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Curt Hopkins
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My latest, a repurposed double dactyl.
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The Pentagon is betting on wearable tech. The Department of the Defense announced on Friday that it is advancing the design and creation of flexible, hybrid electronics. It will invest $75 million in funds to do so, with partners contributing an additional sum close to $100 million.
Industry, education, local governments, and the military join forces.
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The announcement comes on the same day reporters were murdered in Virginia.
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A guide has been killed by a lion in the same Zimbabwean national park where the American dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil the Lion, according to South Africa’s News24.
An adult male lion reportedly attacked despite repeated safety measures.
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A Norwegian inmate hacked the prison TV system to share pornies & messages. 
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Twitter has crushed the Sunlight Foundation website Politiwoops, which rescued and archived deleted tweets by politicians.
Politicians' privacy means less transparency.
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Twitter would be well-advised to reconsider. This smacks of a politically induced decision. 
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The AP sues over the Justice Department's masquerading as one of its reporters to deliver spyware. 
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Ever since the Internet was created, the question of what happens to your social-networking life after your die has remained unanswered.

Some companies have tried to answer the question, usually with various versions of a legal will. But a new Portuguese network called Eter9 is trying a different approach: artificial intelligence for eternal preservation.
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Talking about what’s under the hood of the technology that powers your life tends to evoke several reactions in readers. On one hand, it can seem obsessive and drained of fun. On ...
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PayPal is targeting Kenya in order to provide a way to sell to, and buy from, countries outside the M-Pesa sphere.
As African economies grow, security needs to grow too.
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Self-proclaimed white supremacist Craig Cobb has announced plans to name his new whites-only town either Trump Creativity or Creativity Trump, based on his admiration for the Republican presidential frontrunner and his devotion to a racist pseudo-religion called “The Creativity Movement.”
The most fabulous, richest, most gorgeous racist enclave in America.
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I am a freelance writer. Recent gigs have included BBC, Okayafrica, Ars Technica, The Christian Science Monitor and Okayafrica.
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I was born in a 1960 International Harvester on the road between A Sack of Clams and Bottle Brush Hill where my father, the international arms merchant Adnan Khashogi, had stopped to sell the Klan a crate of Grendel P-12s.
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