Christopher Albertsen

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SPECTRE: A Brief History of James Bond's Greatest Enemy

Apple is working on VR gaming & user interfaces for future products, Oculus and Leap experts wanted

<b>Update:</b> Apple removed the job listings, but we have screenshots below.<p>Following our discovery that Apple was looking to hire app engineers to build virtual reality experiences, new job listings give us more insight into its interest in building VR gaming experiences and “cinematic user interfaces” …

One Hour That Can Change Your Life | Inc.com

It's a global movement that needs to get even larger. The Hour of Code is an initiative launched last year by Code.org to encourage students and adults worldwide to take a single hour to learn how to code.<p>Why? Because in this technology-centric era, coding is fast on its way to becoming a basic …

Computer Science

Netflix ‘fast lanes’ make it a net neutrality hypocrite, FCC commissioner says

Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai sent a letter to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings today suggesting that while Netflix advocates loudly for network neutrality and openness, the video giant has taken steps to create some Internet “fast lanes” of its own.<p>The letter states that Netflix refused to …

Sony to Officially Name North Korea as Source of Hack Attack

Sony will say the Hermit Kingdom hacked it.<p>Sony Pictures will officially name North Korea as the source of a hacking attack that has exposed sensitive files and brought down its corporate network last week, two sources close to the investigation tell <b>Re/code</b>. An announcement could come as soon as …

UK announces a 'Google tax' to stop companies diverting profits overseas

Chancellor promises a 25 percent levy on any profits diverted overseas, but implementation will be key<p>The British Chancellor of the Exchequer, responsible for setting the UK's budget, today announced plans for a new 25 percent tax intended to close loopholes that presently see multinational …

Self-driving cars will be safer than us. How long until human drivers are banned?

My prediction is that in fewer than 15 years, we will be debating whether human beings should be allowed to drive on highways.<p>After all, we are prone to road rage; rush headlong into traffic jams; break rules; get distracted; and crash into each other. That is why our automobiles need tank-like …

Weird Animal Question of the Week: A Fungus That Looks Like Strawberries and Cream

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>This week’s theme of odd mushrooms was inspired by Eric Wright of Key West, Florida, who sent us a picture of an odd fungus growing in his yard that resembles a colorful Wiffle ball. (Yes, we know it’s not an animal, but even fungi need some love.)</b><p>We reached out to Debbie …

This Thursday, See A Partial Solar Eclipse At Sunset

If you're in Northern Canada, you'll get the best view.<p>This Thursday afternoon, most of North America will be treated to a partial solar eclipse. If the weather holds, the most dramatic presentation of the eclipse can be seen near Prince of Wales Island in Canada’s Nunavut territory, where 81 …

Solar Eclipse

Shoegaze Documentary 'Beautiful Noise' Premieres This Spring

Film features members of My Bloody Valentine, Cocteau Twins, Jesus and Mary Chain<p><i>Beautiful Noise</i>, a kickstarter-funded documentary that traces the …

Gerard Way Shares How Britpop-Inspired Solo Debut Differs From MCR

Former My Chemical Romance frontman set to debut new material at Leeds and Reading festivals<p>Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way detailed …

Stream 'VI: Flora' by Botanist and Change your Mind About What Constitutes Black Metal

Out on 8/11 via Flenser Records<p>Expanding the vocabulary of the black metal musician from strictly tremolo-picked guitars to hammered dulcimers, <b>Botanist</b> returns with the sixth LP of avant-garde experimentalism, <i>VI: Flora</i>. Instantly recognizable and wholly unique, Botanist mastermind Otrebor also …

Black Metal