Michael Glasser

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What Google Glass has taught us one year in

Google opened up its now iconic Glass for sales to a limited number of “Explorers” just over a year ago, and is allowing the general public to purchase Glass for $1,500 for one day only today. Like any substantial piece of technology that becomes pop culture, Google’s face computer has been the …

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Microsoft launches personal Office subscription, including iPad editing, for $7 per month

According to a tweet from Microsoft(s msft), 12 million people downloaded the Office iPad(s AAPL) app in the first week since it launched on March …

A SILICON VALLEY DISASTER: A 21-Year-Old Stanford Kid Got $30 Million, Then Everything Blew Up

The week after Thanksgiving, 40 Clinkle employees gathered in the kitchen of their San Francisco office. It was the second time in two days they'd been called together for an all-hands meeting.<p>At the front of the room stood 22-year-old Clinkle CEO Lucas Duplan, eyes cast down. Next to him stood …

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Silk Makes it Easier to Explore and Visualize Online Data

Silk is a beautiful website building platform for people who want to create and manage a specialized database online. Now, it’s rolling out a new ‘Explore’ page format so that visitors can easily search and filter the information that they’ve published online.<p>When you hit the Explore tab on the …

8 Facts You Never Knew About Christmas

Magic mushrooms, prostitution, home invasions? The story that Americans celebrate has far from family-friendly origins. The truth about this holiday, …

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Hulu Plus on PS3: The Best Hulu Experience for Your TV, Period

It was possible to get Hulu onto your TV before now, but the options were slim, sometimes tricky, and usually awkward. Hulu Plus on PS3 looks like a new world for the streaming video service.<p>Hulu was always available to be streamed to a TV, but that often required either a hacked set-top box or a …

From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

We pay homage to the Apollo missions with the best of NASA’s deep archives.<p>In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a promise to put a man on the Moon–and return him back safely–by the end of the decade. Somehow, it worked.<p>Over 50 years later, it’s easy to forget how ambitious Kennedy’s …

Branson On The Impact Of Space Travel

Branson thinks that by being in space, people become more passionate about the planet. And he’s planning on helping out cash-strapped NASA with its research, too.<p>Earlier this week, Virgin Galactic–the space travel arm of the Virgin Group–debuted the first-ever spaceport in New Mexico. Dubbed …

Solar Power Beamed From Space Inches Toward Reality

A recent experiment called <i>Suaineadh</i> (or “twisting” in Scots Gaelic) has brought “space solar power” a few steps closer to a reality. For decades, …

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Today Humans Began A Journey To The Stars

According to a press release from the American Geophysical Union, the Voyager 1 space probe has passed beyond the heliosphere of our solar system. The discovery is being published as a scientific paper, but curiously NASA seems reluctant to agree with its conclusions.<p>The heliosphere is the bubble …

Strand-1, The Space-Bound Smartphone, Is Nearly Ready For Liftoff

The unmodified Nexus One, which powers the Strand-1 satellite, will be in orbit for six months and will send photos of Earth from space from its 5-megapixel camera.<p>The countdown to send Strand-1, the smartphone-powered satellite, into space has begun. SSTL, aka Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, …

Mars One Has Officially Raised “Millions” To Build The Red Planet’s First Human Settlement

Mars One, the private not-for-profit that’s planning to build the red planet’s first human settlement in 2023, has secured several million dollars in funding for its mission.<p>Though a few million dollars might pale in comparison to the estimated $6 billion Mars One anticipates this mission will …

Director Rian Johnson’s Full-Length Spoiler: A Downloadable “Looper” Commentary Track

As he did with his previous film, <i>The Brothers Bloom</i>, Johnson has recorded a commentary track that is meant to be heard in-theater. (Of course, he …

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Asteroid Mining To Become A Two-Horse Race

Deep Space Industries is due to reveal its plans to mine asteroids. The announcement will occur later today in Santa Monica’s Museum of Flying. Within just two years Deep Space Industries says it will send drones called FireFly to examine asteroids reachable in near-Earth space. Once is has proven …

How Republicans And Democrats Ended Up Living Apart

These are politically segregated times.<p>Secession movements are active in several states, generally consisting of residents of rural red counties seeking to separate themselves from the more liberal and urban-centered policies of blue-state leaders.<p>And Democrats and Republicans are much less likely …

Colorado lawmaker resigns in face of recall over gun control vote

<b>Evie Hudak (AP/Ed Andrieski)</b><p>Colorado state Sen. Evie Hudak is the third lawmaker to face a recall after a controversial gun control vote<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 27, 2013 7:07pm (UTC)<p>Rather than possibly lose a recall vote, and thus tip the balance of the state Senate from Democratic to Republican …

Articles about 6 inviting modern interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>There’s something magical about fireplaces, especially during the winter months, when having friends and family gathered around...<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to …

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Lightbulbs Adorned with Sprouting Cityscapes by David Graas | Colossal

<p>Designer David Graas recently released this great lighting object, a 3D-printed hood depicting a sprouting city that fits on top of an LED bulb. …

Every Building In Brooklyn, Mapped Out By Age

Thankfully grounded and obsessive publication BKLYNR color-codes the history and evolution of the borough.<p>Right now, if you were to take the Wiliamsburg Bridge between Manhattan and Brooklyn at night, you’d see the words “SAVE DOMINO” in big, boxy red lights on the side of an old industrial …

How Facebook Fixed The Biggest Design Flaw In Graph Search

When Facebook rolled out its search feature, it seemed to hold great promise. The hitch: No one could actually find it.<p>Facebook’s graph search, which as of today is active for all U.S. English users, does a lot of amazing things. It can show users “friends of friends who work at Google,” or …

Modern Architecture – The GENETS 3 House in Belgium by AABE

GENETS 3 House.<p>The GENETS 3 House in Belgium was designed by Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners (AABE). The modern house consists of a …

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