Patrick Hickey

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Dan Brown: Now Taking Questions For the Da Vinci Code Author

Mega-selling author Dan Brown is stopping by TIME Magazine early Monday morning to talk about his highly anticipated new novel, which goes on sale …

A Heady Vote in Pakistan

I traveled through Pakistan for two weeks in late February and early March—a time of particular violence in a country that has suffered much of it in the recent past, in which a common thread in conversations was fear about the forthcoming national vote. “It is going to be a violent election,” a …

Search for suspects after 19 injured in shooting at New Orleans Mother's Day parade

New Orleans police are searching for as many as three gunmen after 19 people, including two children, were injured in a shooting at a Mother's Day parade.<p>Police say they saw three suspects running from the scene, but no arrests had been made as of early Monday. Grainy surveillance video released by …

London headlines | Financial Times

* Nawaz Sharif prepares for third term as Pakistan prime minister<p>* Legal sanctions force Chevron into Argentina rethink<p>* Tunisia cracks down on Ansar …

Mother's Day Reflections

For all Moms:<p>Here’s wishing you a happy Mother’s Day.<p>If you’ve lost your mom, as I have, it always has a little pang of sadness, remembering the good. And my husband and I are fortunate to still have a mom to wish good things to on this day.<p>Mikol’s Mom, Alice, is still doing very well at age 90. …

Google Glass Woos Developers to $6 Billion Wearable Market: Tech

As Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. develop smart watches and Google Inc. prepares to roll out Web-enabled eyewear, an ecosystem of software …

The Many Ridiculous Shots in Steph Curry's Arsenal

After the first 10 playoff games of his career, Stephen Curry is up to 39 three-pointers, shooting an impressive 43 percent on his 91 attempts.<p>It's gotten to the point where he's almost shooting better from outside the three-point line than he is inside of it.<p>One of the pleasant developments of …

Kevin Durant says he can do more

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Kevin Durant has done more of everything for the Oklahoma City Thunder since Russell Westbrook was lost for the rest of the season …

Motherhood: Six great articles on older moms, surrogate moms, moms who drink, and more.

<i>Every weekend, Longform shares a collection of great stories from</i> <i>its archive</i> <i>with Slate. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out</i></i> …

Why is Science Behind a Paywall?

Scientists’ work follows a consistent pattern. They apply for grants, perform their research, and publish the results in a journal. The process is so …

Social Sciences

May I Have Your Pantelegraph? The Ritual of Book Signing in a Digital Age

<i>by Alan Levinovitz</i><p><i>I congratulate you, my dear Cornelia, on having acquired the valuable art of writing. How delightful to be enabled by it to</i> …

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Jaguar F-TYPE presents Desire

To promote the launch of the latest addition to their lineup, the F-Type, Jaguar teamed up with Ridley Scott Associates to create <i>Desire</i>, a 13-minute …

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Samsung To Launch 5G By 2020, Hits Speeds Of 1Gbps In Tests

Samsung Electronics has developed core technology that will allow it to deliver high-speed 5G wireless data connections to consumers by 2020, the company announced today. The system allows data transmission up to several hundred times faster than current 4G networks.<p>5G mobile communications …

The Week In Numbers: The Brightest Explosion Ever, A Ticket To The Moon, And More

<b>3.6 billion light-years</b>: the distance from Earth of a recently observed gamma-ray burst, the brightest explosion NASA scientists have ever seen<p><b>$25,000</b>: the fine internet providers face per day if they refuse to spy for the FBI<p><b>200 horsepower</b>: the oomph in the turbodiesel engine of this …

Are you obligated to point out security flaws if you’re just hired for a small job?

You don't want to throw an employee under the bus, but security holes should be fixed.<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting</i> …

Disney’s ABC to livestream all programming to iOS devices starting this week

Big news from the New York Times this evening. ABC, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, will begin streaming live content to iOS devices later this week in Philadelphia and New York City using a new button on their app called ‘live’. Users will be able to live stream all the programming from …

Instagram's rise and the billion dollar deal that made it

Instagram is the ubiquitous service that everyone thinks of when they talk of mobile photography, but its rise to fame wasn't without intrigue. Kara Swisher has written a lengthy piece for <i>Vanity Fair</i> that details the inauspicious beginnings of the company, to its various investment deals and …

Autonomous, human-sized robot jellyfish could patrol US waters

Researchers are building an eerie, human-sized robot jellyfish with a lifelike silicone mantle to patrol the oceans. Virginia Tech mechanical engineering professor Shashank Priya is leading the team, which hopes its invention can be used for jobs ranging from military surveillance to cleaning up …

Anywhere, anytime on–demand: A vision of the mobile future

<i>Charles Armstrong is founder and CEO of TourWrist, “the YouTube of panoramas.”</i><p>Running a mobile-centric platform, I’m completely inspired by technology’s present metamorphosis. More than ever, our devices are becoming human, tailored to our lives and empowering us with new opportunities to connect …