The fact that Amazon is working on hand-recognition payment technologies isn’t a complete surprise. Back in September, it was known that Amazon was working on similar hand payment terminals for use in its own Whole Foods stores. Now, it seems, Amazon sees better use for the terminals by having them in third-party retailers, which allows them to be able to collect much more of your personal shopping data. … [Read more...] about Amazon wants you to use your hand to pay for things at third-party retailers
The other point to note is that such experiments have a survivorship bias. Create enough number of random portfolios and a good number will happen to beat the index. In the Norwegian experiment, the performance of the astrologer’s portfolio would quickly be forgotten but one would remember the performance of the cows and the beauty bloggers. … [Read more...] about In stock-picking match between pros, an astrologer, beauty bloggers, and cows, guess who won?
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SecureMyEmail hearkens back to a more individual-focused time by relying on PGP, which has been poked and prodded as a concept and in various implementations for nearly 30 years. PGP’s biggest flaw is how it makes you distribute your own public key, notifying people and public “keyservers” if you change it, collecting keys from others, and validating that those keys are up to date and still under the control of the person you are sending to. SecureMyEmail eliminates that rigmarole entirely. (Keybase was founded to help with key management and identity validation, but doesn’t address larger issues.) … [Read more...] about This upstart service takes the pain out of seriously private email