Cell Phone Mapping Helps 911 Dispatchers Locate People in Distress

The Maui News is reporting on mapping and cell phone locator technology that helps 911 dispatchers locate people in distress so that emergency crews can be dispatched to the caller’s location. From the article — The call came in the middle of the night, when a panicked visitor saw his friend’s car go off the […]

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Search Engine for Faces & People

A new search engine that promises to find people in photos on any web site is currently in the alpha testing phase of development. The new people search engine is called Polar Rose and is the brainchild of Swedish mathemetician Jan Erik Solem. The search engine will recognize people and faces in digital online photographs, […]

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Google Earth Captures Images of Nude Sunbathers

Google Earth satellite images have become notorious for capturing images of ancient ruins, military installations as well as missile sites. In yet another bizarre example of the spying power of wired technology in the hands of the public, the UK’s Daily Mail is reporting that Google Earth’s satellite images have caught nude sunbathers in the […]

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We are all Spies in a High-Tech, Wired and Google World

Executives at Hewlett-Packard aren’t the only people playing “Spy vs. Spy”. According to a recent LA Times article, in our current high-tech, wired and Google world, I spy, you spy, we all spy on people; but we only get mad when someone else spies on us. From the article — Women Google prospective dates. Neighbors […]

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Internet Search Reunites Sailor with Lost Hat After 27 Years

As people search engines grow more powerful, the world grows smaller. This story from The Daily Press reports on a man who reunited a sailor and his lost military hat, 27 years after it was swept out to sea. After doing an extensive internet search, Vietnam veteran Will Miller reunited sailor Jeff Harris with his […]

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