People Who Love Guns Hate the First Smart-Gun Store
Transit geeks won’t be getting much work done over the next few days. New app Mini Metro, which allows users to build their own subway system is perhaps surprisingly addictive given its bare bones design and feature-set. Recently released in a trial (a…
Google’s new wearable tech device, Glass, has a lot going for it. Sure, it’s ridiculously expensive and poses any number of profound ethical concerns. But it also promises to bring augmented-reality technology into the mainstream.
NASA’s new budget calls for an acceleration of its plan to capture an asteroid and bring it into lunar orbit, making the controversial idea more likely to happen.
Nakamoto’s identity has been a mystery since the beginning of Bitcoin, with plenty of wild theories fuelling the puzzle’s fire. Was he a Japanese mathematician? A cryptography student? A government conspiracy? After two months of reporting, Newsweek‘s Leah McGrath Goodman says she’s uncovered the truth.
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss announced today in a blog post and tweet that they’ve bought a Virgin Galactic flight to space, and they paid for it in Bitcoin—of course.
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Nikola Tesla first discovered wireless power back in the 1890s, and yet more than a century later we’re still stuck with cumbersome cables. Thankfully, not for long: There are signs that the electronics industry is finally putting wireless charging technology to good use.
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Much has been written about Spike Jonze’s Her, the Oscar-nominated tale of love between man and operating system. It’s premised on a particular vision of artificial intelligence as capable of experiencing love. But it won’t happen anytime soon. An AI ….
The Guy Who Wants to Sell Lab-Grown Salami Made of Kanye West Is ’100 Percent Serious’
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An Alleged $350 Million Dollar Hack ‘Could Be the End of Bitcoin’
Facebook Is Bringing MOOCs (and Facebook) to Rwanda
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SelfieCity Is the Ultimate Exploration of the Selfie
Brides-to-be take note: instructions on downloading the Bliiss app are something you might want to include in your upcoming wedding invitations.
This Toronto startup has created a photo-sharing app for weddings that allows guests to share pictures th…
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The US Government Closes in on Bitcoin, and Some Bitcoiners Are Smiling
We Canadians have developed plenty of sneaky tricks that help us get what comes easily (and inexpensively) to the mailboxes of American shoppers. There’s the cousin living in the States who flies your online purchases home, the P.O. box you opened in a…