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What 'Interracial' Cuckold Porn Reveals About White Male Insecurity

The genre, in which a Black man has sex with a white man's wife, represents the ultimate threat to white manhood and racial purity. And it's loaded with racist undertones that have real-world implications.<p>In July 2017, director James Camp allegedly twice asked porn actor Maurice McKnight (who …

Black Culture

Better, faster, cheaper Raspberry Pi alternatives | ZDNet

NanoPi NEO Plus2<p>The NanoPi NEO Plus2 is less than half the size of the Raspberry Pi, but it packs a performance and storage punch<p>H5 quad-core A53 ARM …

Limbo: a virtual experience of waiting for asylum - 360 video

Shehani Fernando, Francesca Panetta, Nicole Jackson, Pascal Wyse, Juliet Stevenson, Joe Dunthorne and ScanLAB Projects

No coding required: Node-RED on a Raspberry Pi

Node-RED is a programming tool that lets you quickly connect hardware devices using a browser-based editor. It comes with a wide range of nodes that …

Raspberry Pi

Trump has awakened an American “craftivism” movement that’s been dormant since the 1980s AIDS quilt

Thirty years ago, an enormous crowd-sourced quilt was first unfurled on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Comprised of thousands of lovingly hand-sewn panels commemorating lives lost in the AIDS epidemic, the massive Memorial Quilt was an indelible example of hobby craft deployed for political …

Oculus Brings Mixed Reality Capture Support to Rift

Trying to capture what someone is experiencing when they’re head-first in a VR game has been an interesting problem to crack. By matching up live …

RS Live Media Logo

For more than 35 years, L.A. Kauffman has been deeply involved in political organizing, from anti-apartheid actions in the Eighties to Iraq War …

Civil Rights

Raspberry Pi: These blades can turn your Pis into PCs, servers, routers, and workstations

Blades make it easier to power and mount multiple Raspberry Pis, and create more powerful hardware.<p>While most people are happy enough with one …

Raspberry Pi

Will Peaceful Protests Be Criminalized?

It was a great weekend for peaceful protests. With over one million in attendance, the Women's March on Washington D.C. became the largest inaugural …

Dear Angelica might be the most beautiful virtual reality I’ve ever seen

Oculus Story Studio was assembled to be at the vanguard of virtual reality entertainment, experimenting with a form that’s still in its infancy. But it hadn’t really earned that title until now, with the Sundance premiere of <i>Dear Angelica</i><i>.</i> Despite a running time under 15 minutes, <i>Dear Angelica</i> is a …

Munira Ahmed: the woman who became the face of the Trump resistance

<b>Exclusive:</b> Ahmed tells the Guardian about being illustrated by Shepard Fairey as the banner of a movement: ‘It’s about saying, I am American just as you are’<p>Munira Ahmed, a 32-year-old freelancer from Queens, has become the face of resistance to the Trump administration, her image carried by …

How our school is using Virtual Reality to prepare pupils for a future dominated by technology 

Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, haptic feedback; the line between these and many other technological realities is becoming blurred and they are beginning to be grouped under one umbrella term: artificial reality. But what is artificial reality and how can it be used effectively …

Virtual Reality

ASUS made a beefed-up Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video

It seems ASUS is gearing up to give Raspberry Pi a run for its money. The Taiwanese manufacturer has quietly released its own single-board computer to rival the popular British company – and it’s quite the beast.<p>Although the Tinker Board follows the Pi form factor rather closely, it ultimately …

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is a bad idea. Here's why

The ginned-up contest between Los Angeles and San Francisco to lure filmmaker<p>George Lucas and his long-aborningLucas Museum of Narrative Artis done. Los Angeles lost by winning.<p>The announcement came this month that the museum would indeed be coming here, one day to fill a couple of parking lots in …

Developer shows off experimental full-body tracking in VR

This is pretty cool<p>Almost all virtual reality games with motion controls simulate your body as a crude hit box connected to a set of floating hands. <i>Island 359</i> developer Cloudgate Studio has just released a video that shows off a full-body simulation using two additional Vive controllers connected …

The Artist Who Designed Obama's "Hope" Poster Is Back With a Captivating New Campaign

Shepard Fairey's iconic "Hope" poster from President Barack Obama's campaign is instantly recognizable — and if all goes according to plan, his new campaign posters will be after the inauguration too. Commissioned by The Amplifier Foundation, a self-described art machine for social change, Fairey …

This Gorgeous New VR Film From Oculus Lets You Explore Lucid Dreamlike Memories

With VR struggling to become mainstream, Dear Angelica needed to showcase the best of the Oculus platform. It succeeded tremendously.<p>Get ready to step into, and walk around in, a series of surreal, lucid dreamlike memories. At the Sundance Film Festival today, Oculus Story Studio, the filmmaking …

The Latest Internet Optical Illusion Will Give Your Brain a Major Workout

This is extremely frustrating... yet fun.<p>New week, new optical illusion to distract us from the day's to-do list. Yes, today might only be Monday, but the Internet is already at it again with another headache-inducing puzzle.<p>This one, which we found on Daily Mail's site, presents us with a line of …

Online 'university of anywhere' opens to refugees

<b>An online university is offering 500 refugees from Syria's civil war free places on its degree courses.</b><p>The University of the People, based in California, is a fast-growing, non-profit project designed to provide higher education for those with the academic ability to study, but without the ability …

Specialized neurons in emotional memory brain area play important role in fear - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Fear memory encoding, the process responsible for persistent reactions to trauma-associated cues, is influenced by a sparse but potent population of …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

Neuroscience

8 creative classroom tech tips—from a teacher who had very little of it

School districts in the United States spend billions of dollars each year to purchase technology for the classroom, yet the lack of technology and …

Education Technology

What Do Machines Hear When They Listen to Music?

We're closer to finding out.<p>The hot new trend in self-learning algorithms—a technology that's embedded in our phones, our social networks, and more—is trying to figure out how the hell it works.<p>The thing is that the algorithms known as neural networks are essentially black boxes. We've developed …

When meds didn’t improve my depression, I tried retraining my brain waves instead

Two years ago, I walked through the door of a Seattle therapist’s office with the goal of resetting my 45-year-old brain. A trauma survivor with a history of depression and anxiety, I was hoping that an alternative mode of therapy I’d heard about called neurofeedback might finally alleviate my more …

6 habits that'll help night owls thrive in the 9-to-5 world

Crack-of-dawn conference calls, breakfast meetings or even the fact that the office coffee maker is always turned off by noon are just a few examples of how the work world really is designed for early risers. You know the type — those perky folks who leap out of bed with the sun and begin winding …

Work from Home

Review: 'Down the Deep Dark Web' is a movie every technologist should watch

A new documentary about cryptoanarchists, hackers, and security experts explains about why encryption and privacy are important. This movie will make …

Augmented Reality Technology Brings Learning to Life

When middle school students describe something they did in school as "cool," "exciting," and "fun," educators who are more accustomed to hearing "Why …