Technology & Science

We Got You Babe, “Tech that rocks the cradle”

We Got You Babe, “Tech that rocks the cradle”

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. One day, in the near future your grandchildren will be incredulous you survived the cradle without masses of technology. The Consumer Electronics Show […]

ICANN, Wants Crack Down On Domain Names

ICANN, Wants Crack Down On Domain Names

The body that regulates Internet addresses is checking to see if it can crack down on a Canadian company accused of using the new “.sucks” domain name to extract exorbitant sums from celebrities and companies seeking to protect their public brands. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, on Thursday sent a […]

Say What? Siri has a New Voice

Say What? Siri has a New Voice

With Apples’ new iOS 8.3 update comes a change with Siri. The iPhone’s digital assistant speaks more clearly. Siri says certain words much more naturally the cadence has also improved. Siri’s voice has undergone periodic tweaks and fixes, with a major change with iOS 7 in 2013. In that update, Siri got an entirely new […]

Russian Coder Could Wipe Out Every YouTube Video

Russian Coder Could Wipe Out Every YouTube Video

A Russian software developer has detected a security flaw, which could have allowed him to remove any video on YouTube in a matter of seconds. And he says he was close to doing just that. A demonstration of Kamil Hismatullin’s technique, posted online, shows that once he had copied part of a video’s web address […]

American Astronaut & Russian Cosmonaut Boldly Go To Space For One Year

American Astronaut & Russian Cosmonaut Boldly Go To Space For One Year

An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut left Earth on Friday en route to the International Space Station for an entire year. American Scott Kelly and Russian Mikhail Kornienko began their marathon mission with a Soyuz rocket launch from Kazakhstan at 1:42 a.m. Saturday morning, or 3:42 Friday afternoon on the American east coast. They should arrive at […]

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