The start of a new school year is a hectic time, but app developers have busy students' and families' backs. Here, we've rounded up top mobile apps for education, productivity, and household management that help students and parents keep it all toget
ON AUGUST 25, 1991, a Finnish computer science student named Linus Torvalds announced a new project. "I'm doing a (free) operating system," he wrote on an Internet messaging system, insisting this would just be a hobby.
Is it possible to receive a newly hand-written letter from Abraham Lincoln?
When high schooler Kate* was hard up for money, she took a seemingly easy job as a hostess at a nightclub in Mong Kok, Hong Kong's grittier, neon-soaked red light district.
Smart sex dolls are the logical next step, says the CEO of one of the companies planning to make them a reality
Tascam says that its Ministudio series will make podcasting and online broadcast production a breeze
Can we predict who will turn to crime? 'Minority Report' computers may soon mark out children as 'likely criminals'
With widespread adoption among law enforcement, advertisers, and even churches, face recognition has undoubtedly become one of the biggest threats to privacy out there.
Neural Dust – "Smart Dust" – has entered the mainstream via the Independent's article: "Tiny implant could connect humans and machines like never before."
At the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in 2014, industry luminary Dan Geer, fed up with the prevalence of vulnerabilities in digital code, made a modest proposal: Software companies should either make their products open source so buyers can see w
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Ashton Carter, currently Obama's Secretary of Defense, is a poster-boy for Technocracy. He is also a member of the elitist Trilateral Commission that has been promoting global Technocracy since its founding in 1973 by David Rockefeller and Zbigniew
Now you can have virtual sex with real people: VR platform connects with gadgets to lets users feel a partner's touch from anywhere
The office building on Facebook Way is in the unfinished style that honors materials like plywood, concrete, and steel. The I-beams supporting its soaring walls still have the builders' chalk placement instructions on them. It takes a business maki
It's already nigh on impossible to pick computer generated graphics in the latest blockbusters, but the job is set to get even harder thanks to researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
What is BeagleBone Black?
Joel Skousen (Publisher World Affairs Brief; prepper) talks about the political circus and how we can prep for the future - Scott Horton (Scott Horton Radio) on the Turkish Coup, and the POTUS race - Harry Price (Techie) on WiFi Pineapple and various
In this video Luke Rudkowski talks about the conspiracies behind the latest viral trend of the augmented reality app Pokemon Go. We go over all the facts and sources in the video detailing the effects of the app and its larger implications. We talk a
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Privacy advocates (that's establishment speak for "normal human beings") celebrated earlier this week as the House rejected yet another attempt to expand the Patriot Act's snooping provisions.
Bye-bye buffering! See ya, slow load times. The era of ultra-high speed wireless Internet is here! Or at least you could be forgiven for thinking so after the Federal Communications Commission likely votes today to open up a huge chunk of the wireles
Do you have any idea what the software you have installed is doing stealthily in the background? If it's not an open source software, can you find out?
Acquisition of French image-recognition company paves way to smarter A.I. future
There are dozens of messaging apps for iPhone and Android, but one in particular continues to stand out in the crowd.
Have you been flirting with a computer program behind your wife's back?
We're on the edge of a new frontier in art and creativity -- and it's not human.
Shockingly, people are into sex -- even if it's virtual.
Got a bullshit parking ticket? Now you can appeal it in less than a minute. The new chatbot tool, DoNotPay, uses previously successful appeal letters to draw up a customized template, allowing users to avoid courts, legal fees, stress, and having to
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