Google’s Sergey Brin said to be working on a zeppelin-like airship
Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been known to enjoy ambitious flights of technological fancy, but this may be his flightiest: Bloomberg reports the enigmatic billionaire, who favors dark attire and once leapt out of an airplane wearing Google Glass to promote the launch of the wearable, is now...
Crunch Report | Self-Driving Company Waymo Launches Public Test
Today’s Stories Waymo begins first public on-demand self-driving service test in Arizona Google tweaks Search to help combat ‘fake news’ Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open links Netflix enters China via licensing deal with top video streaming service iQiyi Gett in...
Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch
Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer. Everyday engi...
A chat with Imzy co-founder Jessica Moreno on building a kinder online community
Jessica Moreno and her co-founder Dan McComas couldn’t find the kind of inclusive online community they were looking for when they left Reddit in the summer of 2015, so they left the Bay Area and headed west to Salt Lake City to start Imzy, a community platform encouraging kinder interactions wi...
Uber seeks information from Larry Page in Waymo court case
Uber is looking to get Google co-founder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page to provide a deposition in the ongoing court case between itself and Waymo. The company made the request in court today during a discovery hearing before Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley, and Waymo opposed the request. Read More
BrickerBot is a vigilante worm that destroys insecure IoT devices
A hacker called The Janitor has created multiple versions of a program called BrickerBot, a system that searches out and bricks insecure IoT devices. A researcher named Pascal Geenens has followed the worm for a few weeks and has seen it pop up and essentially destroy infected webcams and other I...
FaceApp apologizes for building a racist AI
If only all algorithmic bias were as easy to spot as this: FaceApp, a photo-editing app that uses a neural network for editing selfies in a photorealistic way, has apologized for building a racist algorithm. Read More
Be the alien you want to see in the theaters with the new Alien: Covenant VR experience
As part of the media push surrounding the premiere of Alien: Covenant (set to debut May 19th), Twentieth Century Fox and its compatriots are offering up a VR teaser — Alien: Covenant In Utero. This non-Nirvana-related short puts an audience inside the moment of birth for Alien’s eponymous aliens...
Palantir settles racial discrimination lawsuit with the Department of Labor
Palantir has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor over a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against Asian people in the company’s hiring and selection processes for engineering roles. As part of the agreement, Palantir will pay $1.7 million in back wages and other types of ...
Google is fixing up Chromecast’s ‘Cast a tab’ feature and you can try the new version now
I’ve been saying it for a few years now, but I really, really like the Chromecast — Google’s simple little dongle for streaming Netflix/Hulu/YouTube etc. from your devices to your TV with just a tap or two. It does what it’s supposed to do, does it well and doesn’t try to do anything more than t...
The Pedestal, Alexandra Reeves, 2015
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LPT: If you hit an "AdBlock wall" on a site asking to you disable adblock, right click it and hit "Inspect." You can usually hide or delete the "wall" and see the content.
This tip only works when the "AdBlock wall" is "covering" the content you want to see. If you're redirected to a different page, it won't. I've had about 75% success using this tactic. Chrome: Right click > Inspect > in the source code, hover over the "div" that seems to highlight the AdBlo...
Donald Trump to strip all funding from State Dept team promoting women's rights around the world - Leaked plan comes as First Daughter Ivanka defends her father's record with women
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The only kind of trial I recognize
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Confirmed Release Dates: Star Wars Episode IX released May 24th, 2019 and Indiana Jones 5 will be released July 10th, 2020
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Some super heroes don't wear capes
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Referee does the splits to avoid interfering with the ball
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An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep
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I made a patterned cuttingboard!
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TIL that while filming Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the live rabbit they used for the "monster" scenes was covered in what they assumed was washable red dye. But when they had trouble cleaning it off, they had to stop filming to desperately clean the rabbit before its owner arrived.
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