Soylent is a crowd-powered interface: one that embeds workers from Mechanical...– Soylent: A Word Processor with a Crowd Inside
You don’t have to be a qualified pilot … The person could come from a...– Revealed: who can fly drones in UK airspace | World news | The Guardian
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Data tax would work like pollution tax, the report’s authors propose. The...– Oh, those crazy Frenchies: Facebook faces family photo tax in France • The Register
I couldn’t really begin to say why, but in the process of working myself up to...– Every Man His Own Shopping Channel | The Dublin Review
True to pugnacious form, Dimon came out fighting. He took on Paul Singer, the...– Jamie Dimon’s defence of bankers won’t fly | Business | The Guardian The Macroscope Defence.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, is hoping to implement...– BLDGBLOG: Operation Deep Sleep: or, dormant robots at the bottom of the sea
We live in a time when the loneliest place in any debate is the middle, and the...– “The Coming Fight Between Engineers And Druids” by Paul Saffo, in Edge: What should be we worried about?. (via betaknowledge)
The critic Michael J. Arlen recognized the profound moral implications of this...– Once Upon a Time, There Was a Person Who Said, ‘Once Upon a Time’ - NYTimes.com “unsure how they arrived in such a precarious place, and uncertain even how to tell the story that might make sense of their journey.”
As just a very basic investigative measure, once investigators acquired a...– Verizon Business Security Blog » Blog Archive » Case Study: Pro-active Log Review Might Be A Good Idea, via Dan W.
He saw a woman wandering through his backyard. But before he could talk to her,...– If you lose your cellphone, don’t blame Wayne Dobson - News - ReviewJournal.com, via Dan W.
Learning English is important, not only because it is the international...– Twitter / laurenthaug
Two years ago, Brown attempted to teach Watson the Urban Dictionary. The popular...– Teaching IBM’s Watson the meaning of ‘OMG’ - Fortune Tech, via @jleedev.
You might not care much about fine dining or coffee. But you probably do value...– Julian Baggini – The art of coffee
Mazurczyk and his colleagues Maciej Karaś and Krzysztof Szczypiorski analysed...– Silent Skype calls can hide secret messages - tech - 05 January 2013 - New Scientist, via Nick L.
Anonymous has set up a WhiteHouse.gov online petition to try and make...– Anonymous petitions the White House to make DDoS attacks a legal form of protesting | The Verge
The Bicholim Conflict” of 1640-41, described in detail in the online piece...– Wikipedia’s ‘Goan war’ unmasked as elaborate hoax
Like Bitly, Twitter has a great real-time data set and very smart data...– Twitter just told us how cool its real-time search is… and how it makes its money | The Verge (via Tim M.) It’s cheap humans all the way down.