Gerald Long

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The Future

7. The Future<p>by Brian Whitworth and Adnan Ahmad<p>The future of computing depends on its relationship to humanity. This chapter contrasts the …

How Trucking Went From One of the Best Jobs in America to One of the Worst

Longer hours, lower pay, less clout<p>In 1980, the average trucker in America was making an annual salary, adjusted for inflation, equal to more than …

Target Australia pulls Grand Theft Auto V from stores following online protest

An online petition that claims open-world action game Grand Theft Auto V “encourages players to commit sexual violence and kill women,” has forced Target Australia to withdraw it from sale.<p>The online petition, started by three female survivors of violence, “including women who experienced violence …

Target Australia pulls GTA 5 from shelves in wake of sex worker petition (update: pub reacts)

Target Australia today announced that it was pulling copies of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> from store shelves in response to complaints from customers about the game's depictions of violence against women. The decision lands a day after Target publicly defended its decision to keep the games in the …

Target Bans 'Grand Theft Auto V' Sales In Australia

The Australian branch of mega-retailer Target has pulled copies of the bestselling video game <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> after a petition to have it banned garnered over 40,000 signatures.<p>Led by former sex workers, the petition calls on Target to pull the game because of violence against prostitutes and …

Kmart Australia joins Target Australia in pulling GTA 5 from shelves

Kmart Australia this evening announced plans to pull copies of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> from store shelves following a review of the game's content, Kotaku Australia reports.<p>The decision comes a day after Target Australia announced similar plans. In that case the decision was in response to complaints …

Amazon Prime Air - COMING SOON!!! - ETC

Amazon drones won’t replace the mailman or FedEx woman any time soon

Amazon’s new “delivery system,” Amazon Prime Air, promises to get packages to customers “in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles,” and could be in commercial use soon as 2015, the company said Dec. 1.<p>Skeptics have quickly gathered, questioning everything from the project’s safety to …

Charlie Rose

Amazon reveals "octocopter" drone delivery system

Online retail giant Amazon wants to deliver packages to your door via a new helicopter drone delivery service the company is calling Prime Air. The service, first announced on <i>60 Minutes</i> last night, is a product of Amazon's R&D department and is years away from becoming a commercial reality, CEO …

Drones

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …