Phillip Trewhella

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With Assembly, anyone can contribute to open-source software and actually get paid

A new startup wants to evolve open-source methods, adding a wide range of skills and profit sharing<p>The open-source movement has produced some of the most widely utilized software in the world, a huge economic value driven by a widely dispersed community who believe contributing good work is often …

Parrot Missing for Four Years Shows Up Speaking Spanish

When Darren Chick's parrot, Nigel, went missing four years ago he spoke with a British accent, but Nigel’s returned home with a mysterious Spanish accent.

Birds

How Steve Jobs Inadvertently Helped Create The World Wide Web

He was trying to solve a problem that many others had tried and failed to solve, he explained during a recent an interview at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.<p>Scientists would come to the CERN research center from all over the world, bringing their own computers that used all sorts of operating …

World Wide Web

Conan Shows Us A World Where Google’s Self Driving Car “Has A Few Bugs”

Last week, Google showed off the prototype for its self-driving cars. Designed from scratch, the little bug-like vehicles look like gum drops on wheels (and they even have little <i>faces</i>,) inviting us into a relatively uncertain future where technology and a set of sensors literally take the wheel. …

Apple’s iPad Safari users watch more porn than Android tablet users – report

Safari on the iPhone and iPad is used more than any other mobile browser, with 38 million users a day<p>Steve Jobs may have wanted the iPad to be free of porn, but that certainly hasn’t stopped users turning to the device’s Safari browser view porn sites.<p>Safari on the iPhone and iPad is used more than …

Malaysia Airlines plane search: British yachtswoman 'saw MH370 on fire'

British sailor reports having seen plane on fire near possible route of Flight MH370 - three months after it went missing<p>A British woman sailing with her husband across the Indian Ocean from India to Thailand has claimed she may have seen the missing Malaysia Airlines plane on fire.<p>Katherine Tee, …

Airplanes

Malaysian Muslim groups call for jihad on Cadbury after pork traces found in chocolate

Islamic groups angry at Cadbury Malaysia after two batches found to contain pork DNA<p>Muslim groups have declared jihad on Cadbury after two of its products sold in predominately Islamic Malaysia were found to contain traces of pork.<p>The discovery was made during a periodic check for non-halal …

Asia

Have A MacBook Air? This Hack Might Make Your Screen Even Better

133<p>SHARES<p>With me recently acquiring a MacBook Air, like any geek, I tried to find any ways in which to make it better. And I've found a way to make …

MacBook Air

50 Websites to Waste Your Time On

Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?<p>Don't fret! There are plenty of sites other than Facebook or Tumblr for you to waste countless hours. …

Get email notifications delivered by scented bubbles

A university team has developed a machine that can fire coloured, scented bubbles at users to deliver notifications, adverts or even teach maths<p>Researchers are claiming to have invented a new form of human/computer interaction after developing a machine that can fill bubbles with different smells …

Bluescape launches huge virtual whiteboards to help your team collaborate

Bluescape is launching its cloud-based visual collaboration work space today in an effort to get people to change the way they work.<p>Bluespace allows people in different offices to access a single, shared whiteboard where they can write anything down or share visual assets for anyone else in the …