How do we stop killers from exploiting social media?

The shooter yesterday, at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Virginia, optimized his murders for attention. This isn’t new. All mass murderers want attention. Mass shootings are violence that is meant to be disseminated. Consider the Charleston church shootings, in which a white supremacist killed Clementa C. Pinckney and eight others. Or the 2014 Isla Vista shootings,…

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An intelligent, sneaky, wireless camera for the ultra-connected home

According to startup Butterfleye, traditional Web and IP cameras are just not smart enough. The company’s new battery-powered camera, also called Butterfleye, will supposedly change all that. Envisioned to merge Nest thermostat-style intelligence with Dropcam-esque capabilities, the $199/£125/AU$275 Butterfleye, available for preorder now on Indiegogo, has eyes and ears trained on happenings in the home.…

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