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Microsoft wants the government to regulate use of facial recognition technology

Microsoft asks Congress to regulate facial recognition technology to protect human rights Facial recognition technology is commonly used as a method of authentication across devices and organizations. While the technology that recognizes a person’s face from a photo or through a camera offers a wealth of uses, it at the […]

India’s ruling political party accused of $763M mega Bitcoin scam by opposition

BJP accused of over Rs 5,000 crore Gujarat ‘bitcoin scam’ by Congress Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), India’s ruling political party, and the Indian National Congress (INC) aka Congress Party, are at loggerheads once again. This time the Congress Party has accused BJP of being involved in a multi-crore scam of […]

Packing and Cracking: A visual tour of Pennsylvania’s Congressional Districts

In the 2000’s, Pennsylvania had 19 congressional districts. In 2004 Republicans won 12 seats, in 2008 Democrats won 12 seats, and in 2010 Republicans won 12 seats again. In those years, Democrats held six seats all three years, Republicans held seven seats all three years, four swapped R-D-R, one swapped […]

Congressional Partisanship: A Visualization

Since I was in high school, I would hear my friends in Model UN or those that were really interested in politics talking about how “The Republicans did this” or “The Democrats did that”. With what seems to be one of the most politicized elections in history about a year […]

Bipartisan bill seeks to reform a law that allows spy agencies to surveil US citizens

 On Tuesday, a bipartisan group in Congress proposed legislation to rein in a controversial loophole in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that provisions U.S. spy agencies with a legal loophole to conduct warrantless surveillance on American citizens. Read More Powered by WPeMatico GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a […]