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You know, the possibility of bananas going extinct (they are all cloned from a single plant and thus a single disease could wipe them all out) doesn't bother me, but this...
Call in whoever you have to! We are saving our goddamn coffee!
Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson.
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Malformed video files can be used to crash half of all Android phones.
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Don't be dissing Terry
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Guess we are all going to have to start typing in weird and constantly varying ways now.
Researchers perfect technique that profiles people based on unique keystroke traits.
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Start with "live buys" of illegal goods on The Today Show, then get a WSJ editorial.
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History's biggest healthcare breach was just another hack for Black Vine gang.
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When he's not delivering letters and packages, Utah mail carrier Ron Lynch loves to get lost in a good book. Last week, he met a fellow bookworm on his route -- 12-year-old Math...
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Latest critical bug in widely used DNS server underscores its fragility.
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Stephen Baxter interview, on sci-fi and Terry Pratchett

Baxter's been a loved author of mine since I read Raft the first time, so many years ago.  Alas I have the habit of thinking "Baxter's great, so I won't read this book of his now because I know it'll probably be really good, so I'll save it for later and read this more unknown novel instead." Reading the interview where Arthur C Clarke enthuses about how good The Time Ships is has at least made me rethink that odd position, specifically by reading Time Ships sometime sooner rather than later. 

His work with Pratchett is interesting.  I read their co-authored work The Long Earth shortly after reading Pratchett's The Dark Side of the Sun and I have to say, I wasn't all that enthused by the latter.  When I got to The Long Earth I was surprised by how readable it was (coming off Dark Side) and also how it didn't sound particularly like either author.  It was fun and adventuresome, rather than having this hard sci-fi feel, and without the quirks and cavorting of Pratchett's novels.  I'm looking forward to the rest of the series.

And, of course, Baxter's hard sci-fi solo work.
The books interview: The bestselling SF writer talks about the rush to finish the Long Earth series, being the order to Terry Pratchett’s chaos and how maths helps him write
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Just so you don't think it is only Comcast being ass-nuggets.
AT&T claims required disclosure to customers violates its 1st Amendment rights.
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City officials said rapper's digital appearance "posed a significant public safety risk."
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