Karl Bulitka

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A 3-D Printed, Hand-Cranked Computer

And what that computer can teach us about modern machines<p>When the hackerspace NYC Resistor hosted a “digital archaeology” interactive show last spring, electrical engineer Chris Fenton built a throwback computer using modern technology. Fenton works with supercomputers all day but wanted to slow …

Jupiter's Moon Europa Is Bursting With Icy Geysers

Two studies of Europa, which is thought to have a subsurface ocean, are good news for the potential for life to exist on this icy satellite.<p><b>Two exciting blasts of news</b> have scientific minds swimming—with the possibility of life in Europa's ocean. Today scientists announced evidence pointing to the …

Top Products in Two Decades of Tech Reviews

<b></b>By Walt Mossberg[Watch video at http://allthingsd.com]This is my last column for The Wall Street Journal, after 22 years of reviewing consumer …

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Tech leaders reportedly challenge Obama over NSA at White House meeting

A White House meeting meant to get technology executives' recommendations on Healthcare.gov was pushed towards a debate over surveillance, <i>The Guardian</i> reports. Sources from the meeting, which included Apple's Tim Cook, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and Google's Eric Schmidt among …

Opera Max beta compresses most of the data going through your Android device

Opera's mobile browsers are quite popular because of their ability to compress data, but it's unfortunately been limited to just that -- the browser itself. This becomes less and less useful as smartphones continue to evolve, since our data usage patterns encompass so much more than just the simple …

Stop believing the fairy tales about the iPad’s demise

Every quarter or so, IDC releases an update on the tablet market that has numbers showing the iPad falling further and further away from first place.<p>Journalists readily publish it, because it’s simple to understand and it’s easy to get traffic from an article showing that Apple is losing its …