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More CCTV insanity

CCTVs, already shown to have questionable effectiveness in preventing crimes, are now to take on a new Big Brother task: Predicting crime. According to the Mail, “the cameras can alert operators to suspicious behavior, such as loitering and unusually slow...

Some Google fun

I’ve been experimenting with Keyboard shortcuts. As a keyboard person, this is my thing. And, for those who are routinely maddened by others who don’t really understand that Google can answer many of their questions, I recommend using this site (via Steve Bass). And,...

Steve Bass’ new newsletter

Steve Bass, formerly of PC World, is on his own and has a tech newsletter. It’s good and I’d subscribe to it. Link here. (And don’t forget our newsletters as well — WserverNews,  WxpNews, SunbeltSecurityNews, and VistaNews.) Alex...

The Julie Amero forensic analysis

It all started with a blog post, with the next several months being a period of intense work and coordination. The culmination was the original conviction being overturned. In the end, Julie ended her four–year battle last week with the State of Connecticut in an...