Doug Meares

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The New Apple Is The Old Microsoft

I am a geek at heart. I like the flexibility of customizing my tools exactly to my liking. I am biased to prefer Linux over macOS/Windows and an …

Why survivor's exit from papal panel may be a blessing in disguise

In terms of the optics of the situation, there’s just no way in which the departure of Marie Collins, the only abuse survivor who was also an active …

Lent isn’t just about penance – it’s also a time of hope, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Mar 1, 2017 / 05:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis said that while Lent is certainly a time of mortification, it’s …

The Greatest Myths About Lent

From its actual length to its less than obvious origins, everything you wanted to know about this sacred Christian period of penance and …

Inside the Macedonian Fake-News Complex | WIRED

Inside the Macedonian<p>Fake-News Complex<p>Inside the Macedonian Fake-News Complex<p>by Samanth Subramanian | photographs by Guy Martin 2.15.17<p>The first …

The AI Threat Isn't Skynet. It's the End of the Middle Class

In February 1975, a group of geneticists gathered in a tiny town on the central coast of California to decide if their work would bring about the end …

What’s next for Apple Watch? How sleep tracking, cellular, and an always-on display could be major improvements

Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 both address a major flaw of the first-generation model with significant speed improvements, and all Apple Watches benefit from a performance boost and a simpler interface with watchOS 3. So what’s next for Apple Watch and watchOS this year? Let’s take a look at …

Cortana's newest feature will make you slightly less of an unreliable flake

It’s very easy to lose track of your obligations. You may promise someone in an email that you’re going to do something, but then another twenty emails land, and then you’ve totally forgotten about it.<p>But now, it looks like Cortana is able to step in and ensure you’re on the right track. Starting …

There's One Thing Pope Francis Wants Christians To Give Up For Lent

And Trump may want to consider it.<p>Many Christians and casual Lent observers give up things like chocolate and Twitter for the 40-day fast before Easter. But Pope Francis has something else in mind for this year’s fast.<p>In his Lenten message, released by the Vatican on Tuesday, the pontiff urged …

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