Nymi – Your heartbeat is the password

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Oct 222013
 

The necessity for passwords to access your accounts, all the way up to accessing your phone, has slowly been increasing.  With each new device you have or new account you make you have to remember a new password.  However, some people like to use the same password on everything, which is very insecure.  A development team at Bionym Inc. is developing a wristband that will act as a password for all your devices. Continue reading »

Sep 122013
 
images of two garments showing regular light, dark, and infared signatures.

Figure 1. Adam Harvey’s Stealth Wear: “Countersurveillance 2013” via ahprojects.com

Symbolic of the concerns rising in the United States over the NSA and flying surveillance cameras (or drones), artist Adam Harvey has created Stealth Wear: clothing that claims to conceal the wearer from drones, almost like a real life Invisibility Cloak. Continue reading »