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Technology

Biometrics and the Dark Side of Technology

May 29, 2021

In recent years, biometric technology has been a boon in identification and verification of individuals. But, it does raise a lot of concerns. The ideal way should be to design it with appropriate protocols to ensure privacy. […]

Finger scan in biometric ID.
Technology

Various Forms of Biometrics and How They Are Used

May 28, 2021

Biometrics technology is no longer the stuff of science fiction. There are several forms of this tech, including gait recognition, facial recognition, hand geometry recognition, iris recognition, and DNA analysis. […]

Employee Time Tracking Using Biometric Fingerprint Scanner.
Technology

How Are Biometrics Useful to Us?

May 28, 2021

Why biometrics are interesting comes down to the problem of establishing one’s identity. The problem came into stark highlight after the September 11 attacks. The government’s comprehensive review identified a number of gaps in America’s security architecture, including our inability to know who was who. […]

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Technology

Drones: Balance between Technology and Law

May 25, 2021

Even as drone applications proliferate, rules and boundaries regarding their use remain very unclear. Thus, it is important that a set of rules and regulations are set by the Congress as technology and the law need to be harmonized to ensure that the state remains secure and its people remain free. […]

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Technology

Drones: Concerns and Challenges in their Usage

May 25, 2021

Drones are increasingly being used for both government and commercial tasks. However, there are privacy concerns. Since drones cannot be banned, it will be important to control their use through rules and regulations. […]

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Technology

Drones: Technology and Applications

May 25, 2021

There are many types of drones used in the United States and around the world today. They are used for many domestic purposes, such as for border security, disaster response, spraying of pesticides, environmental monitoring, and so on. […]

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Sociology

How Do Humans Behave When Not Being Observed?

April 30, 2021

Anonymity plays an important role in people’s behavior and their actions. Unfortunately, in today’s society, which is controlled by social media, anonymity gives rise to various malicious acts such as cyber bullying. […]

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Sociology

Social Surveillance: The Positives and Negatives

April 29, 2021

Human behavior is governed by what others think about an individual. It is seen that human behavior modifies under social surveillance. There are many instances where it creates a negative impact. However, there are also several positive outcomes. […]

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Sociology

The Observer Effect: How It Affects Human Conduct

April 29, 2021

The idea that people act differently when they are aware that they are being observed is known as the “observer effect”. In many instances it can have negative impact. However, it also have some positive effects. […]

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