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(Updated on 10/10/2013)


VOCABULARY :

  • Radio-frequency identification (RFID) "is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders.
    An RFID tag is an object that can be applied to or incorporated into a product, animal, or person for the purpose of identification using radiowaves.
    Some tags can be read from several meters away and beyond the line of sight of the reader..."

    (Wikipedia)

 

  • Google hacking "is a term that refers to the art of creating complex search engine queries in order to filter through large amounts of search results for information
    related to computer security..."

    (Wikipedia)
  • Issue tracking system
    "An issue tracking system (also called trouble ticket system or incident ticket system) is a computer software package that manages and maintains lists of issues, as needed by an organization...
    An issue tracking system often also contains a knowledge base containing information on each customer..."

    (Wikipedia)
  • Electronic tagging "is a form of non-surreptitious surveillance consisting of an electronic device attached to a person or vehicle..." (Wikipedia)


BIG BROTHER BINS :

Tagging technology to track trash - with a VIDEO - 14 July 2009
"The ebb and flow of thousands of pieces of household rubbish are to be tracked using sophisticated mobile tags...
It is hoped that making people confront the final journey of their waste will make them reduce what they throw away...
In order to monitor how the pieces of rubbish move around the cities and beyond, the MIT team has developed a small mobile sensor that can be attached to individual pieces of waste. ..
Everything will be traceable. "
(BBC)

 

 

CCTV :

  • London 2012: one big party or one big prison?
    "Security precautions for London 2012 include the construction of a 17.5 km 5,000volt electric fence, topped with 900 daylight and night vision surveillance cameras spaced at 50 metre intervals..."

    (theeelzine.wordpress.com)

 

 

TERRORIST 'PRE-CRIME' DETECTOR :

  • Terrorist 'pre-crime' detector field tested in United States - 27 May 2011
    "Screening system aims to pinpoint passengers with malicious intentions...
    Future Attribute Screening Technology (FAST), a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) programme designed to spot people who are intending to commit a terrorist act, has in the past few months completed its first round of field tests..."

    (nature.com)

 



CINEMA :