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Daydream Nation

Technology
19-11-2016

How Google made its View VR headset a reality.

Your Life Will Be A Video Game

Your Life Will Be A Video Game

Technology
17-11-2016

Whether or not you play video games today, you will in the future.

This $5 Device Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute

This $5 Device Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute

Technology
17-11-2016

Next time you go out for lunch and leave your computer unattended at the office, be careful. A new tool makes it almost trivial for criminals to log onto websites as if they were you, and get access to your network router, allowing them to launch other types of attacks.

The Fact And Fiction Of The NASA EmDrive Paper Leak

The Fact And Fiction Of The NASA EmDrive Paper Leak

Technology
16-11-2016

Has NASA constructed an engine that violates Newton's Third Law of Motion?

Humanity And AI Will Be Inseparable

Humanity And AI Will Be Inseparable

Technology
16-11-2016

By 2021, everyday software will be vastly more intelligent and powerful, replacing humans in more and more tasks. How will we keep up?

Those Old Photographs You Have Stored Away In Boxes? Google Has A New App To Digitize Them Easily

Those Old Photographs You Have Stored Away In Boxes? Google Has A New App To Digitize Them Easily

Technology
16-11-2016

The PhotoScan app by Google Photos is already available on Android and coming soon to iOS.

I Used An OLED Laptop For Two Weeks And Don't Know If I Can Ever Go Back

I Used An OLED Laptop For Two Weeks And Don't Know If I Can Ever Go Back

Technology
16-11-2016

I have no external monitors, no second-screen tablets, and do all my work on my 2013 LCD-display MacBook Air. And, until recently, I was happy. Until, that is, I tried a laptop with an OLED screen.

This $1,500 Toaster Oven Is Everything That's Wrong With Silicon Valley Design

This $1,500 Toaster Oven Is Everything That's Wrong With Silicon Valley Design

Design
16-11-2016

Loaded with a camera, temperature probe, Wi-Fi, and algorithms, June is the most advanced oven ever. It will cost you $1,500. It required nearly $30 million in venture capital to create. It's not very good.

Look At These Pictures Of Mac Products Instead Of Buying Apple's $300 Photo Book

Look At These Pictures Of Mac Products Instead Of Buying Apple's $300 Photo Book

Photos
16-11-2016

Apple just released a $300 book full of pictures of Apple products. You could buy that, or you could look at some sweet pics of Mac products right here.

The Complete 2016 Learn To Code Bonus Bundle

The Complete 2016 Learn To Code Bonus Bundle

Digg Store
15-11-2016

Learn all the coding essentials in this best-selling bundle, plus an extra 16.5 hours of bonus instruction.

Is The New MacBook Pro With TouchBar A Good Computer?

Is The New MacBook Pro With TouchBar A Good Computer?

Technology
15-11-2016

So, is a computer with a touchscreen worth $1,799? Here's what the reviews say.

How Drones Will Reshape Enterprise Business

How Drones Will Reshape Enterprise Business

Technology
15-11-2016

Previously, the industry was limited to having individuals with a pilot’s license operate drones (both costly and cumbersome). Now, cost, hardware and legislation have reached a point where drones are easily accessible for most enterprise use cases.

Inside Facebook's First Efforts To Rain Internet From The Sky

Inside Facebook's First Efforts To Rain Internet From The Sky

Technology
15-11-2016

On the social media company's first flight test of an internet-beaming aircraft.

It's 2016. Where'€™s My Flying Pizza?

It's 2016. Where'€™s My Flying Pizza?

Technology
14-11-2016

Drone delivery has come a long way — but it still has a long, long way to go.

How Facebook Is Transforming Disaster Response

How Facebook Is Transforming Disaster Response

Technology
14-11-2016

The social media behemoth is becoming a vital tool in catastrophic situations.

How Can We Make You Happy Today, Peter Thiel?

How Can We Make You Happy Today, Peter Thiel?

Technology
13-11-2016

Yay for investor Peter Thiel! He put the “pal” in PayPal, the “Friend” in Friendster, and the “ace” in Facebook! A++++ Peter Thiel service, would definitely Peter Thiel again!

Is Facebook Disappearing Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey?

Is Facebook Disappearing Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey?

Technology
13-11-2016

Oculus VR’s third annual developer’s conference was all about what you’d expect, save for one notable absence: Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old founder of Oculus VR, the company that makes the Oculus Rift headset, was nowhere to be found.

Tech Executives, They're Just Like Us!

Tech Executives, They're Just Like Us!

Technology
13-11-2016

Here are examples of the “everyday life” of humans, as envisioned by tech executives and marketing divisions.

Peter Thiel And Donald Trump Are Making Fools Out Of Silicon Valley Geniuses

Peter Thiel And Donald Trump Are Making Fools Out Of Silicon Valley Geniuses

Technology
13-11-2016

What possible justification is there, critics are asking, for Y Combinator to retain as a partner a person who not only served as a delegate and Republic National Convention speaker for a presidential candidate associated with white supremacy, misogyny, xenophobia, and fascism, but who is willing to donate over a million bucks to that candidate at his nadir?

How To Start Browsing The Web Anonymously

How To Start Browsing The Web Anonymously

Technology
12-11-2016

As with planting a tree or exercising, the best time to start practicing safe web browsing practices was 10 years ago. The second best time, however, is right now.

Hyperloop One's Vision For Transportation Is A Future We Can Get Behind

Hyperloop One's Vision For Transportation Is A Future We Can Get Behind

Technology
12-11-2016

You're running late for dinner with your mom (who is 75 miles away). No worries. Just hop aboard the Hyperloop and you'll get there in under 20 minutes.

Facebook Is Telling Everyone That They’re Dead

Facebook Is Telling Everyone That They’re Dead

Technology
12-11-2016

Log on to your profile and there’s a good chance it will have a memorial banner sitting on top of it, urging your friends and family members to remember you.

Spotify Is Writing Massive Amounts Of Junk Data To Storage Drives

Spotify Is Writing Massive Amounts Of Junk Data To Storage Drives

Technology
12-11-2016

The streaming app used by 40 million is, in some cases, writing hundreds of gigabytes per day.

Snapchat Spectacles Are Here And They Are Ridiculously Fun

Snapchat Spectacles Are Here And They Are Ridiculously Fun

Technology
12-11-2016

After spending some time with them, I don’t think I’m ever going to give my Spectacles up.

Delivery Drones Will Mean The End Of Ownership

Delivery Drones Will Mean The End Of Ownership

Technology
10-11-2016

Google X Director Astro Teller does not want to predict what the future will look like. He wants to build it.

The MacBook Pro Has Outsold Every Laptop But The MacBook

The MacBook Pro Has Outsold Every Laptop But The MacBook

Technology
10-11-2016

According to data gathered from Slice Intelligence, despite lukewarm reception to the new MacBook Pro it's still soundly crushing any and all PC competitors.

Unboxing The First Ever Webcam Is A Reminder That Technology Has Come A Long Way

Unboxing The First Ever Webcam Is A Reminder That Technology Has Come A Long Way

Technology
10-11-2016

Between carrying his giant laptop outdoors to take pictures of trees and thinking up clever ways to take color photos using a black and white camera, this dude is our kinda guy.

Inside The Weirdly Calming World Of Farming And Truck Simulators

Inside The Weirdly Calming World Of Farming And Truck Simulators

Gaming
10-11-2016

Harvesting takes me an hour. That’s an hour in which I drive at little more than walking pace from one end of a field to the other and back again 20 or 30 times. It’s not the most fun I’ve had in a video game, but then I do need the money.

The Binge Breaker

The Binge Breaker

Technology
10-11-2016

Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop

Fake iPhone Apps Are Another Sign Of Apple’s Slipping Standards

Fake iPhone Apps Are Another Sign Of Apple’s Slipping Standards

Technology
09-11-2016

Once celebrated for its heavy vetting, the App Store is now home to fraudulent apps.