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Machine translates brain waves into words.

Sep 10, 2010
Bioengineering has made huge advances in translating brain waves into words. Mind-reading, anyone?

Cheerleaders Gone Wild!

Sep 9, 2010
Again with the compelling headlines. I think it draws attention more than "New clickjacking scam on Facebook". This link has been going around...
Posted In: cheerleaders gone mild, Facebook, social media

Steve Jobs talks about farts

Sep 9, 2010
I figured that was a better headline that "Apple chairman calls for a higher standard for app approval". Same thing. ...
Posted In: apple, phones-mobile, smartphones

YouTube Time Machine? YouTube Time Machine!

Sep 9, 2010
Here's a site where you can pick a year and see videos from that year. Earliest is 1860 and they're pretty sporadic for a while but then it picks...
Posted In: Entertainment, search, Web Culture

Microsoft engages in Fort Gay bashing

Sep 9, 2010
Josh Moore lives in the very small town of Fort Gay, WV. He signed up to play on the Xbox Live network and entered his hometown as part of his...
Posted In: games, Microsoft

What will you do with the time you save on Google Instant?

Sep 9, 2010
Google says that if you use the new Instant feature, you'll save 2 to 5 seconds per search. We want to know what you'll do with that time (we're...
Posted In: Google, instant, search, Web Culture

Koran-burning pastor loses website

Sep 9, 2010
We've all heard about Terry Jones in Florida planning to burn the Koran. Now he's offline. The ironically named website is not...
Posted In: policy

Judge makes it harder for feds to see your cell phone records

Sep 9, 2010
A federal appeals court in Pennsylvania has rules that judges may demand a warrant instead of a subpoena from investigators who try to obtain location information from cell phones.

Google Instant

Sep 8, 2010
Because clicking something is a real pain. You'll never get that 1/5th of a second back. You could have been using that time to volunteer in your...
Posted In: Google

Minding your p's and q's with your laptop

Sep 8, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Clifford Nass, author of "The Man Who Lied to His Laptop," about people's surprisingly human interactions with technology.