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Online Behavioral Tracking

Online Behavioral Tracking

If you’ve never been targeted by an ad because of your online behavior, then you’re probably just not paying much attention. According to an informal survey by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), more than 80% of advertising campaigns in 2009 involved tracking of some sort. The advertising business, in short, loves online tracking just about...
Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

Imagine a set of electronics as easy to play with as Legos. TED Fellow Ayah Bdeir introduces littleBits, a set of simple, interchangeable blocks that make programming as simple and important a part of creativity as snapping blocks together.
Mind Boggling Hacking : Are you safe ??

Mind Boggling Hacking : Are you safe ??

Could someone hack your pacemaker? At TEDxMidAtlantic, Avi Rubin explains how hackers are compromising cars, smartphones and medical devices, and warns us about the dangers of an increasingly hack-able world.
Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership

Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership

We have all changed someone’s life -- usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk from TEDxToronto, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other’s lives.
Anonymous Group - The "Hacktivists"

Anonymous Group – The “Hacktivists”

Anonymous, the shadowy group of hackers that grew out of on the website 4Chan, has made headlines quite a bit in recent months. The loosely organized group of "hacktivists," which typically aligns itself with liberal causes, has brought down the websites of Visa, PayPal, and the Westboro Baptist Church.
3d Printing - The Next Level

3d Printing – The Next Level

2012 may be the year of 3D printing, when this three-decade-old technology finally becomes accessible and even commonplace. Lisa Harouni gives a useful introduction to this fascinating way of making things -- including intricate objects once impossible to create.
SOPA and PIPA - End Piracy not Liberty!!

SOPA and PIPA – End Piracy not Liberty!!

SOPA and PIPA are the new buzz words on internet. Every geek on internet is talking about them and the most geekiest protest is held every now and then in US. All the big tech giants are against it and they want to stop these acts this very moment. So, being an average user how...
Apple and Microsoft Fail !!!!

Apple and Microsoft Fail !!!!

We all have seen Microsoft and Apple at there best. Rocking the events and showing casing there latest inventions. But they are not perfect. So, check out the following videos.
Controlling Direction of Sound

Controlling Direction of Sound

Woody Norris shows off two of his inventions that treat sound in new ways, and talks about his untraditional approach to inventing and education. As he puts it: "Almost nothing has been invented yet." So -- what's next?