Tim Hostetler

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Coinchat Is A Chatroom Where Talking Sense Earns You Bitcoin

Coinchat is a Bitcoin-incentivised browser-based chatroom where you can shoot the breeze with strangers online and earn Bitcoin in the process. Where’s the catch? Well, there isn’t really one. The Bitcoin you’re earning through chatting with other users comes from the site’s own revenue generation …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

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A New Crowdfunding Site Wants You To Help Build The Hyperloop

But Musk also said that between running his two companies, SpaceX and Telsa, he wouldn't be working on Hyperloop himself.<p>Enter a Kickstarter-like startup called JumpStartFund. With Musk's permission, it's founders say, it has set itself up as Hyperloop headquarters, reports CNET's Nick Statt.<p>It …

Millionaire seeks an assist for Inspiration Mars mission

As the clock ticks toward a 2018 launch, the millionaire who's funding the Inspiration Mars effort to send a man and woman around the Red Planet is reaching out for support from students, from rocket companies — and from NASA.<p>"We're going to have to do it with NASA, and probably a certain amount of …

3-D scanning technique recreates stroke-perfect Van Goghs

A "relievo" of Van Gogh's "Sunflowers."<p>Have you always wanted a Van Gogh in your living room, but never seem to have a spare $20 million to pick one up? A new technique from Fujifilm could give you the next best thing: a 3-D printed reproduction almost indistinguishable from the original.<p>It's …

Monorails Race Ahead Of Hyperloop

While the ambitious Hyperloop is merely theoretical for now, several other projects for lifting travelers out of traffic jams are taking shape. Less ambitious than Elon Musk’s grand plan for hurtling humans at high speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, a blueprint for connecting Boulder and …

150 Million People Have Decided That Standard Web Browsers Aren't Safe Enough

When FORBES last spoke to AnchorFree in August 2012, CEO David Gorodyansky put forth a modest goal for his 7 year-old company: “We want to be the way the whole world browses the Web,” he boasted. In the last year, the company’s trajectory has matched its lofty ambitions. A year ago 70 million …

OpenDesk.cc Is Like Ikea For Open Source Zealots

Furniture is probably the last thing on the mind of most open source proponents but now it doesn’t have to be. OpenDesk is a free, open source line of furniture that you can make yourself or order unassembled from a maker with a CNC machine. Not only is the furniture cheap – free if you have the …

Honduran gangs Salvatrucha and 18 Street announce truce

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/982000/982114_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524682228_ea8e7871650659da523515d4719041af<p><b>The two most notorious and violent street gangs in Honduras have promised to end the violence which has claimed tens of thousands of lives.</b><p>Mara …