Augmented Reality, education, identity and more by Onno Hansen
Cory Doctorow writes: “The Chinese government has announced a new universal reputation score, tied to every person in the country’s nation ID number and based on such factors as political compliance, hobbies, shopping, and whether you play videogames. It’s a perfect storm of terrible: the program will be administered by Alibaba (China’s answer to Amazon) and Tencent (the country’s huge, government-compliant social network).”
Craig Chapple writes: “Oculus is undertaking research in the augmented reality space, says the company’s CEO [Brendan Iribe]. … Although the company is researching AR, Iribe said the hardware has a lot of hurdles to overcome before its ready for consumers and believes at present it’s “just not compelling enough for mass market consumers”.”
Natasha Lomas writes: “The European Court of Justice has today declared invalid the Safe Harbor data-transfer agreement that has governed data flows from European users of U.S. cloud services to the U.S. for processing.
“The Court of Justice declares that the Commission’s U.S. Safe Harbour Decision is invalid,” the ECJ said in a statement today, reported by Reuters.”
The JUDGMENT OF THE COURT “affects those companies that outsource data processing of E.U. data to the U.S.”.