Four short links: 7 June 2017
Social CRM, Safe Data Exploration, Fruity Robots, and Malware Backchannel
- Monica — open source social CRM.
- Safe Visual Data Exploration — Brown visual data exploration system that interacts with users to formulate hypotheses based on visualizations and provides interactive control of false discoveries.
- Apple Picking Robot (PBS) — “We grow in the United States, between 315,000 and 320,000 acres of apples for fresh market … the labor demand per year ranges from 250 to 350 man-hours per acre. That is not small,” Lewis said. “Every piece of tree-fruit in stores, in the world today is handpicked,” she said.
- Britney Spears as Malware Backchannel — a recently discovered backdoor Trojan used comments posted to Britney Spears’s official Instagram account to locate the control server that sends instructions and offloads stolen data to and from infected computers.