SHOCKLEE @ SXSW 2016

shockwebpic_shockleesxsw2016SHOCKLEE will be all around Austin, Texas for this year’s SXSW music, film and interactive festival so if you’re around town give us a shout and stay tuned to this space and our social media channels for more updates on special events and appearances from our friends and partners.

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The End Of Privacy

shockwebpic_theendofprivacyWhen criminals, businesses, and governments monitor you, what does privacy mean anymore? Edward Snowden, Marc Goodman and Vint Cerf on privacy in a digital age. Watch this video, the first on a series on privacy from innovation engine XPRIZE.

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YouTube Unveils Its Streaming Service: Music Key

shockwebpic_youtubemusickeyA much awaited development in the music space for fans and artists alike has just been unveiled. YouTube has just announced it’s streaming service Music Key.

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CNET Talks To Shocklee As Gangnam Style Hits 2B YouTube Views

shockleewebpic_ganghamstyle2bPsy’s global colossal hit Gangnam Style just hit a major milestone, 2 billions views on YouTube and is now officially the most viewed video on the site with Justin Beiber’s ‘Baby’ at a distant 1 billion. What does this all mean for music, streaming, how it reaches us and future global successes? CNET’s Seth Rosenblatt talked with a few people about this in the music and video ecosystem including our own Hank Shocklee.

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Killer Robots: Will They Soon Replace Human Judgement?

shockleewebpic_killerbotsThe development of robotic technology is happening at a tremendous pace. In other words, the RoboCop concept is not so sci-fi anymore. This past December, DARPA held a robotics challenge in Miami, Florida that showcased 16 teams from around the world, a few of which are now owned by Google. Eight robotics companies have been acquired by Google recently and they are becoming part of a new mysterious new division which seems to be working to develop future tech projects. Now, whether these are for private or military purposes remains to be seen but as you can guess it might be a bit of both. Google also recently purchased a 350,000-square-foot hangar originally built for the U.S. Navy.

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10 Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance

shockleewebpic_10stepsagainstsurveillanceThe following post comes courtesy of the team over at EFF and is filled with some helpful information on ways you can safeguard yourself from prying eyes on the internet.

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How The Government Tracks You: A Must See Video On NSA Surveillance + DC Rally Info

shockleewebpic_nsasurveillancevideoFight for the Future and Demand Progress have just released a video explaining what’s going on with the recent U.S. government surveillance that has come to light. Watch this for an overview on why this is a very dangerous thing that not only violates the rights of U.S. citizens but also affects everyone else worldwide.

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Robots Are Taking Over Your Jobs

shockleewebpic_robotshurtingjobsMachines that can perform the jobs of humans are increasingly being implemented in the U.S. in a new wave of automation being used across many industries. Combined with the percentage of americans with jobs at a 20 year low, this economic evolution for high productivity, gains and speed is developing into what some people are calling a kind of technological unemployment where robots are replacing humans in the workforce at a scary pace.

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► Racer – Giorgio Moroder

shockleewebpic_moroderracerElectronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder has teamed up with Google to score the music to Racer, a Chrome Experiment that allows you to line up your phones and tablets to create a race track across up to five screens without installing an app. Take a listen to the cool soundtrack. [Read more...]

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CISPA Is Not Dead: Your Internet Freedom Is At Risk…Take Action!

shockleewebpic_cispaisnotdeadHere’s an important message for those of you who value your internet freedom and privacy…

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