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NSA operative might have accidentally leaked its hacking tools

American authorities are still digging into how a set of NSA's hacking tools landed in the hands of a group called Shadow Brokers who then leaked them online. According to <i>Reuters</i>, they're now focusing their investigation on a theory that one NSA operative used the tools on a remote computer three …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Stefan Sagmeister

First 10 Things You Should Do When Launching a Website

Launching a website can be stressful and overwhelming. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a personal blog or a business website, the issue is still the same: you need to start promoting your site so real, human visitors can find you and enjoy your content.<p>Over the past month I’ve been working on my …

Public Relations

11 tech skills that will get you a salary of $105,000 or more

More than 50,000 developers responded to Stack Overflow's annual developer survey— the absolute best look at the state of the technology industry, as reported by the people actually working in it.<p>Here are the top tools, technologies, and programming languages that Stack Overflow's developer …

Stack Overflow
Consumer Tech

Lower-leg exoskeleton could take the work out of walking

Gadget created by US researchers won’t be available to the public for some time, but has the potential to help disabled and elderly people<p>The market is undoubtedly there. Country strolls. Visits to museums. Weekend shopping trips. How much easier they would be wearing an unpowered, lower-leg, …

Newly Discovered 31 Rolls of Film Shot by an Unknown Soldier During WWII

Founded by photographer Levi Bettweiser, the Rescued Film Project works to recover and develop unclaimed rolls of film from the 1930s to 1990s in an effort to reveal hidden memories and significant moments from past decades. In late 2014 at an auction in Ohio, Bettweiser came across one of his …

History

Old Dutch Bunker Transformed into Modern Bed and Breakfast

This 200-year-old bunker was transformed into a modern bed and breakfast that blends military sensibility with eclectic comforts while honoring the rich history of the Netherlands. Dutch architectural firm B-ILD repurposed the Fort Buren bunker into a one-room “Holiday House.” Fort Buren was part …

Bed and Breakfast

Dolfi is a tiny ultrasonic washing machine for delicate clothes

Product designer Andre Fangueiro has created a small pebble-shaped device that uses ultrasonic sound waves to clean clothes (+ movie).<p>Andre …

$2,900 Camera Drone Smashes Into a House Upon Auto Takeoff

The DJI Inspire 1 is a new $2,900 camera drone that’s designed to make it extremely easy to capture 4K footage from the sky. Among its many fancy …

Articles about smart-security-system-tailored-renters on Dwell.com - Dwell

Cheap microprocessors, easy communications, and ubiquitous smartphones make the “home of the future” a reality today.<p>It's common for homeowners to come to the realization that although they want to protect their homes from burglaries and similar...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home …

Architecture

You can finally build a smart home without being an engineer

Building a smart home should be fun. You should be excited about how easily you can set the lights to turn on when you enter the house, and tell the thermostat to turn down when you leave for the day, and get the doors to automatically lock at the end of the night. These are all little things — and …

Here's How Google Is Going To Stop The Internet From Breaking When An Extra Second Is Added On June 30

It's doing so because 2015 is going to be longer: Scientists at the International Earth Rotation Service have announced a "leap second" will be added June 30 to compensate for the Earth's slowing rotation.<p>Basically, when clocks hit 11.59.60 on June 30, clocks will pause for one Mississippi to let …

Google

Facebook Is Doing Apple and Google’s Job For Them

<b>Facebook</b> was one of the first to take advantage of the need to promote apps. Its app install ads have grown wildly popular among developers, who are expected to spend as much as $4.3 billion on them this year.<p>Recently, Facebook rolled out a new bookmark in its mobile navigation menu called "Find …

Apps