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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 / … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Broken Glass…

With Google’s attempt at trademarking the name, ‘Glass’ (for Google Glass) being shutdown by the USPTO… will the moniker become ubiquitous in the same manner (of speaking) that aspirin did for example? Moreover, even if the firm is (seemingly) ahead … Continue reading

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