Nicholas McGuire

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Google acquires SlickLogin to use sounds for passwords - Pocket-lint

Google has acquired SlickLogins, the startup that wants to use sounds as passwords.<p>SlickLogin announced on its website on Sunday it "is joining …

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The power grid is starting to look more like the internet and that’s a good thing

The electricity grid has slowly been adopting some of the technologies that have been mainstays of the internet, like decentralized computing and …

Zirtual Opens Up To Allow Anyone To Hire Their Own Virtual Assistants

Zirtual, which operates a marketplace to match up busy professionals with virtual executive assistants, is ready to go big. After three years of operating in invite-only mode, the company is opening up the floodgates to enable anyone to hire a virtual assistant for as little as $99 a month.<p>Zirtual …

Researchers use alcohol, Arduino and a desk fan to send molecular text messages (video)

Scientists from York University in Toronto are using alcohol as a method for sending text messages. How, exactly? By converting sprays of isopropyl alcohol into binary code, using off-the-shelf components. The researchers used an Arduino Uno board, an Adafruit LCD, a desk fan and a household spray …