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Streamline your social media presence with HelloWoofy’s AI-powered platform

TLDR: HelloWoofy uses artificial intelligence to take control of your social media posting, creating great content, expanding your interaction…while costing you a lot less time.

Almost three out of four marketers believe social media marketing has been effective in pushing their business forward. It’s where you can find 90 percent of millennials, almost 80 percent of Gen X and even nearly half of all Baby Boomers. So when you post content to the web from your business, something you should be doing up to three times a day or more, that content needs to be focused, impactful and

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Tesla launches car wrapping service because its colors are boring AF

“You can have any color, so long as it’s black.”

This is a trope commonly attributed to Henry Ford speaking about the Model T, but it’s probably (definitely) not true. The point, though, was that offering the vehicle with limited color choices made it cheaper to produce. Black reportedly dried fastest, which meant manufacturing time went down and margins went up.

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In recent years Tesla has been following a similar strategy, and now offers its vehicles in just a handful of colors, which are all

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The self-driving whizzkid who stole trade secrets from Google just got 18 months in prison — now wants to sue Uber for $4B

It seems we hadn’t heard the last from the case in which Google‘s former head of self-driving stole trade secrets, joined Uber, and declared bankruptcy after getting sued left, right, and center.

The autonomous vehicle whizkid, Anthony Levandowski, has now been handed an 18-month prison sentence for theft of those trade secrets, TechCrunch reports.

The judge hearing the case said it was the “biggest trade secret crime [they] had ever seen.”

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US district attorneys working the case originally proposed a 27-month-long prison sentence, claiming that

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Why we need more image masking tools to avoid facial recognition systems from identifying us online

For the past couple of weeks, a new tool to save your photos from facial recognition algorithms has been doing rounds. The tool, called Fawkes, is developed by researchers at the University of Chicago. 

The idea of the algorithm is simple: it uses image cloaking to modify a few pixels in your existing photo to ‘fool’ facial recognition systems. To the naked eye, these changes are generally hard to catch. That’s why if you see some of the photos below, you might not see any difference between normal and cloaked photos.

Credit: Fawkes
Clocked and unlocked images of Fawkes team
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Say hello to SHIFT, our new publication about the future of mobility tech

We are facing a global climate crisis. Our world is changing and so must we, whether we like it or not. We must transition to cleaner fuels and rethink how we move around our towns, cities, and countries to have less of an impact on the environment, whilst still providing accessibility for all.

New mobility tech could help us reduce our environmental impact, improve road and city safety, and make how we get around in our daily lives more sustainable. 

We can fire up an app and hail a ride to take us into town, where we can use another

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There’s no workplace equity for women in STEM – and COVID-19 made it worse

The events of 2020 are reshaping the way we live, work, teach, and learn. And while we have all been affected differently, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women has been particularly significant.

A recent report by the Rapid Research Information Forum found the pandemic has left women facing disproportionate increases in caring responsibilities and disruptions to working hours and job security.

The hard-won gains made by women in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) are at risk, especially if employers of people with STEM skills do not closely monitor and mitigate the gender impact of their decisions.

The

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