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Cybercrime: Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance says there is a tsunami of identity theft. Who are the thieves?

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. appeared on <i>Charlie Rose</i> this week to talk about the priorities he has set for his team since taking …

The Coming Rise of AI Means Humanity Will Need to Grow Up

<i>Supriya Jain heads the Global Thought Leadership Marketing Initiative at Wipro Ltd and is also the Founder of Miitra, a social organization for the elderly.</i><p>Perhaps the most exciting and talked about technology today is Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, mentions of AI can be traced back to …

Artificial Intelligence

Snowden Claims U.S. Policy Is Creating A Black Market For Digital Weapons

Edward Snowden says in a new interview with NOVA Next that the U.S. government wrongly promotes cyber offense strategies at the expense of weakening the system and leaving it open to cyber attacks from the black market.<p>“We’re creating a class of Internet security researchers who research …

You can now 3D print complex chocolate structures

All of our 3D-printing dreams have come true thanks to a collaboration between Hershey and 3D Systems that has resulted in the creation of a food …

The Best Way to Mince Garlic

I remember the first time I saw a chef use a microplane grater to finely mince a clove of garlic. He was making mayonnaise, and in just a few seconds the clove had dissolved into a fine puree that fell directly into the mixing bowl below. I was blown away, and from that day forward, it was one more …

Baking with Whole Wheat Flours (+ A Recipe for Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread)

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Baking

Energize your eggs: 11 easy ways to upgrade your morning scramble

If you know how to cook, and even if you don’t really, chances are you can scramble eggs — a skillet of scrambled eggs is one of the quickest, simplest dishes around and often the first thing a new cook learns to make. Scrambled eggs also happen to be good for you — they’re packed with protein and …

The Only Vinaigrette You'll Ever Need

Zach Pollack of Alimento in Los Angeles shares a brilliant trick he learned from chef David Myers for how to give a salad dressing crazy delicious …

Matcha Culture: Everything You Need to Know About the Next Big Thing in Tea

The next big thing in tea is here: It's matcha<p>It's no secret we at <i>Bon Appétit</i> love the powdered green tea known as <b>matcha</b>. Heck, we even put it in our holiday cookies. But we're not the only ones smitten by matcha. With one finger on the mug of our green tea latte and the other on the pulse of all …

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Wylie Dufresne Looks Back at wd~50's Iconic Eggs Benedict

The New York City restaurant synonymous with trailblazing and boundary-pushing cuisine wd~50 closed its doors on November 30, 2014 after 11 remarkable years. In looking back through the catalog of remarkable dishes served at wd~50, the Eggs Benedict stands out as one of chef/owner Wylie Dufresne's …

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of SEO

<i>Matthew Capala is the author of “Away with the Average,” an NYU Professor, and Founder of SearchDecoder.com. This adapted excerpt comes from Matthew’s latest book, “SEO Like I’m 5.“</i><p>“80 percent of success is showing up,” Woody Allen famously said about life. Marketing in 2014 is not much different. …

How to Fight Corruption With Game Theory

A brilliant Silicon Valley entrepreneur may have found a way to get dark money out of politics without changing any laws.<p>Asking Congress to reform …

Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state

<b>Cover detail of "@War" by Shane Harris</b><p>Inside the high-level, complicated deals — and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power<p>Shane Harris<p>November 16, 2014 11:58am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “@WAR: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex”<p>In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s …

What we give away when we log on to a public WiFi network

In his backpack, Wouter Slotboom, 34, carries around a small black device, slightly larger than a pack of cigarettes, with an antenna on it. I meet …

Information Systems

The 7 Secret Habits of Navy SEALs | Inc.com

I learned my best habits--and made some of my most dangerous mistakes--as a Navy SEAL. Once, when our platoon was preparing for a mission at one of our shooting ranges in Iraq, I had failed to reload one of my pistol mags after the previous night's operation. Our point man, the best-selling author …

Navy SEALs

'Anti-router' stops drones, cameras, and Google Glass from connecting to Wi-Fi networks

Are you paranoid that strangers are using drones, security cameras, hidden microphones, or even Google Glass to spy on you? If so, you might be interested in a little device called Cyborg Unplug. Just stick it into a power outlet and watch as it sounds an alarm whenever such a surveillance device …

Why Breach Detection Is Your New Must-Have, Cyber Security Tool

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Paz Eshel is a vice president, and Bucky Moore and Shiran Shalev are associates, at Battery Ventures. Eshel and Shalev are based in Battery’s Israel office, while Moore works from Menlo Park. For a full list of Battery’s portfolio investments, please click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Cyber attacks are all …

Hackers Have Gained Control Of Satoshi Nakamoto's Email Account And Are Threatening To Reveal His Identity

"Satoshi Nakomoto" is the name used by the anonymous developer who created Bitcoin and published details of it online in 2008. It's unknown whether Nakamoto is a private individual, a group of hackers, or whether the creator's name really is Satoshi Nakamoto.<p>In an email to Wired, the hacker said: …

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Year of the RAT: China’s malware war on activists goes mobile

Is the Chinese government spying on Hong Kong protesters’ phones?<p>Malware-based espionage targeting political activists and other opposition is …

Killer Apps in the Gigabit Age

Summary<p>The age of gigabit connectivity is dawning and will advance in coming years. The only question is how quickly it might become widespread. A …

Blackphone to test new waters with privacy-minded tablet

After turning an ambitious plan into reality, the people behind the privacy-focused Blackphone are ready for a new adventure. During an interview with <i>BBC Newsbea</i>t, Jon Callas, co-founder of Silent Circle, which made the privacy-focused device in conjunction with Geeksphone, let it be known that the …

How The Future Is Really Built

The future, in retrospect, always seems inevitable. When Steve Jobs unveiled a sleek new device, it felt like it was just meant to be. When Elon Musk gives an interview, it almost seems as if he had dreamt Tesla up in his childhood bedroom and only gotten around to it more recently. Yet that’s not …

What The Top 1% Of Software Engineers Do That The Other 99% Do Not

<i>Answer by Michael O. Church, functional programmer and machine learning engineer, on Quora</i><p>My first inclination was to disclaim, “I’m not top 1%, maybe top <i>N</i>%” where N is some slightly higher integer, because false precision makes great humble-brags. In reality, I have a hard time identifying “top …

Sony's tiny high-resolution audio player might be the next big thing

It's called the Walkman NWZ-A17, and this wafer-thin player has a lot going for it, says the Audiophiliac.<p>Sony's latest reboot of the Walkman -- the NWZ-A17 high-resolution music player -- brings back memories of the original Walkman analog cassette players that were all the rage in the 1980s. Sony …

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10 crazy questions tech companies ask job candidates

What would you say if — right this second — you had to “describe Google as a person.”<p>What about if you had to answer this — on the spot — in a job …

“Humans Need Not Apply”: great video on automation and human work (via Slate). Must watch.

This past January, the <i>Economist</i> set off alarm bells when it noted in a story on the future of work that 47 percent of jobs were at risk of becoming …

Foodini is a 3D printer for everything from burgers to gnocchi

Who wants a 3D printer for just candy when you can have one that prints a five-course dinner instead? That's the idea behind Foodini, a new 3D printer that takes fresh ingredients and turns them into a culinary masterpiece. The device can do things like make custom ravioli, your own unique crackers …

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

Ray Kurzweil popularised the Teminator-like moment he called the 'singularity', when artificial intelligence overtakes human thinking. But now the man who hopes to be immortal is involved in the very same quest – on behalf of the tech behemoth<p>See our gallery of cinematic killer robots<p>It's hard to …

Egomotion Raises $750K From Android’s Co-Founder And Others To Make Your Smartphone Smarter

Back in November, I wrote about an Android app called Agent. Agent uses your phone’s myriad sensors to make your Android smartphone just a wee bit smarter.<p>It’ll detect when you’re driving, and automatically respond to texts to let people know you can’t type right now. During the hours you normally …

Don’t eat that! SRI built a calorie-counting food app that works via a photo snap

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>The wonks over at SRI, the lab responsible for technology behind Apple’s Siri, have come up with a pretty sweet way to apply …