About 40 years ago, American Express launched an ad campaign for its members-only credit card. The television commercials featured celebrities like author Stephen King, household names with little face recognition, looking into the camera and asking, “Do you know me?” King’s ad, of course, came out around this time of year, in anticipation of Halloween.
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In a unanimous vote last month, the Raleigh City Council approved the police department’s use of facial recognition software. When the program launches its yearlong test period in November, Raleigh will join 26 or more local, state and federal law enforcement agencies using similar software to assist with criminal investigations. Nearly three-quarters of all states
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A few major sports stories may have collided, according to a prominent neurologist. First, there are the multiple lawsuits against the NFL regarding the effects of repeated brain injuries. Second, there are the two NFL players accused of assaulting family members. This neurologist is asking, wouldn’t it be quite a coincidence if they weren’t connected?
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Sexting cases amongst teens and young adults have been on the rise, especially in the media. However, very few teens understand the serious repercussions that can arise as a result of a simple push of the send button on their cell phones. North Carolina lands in a particularly interesting spot with regards to crimes such
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By, Dana Rybak The technological phenomenon of “sexting” has seen such a dramatic increase in popularity that it is now defined in the Merriam Webster Dictionary: “the sending of sexually explicit messages or images by cell phone.” Moreover, if you ask a high school student to describe sexting, you may be surprised to hear it
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