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Weeding By Robot
The great thing about software is that you can write it to work in many different areas, and similarly robots (hardware run by software) can be built and programmed to perform many different tasks. This flexibility sometimes leads to unlikely-sounding parin...
The great thing about software is that you can write it to work in many different areas, and similarly robots (hardware run by software) can be built and programmed to perform many different tasks. This flexibility sometimes ...
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I Sing The Car Electric
Current low gasoline prices notwithstanding, electric passenger cars are starting make more sense for regular people, but as with most new technologies there is quite a bit of jargon and some perhaps unexpected considerations to take into account before you...
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Photobombing Horse Owner Says Neigh To Selfie Winners
Ah, technology. Photobombing occurs when something humorous (or sometimes gross) occurs in an otherwise normal photo - a kid picking their nose in the background, an animal doing something unexpected, someone falling off a bicycle, that sort of thing. The m...
Ah, technology. Photobombing occurs when something humorous (or sometimes gross) occurs in an otherwise normal photo - a kid picking their nose in the background, an animal doing something unexpected, someone falling off a bi...
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But, horses are people too! ... or, is it that some people are horse's hindquarters? 
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The Skinny On Mobile Payment Apps
Consumerist - Mobile wallets and payment apps: they’re supposed to make it simpler and easier to pay for stuff, or at least let us grab lunch when we’ve forgotten our wallet. Yet there’s now a wide variety of payment apps out there, including systems that a...
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Self-Driving Cars Will Likely Watch Us, Too
In order to make better driving decisions, self-drive cars may also watch the driver to give the computer system a better idea of how to proceed. I guess if it sees a look of sheer terror, it will apply the brakes promptly? A team of researchers from Cornel...
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Music Album Sales - Now Streaming Has Meaning
Technology keeps marching on, and the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) just announced that the streaming of music will now be counted towards album sales, for the purpose of awarding silver, gold and platinum albums. The change comes in reco...
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Weekly Round-Up Feb 5
Once a week, I try to bring you a small selection of links to items of
interest that caught my eye since the last update - so here you go:   Google reports flaws in major anti-malware products   Doom reboot gets a launch date - I had no idea they were even...
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Microsoft has developed the ethics of a presidential candidate, I see.
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Google On The Lookout For Deceptive Downlozds
As you have no doubt noticed, the websites you visit can be a hotbed of deception, flim-flammery and general shenanigans. In short, it can be a jungle out there; with spurious buttons and links designed to mislead and cause you to venture into shady areas a...
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So Long, GE Curly Bulbs
General Electric has announced it will phase out the manufacturing of CFL ("curly") bulbs in the US market, and turn to LED lamps instead. Like many others, I was never a fan of the CFL lamps other than for utility lighting, and while we do have several LED...
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Kickstarter, Strippers, and Booze - Oh My
If you have ever put down some of the green stuff into a Kickstarter campaign, there is surely a little voice somewhere in the back of you mind wondering if the money will be wisely spent. While the wise use of funds can be debated in any case, you probably...
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Google's Gmail Exceeds 1 Billion Active Users
A billion of anything is a lot, and a billion users of a web email service is not less impressive. Google just confirmed that their Gmail platform has more that one billion active users (there are around 7 billion people alive on Earth right now). With this...
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A Good Cup Of Coffee - It's Science!
I started life in the UK as a tea drinker, naturally enough. After living in the USA for many years I am now a pretty hardcore coffee drinker, and my wife and I "know what we like" as far the taste, aroma, and type of cream we use. While I don't think we co...
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