Amazon Fire Phone Reviews: Solid But Overly Ambitious
"But if there's some cool, useful functionality to be had from super-aggressive, super-accurate face tracking, the Fire Phone doesn't have it."
The NSA appreciates it tho.
Google, Detroit Split On Autonomous Cars
The entire Detroit car scene has never been about transportation. It is a sales vehicle (sorry) for egos. I think Google, much as I dislike them, are looking at cars as transportation. Too mundane for the Detroit crowd... but much more practical.
NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks
...you have to weed out those who are an excess burden on the body politic.
Yay! Death Panels!
Match.com, Mensa Create Dating Site For Geniuses
Mensa Create Dating Site For Pretentious Geniuses
A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls
Homeland Security will jump on this as the perfect opportunity to build a prison large enough to hold us.
NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121
Agreed. Since King of NY and Rogers of MI - who have the NSA's hand so far up their backsides - voted YEA I'm inclined to say the NAYS are close to being Patriots.
Americans Hate TV and Internet Providers More Than Other Industries
I don't blame them for doing what a business is supposed to do as much as I blame the politicians.
Read "Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes, and Line Their Own Pockets" -http://www.amazon.com/Extortion-Politicians-Extract-Money-Pockets/dp/0544103343
Lessig Launches a Super PAC To End All Super PACs
Which is exactly why it will be business as usual. Sorry.
US Nuclear Missile Silos Use Safe, Secure 8" Floppy Disks
Exactly. When the Clinton "young uns" moved in to the White House after Bush One they made a big deal of the old phone system and low-tech offices.
They upgraded to new systems and guess what? The WH started leaking like a sieve because it became easy to do. There was a reason the Bush White house was low-tech.
Electric Bikes Get More Elegant Every Year (Video)
At that price it does nothing but scream hipster.
US Secretary of State Calls Climate Change 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'
Now we're all terrorists.
I guess I am if I throw another log in the wood stove today...
NPR Labs is Working on Emergency Alerts for the Deaf (Video)
Prairie Home Companion comes from American Public Media, not NPR.
Researchers Try To "Close the Nutrient Cycle" Through Better Waste Recycling
Given the penchant for drug use in this state I wonder how much would make it into the food stream?
California Regulator Seeks To Shut Down 'Learn To Code' Bootcamps
“Our primary goal is not to collect a fine. It is to drive them to comply with the law,” said Russ Heimerich, a spokesperson for BPPE. Heimerich is confident that these companies would lose in court if they attempt to fight BPPE.
Sounds like a real charmer...
Hacker Says He Could Access 70,000 Healthcare.Gov Records In 4 Minutes
Would you please take a crack at Vermont's site - also made by CGI? It is crap and we are getting nothing but a snowjob from the powers-that-be.