Where Minotaurs Come From.
Minding my own business.
Dreams VS Reality.
News Anchors Fails of 2011.
Tasty Burger. Classic Samuel Jackson.
Just a flesh wound.
Bring out your dead!
From Full Metal Jacket.
Bob & Tom at it again.
This is hilarious.
I believe the medical term for this is headupassitis.
Texting gone bad.
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- David Eagleman: Can we create new senses for humans?As humans, we can perceive less than a ten-trillionth of all light waves. “Our experience of reality,” says neuroscientist David Eagleman, “is constrained by our biology.” He wants to change that. His research into our brain processes has led him to create new interfaces -- such as a sensory vest -- to take in previously unseen information about the world ar […]TEDTalks
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- Ellen Pao Loses Gender Discrimination Suit Against Kleiner Perkins March 27, 2015By Sarah McBride and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 (Reuters) - A California jury on Friday cleared venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers of gender discrimination claims brought against it by a woman former partner in a trial that transfixed Silicon Valley. After further deliberation, the jury also cleared Kleiner on a claim that the […]
- Digital Trust Foundation Seeking Proposals on Digital Abuse Programs March 27, 2015The Digital Trust Foundation is seeking grant proposals around digital abuse. As the Request for Proposals (RFP) states, "The Foundation has found several gaps in digital abuse research and action" and is addressing that concern by seeking to fund "empirical research to understand the prevalence of various forms of digital abuse," as well […]
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- New WiFi Threat for Hotels - Security Tips for Travelers March 27, 2015It's never a good idea to connect to the public WiFi network at a hotel (or anywhere else for that matter), but here's yet another reason why travelers should be careful -- a new report found that the WiFi router used by most hotels is vulnerable to hackers. Typically, hotel patrons who use a public WiFi connection are at risk of getting snooped on […]
- Five Things I Love About Research March 27, 2015I know just enough about research to be dangerous. That's mostly a joke, but not entirely. As an undergraduate, graciously allowed to take Ed School graduate courses (thank you, Gerry Lesser!), I learned how to read and interpret research, and some rudimentary study design. But, that was so long ago that we gathered and processed data on punchcards, and […]
- The Price That You Pay for Rocking the Boat March 27, 2015Last month, I gave this tribute to Aaron Swartz, an internet activist, when I hosted a special Capitol Hill showing of the documentary Killswitch. Aaron was targeted for prosecution for his political views and, facing decades in prison, he killed himself. The documentary not only demonstrates how modern technology threatens our privacy and freedom, but it al […]
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- The Stats On Women In Tech Are Actually Getting Worse March 27, 2015Google just hired Ruth Porat, a former Morgan Stanley executive, to be its chief financial officer, and is paying her a reported $70 million. You’d think that’s a sign that things are looking up for women in the tech industry. Not quite. The percentage of computing jobs held by women has actually fallen over the past 23 years, according to a new study. In 20 […]
- Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Deeply Disappointed' In Indiana's New Anti-Gay Law March 27, 2015Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest tech exec to take a stand against Indiana’s new anti-gay law. Cook took to Twitter Friday to criticize the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law in Indiana on Thursday and will allow business owners to refuse to serve LGBT customers on the grounds of religion. Apple is open for everyone. We are deeply d […]