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Floating Internet? Google’s Project Loon and Internet for All

There are places in the United States—yes, here in the good old US of A—that still do not have consistent, reliable access to the Internet. How is this possible? Remote…

DNA Storage: Life as Knowledge

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500 KB double sided double density mini floppies, 3×5 hard disks, flash drives, usb drives, magnetic tape, removable hard drives…oh, the many and the fallen! History, littered with the remains…

.family 2013

According to a recent New York Times piece by Matt Richtel marriages in much of the world rarely last much longer than a decade or so. He suggests that marriage itself…

CrowdSourcing: Use it.

Grizzled, bleary-eyed, booze-reeking, day laborers arrive at a parking lot around 8 a.m. for work. If you hire one and want more work, hold off payment as long as possible;…