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The Next-Generation Copyright Monopoly Wars Will Be Much Worse

We've been manufacturing without a license in our homes for 30 years now. It's about to go physical. Maybe that will wake legislators up to the bigger picture. If not, we're in for something much worse. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.

Jackson Heights

I went for a ride today in Jackson Heights, where I was a small kid, from pre-school to fourth grade. In most ways the neighborhood hasn't changed at all. It still has all the same basic features. There are some new buildings, and everything...Show More Summary

Microsoft vs Google – Who Leads the Artificial Intelligence Race?

AI is back. For the first time since the 1980?s, artificial intelligence researchers are making tangible progress on hard problems, and people are starting to talk seriously about strong AI again.  In the mean time, our increasinglyShow More Summary

Cosplayers fight for online anonymity and privacy during Dragon Con

Project Secret Identity is using cosplay to raise awareness about government surveillance.

Cloud9 is headed to Korea for bootcamp

Cloud9 are heading to South Korea to prepare for the League of Legends World Championships.

Why Usernames & Passwords Are A Thing Of The Past, And How To Cope With This

Passwords are a way of life now. It’s hard to imagine what the Internet would be like without any passwords, isn’t it? Yet, if we contemplated the idea of a password for even a moment, we’d realize that passwords just aren’t very secure. Show More Summary

Hot Topic's new fashion line takes cues from 'The Book of Life'

The line follows the trend in pop-culture fashion of being more subtle in its connection to the film.

Patent Allows Watermarking of Already Encrypted Movies

The company behind the movie watermarking system known as Cinavia has been awarded a new anti-piracy patent. Among other things, the Verance invention seeks to track digital media as it's being distributed by adding identifying watermarks to encrypted content, without having to decrypt it first. Show More Summary

Programming Language Job Trends Part 3 – August 2014

After a slight delay we finally get to the third part of the programming language job trends. Today we review Erlang, Groovy, Scala, Lisp, and Clojure. If you do not see some of the more popular languages, take a look at Part 1 and Part 2. Lisp is included almost as a baseline, because it has had sustained usage for […]

7 Tips for Pricing Your SaaS Product by @YEC

Not too high but not too low -- make sure your SaaS product is priced just right. The post 7 Tips for Pricing Your SaaS Product by @YEC appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Will You Be Buying The iPhone 6? [MakeUseOf Poll]

The date has been set. The iPhone 6 approaches. On September 9, 2014, Apple will unveil its latest iDevice, and the tech press will fill reams of pages with news and views on the new smartphone from Cupertino. The only question is, will...Show More Summary

KickassTorrents Goes Secure, Encrypts Traffic For All Visitors

KickassTorrents is the first large torrent site to bump up its security and force SSL encryption for all visitors. This makes it impossible for outsiders, Internet providers included, to monitor page visits or snoop on data being sent. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.

Watch this music

Today’s Cool Site of the Day is Harmogram. I can’t explain it–just check it out. See it and vote for it here (on the day of this post) and give it a ‘thumbs up’ above. To find all previous cool sites since 1994, visit our archive.   The post Watch this music appeared first on Cool Site of the Day.

Cool Websites & Tools – WordPress Theme Search, Curate Images, & Wake Someone Up

Dynamic Pin – Lock your screen and mobile applications with a state-of-the-art authentication algorithm. Dynamic Pin helps you to secure your PIN from shoulder surfing and keyloggers. Dynamic Pin changes the pin based on the expression you set in the application. Show More Summary

10 Urban Myths Of Gaming

Does the third dungeon map in The Legend Of Zelda seem familiar to you? It kind of looks like a swastika. But is it? Have you even heard of any of these 10 urban gaming myths? Did you believe them? via Liberty Games Read the full article: 10 Urban Myths Of Gaming

Random Reading: 20 Innermost Thoughts As Seen On WriteTube [Weird & Wonderful Web]

Few of us share all of our innermost thoughts with those nearest and dearest to us. If we did they’d likely think us mad, as everybody is prone to thinking weird and wonderful things every now and then. These random ramblings swill around in our heads looking for the nearest exit. Show More Summary

You’ve been peeling apples wrong your whole life

An apple a day keeps something something power tools are fun.

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