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Porn on Google's Project Glass Is Inevitable
Google's glasses-camera demo was but a few minutes old when Twitter started buzzing with the obvious question: Will they be used for porn? It's Rule 34 of the Internet, of course: if it exists, there will be porn of it. But the idea of heads-up glasses is especially porny, as tech-friendly adult firm Pink Visual spokesman Quentin Boyer pointed out.
D66 wil DDoS-aanvallen legaliseren - Security.NL
D66 wil dat internetgebruikers straks DDoS-aanvallen op websites mogen uitvoeren, zolang dit maar van tevoren bekend is. Volgens de politieke partij is een DDoS-aanval in essentie niets anders dan een betoging op een plein. Dat staat in het D66-verkiezingsprogramma En Nu Vooruit waar persbureau Novum over bericht.
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Facebook's Highlighted Posts: A New Tool for Jerks
The funny thing is, I've never written an unwanted email in my life. And I know you haven't, either. Spam is sent by others: an unwanted advertisement, a friend request by someone I don't know, an urban legend that may or may not be true, a request for a family dinner, or an old friend who was recently married.
Valve job ad seeks engineer: "we're developing hardware" | PC Gamer
Rumours that Valve are developing their own "Steam Box" hardware platform were all but denied by Valve's Doug Lombardi when Owen asked him about it at GDC, it does look as though they're making something, though. Engadget noticed a job ad on Valve's job site looking for an electronics engineer.
Tip: How to Write a Better Tweet
Advice articles on writing better tweets (posts on Twitter, that is) often boil down to one inaccessible tidbit of knowledge: Just be brilliant and interesting. Easier said than done. Or is it? I became interested in the idea of whether there's anything an ordinary person can do to learn to write better when all they have to work with is 140 characters.
I want to be alone: the rise and rise of solo living
Human societies, at all times and places, have organised themselves around the will to live with others, not alone. But not any more. During the past half-century, our species has embarked on a remarkable social experiment.
Come On, Video Games, Let's See Some Black People I'm Not Embarrassed By
I've never played as a black video game character who's made me feel like he was cool. Worse yet, I've never played a black video game character who made me feel like I was cool. Instead, I've groaned and rolled my eyes at a parade of experiences that continue to tell me video games just don't get black people.
Brooklyn sports center turns to Boca Raton for
A major Brooklyn sports and entertainment venue has found the essence of Brooklyn bagels and tap water - in Boca Raton. New York's famed bagel shops may be miffed, but Barclays Center has chosen Boca Raton's Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Company as its bagel vendor.
Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
The answer to your first question about OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion-which Apple announced today and plans to ship sometime this summer-is, "Yes, you will want it." If, like most people, you use a computer for pleasure as well as for work, you will want it a lot.
Sony PlayStation Vita (3G/Wi-Fi)
Sony has finally come out with its replacement for the PlayStation Portable, and it's impressive. The PlayStation Vita takes the PSP's signature design and adds more processing power, optional 3G, dual analog sticks, and an amazingly bright, colorful OLED screen.
Open Sourcers Drop Software Religion for Common Sense
Mike Olson was an open source pioneer. But he's not an open source zealot. Olson helped build the open source Berkeley DB database in the early 90s - before the Linux boom - and as the CEO of Sleepycat Software, he turned the database into a successful business using something very similar to the GPL, the free software license that was so essential to the rise of Linux.
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Microsoft Launches Curation Site msnNow Microsoft has launched a site that curates content from blogs, news feeds, and social media sites in an effort to aggregate buzzworthy topics from around the Web in one place. The site, msnNow, "cuts through the clutter of the Web, providing an up-to-the...
The Best Ebook Readers
Whether you're considering joining the digital book revolution, or just want a new device to replace an older one, here are the best ebook readers on the market today. With prices falling below the magic $100 mark, it's a great time to buy an ebook reader. But which one should you choose?
Logitech, Microsoft, and HP have been at the forefront of desktop webcam development over the past several years, with each company periodically leapfrogging the other two. Logitech aims to regain its lead with the c920 ($99.99), a renamed and refreshed version of its popular HD Pro Webcam c910 (4 stars), which I tested back in 2010.