Samir Kashyap

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RISC creator is pushing open source chips for cloud computing and the internet of things

Fed up with the limitations of current computer chips and their related intellectual property, a team of researchers at the University of California, …

DSLR or mirrorless: which should be your next camera?

You might not need a giant camera to take awesome photos<p>Welcome to the first annual Verge Hack Week. We're totally blowing up our site: we've given our reporters and editors the entire week to play with new tools and experiment with new storytelling ideas, while members of our amazing product team …

8-bit video game version of Sin City could have been 4-bit

Obviously, it's not quite as stylized and sexy as the original <i>Sin City</i> but this 8-bit video game version by CineFix does a great job in mimicking the …

Snapchat's bringing disappearing news to your vanishing selfie stream

Snapchat might be the go-to app for firing off self-destructing selfies, but there's still one little issue CEO Evan Spiegel doesn't seem to have locked up yet: how is it actually going to make money? In-app purchases? Location-centric stories? The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> just offered up an unsurprising …

Wine review: 2013 Alta Maria Vineyards 'Carbonic' Pinot Noir

2013 Alta Maria Vineyards "Carbonic" Pinot Noir<p>Alta Maria Vineyards makes mostly very serious and seriously delicious Pinot Noirs. This one, though, is lighthearted and fun. Made by fermenting whole clusters the way they do in Beaujolais, the Carbonic Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir delights with its …

Start-Art

<i>Gertrude founder, Kenneth Schlenker, and Gertrude Curator, Astrid de Maismont, converse with Parisian Curator, Ariane de Segur</i><p><b>Gertrude is the world's network for art events. It helps people gather to discuss and collect art all over the world. With a hundred and twenty curators and over twelve</b> …

From Ferguson Cop Embroiled in a Brutality Suit to City Councilwoman

In 2009, a man was charged with destruction of property for bleeding on city police officers’ uniforms as they allegedly beat him. Now one of those …

Texas Gov. Perry to turn himself in on felony charges

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, turned himself in amid the cheers of supporters at the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday to face two felony counts of abuse of power.<p>He was not a contrite defendant.<p>"I believe in the rule of law," he told the crowd. "We will …

Police: Children, adults taken hostage in Harvey, Illinois, after robbery

Hours after two robbery suspects shot at police and took eight people hostage, the standoff inside a suburban Chicago home continued early Wednesday .<p>Authorities got their first indication of trouble in the form of a 911 call about a robbery around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday (3:40 p.m. ET), said Harvey, …

NYPD Chokehold Death Will Go To Grand Jury, Prosecutor Says

A prosecutor in New York is asking a grand jury to consider charges in the death of Eric Garner, who died last month in police custody after an officer placed him in a chokehold, as NPR's Joel Rose reports.<p>"The 43-year-old Staten Island man died after police attempted to arrest him for selling …

6 Things To Know About Working With Reclaimed Wood

Sometimes salvaged lumber's best qualities can also be its most infuriating. Chris Behm, cofounder of End Grain Woodworking in Detroit, has you covered.<p>(Photo by Mint Images - Tim Pannell/Getty Images)<p><b>1.</b> One end of your 2 x 4 could be wider than the other. Or the board is warped. Or a portion could …

Epigenetics News Articles Put Too Much Pressure On Moms

The things that parents do and eat can change what traits they pass on to their unborn babies––but scientists are saying it's too soon to be giving pregnancy advice based on epigenetics studies.<p>Maybe you've heard of King Henry VIII's tendency to blame his wives for giving birth to baby girls …