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The rise of the useless class

<i>Doug Chayka</i><p>Historian Yuval Noah Harari offers a bracing prediction: just as mass industrialization created the working class, the AI revolution will …

Scientists Now Know Exactly How Lead Got Into Flint’s Water

For decades, the pipes that brought water to LeAnne Walters’ house did their job unnoticed and safely. But in summer 2014, that changed.<p>Suddenly, …

Plex Cloud is now available to everyone, as long as you’re a Plex Pass subscriber

Last year, Plex — one of the best media streaming options available — announced a feature called Plex Cloud that allowed users to set up a streaming …

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VR box 2 (version 2.0) Unboxing and Review

Space Monkey: Easy Cloud Storage in Your Very Own Home

I have a confession: I've never properly backed up my computer. Ever. Whether it was a cloud-based solution or a local NAS, the upload speeds were …

How to Make Money on Your Lunch Break

How do you spend your lunch break? Taking a turn round the park? Checking Facebook? Catching up on the work you should've done in the morning? All of …

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41% of email is now opened on mobile devices

<b>The proportion of email opened on mobile devices reached 41% in the second half of 2012 and is on course to surpass desktop by the end of this …

WSJ: Apple takes WiFiSlam indoor-GPS mapping startup under its wing for $20M

Watch out, Google Maps for Android, it looks like Apple's iOS Maps may soon be entering the building -- when it comes to indoor GPS tracking anyway. The <i>Wall Street Journal's Digits</i> blog is reporting that Apple has confirmed it purchased WiFiSlam, a startup that specializes in WiFi-assisted …

InFocus' BigTouch is a 55-inch all-in-one built for conference spaces, classrooms with large desks

Having not seen every single all-in-one PC that's ever been released, we'll stop short of saying the InFocus BigTouch is the largest AiO ever to grace the Earth. That said, it's pretty damn enormous. What we have here is a 55-inch Windows 8 machine -- far larger than you probably have room for on …

Chrome update brings improved spell checking to Windows, Linux and Chrome OS

A new stable release of Chrome is out today, bringing improved spell-checking to Google's browser. Mountain View announced the update on the <i>Chrome Blog</i>, explaining that it refreshed the dictionaries for all supported languages -- and adding support for Albanian, Korean and Tamil. Additionally, the …