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Jun 11-16, 2015

WhatsApp for desktop: Company finally unveils app for PC and Mac to let people chat from their computer

WhatsApp has finally fixed perhaps its most glaring problem and released an official app for desktop.<p>The company has at last brought its messaging …

Apps

In a Holidaze? Do More Than Survive the Season with Holiday Central

Sure it’s a joyful time, but the holidays can also be stressful. From deciding what to buy for friends and family, to traveling with the masses in potentially snow-covered terrain, to heated debates at the dining room table, the holidays can go pear-shaped fast. While we can’t prevent every #fail, …

The internet risks hitting peak capacity soon, but it can be saved

The internet has more than one capacity problem to worry about, apparently. Researchers met in London this week to tackle growing concerns that fiber optic cables, which represent the internet's backbone, are hitting their physical limits. An Alcatel-Lucent representative warned that we could hit …

Alcatel-Lucent

You Are Not Your LDAP: Why Leaving Your Job Doesn’t Mean Losing Your Identity

hunter@google.com: From 2003-2013, it was a pretty powerful email address for me. I was the first “Hunter” to work at Google, so I got the six-letter …

Watch it run! MIT's new robotic cheetah can even leap over hurdles

The cheetah is off the leash! Researchers at<p>MIThave built a four-legged robot that runs like the super-fast spotted feline and can even run on its own power, off a treadmill. The robot has now been filmed sprinting like a champ across grassy fields on the MIT university campus.<p>When tested on an …

What Do Algorithms Look Like?

Most of us see algorithms as just numbers. Mathematicians and physicists see them as elaborate systems that can contain whole worlds. In a new essay, data visualization god and <i>New York Times</i> Graphics Editor Mike Bostock takes us inside some of the most commonly used visualization algorithms, …

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Web Developer, Blogger and Technology Enthusiast

How should the internet develop after Snowden? New commission aims to find out

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>An independent “Global Commission on Internet Governance” was launched at Davos on Wednesday, promising an in-depth two-year …