It was International Data Privacy Day yesterday. That’s doesn’t appear to have led to any restaurant or bar discounts or formed the basis of an awesome themed party, but it did produce a series of events and speeches to promote the issue. The day is promoted by The Privacy Projects, an organization which researches and […]
File this under “strange but true.” Apparently one of PETA’s latest projects is an attempt to save Punxsutawney Phil from the cruel and unusual treatment of being forced to see his shadow (or not) every February 2. They believe that the ceremony is “traumatizing and stressful” for the groundhog, and that he should be replaced […]
It’s finally out! The long-awaited Apple tablet has been unveiled today, and it looks like a giant iPhone. iPad features: A 9.7-inch multitouch screen (resolution: 1024 x 768) A 1 GHz A4 Apple-made processor Wi-Fi / 3G connectivity Bluetooth 2.1 A Mic Speakers Battery Life: 10 hours of constant use, 1 month in standby mode […]
Another technology which could only be seen in sci-fi movies a decade ago will soon be available to law enforcement agencies everywhere. Check it out: [Via Newlaunches]
Michael Deal, a remarkably talented graphic designer, has taken up a rather monumental project which he calls Charting the Beatles. While the title may sound simple, the breathtaking graphs that he’s created are anything but. Considering that I’m a huge fan of the Beatles and an absolute data nut, this project is absolutely enthralling for […]
A man living in Santa Fe, New Mexico claims that his neighbor’s wi-fi is making him sick. According to CNN, Arthur Firstenberg believes that since his neighbor moved in next door, he’s been experiencing a sickness and side effects so severe he’s had to go homeless entirely to escape the discomfort. Firstenberg cannot go to […]
One of the most epic product unboxings we’ve ever seen! Enjoy!
Built by researchers from the Machine Perception Laboratory at UCSD, Diego-San is a 4.2-foot tall robotic baby, and is probably the scariest thing I’ve seen so far this year. I mean, a full scale robotic representation of an adult is already creepy enough, but I think these guys are taking things a little too far […]
As an IT professional, you need to have a structured mind in order to think through all the possible problematic situations that can present themselves on a day to day basis. And after having worked in IT for a while, I’ve developed a certain methodology that can help you solve most problems quickly and effectively. […]
I just received a link to a youtube video from an anonymous tipper showing a laptop featured at CES 2010 with a transparent screen. While the concept looks extremely cool, I’m not exactly sure how practical something like this would be in everyday use. Please check out the video and let us know your thoughts.
There are a host of stories today about mind-reading technology being the future of US airport security. But there’s no real suggestion the technology will ever be adopted in the country, and the system actually monitors the body rather than the brain. The attention has come from a syndicated Associated Press story which has appeared […]
If you’re chomping for full-body control on your Xbox 360, the good news is that you won’t need a new console. The bad news is that it likely won’t be available for 10 months. As part of his address to the Consumer Electronics Show, Microsoft’s head of “entertainment and devices” Robbie Bach confirmed that Project […]