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How Vice's Tim Pool used Google Glass to cover Istanbul protests

'I want to show you what it's like to be there as best I can, even if that ends with me running full-speed into a cafe and rubbing lemons all over my face after being tear-gassed'<p>What is Google Glass good for, beyond showing off at technology conferences? Google's augmented eyewear has plenty of …

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Feedly connects you to the information and knowledge you care about. We help you get more out of you work, education, hobbies and interests. The …

The Most Overlooked Part of Your Data Security

Organizations constantly replace outdated computers, servers, laptops, copiers, and countless other types of electronic devices to keep up with technology and enhance worker productivity. This rush to upgrade, however, creates a challenge: large numbers of excess electronics must be managed and …

Facebook, Microsoft release NSA stats to reassure users

In an effort to reassure users, Facebook discloses it has received legal orders to turn over details on about one-thousandth of one percent of user accounts. So does Microsoft, and Google plans to do the same.<p>Facebook and Microsoft on Friday became the first Internet companies to disclose the total …

Electrical Brain Stimulation Helps People Learn Math Faster

Just about everyone wishes they were better at math. But studying and practicing is so difficult and boring that very few people do it. If only there …

Let’s Fight Big Pharma’s Crusade to Turn Eccentricity Into Illness

Author: Allen Frances. Allen Frances<p>Date of Publication: 05.17.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>book excerpt<p>Saving Normal<p>by Allen …

Unknown Mathematician Proves Elusive Property of Prime Numbers

On April 17, a paper arrived in the inbox of Annals of Mathematics, one of the discipline’s preeminent journals. Written by a mathematician virtually …

Physicists Create Quantum Link Between Photons That Don't Exist at the Same Time

Now they're just messing with us. Physicists have long known that quantum mechanics allows for a subtle connection between quantum particles called …

How an Entirely New, Autistic Way of Thinking Powers Silicon Valley

book excerpt ————<p>The Autistic Brain<p>by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek<p>"I’ve given a great deal of thought to the topic of different ways of thinking. …

Temple Grandin

How Cuts to Food Stamps Threaten Children’s Health

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.03.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>As Congress considers whether to shrink …

Laws of Physics Say Quantum Cryptography Is Unhackable. It's Not

In the never-ending arms race between secret-keepers and code-breakers, the laws of quantum mechanics seemed to have the potential to give …

Quantum Mechanics

New Algorithms Force Scientists to Revise the Tree of Life

Author: Emily Singer, Simons Science News. Emily Singer, Simons Science News Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.07.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 …

Disease Outbreak Threatens the Future of Good Coffee

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.11.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>A disease called coffee rust has reached …

This Wacky Web Browser Works Like a Ouija Board

Surfing the web is more or less a solitary endeavor. Sure, you’ve got your friends on Gchat and followers on Twitter, but favoriting and @ replying …

Dogs

Thumb Your Nose at the NSA With Raspberry Pi

The NSA is watching you. But you can get around the agency's prying eyes with Tor and a Raspberry Pi.<p>Adafruit has created a handy how-to to help you …

Quantum encryption isn't as unbreakable as you think - ExtremeTech

Quantum encryption isn’t as unbreakable as you think<p>By on May 30, 2013 at 9:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

Quantum Computing

HIV structure cracked using GPU-based simulations - ExtremeTech

By on May 30, 2013 at 4:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>This week, a new paper described how …

Computer Science

Black Hat hackers break into any iPhone in under a minute, using a malicious charger - ExtremeTech

By on June 3, 2013 at 8:58 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Security researchers at the Georgia …

Black Hat

New sulfur-based battery is safer, cheaper, more powerful than lithium-ion - ExtremeTech

By on June 6, 2013 at 9:01 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Scientists at the DoE’s Oak Ridge …

Clean Energy

Researchers create temporal cloak that can erase digital data from history - ExtremeTech

By on June 6, 2013 at 2:55 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>What if you could harness the …

Engineering

Researchers claim that life arrived on Earth via asteroids and comets, but not in the way you think - ExtremeTech

By on June 7, 2013 at 10:11 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Not so long ago, there was quite a …

Organic Chemistry

The NSA's Prism leak could fundamentally change or break the entire internet - ExtremeTech

The NSA’s Prism leak could fundamentally change or break the entire internet<p>By on June 10, 2013 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Surveillance

Transparent graphene-based display could enable contact lens computers - ExtremeTech

By on June 11, 2013 at 9:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Augmented reality generated in the …

AMD unveils world's first 5GHz CPU - ExtremeTech

AMD unveils world’s first 5GHz CPU<p>By on June 11, 2013 at 2:12 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In …

Advanced Micro Devices

Quantum invisibility cloak could hide objects from reality - ExtremeTech

By on June 13, 2013 at 9:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Science has been chasing the …

Quantum Computing

Researchers overcome show-stopping problems with ferroelectric RAM - ExtremeTech

By on June 13, 2013 at 3:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Over the past five years, NAND flash …

Engineering

New tactile display sends information through skin instead of eyes - ExtremeTech

By on June 14, 2013 at 3:48 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Your sense of touch could be the …

Engineering

Firm bets solar phone screens will be the answer to slow-moving battery tech - ExtremeTech

By on June 14, 2013 at 10:16 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Regular readers of ExtremeTech know …

Clean Energy

US Supreme Court rules your genes are no one else's property - ExtremeTech

US Supreme Court rules your genes are no one else’s property<p>By on June 14, 2013 at 7:31 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Genetics