Jeffrey Boeck

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The lost art of passwords: What we lost when hackers conquered the Internet

<b>(Andrey Armyagov via Shutterstock)</b><p>These days we’re adopting increasingly complex passwords to protect our information. Here’s what we’re giving up<p>Randy Malamud<p>August 9, 2014 9:30pm (UTC)<p>News this week that Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion passwords makes me want to throw up my hands in …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …

YouTube’s Sleep Whisperers Are A Sexy Way To Combat Insomnia

I can think of a scant few nights in recent years when sleep wasn’t induced by soporific horse pills. The “natural” stuff—chamomile tea, breathing …

3D-printed cast uses ultrasound to speed healing

<i>(Credit: A' Design Awards)</i><p><b>A stylish-looking 3D-printed cast for broken bones uses an ultrasonic pulse generator to help stimulate the growth of new</b> …

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FORTUNE — “We’re living in a crazy world,” Karl Martin says, “where, to prove who we are to our computers, we have to remember a long string of letters and numbers.”<p>Martin, the chief executive of the biometric identity startup Bionym, is only half right. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has given …

Researchers dub 66 million-year-old dinosaur discovery the 'chicken from hell'

The Tyrannosaurus rex, Stegosaurus, and Brontosaurus are the celebrities of the dinosaur world, though none of those have come attached to nicknames quite as memorable as the "chicken from hell." That's the moniker for the Anzu wyliei, a newly-classified dinosaur that lived some 66 million years …

New Google Tips is surprisingly helpful

Google has launched Google Tips, a site which uses clickable cards to explain the features and capabilities of Google's biggest products. The cards explain concepts such as sharing photos with specific people in Google+ circles, synchronizing Android smartphone contacts to a Google account, and …

James Bond is an 'impotent drunk'

<b>Vodka martini, "shaken not stirred" - often said as part of a bad Sean Connery impersonation - is one of the most quotable lines from Bond.</b><p>Yet Her Majesty's top secret agent's love of the bottle would leave him impotent and at death's door.<p>Doctors analysing the Ian Fleming novels show James Bond …

Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …