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John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

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Facebook's New Feature Has Users Thoroughly Creeped Out

When enabled by users, the social network's new quirk allows its mobile app to turn on your smartphone's microphone, listen in on what's around you. Facebook identifies the music or TV shows it hears, and can tell the world you're currently "Listening to Iggy Azalea" if it hears you bumping "Fancy."<p>…

Not so Swift: Apple’s new programing language was 4 years in the making

Apple’s new programming language Swift might be a hit with coders, but bringing it to developers wasn’t quite as speedy a process as its name implies.<p>Chris Lattner, director of Apple’s Developer Tools department, has updated his personal website with information relating to Swift — including some …

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SoftBank to start selling personal robots next year | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s SoftBank Corp said on Thursday it will start selling human-like robots for personal use by February, expanding into a sector seen key to addressing labour shortages in one of the world’s fastest ageing societies.<p>SoftBank Corp. unveils human-like robots named 'pepper' at …

Google Launches Street View Imagery For All 12 World Cup Stadiums In Brazil

The first game of the 2014<p>soccerfootball World Cup in Brazil is scheduled to kick off a week from now and — in what’s slowly becoming a tradition around major sports events — Google today released Street View imagery of all 12 World Cup stadiums.<p>In addition to the stadiums themselves, Google also …

Amazon's 3D smartphone may finally be set for release - Jun. 4, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>The long-rumored Amazon smartphone may finally be primed for release.<p>In the tradition of breathless tech-industry hype, the company released a YouTube video on Wednesday teasing an unidentified device scheduled to be unveiled June 18 by CEO Jeff Bezos.<p>The video features people …

Big Ass Fans Unveils iOS Compatible 'Haiku' Smart Ceiling Fan

Big Ass Fans has unveiled the new 'Haiku' ceiling fan with 'SenseME' technology, which is billed as the world's first smart ceiling fan and features an on-board computer that utilizes a companion app on iOS devices. The ceiling fan is composed of a durable bamboo material and boasts an array of …

Facebook says its audio identification function ‘is not always listening’

Audio-recognition is only listening when typing a status and raw audio never leaves the phone<p>Facebook has moved to assuage fears that its new "audio recognition" feature is not snooping on users and does not record conversations.<p>The feature is used to identify television programmes and music …

Teaching Kids to Code Will Change The Way We Program

<i>Raj Sidhu is a designer, Web developer, and creator of Code Monkey Island, a board game that introduces kids to programming fundamentals.</i><p>I felt pretty jealous as I walked into the computer room of the elementary school I was visiting. The hulking PCs of my youth – with their giant floppy disk …

Android distribution numbers released for May, say goodbye to Honeycomb

There is a saying in these parts, “nobody likes a counter.” I always argue that whether we like the counter or not, in the end, we love to have the numbers. This time around, Google is the counter and the numbers are the Android platform version distribution numbers.<p>As always, the Android …

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