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Justin Rohrlich

Justin Rohrlich is a contributor at Quartz.
Emerging Tech

The IRS Wants to Use Social Media to Catch Tax Cheats

Auditors would use the tool to shore up previously identified cases.

Emerging Tech

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Is Using Retinal Scans to Try to Catch Liars

The technology is supposedly faster, and cheaper, than traditional polygraph tests.

Emerging Tech

The U.S. Navy Wants Electronic Weapons That 'Go To 11'

This tech could potentially be capable of frying enemy electronics.

Emerging Tech

These Companies Are Pitching AI to the U.S. Military

The Pentagon’s AI shopping list is similar to a Silicon Valley company’s: fast data organization, predictive maintenance, and mitigation for threats.

Cybersecurity

The DEA And ICE Are Hiding Surveillance Cameras In Streetlights

It’s unclear where the streetlight cameras have been installed, or where the next deployments will take place.

Cybersecurity

That Sign Telling You How Fast You’re Driving May Be Spying On You

These common roadside devices could be capturing your license plate data.

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