Category Archives: science and technology

Why You Shouldn’t Hand an iPad to Your Toddler

‘Study finds that for children too young, mobile devices can harm Researchers with the Boston University School of Medicine have now weighed in on those questions in a new set of recommendations published on Friday in the journal Pediatrics. “Mobile … Continue reading

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The Swedish 666 Office

‘Felicio de Costa, whose company is one of the tenants, arrives at the front door and holds his hand against it to gain entry. Inside he does the same thing to get into the office space he rents, and he … Continue reading

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“The Internet Will Disappear”

And I think Google Chairman Eric Schmidt knows what he’s talking about ‘At the end of a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where his comments were webcast, he was asked for his prediction on the future … Continue reading

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Can you get to Interstate 5 North?

A civic-minded artist made sure you can. ‘A North panel and 5 shield were fabricated and attached to the existing overhead sign because the information was missing. ‘It was done as an art project, without permission, called Guerrilla Public Service. … Continue reading

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The Power of Social Networking (Texting)

Man Hiding in Building Sent Texts to Help Paris Cops ‘The 26-year-old graphic designer, who has been named in reports as Lilian Lepere, took refuge “under a sink in the canteen” upstairs at the business in Dammartin-en-Goele, according to Paris … Continue reading

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Your Fingerprints From Digital Photos

‘Fingerprint scanners may be all the rage right now, thanks to the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy devices. But the cool tech may have just hit a major snag. Hackers claim they can lift fingerprints from hi-res photos with fingers … Continue reading

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The World’s First Computer Programmer was a Woman

‘…Her (Ada Lovelace’s) third innovation was a step-by-step outline of “the workings of what we now call a computer program or algorithm.” But it was her fourth one, Isaacson notes, that was and still remains most momentous — the question … Continue reading

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