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When Futurism Led to Fascism—and Why It Could Happen Again

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:00
The Italian Futurists praised invention, modernity, speed, and disruption. Sound familiar?
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Marmot Eclipse Rain Jacket Review: Comfy and PFC-Free

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:00
Our review of Marmot's new EvoDry jacket with Aquavent tech—a high-performance rain jacket manufactured without dumping carcinogens in groundwater.
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Want a Tech Job? Silicon Valley Is Still Your Best Bet

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:00
A study finds that tech job listings are growing faster in established hubs, like Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and Austin, than elsewhere, even as competition increases.
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This Startup Could Sell You Crypto Tokens—With SEC Backing

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:00
Blockstack is proposing an unprecedented initial coin offering under an SEC rule that would allow it to sell shares to small investors.
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Climate Change Threatens Ice Roads. Satellites Could Help

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Diamond mines in Canada have a short window in which to truck in their equipment—satellite sensors could help ice roads keep on truckin’.
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Move Over, San Andreas: There’s an Ominous New Fault in Town

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
An emerging fault system along the Nevada border is shaking up the tech industry’s latest frontier—and only a small group of scientists is paying attention.
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A Wild Plan to Crowdsource the Fight Against Misinformation

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 20:21
One of the leading misinformation experts in the world has a few ideas for how everyone can help stop the spread of inaccuracies online.
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Estimate the Pulling Force of Boston Dynamics' Robo-Dog Army

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:44
In a new video, a team of robo-puppers pulls a truck as if it were a sled. Here's how to estimate these SpotMinis' pulling force and the friction involved.
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Beyoncé Is Back, Lyft Pumps the Brakes, and More News

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:01
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.
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In the 2020 Race, What Is the Value of Social Media Stardom?

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 17:48
Candidates like Pete Buttigieg and Andrew Yang are big on Twitter, but they still trail other Democrats when it comes to cash.
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Dark Web Drug Seller Sinmed Goes Down—Thanks to ATM Withdrawals

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:44
Investigators from the New York district attorney's office stumbled across dark web drug vendor "sinmed" thanks to suspicious ATM transactions.
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Crispr Gene Editing Is Coming for the Womb

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:06
When an unborn baby is diagnosed with a life-threatening defect, it can be devastating. So some scientists hope to treat the fetus in the uterus using gene editing.
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With 'Homecoming', Beyoncé Fully Leverages Her Internet Dominance

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:06
The megastar has always been able to command the internet's attention. And yet she's managed to exceed her reach once again.
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Cyberspies Hijacked the Internet Domains of Entire Countries

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:01
A mysterious new group called Sea Turtle targeted 40 organizations in a DNS hijacking spree.
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Hollywood Tackles Blockchain—With Not-Disastrous Results

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:00
Hollywood’s take on bitcoin wasn’t expected to be nuanced. What’s surprising is that the movie Crypto is not entirely off-target.
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Offshore Wind Farms Are Spinning Up in the US—At Last

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:00
Bigger turbines, taller towers, and longer cables are making offshore wind farms more attractive than ever before.
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Helvetica Now: The World's Most Popular Font Gets a Facelift

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:00
The 62-year-old typeface that's used everywhere from subway signs to corporate branding has been updated for the 21st century.
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Injuries Force Lyft to Hit the Brakes on Its E-Bike Ambitions

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:00
Lyft's Motivate subsidiary pulled its e-bikes from New York, Washington, and San Francisco after riders reported injuries resulting from unexpectedly strong front brakes.
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One Doctor’s Answer to Drug Deaths: Opioid Vending Machines

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:00
Across North America, tainted opioids are killing people who use drugs. Vancouver’s Mark Tyndall says we should start dispensing safer pills using high-tech machines.
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Apple and Qualcomm End Their Legal Beef and Drop Lawsuits

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 18:27
The two industry giants had just begun a trial in a convoluted dispute related to the way Qualcomm charges others to use its technology.
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