I do have tape over my camera! And I know some sort of algorhythm thingy is listening: the other day, Mark and I were talking about coffee. No computers on, no windows open, no phones on. Conversation wrapped up, I open my email and there's a notice: Pinterest suggesting some new posts for me, all about coffee, "based on your interests". I have nothing about coffee on my Pinterest board.I agree. Its like we are slowly already succumbing to more than we ever thought would happen from 10 years back when just the possibility of being tracked thru phones was being discussed and now cars tell us where we are and which way to go next, and its awesome.
I saw my tablet watching me recently, I posted this elsewhere but will add it here too that I was in bed doing some late night reading on a tablet, waiting for a news article to complete loading so I could scroll down to read it, it had already went to the page, waiting for the load to stop, and All of a Sudden there was a giant eye in real time on the screen and it was looking Right At Me, and I jumped and sat up, and it disappeared, back to the news article . It looked like this....
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As scary as that was, and is, Im still using the tablet. I read that refrigerators are interactively in the works maybe it will tell us when we're low on milk before we run out. The FBI just put out a new warning for parents last week about the dangers of all interactive toys and the potential they All have of being hacked into allowing strangers to talk to, and watch, our children. its here ...
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) | Internet-Connected Toys Could Present Privacy and Contact Concerns for Children
Put tape over the cameras and whisper so it doesn't hear you, what more can you do ?
Oh, and Especially when you look like crap cause the next thing you know the hackers will be blackmailing all of us.
Your eye thing freaks me out. That's a person watching you, not just a computer!