The weather has turned cool as Autumn approaches, and everyone here is in back-to-school mode. In past years, September has been filled with events for me to attend. But this year there are none, giving me more time to enjoy sitting by the fire.

 

As always, here are some links I hope you find interesting. Enjoy!

 

More Than Half of U.S. Adults Trust Law Enforcement to Use Facial Recognition Responsibly

The results of this survey by Pew helps show people have no idea what civil liberties mean. You can't say it's acceptable for law enforcement to use this tech to track criminals but not acceptable to track your activities. That's not how this works.

 

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes to curb youth vaping epidemic

Finally, someone stepping forward to take action. My town wouldn't allow an adult bookstore because of the problems it *could* cause, but we have three vaping shops within walking distance of the high school.

 

Facebook Dating has launched in the United States

What's the worst that can happen?

 

Hundreds of millions of Facebook users’ phone numbers found lying around on the internet

As I was just saying, it is clear just how much Facebook values your security and privacy.

 

Ranking Cities By Salaries and Cost of Living

I've never been to Brownsville, but apparently that's where everyone would want to earn a paycheck.

 

Japanese Clerk Allegedly Stole Over 1,300 Credit Cards By Instantly Memorizing All the Numbers

I'm not even mad, I'm impressed.

 

Artificial Intelligence Will Make Your Job Even Harder

Interesting take on the dangers of automating away those boring tasks in your daily life.

 

Was exploring a new bike path and found this view as a result. It's always fun to discover new things not far from home.