Within mere hours, we will all be drowning in witty and fintastic tweets about Sharknado 2: The Second One. The thrilling and highly anticipated sequel to 2013's Sharknado airs on Syfy Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET, which gives us very little...Show More Summary
In some circles, I’m known as the guy who wrote Fuck the Cloud. Yet as of this past weekend, I have three Amazon EC2 instances doing massive amounts of screenshots of ZX Spectrum programs (thousands so far) using the Screen Shotgun. Nobody has specifically come after me about this, but I figured I’d get out ahead of […]
Sometimes you want a room with a view. Sometimes you want a bunker that's walled-off to the world. Why not have both? The Sharifi-ha House can shape-shift based on the amount of sun or level of privacy that its residents need at that particular moment. Read more...
Potato breeding programs at Michigan State University and Texas A&M have been churning out modified spuds for the better part of a decade, if not longer, but thanks to A&M's Creighton Miller, we now have a better idea of the 'designer' potato's...
Wheeler: Verizon must explain why throttling policy doesn't violate FCC rules.
August will soon be here, with one of the perks being a new list of games available to PlayStation Plus members. Like last month, Sony is offering up six games across the PS4, PS3, and Vita. If you’ve missed July’s games, check themShow More Summary
fastcompany: A Futuristic Office Design To Combat Your Constant Distraction Fluidly move from space to space, if people around you get too chatty. Need to have a focused business meeting? Take a screen-free stroll on the meandering walkway on the office perimeter. Read More>
While there are a wide range of scenarios that may cause a person to take their own life, the fact is that in a given situation, some people will do so whereas others won't. Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine...Show More Summary
Recently I wrote what many consider to be the most important Visual Studio Extension ever shipped - Encourage for Visual Studio. It was my humble attempt to make a small corner of the world brighter with little encouragements as folks work in Visual Studio. Show More Summary
I Nobody sees it happening, but the architecture of our time Is becoming the architecture of the next time. And the dazzle Of light upon the waters is as nothing beside the changes Wrought therein, just as our waywardness...Show More Summary
While the nation's largest internet service providers have been making lots of noise recently, the country's fastest network has stayed quiet, just like the Tennessee town it services. The small, southern city of Chattanooga, Tennessee,...Show More Summary
Counter Logic Gaming folding the season will send shockwaves through the standings.
The Federal Communications Commission has sent a strongly worded letter to Verizon warning that changes in the way it handles mobile Internet traffic may violate federal regulations. More broadly, the letter by FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is the latest sign that the commission is considering applying its new net neutrality rules to wireless carriers. Show More Summary
“Poetry permits us to live in ourselves as if we were just out of reach of ourselves.” - Mark Strand, On Becoming a Poet from The Weather of Words
parislemon: Fine, I’m excited. I’m down.
One-time Google Glass enthusiast Robert Scoble is always an entertaining read, although he’s not exactly someone whom tech companies should take advice from. After all, Scoble was once so enthusiastic about Google Glass that he compared it to the Apple II and similarly said it would revolutionize the way we do computing. Show More Summary
I love watching crowd-funded projects make it from concept to reality. Precision Touch just recently (July 19, 2014) reached the end of a funding campaign on Kickstarter for the Dart Stylus, now available for pre-order for US$59.95 (normal price...
A plastic water bottle can survive the rigors of an active lifestyle, but over time it will collect odd smells and flavors that eventually can't be scrubbed out. A glass bottle is a better option, naturally eschewing mold and odors, but one wrong move and suddenly it's a pile of shards. Show More Summary
Emily Richardson has been mistaken for Christ, had close shaves with pirates, speared her dinner and made water from a solar still to survive. We caught up with her in Borneo. Read more...