Social ‘Not-working…’

Add the NYPD as yet another (joining a growing list) of organizations that have attempted to use Twitter whereas said ‘attempt’ has backfired (due to their hashtag being ‘hijacked.’)

(Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/BwDiYG

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Earth Day.

The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives. – Sioux, Native American Proverb (Earth Day, 2014).

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Bad Habits Die Hard.

While vinyl continues to experience a renaissance, record companies (and their money-grubbing tactics) unfortunately, continue to be unenlightened.

(Source) Giga Om: http://goo.gl/TbMuyU

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I, Robot.

(Literally and, not necessarily, metaphorically) Honda’s ASIMO has some decent moves…

(Source) Wired: http://goo.gl/CEI58T

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Doing What’s Right?

While the criticism is arguably warranted, one media tycoon lambasting another firm’s influence / power smacks of protecting their vested interests versus defending / upholding the greater Public Good.

(Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/gIIdiz

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GoogolPlex: Speak for Yourself.

A group of U-Penn hackers decided to crack Siri (supposedly, legitimately) in order to re-program it to work with Third-party applications…

(Source) Better Than Siri: http://goo.gl/a8Lb8j

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An Unenviable Position!

In light of the on-going litigation between Apple and Samsung the position / tone of the enclosed email might not impact the outcome of said wrangling but in all probability will do little to generate any ___________ (Good Will / Empathy / Other, etc.)

(Source) Complex: http://goo.gl/lTPOK4

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Seeing’s Believing?

A Japanese researcher’s (prototype) ‘Cyborg’ glasses are taking a direction unlike the current trend towards wearable technology frames…

(Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/aA3RCA

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It’s Mine…

Dear WordPress: Do I finally have my blog back? @WordPress #WordPress

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Mind Reading.

As Virtual Reality and gaming continue to converge a group of Stanford researchers has reportedly altered an Xbox 360 game controller that they claim can read (your) someone’s mind… how far away a ‘Minority Report’ future humanity might lead is anyone’s guess?

(Source) Game Spot: http://goo.gl/URhWHZ

PS: Dear WordPress: Update 3.8.2 is a complete and utter failure (I have not been able to post to my blog since this version was released!) – April 13, 2014. @WordPress #WordPress

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