PimEyes, a public search engine that uses facial recognition to match online photos of people, has banned searches of minors over concerns it endangers children

Will Banksy’s Identity Finally Be Unmasked in a Defamation Lawsuit Brought by a U.K. Greeting Card Company?

Instagram linked to depression, anxiety, insomnia in kids, US states’ lawsuit — In a complaint filed in the Oakland, California, federal court on Tuesday, 33 states including California and Illinois said Meta, which also operates Facebook, has repeatedly misled the public about the substantial dangers of its platforms

Higher levels of empathy may increase risk of inflammation, study suggests

The Paleo-fantasy often described as “Man the Hunter and Woman the Gatherer” […] dominates the literature. We see it used as the default hypothesis in anatomical and physiological reconstructions of the past as well as studies of modern people evoking evolutionary explanations. However, the idea of a strict sexual labor division in the Paleolithic is an assumption with little supporting evidence

Data poisoning tool lets artists fight back against generative AI The tool, called Nightshade, messes up training data in ways that could cause serious damage to image-generating AI models.

Thousands of drivers have sensitive data exposed to hackers in major IT breach

1Password, a popular password management platform used by over 100,000 businesses, suffered a security incident after hackers gained access to its Okta ID management tenant.

Edgar Allan Poe lived at 35 different addresses in his 40 years.

The world’s longest possible train journey

A 29‐year‐old woman apparently jumped from the 86th‐floor observation deck of the Empire State Building last night, but survived when she landed on a three‐foot ledge about 20 feet below, the police said. She was admitted to Bellevue Hospital with a fractured pelvis. Authorities at the 102‐story building on West 34th Street theorized that strong wind gusts saved the life of Elvita Adams, of 975 Walton Avenue in the Bronx. [NY Times, December 3, 1979]