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Michelle Knight. Writer, photographer, programmer, truck driver and general, all round nut case. Life is a journey and that's what this blog will probably end up being. Let's see where we go, eh? ;-)

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Your Beauty Mark. All You Need to Get the Hair, Makeup, Glow, and Glam.
Dita von Teese
Progress: 208/256 pages

Writing privacy

Oookkkaaayyyy. so in my case, they'd get half a novel ...

http://www.popsci.com/now-your-smartwatch-even-knows-what-youre-typing

 

Some smartwatch apps may be less interested in your jogging than you think.

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have found that the accelerometer and gyroscope in your smartwatch can be used to trackwhat you type on a keyboard, in addition to your heart rate and blood oxygen levels. Using a custom-built app, they were able to infer what a person wearing a smartwatch was typing, from a the list of the 5,000 most common English words.