Dr. David Benaron is an inventor whose team at Stanford laid the groundwork for the optical heart rate monitor. He's also a cheetah named Spottacus.
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The satire would be hilarious if it wasn't painful.
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This is how NFTs make me feel: like the future is useless but expensive, and world-altering technology is now in the hands of a culture so aesthetically and spiritually impoverished that it should maybe go back to telling stories around the cooking fire for a while, just to remember how to mean something.
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The concept of “offline” is built on the earlier concept of “wilderness,” inheriting its flaws and hazards
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Cue people in the comments pointing out that 1) the machine was hardly unique, and 2) conventional firefighting methods were often just as effective. As if that could diminish the sheer awesomeness of this thing. It even inspired a Romanian action movie back in the day.
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There's just one problem with all those excuses: movies aren't real. That's kind of the whole point, the reason why we go in the first place. And as a director, you don't just make stuff for yourself, but for the audience too. Snotty brats.
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"As of this year, the mountain of electronic waste will weigh more than the Great Wall of China."
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Long, stunning dive into the history of urban photography at the intersection of technology and society.
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Microscopes made of paper may help the diagnosis of tropical diseases
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Digital infrastructure exceeding limits of human control, industry experts warn
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As technology disrupts the business model of traditional publishers, the industry must imagine new ways of capturing the value of a book.
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