Today’s web is mostly the domain of people, but the Internet of Things is about to change all that, according to Cisco vice president of advanced services Sanjay Pol. Speaking on SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE at the recently concluded Splunk Worldwide Users Conference, … Continue reading ?
Aboard the Orient Express during the latest Doctor Who episode, British singer Foxes plays a character who sings a bluesy rendition of Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now" amid the tuxedo-clad Doctor landing the TARDIS inside the train. The BBC...Show More Summary
Splunk Inc. provides a comprehensive platform for collecting and analyzing logs from a broad spectrum of devices ranging from the tiniest of sensors to the biggest and meanest enterprise servers. But the company’s definition of “comprehensive “didn’t extend to mainframes … Continue reading ?
Gillian Jacobs The namesake of last week's big women-in-technology conference, the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, was both a computer scientist and high-ranking naval officer who received plenty of accolades in her day. Show More Summary
Jony Ive, Apple vice president of design, at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit You know that saying about imitation being the sincerest form of flattery? It’s total hogwash, at least according to Apple’s Jony Ive. At the Vanity...Show More Summary
Think about this for a moment. Your favorite podcasts. This American Life. WTF with Marc Maron. Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income. Every single one of them started at the bottom. Every single one of them started in obscurity. Every single one of them started without an audience. Show More Summary
Fear, thinking and vulnerability abound Game Theory H.R. Giger’s Necronomicon used to be my bedtime book of choice. There’s something about the design of the original Alien that left me with a pseudo sexual queasiness, all moist egg vaginas and huge phallic headed xenomorphs. Show More Summary
#NHSstrike Today, thousands of NHS workers from across six different trade unions are striking in protest at the government’s refusal to give all staff a one per cent pay rise. Messages of solidarity have spread across Twitter, with celebs including Sue Perkins, Rufus Hound and David Schneider all tweeting their support for the strikers. Show More Summary
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. '22 Jump Street' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction.' 'Stretch' completes the top three. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.
Turns out you don’t have to be a multi-million dollar corporation like Festo to create a remote controlled, flapping bird robot. [Kazuhiko Kakuta] is a medical Doctor of Allergy, and in his free time he likes to build flying mechanical birds with his son. It has just over a meter wingspan, weighs 193 grams, and it flies by flapping its wings. Show More Summary
Remember in the late 90s and early 2000s when everything had blue LEDs in them? Blinding blue LEDs that lit up a dark room like a Christmas tree? Nobel prize. There’s a good /r/askscience thread on why this is so important. The TL;DR...Show More Summary
From Michael Cavanaugh: Renegade is an homage to the 1940’s American pulp magazines, like Thrilling Wonder Stories, Terror Tales and Thrilling Mysterys. These magazines featured cover art by artist like Rudolph Belarski, Tom Blame and Earle Bergey who often drew thinly clothed heros and heroines fighting off mad scientist, druids, henchmen and goblins. Renegade is […]
Starcade! was brave, glitzy, gaudy, ridiculous, and way ahead of its time.
The growth of esports represents the changing desires of entertainment culture itself.
If you’re the type who enjoys passing idle time by keeping up with podcasts or listening to web stations but don’t always want to occupy your laptop or tablet, this Arduino based radio player will provide a base station for tunes. The...Show More Summary
The post Living Systems and The Information First Company appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. One of the great joys of my career is the chance to speak at gatherings of interesting people. Sometimes it’s an unscripted, wide...Show More Summary
Warning: Spoilers. Documentarian Laura Poitras spent a lot of time with Edward Snowden in his Hong Kong room from June 3 to June 10, and her new fi lm sets the stage for what may be the biggest national security leak in history. " Citizenfour"...Show More Summary
I can't really think of a classier way to enter a party than to BASE jump off the 1,200-foot Kuala Lumpur tower, and then land in a rooftop swimming pool — assuming, of course, that he's got a Bond-approved tux under his skydiving outfit. Read more...
The band Brunettes Shoot Blondes created an amazing music video for their song Knock Knock where the animation moves across more than a dozen smartphones, tablets, and laptops. At the beginning, you see a bunch of people pressing "play" on their phones at the same time. Show More Summary
Music & broadcasting Copyright land grab by The Turtles threatens digital music, will not help young musicians — Tech News and Analysis What to Do About Pre-’72s? | Future of Music Coalition A Seismic Ruling On Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and State Copyright Law–Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM Radio (Guest Blog Post) Viacom threatens to […]