 USD for @gnupg work. The contract was signed on Jan 28.”
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Hopefully there'll be lots of input to this, from more than just those using consumer data.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is inviting views on the commercial use of consumer data.
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all that shared big data the apps wont be slurping the background, no issues what so ever.. http://t.co/UcBtLogqvI
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I hate to think how much it will cost to update gazillions of forms (paper and electronic):

Mother's Name: ___
Father's Name: ___
[Optional] Other Mother's Name: ___

Genealogists of the future are in for a hard time, as well...!
MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man.
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3D family trees coming soon.
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Oh, my word... Still, sounds like there will be lots of work in my industry for quite some time to come...
In the past decennia we converted the physical world into the digital realm of the Internet. From entertainment and shopping to media consumption and work, everything moved online. Today, we are at a tipping point of a reversed transition: the … Continued
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Made me laugh, but then I realised it's all a clever social media stunt by the Birmingham Tourist Board.  It almost made me reconsider my personal policy of avoiding Birmingham at all costs.

Almost.  That was a close one... ;-)
A US terrorism commentator apologises for describing Birmingham as a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go" during an interview on Fox News.
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I'm sure John Oliver won't miss an opportunity to comment on this.
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I know a few people with a similar personality type... ;-)
AN ONLINE personality test has proved 100 per cent accurate in predicting the woman completing it is self-obsessed and bored with her job.
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What could possibly go wrong?
Introduction. 1.1 About this call for evidence. At Autumn Statement 2014 the government made clear its intention for the UK to be the global centre for financial technology and to lead the world in open source data in banking. The government announced new measures designed to support business ...
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I agree...

Personally, I haven't had Flash itself installed in ages (Chrome has its own built-in version).  Now I've disabled the Chrome flavour as well, and you know what?  The Internet didn't break.
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Now just to get all the mgmt software like idrac etc to stop using it!
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Very useful article.  From experience, though, there might be one category missing - "Crooked employee of card-issuing organisation or their supplier(s)."
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Excellent...!
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Not an award I'm ever likely to win, sadly...
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Information Security Artisan (and CLAS Consultant)
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I am Peter Bance, Information Security Consultant (and CLAS Consultant). I live in a rural part of the UK, with my wife and two children.
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  • University of Portsmouth
    BSc (Hons) Computer Science, 1991 - 1995
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    Technical Director, 1997 - present
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