Items tagged tech

Autopilot & Full Self Driving — California DMV Accuses Tesla Of False Advertising

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Your Smartwatch's Heart Rate Monitor Was Developed by a Furry

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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Pourquoi les couleurs ont disparu au cinéma ?

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The Static File Startup

The satire would be hilarious if it wasn't painful.

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Who runs the internet? Furries

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Cory Doctorow: Science Fiction is a Luddite Literature

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The Future Is Not Only Useless, It’s Expensive

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 Great Offline

The concept of “offline” is built on the earlier concept of “wilderness,” inheriting its flaws and hazards

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Big Wind Is The Meanest Firefighting Tank You Ever Saw

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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Here's Why Movie Dialogue Has Gotten More Difficult To Understand (And Three Ways To Fix It)

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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We Don’t Have the Right: A Decolonized Approach to Innovation

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La montagne de déchets électroniques pèsera cette année plus que la Muraille de Chine

"As of this year, the mountain of electronic waste will weigh more than the Great Wall of China."

Tags: tech, environment

Street Views

Long, stunning dive into the history of urban photography at the intersection of technology and society.

Tags: media, tech, history, society, cities

The race to save indigenous languages using automatic speech recognition

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Singapore is testing autonomous robots to catch smokers and other “undesirable social behaviors”

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California restaurant turns to sassy robot for extra help as it struggles to hire workers

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Why Is German Internet So Bad: True Answer

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The Return of the Automat

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In Praise of The Yard Goat

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Meet the people fighting to keep a language alive online

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Fostering a culture that values stability and reliability

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Read this before you buy a Soviet camera

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The Theremin Is 100 Years Old; Celebrating The Spookiest Of Instruments

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What Is A Wankel Engine And How Does It Work?

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Thomas Dolby's Very Different View Of Progress

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Moscow's blockchain voting system cracked a month before election

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How a Cooling Vest Invented by a Furry Made Its Way Into the U.S. Military

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Support networking

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Des micros dans les rues de Saint-Étienne pour assurer la sécurité des habitants

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Technology can't prevent hard border in Ireland if Brexit means customs controls, firms told

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The Vacuum Tube’s Many Modern-Day Uses

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Peter Jackson Restored, Colorized 100 Hours of World War I Footage

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Hologram Concert Tours Are Now a Real Thing, Starting With Roy Orbison

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How To Kill Your Tech Industry

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So, about this Googler’s manifesto.

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Women in tech: Why Bulgaria and Romania are leading in software engineering

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Videotapes Are Becoming Unwatchable As Archivists Work To Save Them

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The problem with a technology revolution designed primarily for men

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Joshua Browder's Bot for parking tickets

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Big computers, big hair: the women of Bell Labs in the 1960s

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How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

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10 Incredible Stories of Non-CGI Filmmaking

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Selling Out and the Death of Hacker Culture

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lcamtuf's blog: On journeys

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Man 3-D Prints A Concrete Castle In His Backyard

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Yours to cut out and keep

Microscopes made of paper may help the diagnosis of tropical diseases

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Nasdaq crash triggers fear of data meltdown

Digital infrastructure exceeding limits of human control, industry experts warn

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What Is the Business of Literature?

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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On Artifacts Future and Past

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The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves

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Pilots Vs Maintenance Engineers

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A visit to the electronics markets of Shenzhen

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Copy-protection for vinyl in the 1970s

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Repair or Replace

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Re: 'cuts' in the treads in the tops of plastic soda bottles.

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