FACTS OF THE DAY

06 June 2017

There are more CCTV cameras in Hackney than in the whole of Wales.

bigbrotherwatch..org.uk

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A computer scientist from the University of Maryland has said that algorithms should be state-regulated like cars, banks and drugs.

qz.com

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A typical British family with children throws away 40% of the food it buys.

ifr.ac.uk

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The average UK employee has enough savings to survive for one month.

theweek.co.uk

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The latest fingernail-sized microchip from IBM contains 30 billion transistors.

newatlas.com

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The latest rectal thermometers are connected to the Internet.

motherboard,vice.com