And all of this must have been known to Gen. Flynn, who was previously assistant director of national intelligence in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and then director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) as well as the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance. … [Read more...] about Michael Flynn Knew the FBI Had Heard His Calls with Russians. So Why Did He Lie About Them?
For decades, U.S. intelligence maintained what was apparently a monitoring post in a small white house on Fieldston Road at the edge to the Russian compound, its rear windows facing the mission’s big satellite dishes. The house seemed a symbol of another era as the 9/11 attacks brought other security concerns to the fore. … [Read more...] about Russian Spies and the Nuns Next Door
Murray: It's OK for kids to be on their devices if they're still using it for things that are beneficial to them. So like taking them outside and having them do workout videos or something. I highly recommend the Cosmic Kids Yoga. That's awesome. They base a lot of it off movies, like they have a "Trolls" one. They have "Star Wars," "Minecraft." And any time you can combine something that they like with something that they don't like, and you can, like, mash it together a little bit, they want to do it. … [Read more...] about Avoiding a bummer summer: Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for May 29
GOOGLE Google provides the Google Assistant as part of its flagship Google app for iOS, as a software complement to its smart speaker, Google Home, and baked into the Android experience. Like the other voice assistants listed here, human reviewers grade the AI’s response to user commands, which Alphabet, Google’s parent company, said was “necessary to creating products like the Google Assistant.” The company defended itself by asserting it sent just .2 percent of Google Home commands to human reviewers but that it would pause that procedure indefinitely. As an extra precaution, Google Assistant users can disable Google’s setting for retaining voice and audio activity in Activity Controls settings. Google cautions this “may limit or disable more personalized experiences across Google services.” … [Read more...] about Here’s Every Major Service That Uses Humans to Eavesdrop on Your Voice Commands
You dial again, but you're not getting through. You're frustrated. Maybe you're a little anxious. What's going on? Perhaps the person you're trying to get in touch with forgot his phone, or the battery is dead, or he's got it on silent or turned it off for some reason. … [Read more...] about 5 ways to block or hide your number when making calls