October 31, 2015
Tesla Autopilot Stops Uber Driver’s Car Crash. Very, very fucking cool.
October 30, 2015
October 29, 2015
From 0 to 5,000 Planets in Exactly 20 Years. When I was a kid, it was common knowledge we’d never detect an exoplanet. Well….
The Great Works of Software. WinAmp, Napster, and Tetris belong on this list.
In the past five years, at least six Americans have been shot by dogs. Do you see cats shooting anyone? No you do not.
October 28, 2015
Cutting Sugar Improves Obese Children’s Health in Just 10 Days. Fucking shocking. Or, like, not.
The $24 Billion Data Business Telcos Don’t Want to Discuss. Wish I could get rid of my smartphone altogether.
All overweight adults over the age of 40 should get their blood sugar tested for diabetes, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) says in new recommendations, even if they don’t have symptoms of diabetes. I’m sure the FA morons will spin this into oppression.
October 27, 2015
Dirty Rant About The Human Brain Project. Data does not equal understanding.
Climate Change Is Expected To Turn The Persian Gulf Into an Intolerable Kiln Where People Can’t Go Outside. Expect much the same for the US desert Southwest.
Law firm bosses envision Watson-type computers replacing young lawyers. Not just lawyers; 25% of jobs can be replaced this way in 10-15 years.
October 26, 2015
In 1983 ‘war scare,’ Soviet leadership feared nuclear surprise attack by U.S. Not the only time that we avoided nuclear apocalypse just by sheer luck.
‘NPR Voice’ Has Taken Over the Airwaves. And I fucking hate it. One reason I don’t listen to NPR is yuppie voice.
October 25, 2015
Oklahoma Earthquakes Are a National Security Threat. And caused by national stupidity.
When We Find Aliens, We Might Find Something Like the Borg Agreed. Long-distance space travel is unfeasible otherwise.
Globe and Mail: TPP’s copyright chapter will cost Canadians hundreds of millions. And Americans billions.
October 24, 2015
Many Low-Income Workers Say ‘No’ to Health Insurance. But Obamacare is perfect, according to most liberals.
‘Escape rooms’ challenge Americans with puzzling adventures. My relatives do this for free. It’s called prison.
Link between obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome may be exaggerated. PCOS used as FA excuse, but most likely in reality obesity exacerbates, thinness greatly decreases severity.
Companies are wasting money from layoffs on share buybacks. Not wasting; achieving real goal of making already-rich people richer.
October 23, 2015
October 22, 2015
Western Digital self-encrypting hard drives riddled with security flaws. But yes, let’s ban all security research.
October 21, 2015
PMs Gone Bad. Designers with too much power also cause this. See Firefox for dozens of examples.
Why It Matters That Women’s Hearts Age Differently to Men’s. Include women in effin’ clinical trials.