John Oliver dives into the shady uses of facial recognition

[ad_1] As protests against police brutality and systemic racism continue around the globe, there’s been a growing discussion around the importance of blurring images from these protests before posting them online. After all, as John Oliver points out in the Last Week Tonight video above, “there are currently serious concerns that facial recognition is being…

John Oliver has a beautiful solution to the many sports being postponed due to coronavirus

[ad_1] Other than countless hours of Netflix, what are we supposed to watch in order to fill the yawning, sports-shaped hole currently in our lives? Well, John Oliver thinks he has a solution. But before he dives into it, the Last Week Tonight host starts by breaking down all the ways sport has been affected…

John Oliver is launching a glorious stamp collection for a very good cause

[ad_1] If you’re fed up with boring, regular postage stamps and you’re an avid Last Week Tonight fan, Sunday’s episode came with some splendid news — the show has launched its very own stamp collection, featuring the likes of Chiijohn and such fitting slogans as, “And now…a stamp.” The reason? It all ties in with…

‘Deficiencies’ that broke FCC commenting system in net neutrality fight detailed by GAO – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Today marks the conclusion of a years-long saga that started when John Oliver did a segment on Net Neutrality that was so popular that it brought the FCC’s comment system to its knees. Two years later it is finally near addressing all the issues brought up in an investigation from the General Accountability Office.…