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Edgar Wright Hasn't Seen, and Won't Be Watching, Ant-Man

Popular director Edgar Wright is someone who prides himself on a broad, diverse knowledge of film. He’s the kind of person that tries to see every …

Marvel Universe

Contributor of issues 0.1 & 1 @samin_ahmadzadeh is showing her beautiful photo weavings as part of 'Reportrait' at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery. The exhibition is on until the 10th of September! 👉🏽 "Recollection" is a short documentary that explores the world of a visual artist Samin Ahmadzadeh who brings archival collections back to life in order to talk about social and cultural similarities between different cultures. Director | DP: Victoria Vrublevska Sound Recordist | Sound Design: @stanliddle Music: @richterportfolio Special thanks to Paul Murphy, Tim Andrews and Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery. #clip #shortfilm #artist #contemporaryart #artlife #artistlife #artfilm #artiststudio #500circles #photoweaving #archive #portraits #mixedmedia #nofilter #nottingham #nottinghamcastle #exhibition

I played Candy Crush on the world's largest touchscreen

CBS went bigger than big for its app-based game show with two world-record-breaking displays.<p>"Three… two… one…GO!"<p>It was a game of Candy Crush played by ant-sized humans, and I was one of them.<p>Imagine crawling across a 30-foot-long iPad trying to match candies as big as your head. Imagine if the …

World Records

Stop Talking About That Book You’re Writing

When it comes to big goals, like quitting smoking or writing a book, author Euny Hong recommends you zip your lips. “​The declaration of intention …

Authors

Tales from the very first iPhone line

Wherein I discover new things about smartphones, life, and The Goonies.<p>June 29, 2007 is hot. Texas hot.<p>I’m hunched beneath an ugly orange awning that …

Google Street View

Toshiba's latest SSD tech squeezes 128GB onto a tinier chip

Toshiba and (we think) its partner WD have just unveiled the next generation of rapidly evolving flash memory technology. Its 96-layer NAND tech will arrive in 2018 in 3-bit, 32GB (256 gigabit) chip sizes. That will allow for SSDs and other flash products with 40 percent more storage than 64-layer …

Western Digital

Five tips to speed up your Mac

Boost your Mac's performance and reclaim hard-drive space with this handful of tips.<p>The only place I like seeing a beach ball is at a beach or in a stadium during a baseball game or concert. The one place I least like to see a beach ball is on my aging MacBook Pro, where the spinning beach ball has …

MacBook Pro

iQ Media, Lotame Join Forces To Aid TV Attribution

IQ Media and Lotame are partnering to provide insights into audience behavior resulting from a TV ad, and which demographics are responding best to …

Real-Time Data

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Pioneering 19th-Century Astronomer Maria Mitchell on Education and Women in Science

<i>“We are women studying together,”</i> trailblazing astronomer <b>Maria Mitchell</b> (August 1, 1818–June 28, 1889) said to the senior class in astronomy when it entered upon its last year at Vassar College in 1876, where Mitchell had begun teaching after the Civil War as the only woman on the faculty. These …

Women's News

Inquiry: FIFA Gave World Cup Rights to Fox in Order to Dodge Lawsuit

Most Popular<p>Whether through rank incompetence or sheer corruption, when FIFA awarded Qatar the rights to host the 2022 World Cup it effectively cost …

FIFA

No, NASA isn’t about to announce it found aliens

The last few days have been exciting and confusing for alien enthusiasts. A viral video claimed to have evidence that NASA would release new information about life beyond planet Earth. The source of the excitement? A quote from NASA Science Mission Directorate Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen made during a …

Aliens

Welcome to the Wikipedia of the Alt-Right

<b>Vox Day thinks that Wikipedia is the worst.</b> But the things that bug him aren’t the typical complaints you’ll hear about the crowd-sourced …

Chelsea Manning

Google Gets Record $2.7 Billion EU Fine for Skewing Searches - Bloomberg

Google lost its biggest regulatory battle yet, getting a record 2.4 billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine from European Union enforcers who say the …

Google

NotPetya ransomware attack 'not designed to make money'

Digital security researchers say malware attack that spread from Ukraine appeared to be focused on damaging IT systems<p>A ransomware attack that affected at least 2,000 global users on Tuesday appears to have been deliberately engineered to damage IT systems rather than extort funds, according to …

Kaspersky Lab

Martin Sorrell: WPP is 'Open for Business' in Wake of Cyberattack

Most Popular<p>WPP is scrambling overnight to fix a cyberattack that froze many of its systems and essentially idled employees in affected offices on …

Advertising

Petya ransomware victims can't get their files back even if they pay up

Following the spread of the dreaded Petya ransomware that did the rounds yesterday and locked people out of their files on some 300,000 computers across the globe, victims are finding themselves in another pickle as they can’t contact the hacker who holds the key to their data.<p>The problem: an angry …

Security

New wearables boast always-on tracking that lasts a week

The idea of tracking kids or older loved ones with a wearable band isn't new, but the devices out there don't have great battery life.<p>Qualcomm's new Snapdragon Wear 1200 chips aim to fix some of these problems by riding a middle ground between high-end smartwatch and regular fitness band. The new …

Wearable Tech

EPA Head Met With CEO of Dow Before Rejecting Ban on Dow's Toxic Pesticide

Scott Pruitt seems like the kind of guy who would dunk his first born in toxic waste just to demonstrate that it would survive. Still, his decision …

Scott Pruitt

iPhone at 10: How Apple changed gaming for the better and the worse

Ten years ago this week—on June 29, 2007—many waited (in line or online) for the first iPhone's formal release. Steve Jobs revealed what he promised …

Wimbledon serves up a new take on journalism in the age of AI

The Wimbledon Tournament is 150 years old. It is as quintessentially English as strawberries and cream, Hugh Grant, and Queen Elizabeth. But that’s not to say that it’s stuck in the past — thanks to a partnership with IBM, Wimbledon is using Watson to automate key parts of the iconic tennis …

Journalism

Censors pull 'BoJack Horseman' two days after Chinese debut

Two days after its debut on China's iQiyi streaming service, Netflix's critically acclaimed animated show <i>BoJack Horseman</i> is no longer on the platform. The move is a blow to Netflix's ongoing attempts to gain a foothold in the region, which stretch back to 2014 when it began licensing shows to …

Netflix

The old man is 60 today and is currently planning a backpacking trip around Europe. #dad #yerda #birthdaypint

We Asked Corey Taylor to Listen to the Internet's Best and Worst Slipknot Mashups

If the internet has one positive attribute, it’s that it connects people: coworkers building the future together; families living on opposite sides …

Music

Qualcomm is taking fingerprint scanners below the surface

You can expect to start seeing fingerprint sensors underneath phone displays next year, says the chipmaker at Mobile World Congress Shanghai.<p>Your fingerprint scanners are going down next summer.<p>As in they're going below the glass and behind the back of your phone, according to Qualcomm. At Mobile …

Mobile World Congress

Flying in the world’s fastest plane*

The 787 Dreamliner, with its composite-fibre chassis, lithium-ion batteries, and super-efficient engines, can fairly claim to be the coolest airplane …

This $3,000 deep-diving drone can be controlled like a video game

The Blueye Robotics Pioneer underwater drone bridges the gap between professional-grade remote operated vehicles (ROV) and remote control toys. Most professional-grade ROVs cost $5,000 to $10,000; the Pioneer comes with everything you need to get started for $3,000.<p>The Blueye Pioneer has a deep …

Drones

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You never know what you may need to know. Business and innovation is traveling at warp speed and no matter the industry, new technologies and new strategies are always ready to explode onto the scene.<p>If you want to be prepared for those often unforeseen shifts, hedge your bets now with a lifetime …