Category Archives: TECHNOLOGY

Ground Your Plane by Renaming a WiFi Hotspot

‘Authorities detained a passenger aboard a Southwest flight that landed at Seattle-Tacoma Airport yesterday on its way to Denver, after reports that he created a bunch of creepy names for his in-flight WiFi hotspot, naming it “Southwest – Bomb on … Continue reading

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You Can Now Let Your Finger Do the Reading

Let Your Finger Do The Reading With This Great Device From MIT Media Lab ‘Trace a page with your finger and Finger Reader will read it out loud for you. The device, currently in development by the MIT Media Lab, … Continue reading

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Women Least Welcome in Online Gaming Space

‘The Pew research supports the notion that women are less welcome in the world of online gaming. Survey respondents, who were both men and women, were asked about a series of online platforms — social networks and online commenting forums, … Continue reading

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Why do Cell Phone Calls Still Suck?

‘The IEEE’s Spectrum magazine just published a good article on the subject, “All smart, no phone: Cellular carriers are dragging their heels over technology to improve voice quality,” that identifies the core problems and the technology fixes that can help. … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Gun for Just $1,200

The $1,200 Machine That Lets Anyone Make a Metal Gun at Home ‘When Cody Wilson revealed the world’s first fully 3-D printed gun last year, he showed that the “maker” movement has enabled anyone to create a working, lethal firearm … Continue reading

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Vanishing Firstborns by Terms and Conditions

Brits Unwittingly Give Up Firstborns for Free WiFi ‘Security experiment uses ‘Herod clause’ to show vulnerabilities in public hot spots A handful of Londoners in some of the capital’s busiest districts unwittingly agreed to give up their eldest child, during … Continue reading

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The One Laptop Per Child Documentary [Video]

‘The micro and macro threads that WEB follows make it a fascinating film. Interviews with academics, technologists and entrepreneurs tackle the subject on an intellectual level, while watching the excitement of the children as they start using their laptops adds … Continue reading

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