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blogPosted Jun 27, 2012 - 4:01 pm
@stephenfry: God I hope common sense & natural justice prevail #TwitterJokeTrial @Joannechocolat: "All writers should be following #twitterjoketrial. The future of humour, hyperbole and the use of common sense is being decided right now..."
blogPosted Jun 20, 2012 - 10:34 am
Experiments at CERN last December produced inconclusive evidence that the Large Hadron Collider had finally isolated the elusive, unproven Higgs boson. Rumors are now flying that repeats of that experiment may confirm the Higgs and may be presented as early as July 4.
blogPosted May 8, 2012 - 12:31 pm
Anonymous is disavowing knowledge of a YouTube video warning the collective will leak proof that aliens visit Earth, which is funny, but is just one of a growing list of trolling incidents that hold Anonymous up to ridicule.
blogPosted Mar 29, 2012 - 6:18 pm
Ken Schweller's combination computer science/non-profit primatology project may look like prep for a real-life Planet of the Apes, but it's serious science dressed up in enough wack to get computer-science students, bonobos and (hopefully) donors interested in great ape research.
blogPosted Mar 28, 2012 - 7:44 pm
Operation Global Blackout, a threat by Anonymous to take down the whole Internet Saturday is a scam designed to waste the time and effort of potential victims worried about what will happen if a non-existent attack on the root of the Internet succeeds.
blogPosted Mar 21, 2012 - 3:18 pm
Nokia has applied for a patent on magnetic ink that vibrates when the owner's phone rings. Incredibly cool in some ways, it's also one of the worst ideas in personal tech in a long time. Even fans don't like Nokia enough to want it under their skin for the rest of their lives.
blogPosted Mar 6, 2012 - 11:05 am
The FBI told FoxNews it arrested five leaders of the LulzSec hacktivist group this morning after eight months of investigations during which LulzSec leader Sabu worked actively with the FBI to gather evidence, wave off attacks on CIA.gov and lead followers not to victory but prison.
blogPosted Feb 28, 2012 - 2:40 pm
DataSift, which already packages data from MySpace, Facebook and other social networks, now has access to approximately 182,500,000,000 individual Tweets clients can use to research brand image, identify new customers or just see what you ate for lunch Jan. 27, 2010.
blogPosted Jan 27, 2012 - 7:07 pm
In a change as aesthetically and ethically challenging as the shift from beautiful but slow, inefficient men-of-war under sail to smoky, oily steam or diesel warships, drones are taking down the flashiest, most astonishing crafts in which anyone has ever gone to war.
blogPosted Jan 3, 2012 - 12:25 pm
Remember all the idiotically simple hacks that got Sony in trouble, and the intrusive data collected by Android and iOS that got users mad because it was stored in accessible plain text? Open-access WiFi network FON shows not everyone learned a lesson from all that agita.
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