Christopher Strathman

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How To Refresh The Foot Of Your Bed With Style – 15 Inspiring Ideas

The bed and the area around it form the a high traffic space in the bedroom so it has to be organized and designed perfectly. In some parts of the …

Inside Microsoft's '90s chat war with AOL

Microsoft might have killed off its Messenger service in favor of Skype recently, but back in 1999 it was the centerpiece of a heated war between the software giant and AOL. At the time, Microsoft had just introduced its MSN Messenger Service as a direct rival to AOL's popular AIM instant …

In Aereo’s Supreme Court case, what’s really on trial is the cloud

Anyone can stick an antenna in the air to watch broadcast television for free in the United States. And courts have said it’s fine to record TV shows for watching later.<p>Aereo does both of those things. The startup has put tiny antennas on rooftops in 11 American cities to pick up TV signals, which …

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Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

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Most Americans Haven't Even Checked To See If They Were Affected By Heartbleed

The Heartbleed bug created a massive security hole and left websites scrambling to find a fix, but a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows few Americans have heard much about it, much less done anything to make sure their own online presence is secure.<p>Only 23 percent of respondents have even checked to …

Zabosu Wants To Turn You Into A Remote-Controlled Human

You guys remember the movie <i>Avatar</i>? Where our fearless protagonist would hop into a tanning booth-type machine and then suddenly his Avatar was running through Pandora, exploring a whole new world?<p>There’s currently a project on Kickstarter that looks to bring a similar experience to planet Earth. …

App Config: Configure Settings for Individual Android Apps

If you frequently find yourself tweaking your device settings to suit a specific app, then you might like App Config for Android.<p>Let’s say you prefer Netflix on full-brightness while streaming over WiFi only, but then you’re happy to read BBC News on a dimly-lit screen using mobile data, this is …

Yes, China employs censors to watch nothing but porn

For the first five minutes, we imagine getting paid to watch adult material would be rather interesting. After that point, however, we'd probably spend the bulk of our day quietly updating our resume. If we didn't, then we'd probably wind up as broken and sickened as Chinese civil servant Chunqi …

Google Glass Owners: Don’t Waste Your Money — Yet

If you missed your chance to buy Google Glass on Tues­day, it’s prob­ably for the best, ac­cord­ing to the product’s earli­est users.<p>Google opened …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …