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Internet trolls explained by science

If you call me out in a comment at the end of this story and I ignore you, one of two things are happening. A: I'm not really ignoring you, but I just haven't gotten around to responding yet. Or B: I think you're a troll.<p>As it turns out, ignoring Internet trolls might be the right move, according …

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Do Programmers Practice Computer Science?

I’ve gotten some questions about the idea of what we do being scientific or not, and that raises some interesting discussion points. This is a “You …

Calvin Huang's answer to Why do computer science people get annoyed when someone asks, 'Can you fix my computer?'

Imagine if you grew up with an interest in cars and decided to pursue a career in automotive engineering. You work your butt off so that you could …

Owlet, The Smart Baby Sock, Is Already Saving Lives

Owlet, a Hardware Battlefield darling, announced that they are going out of beta this weekend and will be available to new parents who want to make sure their wee ones are breathing at night. The announcement comes in conjunction with actual testimonials from parents who feel that Owlet saved their …

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Hands-free tech is still distracting to drivers, study shows

Think Siri is the safest way to use your phone in the car? AAA urges you to reconsider.<p>The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released a study …