Aldo Ferrel

119 Flips | 1 Magazine | 17 Likes | 9 Following | 2 Followers | @aferrel | Keep up with Aldo Ferrel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Aldo Ferrel”

Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief despite scrutiny of her role in interrogation program

By Shane Harris<p>, Reporter<p>Karoun Demirjian<p>, Congressional reporter<p>The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the next CIA director after several Democrats were persuaded to support her despite lingering concerns about the role she played in the brutal interrogation of suspected terrorists …

National Security

Single, lonely people are more likely to develop dementia

Lonely and depressed singles are 60 percent more likely to develop dementia than happy couples, a new British study has found.<p>Experts studied 6,677 …

9 Simple Ways To Learn Python (For Any Reason)

<i>This piece was written by the people who run the Cracked Store to tell you about products that are being sold there.</i><p>This might surprise you, but …

322 sq. ft. transformer apartment has folding walls & underfloor closet

In the hopes of making a dent in the growing affordable housing crisis, micro-apartments are now popping up in North American metropolises like New …

jQuery 3.0 Final Released!

jQuery 3.0 is now released! This version has been in the works since October 2014. We set out to create a slimmer, faster version of jQuery (with …

JavaScript

3tags.org is coming soon

The Internet Will Become Self-Aware When Aliens Wake It Up

An extraterrestrial intelligence would have many reasons to make the human internet self-aware.<p>Most people agree the internet is not consciously alive (though my two-year old daughter, who's addicted to internet games, disagrees). Currently, the internet accepts inputs and is pretty good at …

UFO contactee Howard Menger plays ‘Authentic Music from Another Planet’

At the age of ten, Howard Menger was playing in the woods near his home in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, when he claims that he encountered a …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Indiana Jones’ Lost Ark

Indiana Jones’ greatest ancient artifact has been recovered in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, whether Han Solo and Chewbacca know it or not. This is …

Monument Valley's soundtrack is coming to vinyl for all the hipster gamers

The cool value of record players and vinyl is debatable, but this isn’t: Monument Valley’s soundtrack will be available on record, starting tomorrow.<p>Monument Valley’s double album (!) also has an eight-page booklet explaining the story behind the music, as well as a code for the digital version of …

When 'Free' Windows 10 Becomes Expensive, You Should Fear This

Here is a date which should worry you: July 29th 2016. This is the date Microsoft will start charging for Windows 10. Here is another date which should worry you more: July 17th, 2017. Why? Because it just made July 29th, 2016 one heck of a lot worse…<p>July 17th, 2017 is at the heart of perhaps …

Windows 10

Microsoft failed to tell thousands of Hotmail users that they had been hacked by the Chinese

On Wednesday, after a series of requests for comment from Reuters, Microsoft said it will change its policy and in the future tell its email customers when it suspects there has been a government hacking attempt.<p>The company also confirmed for the first time that it had not called, emailed or …

Hotmail

Nanoparticle-enhanced metals could radically change cars

Scientists at UCLA have found a new way to inject silicon carbide nanoparticles into a molten alloy of magnesium and zinc, resulting a metal nanocomposite that demonstrates "record levels" of stiffness-to-weight and specific strength, and "superior stability" at high temperatures. Magnesium is …

The first website went online 25 years ago today

If the web were a person, it wouldn't have trouble renting a car from now on: the world's first website, Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web, went online 25 years ago today. The inaugural page wasn't truly public when it went live at CERN on December 20th, 1990 (that wouldn't happen until August …

This Kickstarter project turns paper airplanes into live streaming drones

Two years ago, PowerUp launched its Smart Module — an electric motor that clipped onto any paper airplane and could be steered remotely via a smartphone. Now, the team has unveiled the Module's successor, joining forces with French drone makers Parrot to add a Wi-Fi live streaming camera and head …

Drones

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images …

Inventions

NASA believes a real-life TIE Fighter engine could help us get to Mars

It’s an exciting time for space exploration, as everyone from NASA to SpaceX is cooking up plans to eventually get us to Mars. One option on the …

9lessons Programming Blog

There are a number of advantages to implementing social login in your web applications. First of all, it best secures the user credentials, the user …

What You Need to Know About SEO Going Into 2015

<i>Sujan Patel is the VP of Marketing at thisCLICKS, the makers of</i> <i>When I Work –</i> <i>an employee scheduling software solution for small businesses.</i><p>Any good marketer or business owner trying to leverage the Web to connect with more prospective customers knows that SEO is always changing. As the new year …

Google Analytics

GadgetellSolutions Media

11Jun/18<p>If you’re a retailer reading this article, there’s a 50 percent chance that within the next 24 months you expect to gain the ability to send …

The Brushed Metal Diaries: An Introduction, a Trojan Horse and a History of Abuse

While most people think of Mac OS X 10.3 Panther or some drunken loser when they hear the term “brushed metal” in the context of UI design, the …

Microsoft’s $7.2BN+ Acquisition Of Nokia’s Devices Business Is Now Complete

Microsoft’s $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services business has been completed. Nokia confirmed the completed transaction in a press release, noting that it has “completed the sale of substantially all of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft” (using the same phrasing it …

Dr Belinda Barnet on Twitter: "This is going to become a giant poster on living room wall http://t.co/DeBvcNawUS"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>manjusrii</b><p>I’m a Mac gal but I have a weird thing where I’ll just pull that goddam USB out no control eject for me<p>2 …

Meet Comic Neue, a Comic Sans-like Typeface Without a Comic Sans-like Reputation

Once upon a time — it was back in October of 1994 — a Microsoft type engineer named Vincent Connare got a sneak peek at an upcoming product called …

Latest aerial shots of Apple Spaceship Campus site show area cleared for landing

New aerial photos of the site of Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ campus now appear to show that demolition of the existing buildings is complete, with an army of construction vehicles at work preparing the ground for construction …<p><i>Apple Toolbox</i> last took aerial shots a month ago, at which time a number of …

Apple granted boatload of patents, including one for push-to-talk

Apple was awared 46 new patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday. One stands out as a compelling, albeit outdated, idea.<p>Apple last year filed for a patent on push-to-talk technology, similar to what Nextel offered before being swallowed up by Sprint and subsequently shuttered. The …

Did An Ad Agency Just Create “The World’s Most Beautiful Sustainable Font?”

With Ryman Eco, a typeface that uses 33% less ink than standard fonts and 27% less ink than the leading sustainable font, Grey London says it has created an eco-friendy and beautifully designed font alternative.<p>When a story about a young boy who determined (erroneously, some say) that the …

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention …

Apple’s Eddie Cue on iTunes Festival: ‘Something So Special’

- Mar 13, 2014<p>For several years, Apple has put on an annual concert series in London known as the iTunes Festival. Performers in the most recent …

StartPage Search Engine