We just couldn't escape 2014 without just one more unfortunate airline tragedy. The Associated Press reports that a Singapore-bound AirAsia plane, Flight 8501, lost communication with ground control while flying over the Java Sea, an hour before it was supposed to land. Read more...
After The Pirate Bay made its site available for anyone to host with “minimal web knowledge”, the project has become a hit on the popular developer site GitHub, and 372 copies of “The Open Bay” have been created. More »
I'm in the mood for a good classic 90s movie tonight, and I see The Usual Suspects is on Netflix! Score! I have a vague memory that it was good, but I forget how it ended. Do you happen to know? Read more...
The New Cold War is about to live up to its name a bit more literally. Researchers in Russia want to build the world’s largest repository for DNA, storing the genetic material of every creature on Earth, both living and extinct. More »
No matter what is going on in your career, good advice is universal. No matter what problems you are trying to solve, chances are someone else before you had a similar problem. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
North Korea suffered another Internet outage on Saturday, less than a week after another interruption — believed to have been caused by an external attack — left the country without online access for more than nine-and-a-half hours. Xinhua...Show More Summary
Less law-abusing, more human error—like sensitive info sent to the wrong printer.
It's the viral photo that just won't die. Have you seen this 1960s picture of economy class seating on a Pan-Am 747? It's a fake. Read more...
Are you ready to take on 2015? For the last few years, I’ve been running a course called Brave New Year, where we work together on growing out your confidence, your ability to execute, and much more. We’ve had hundreds of graduates from the Brave course, and they are one of my most active private […] The post Get Brave With Me appeared first on chrisbrogan.com.
I recently received a copy of RESTful Java Patterns and Best Practices, by Bhakti Mehta for review. Here are my thoughts on the book. pass::[more] Bhakti Mehta is a former coworker of mine from Sun/Oracle. We both worked on the GlassFish...Show More Summary
The New Cold War is about to live up to its name a bit more literally. Researchers in Russia want to build the world's largest repository for DNA, storing the genetic material of every creature on Earth, both living and extinct. Read more...
Flickr user Omar Ovalle built these awesome Game of Thrones sigils entirely out of LEGO. You can check out more of the Ovalle’s work over at his Flickr stream, there’s plenty of other cool stuff over there. [Source: Omar Ovalle on Flickr | Via IO9] The post Game Of Thrones LEGO House Sigils [Pics] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
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How important is money to you? I got an email from a reader recently blasting me for being too focused on money. He said that money is not important, and there are things a lot more important than going after […]
As we approach the doldrums of winter what could be more cheerful than hours of incessant Minecrafting with you and your loved ones? While you can easily run a server on any computer (the program requires a server app to run in conjunction...Show More Summary
Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away. America’s favorite streaming movie and TV service adds new content every week as it looks to add even more value to its $9/month unlimited streaming service. Of course, the deals that NetflixShow More Summary
Uh oh. Lizard Patrol, the hacking group claiming responsibility for the Christmas attacks on PlayStation and Xbox Live, has announced a new target: Tor, the anonymous internet service. Read more...
Sony has announced opening-day box office sales for its controversial film, "The Interview," which was shown at about 330 theaters nationwide on Christmas Day. 330 theaters is about 10% of the theaters that initially planned to carry...Show More Summary
The U.S. government has released proof that it repeatedly spied on American citizens without being allowed to—and you probably missed it. Read more...
I love Twitter and want to follow more interesting people and organizations. How can I find a list of popular Twitter accounts? The post Find recommended Twitter accounts by category? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.