Google today is announcing what it calls the biggest changes to its iconic search ads since they launched 15 years ago.
While some Internet memes have a tendency to burst onto the scene like an exploding star before fizzling out just as quickly, the meme of Michael Jordan crying has taken the opposite route. What initially started out as a niche and rather...Show More Summary
Many iPhone 7 buyers are already disappointed that Apple’s 2016 smartphone line will apparently look almost exactly the same as last year’s iPhones, thanks to the plethora of leaks we’ve seen so far. In case you missed it, this leak is probably our first look at a real iPhone 7. Show More Summary
Will the LuMee LED light selfie phone case actually light up your life? It all started when LuMee founder Allan Shoemake's daughter was going to school in Florence. The two would Skype every week, and Shoemake wondered why his daughter was always poorly lit, despite having some of the best technology available for video calls. Show More Summary
The Uberization of the world is not about creating a ubiquitous app in a specific sector, but redesigning the world around us for optimal technology-based interactions that don’t require humans.
We can't be certain, but it looks like this Tesla owner is asleep at the wheel while his Model S is on Autopilot. We found this GIF via Reddit's Tesla Motors community. Autopilot is a pretty incredible system. It uses 13 ultrasonic sensors to help Tesla cars steer themselves and change lanes, avoid obstacles and barriers, and even park themselves. Show More Summary
Following months of anticipation, Blizzard's new game Overwatch launched this week. Born out of the wreckage of a scrapped project known internally as Titan, Overwatch is a team-based first-person shooter in which players can chooseShow More Summary
Veterans tell Motherboard that UberMilitary, the company’s outreach program, addresses problems in their lives that the average American may not be aware of.
Maybe you saw the Tony Hawk of surfing upload this video of a perfect man-made wave back in December. According to Bloomberg, Kelly Slater is trying to sell flawless artificial barrels to the world for somewhere between $2 and $20 million a pop, which is a bargain considering the R&D that went into making something like this work. Read more...
Well-intentioned privacy laws have given way to rather ungainly and invasive web experiences, particularly in the European Union. This week, author Alex Schmidt explores the motions behind those laws, and offer solutions for more pleasant, consent-driven user experiences.
There are a lot of good reasons to believe this watch that uses flowing liquid mercury to show the time is fake. A low-quality video, a questionable website, and product shots that look like photocopies of photocopies. But that doesn’t stop us from wanting a watch that looks like the T-1000 strapped to your wrist. Read more...
Hacking has always brought more good to the world than not hacking. The successful efforts of the Allies during World War II in deciphering the Enigma machine output still reminds us of that. Today, the machine is a classic example of cryptography...Show More Summary
Chelsie Hayes felt she was out of options. In April, it had been five months since she reported to Kenyon College that a classmate had raped her. School investigators had found the accused student more than likely responsible of sexual...Show More Summary
Solar Weather, Machine Bias, Hyper-Reality, and Healthy Forgetting The Carrington Event -- In June 2013, a joint venture from researchers at Lloyd's of London and Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) in the United States used data from the Carrington Event to estimate the current cost of a similar event to the U.S. Show More Summary
Drones are a marvelous new consumer technology, allowing the average person to take aerial photographs, make highly accurate maps and models, and generally have a grand old time—after all, we’re talking about having your very own flying robot. Show More Summary
Atlassian is a profitable $4.65 billion company, and the Jira project management software has been its flagship product since it was founded in 2002. For most of those 14 years, the company, and Jira in particular, was very much focused on the software programmer market. Show More Summary
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A quick search online will reveal dozens of videos of drone and bird encounters. While it's always impressive to see a bird of prey take down a pesky quadcopter, the disturbance could impact the animal in ways we don't yet understand. As...Show More Summary
In most countries, the iPhone is the most expensive smartphone you can buy. The iPhone’s price can be quite prohibitive in certain markets where Apple would like to see growth, including China and India, and the company is apparently aware of the problem. Show More Summary
This is a super fun hack that’s been around for ages — but now with cheap full 1080P HD camera availability, it’s probably a good time to make your own infrared camera! It’s actually a very easy modification to perform. All cameras are...Show More Summary