Collecting metadata “can be more intrusive than traditional communications data,” Scotland Yard’s deputy assistant commissioner has admitted to Ars.
Neil Basu made his comment during a briefing session on law enforcement requirements for investigatory powers. The UK government claims that the new Internet connection records (ICRs) at the heart of the Investigatory Powers Bill are “only” metadata, and therefore no more intrusive than traditional communications data.
Like small part of the world bitcoin community, we were really surprised to find that Andreas Antonopoulos will make short stop to Barcelona for a scheduled meetup of Barcelona Bitcoin Community(BBC) during his European tour 2016.
Persons like Andreas are the gifted parents for any new and radical idea. They are ready to donate their time and energy to shape this idea and present it to the community in understandable way. People like him can understand the future, and then explain it to the rest of us in close, simple and efficient way. Continue reading →
Barcelona Bitcoin Community proudly presents next Bitcoin meetup in FabLab Barcelona with special guest Andreas Antonopoulos. The meeting is scheduled for 24th of March 2016 and will take place at our great hosts from FabLab Barcelona.
Language (talk and Q&A): English
Free entrance with previous reservation.
Andreas Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. He is the author of “Mastering Bitcoin”, published by O’Reilly Media and considered by many to be the best technical guide to bitcoin.
As an engaging public speaker, teacher and writer, Andreas makes complex subjects accessible and easy to understand. As an advisor, he helps Continue reading →
It’s bad enough to be on the sea during a storm, with the ship rocking in the high winds and rolling with the tempest-tossed waves. But it could always be worse. Rogue waves are twice as large as the surrounding waves, which in stormy seas can be absolutely massive. Seafarers have reported waves like this over 110 feet tall, large enough to swamp a ship.
Rogue waves are unpredictable, coming seemingly out of nowhere. Until now, the only warnings that a Continue reading →
Ubuntu Core, also known as Snappy, is a stripped down version of Ubuntu, designed to run securely on autonomous machines, devices and other internet-connected digital things. From homes to drones, these devices are set to revolutionise many aspects of our lives, but they need an operating system that is different from that of traditional PCs.
A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated.
It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terrain, help with navigation and manipulate objects. This version of Atlas is about 5′ 9″ tall (about a head shorter than the DRC Atlas) and weighs 180 lbs. In the next video Continue reading →