Ershad Kaleebullah

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The Return of the Techno-Moral Panic

The July 3, 1995, cover of Time Magazine featured, below the glowing face of an awe-struck child, a blaring, bold-type neologism that needed no explanation: “Cyberporn.” “A new study shows how pervasive and wild it really is,” read the cover line. “Can we protect our kids — and free speech?” The …

The new Kindle Oasis is my dream e-reader

Amazon’s newest Kindle Oasis arrived like the answer to a timely question – mostly because I happened to request an update to the device right before it actually arrived. I’m an unabashed fan of the Kindle, dating back to its earliest days, so take that into consideration, but believe me when I …

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their results thanks to the use of big data and AI. …

Artificial Intelligence

Why I’m leaving Silicon Valley

Here’s something I never thought I’d say: <i>this is my last week in Silicon Valley.</i><p>This post is a personal one. Rather than sharing insights on …

Silicon Valley

Inside the Race to Hack the Human Brain

In an ordinary hospital room in Los Angeles, a young woman named Lauren Dickerson waits for her chance to make history.<p>She’s 25 years old, a …

University of Chicago

The Serial-Killer Detector

A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Thomas Hargrove is a homicide archivist. For the past seven years, he …

Crime

In chatlogs, celebrated hacker and activist confesses countless sexual assaults

‘I have drunkenly sexually assaulted or raped women — the exact number of which I am currently determining’<p><i>*Names have been changed to protect identities.</i><p>On a late night in March 2013, Lila* fell asleep on a hotel bed, over the covers, with her clothes still on, while her then-partner, Morgan …

Airport operators prepare for IPO takeoff

Greater clarity on future revenues and the successful listing of a Spanish airport operator are prompting India’s airport developers to approach the …

Real Estate

Settlement with Google could be the beginning of the end for Apple’s patent war

According to reports and new court filings, an end to the long running legal battles between Apple and Google, along with various Android handset manufacturers, is finally within reach, just over a year since the mobile patent war escalated.<p>A federal judge involved in the disputes has agreed to …

Intellectual Property

Les Misérables: my most overrated film

It all starts with out-of-tune Russell Crowe. Let’s just say it’s not the most fortunate of beginnings. I approached Les Misérables with an open mind and had hoped that, despite my dislike of musicals, this film would be so good that the format wouldn’t matter. But, faced with that cringeworthy …

Watch Metallica Nail ‘Enter Sandman’ on ‘Late Late Show’

“Here tonight is a band who are the runner-up on <i>American Idol</i>, wasn’t it fellas,” <i>Late Late Show</i> host Craig Ferguson joked introducing Metallica on …

'Assassin's Creed Unity' And 'Halo' Make The Case For Ditching The Holiday Release Trap

Two games are shaping up to be the biggest cautionary tales of the year, and they just so happened to have been released on the exact same day. Assassin’s Creed Unity has proven to be a master class in how not to ship a game, as it arrived riddled with bugs at launch, requiring not just a day one …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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What the 'Internet of Things' Means for Enterprising Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the tech term du jour: the "Internet of Things." Simply stated, it's the connection of technology devices to the Internet, everything from smartphones, coffeemakers, cars and lamps to anything with an on-off switch.<p>In many ways, the …

Internet of Things

Meet Pirate Joe, the man who (legally) smuggles Trader Joe's goods across the Canadian border

In a darkened parking lot in Bellingham, Washington, less than 50 miles from the Canadian border, two cars pull up alongside a ramshackle white van. It is a weekday night. The drivers of the cars will not provide their last names, or appear in photographs. One is wearing a costume — a $4 thrift …

On the Red Couch with Actress/Author Evangeline Lilly

<i>She’s perhaps best known as Kate Austen from Lost and the pointy-eared elf Tauriel in The Lord of the Rings films. But Evangeline Lilly has another,</i> …

Rape at UVA: Readers Say Jackie Wasn’t Alone

Within hours of <i>Rolling Stone</i> publishing Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s harrowing report, “A Rape on Campus,” the article went viral and the outpouring of …