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News, Science, Technology 2014-04-25

Smile! You’re in an FBI database!

The EFF, or Electronic Frontier Foundation, is an organization set up to protect the civil rights of citizens on the Internet…

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Video calling: The future came sooner than you thought

Video calling has long been a trope of science fiction. The fact that we have it now means to many that…

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Cyberpunk mythos is becoming reality

One of the central ideas of Cyberpunk mythology is that the quality of life has plummeted due in part to corporations…

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Events, News, Science, Technology 2014-04-01

Cybathlon aims to be the cybernetic Olympics for disabled athletes

Whenever we think of sports, we think of highly trained, incredibly fit athletic individuals who have honed their bodies to perfection…

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Did Robby the Robot inspire Robbie the Robot?

We all know Robby the Robot, the iconic robot from Forbidden Planet. The robot possessed a wide variety of abilities, the…

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High tech Iron Man armor for fighting with sticks

Look, there’s really nothing more geeky than powered armor and general mayhem. And if it’s powered armor CAUSING general mayhem, well,…

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Art, Science, Technology 2014-03-18

The secret to being a great scientist: Imagination

Maria Popova at BrainPickings.org has a wonderful article up on Albert Einstein. Einstein was apparently very eager to answer questions from…

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Science, Technology 2014-03-12

The Internet turns 25 years old today

As many of you know, today is the Internet’s 25th birthday. There’s a lot of reminiscing on the early days of…

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Technology 2014-03-09

Haptic technology is a step closer to bringing us immersive virtual reality

So for those who don’t know, “haptic technology” is any tech that provides users with an artificial sense of physical texture….

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Technology 2014-03-05

JSLA Writeup: WebGL What The Hell

Following up on our post recapping the JSLA night of hacking, we now present “WebGL: What the Hell” by Giles Bowkett….