Yisel Vasquez

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Two Sideways Cameras from Leica and Fujifilm: The M-A and the Instax 300

Two recent camera releases have me scratching my head. The first is the M-A, the latest model from Leica. The primary selling point seems to be that …

'Historic' L.A. fire shuts down parts of 2 freeways

Hours after Los Angeles firefighters got a 'historic' fire under control, they continued to battle hotspots and flames into the afternoon.<p>LOS ANGELES — Fire officials suspect a massive blaze that destroyed a downtown apartment complex under construction may have been deliberately set.<p>"Certainly one …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …

HP’s First Black Professional In Computers Explains Why Tech Lacks Racial Diversity

Especially, when it comes to African-American workers, the employment numbers are quite dismal: Apple and eBay are 7% black, while Yahoo, Google, Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter are all roughly 2% black.<p>There may be a lot of reasons for this, but Ken Coleman, special advisor of Andreessen Horowitz, …

The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …

What 'GTA 5' Teaches Us About The Unsettling Future Of Immersion

Grand Theft Auto 5, out for more than a year already, has found itself even causing controversy in its re-release, something only Grand Theft Auto could do. The issue is that in response to an online petition, Target and Kmart have pulled the game from store shelves in Australia, leading to an …