Rowan Fae

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Why you probably won’t understand the web of the future

Quartz:<p>Language barriers in globalization are hardly a new issue. So why the sudden drive for polyglotism? It’s simple: As mobile operators and web …

Is this the future of flight? Concept images reveal how we'll glide across the sky in electric aeroplanes by 2050

Air traffic is set to increase by seven fold by 2050 and greenhouse gas emissions by four-fold, unless radical changes are made to aircraft.<p>To combat …

Air Traffic

Life Is Bogus, Without Interactive Ads [100 Words Into The Future]

<i>Meanwhile, in one of many alternate futures…</i><p>Billy’s watching an old movie—from his grandparents’ time.<p>It’s weird seeing something so flat 2D, but his Art History class has got him digging through cloud archives.<p>The world on his vintage 4K-OLED screen looks <i>kinda</i> familiar, yet something’s …

Why Amazon Echo is the future of every home

Amazon surprised everyone Thursday by unceremoniously launching a product called Echo.<p>The Internet-connected hardware device provides support for …

South Africa’s police car of the future

Vodacom, in partnership with Samsung, has created the police car of the future, using fixed and mobile network infrastructure.<p>The mobile and …

Silk Road 2.0 targeted in 'Operation Onymous' dark-web takedown

Law enforcement agencies from 17 countries flew into The Hague as 40 digital investigators collaborated on one of the biggest dark-web takedowns to date.<p>From the clinical environment of Europol’s Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce operations room, officers would use their scrambled communications to …

Samaritans pulls 'suicide watch' Radar app

<b>An app made by the Samaritans that was supposed to detect when people on Twitter appeared to be suicidal has been pulled due to "serious" concerns.</b><p>The charity's app was meant to use an algorithm to identify key words and phrases which indicated distress.<p>But in practice, some said the app made those …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …