When Context Labs teamed up with UK consumer group Which? to produce an outstanding report on the surveillance, privacy and security risks of kids’ “connected toys,” it undertook the reverse-engineering of Hasbro’s new Furby Connect, a device that works with a mobile app to listen and watch the people around it and interact with them.Read More
Politicians using kids to improve their image is nothing new, but the White House’s current technique is gross. In an attempt to shine a positive light on Trump after weeks of controversy — the failed GOP health care bills, Anthony Scaramucci’s foul mouth, Russia, Russia, Russia — the White House communications team has been readingRead More
[embedded content] An inventive dad was able to give his young daughter a theme park experience without leaving the house. YouTuber KentuckyFriedIdiot wrote in the comments that his daughter really wanted to go to Disney World, but visiting Mickey Mouse isn’t cheap at all. “Since it’s too expensive we did the next best thing,” heRead More
The Monster Scouts are a wonderful thing: monster-obsessed makers who have created a collaborative, detailed, LARP-ish world in which monsters are real and an imaginary scouting organization called the Crow Scouts, founded in 1907, has operated for more than a century to help our monster friends.
Monster Scouts are a real society thatRead More