Charles Lee was a software engineer at Google, spending his days hacking networking code for the search giant’s new-age operating system, ChromeOS. But in his spare time, he rewrote Bitcoin, the world’s most popular digital currency.
We’ve all been forced at some point to order a cup of coffee from a shoddy vending machine. But thanks to a company called Briggo, and the design talents of Fuseproject, your automated caffeine fix might become as precisely crafted ....
Visiting IKEA is sort of like a field trip. You go look at furniture, eat Swedish meatballs, buy a million LACK tables, and eat the cheap hot dogs after checking out and walking through the labyrithine store.
Since the unveiling of Frank Gehry’s titanium-skinned Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in 1997, we’ve grown accustomed to eye-popping architectural statements, whether in the complex geometry of Herzog & de Meuron’s Beijing National Stadium .....
As a young EMT on a Jerusalem ambulance, Eli Beer realized that, stuck in brutal urban traffic, they often arrived too late to help. So he organized a group of volunteer EMTs -- many on foot -- ready to drop everything and dash to save lives in their
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Hackers have already started to make Google Glass do a whole bunch of things that Google has forbidden the device to do. And thanks to a 24-year-old named Stephen Balaban, they may soon be able control the device even more.
• Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism
• Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch
• Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls
• Company says it is legally compelled to comply
Paul Rosenberg (Freeoman's Perspective) on the NSA surveillance, where we are headed as a country - Mark Schmidter (activist jailed for 100+ days for passing out FIJA flyers) on his arrest - Stanislav Shalunov (Open Garden) on the technical aspects o