Testing?

Perhaps Carnegie-Melon’s computer-glitch that sent 800 bogus letter of acceptance emails  calls into question… think about it, how would any given student feel if they thought they were accepted only to find out later (via email no less) that it was an error!@#$%^&*()

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No-Fly Zone…

As it now stands, FAA-rules will prohibit ‘Amazon and you’re drone‘ (i.e., the firm’s plans to deliver with said medium) to become a reality…

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The ‘Digital’ Dark Age?

Akin to how NASA mistakenly allowed their Apollo Space Mission data to not be read (due to hardware / software obsolescence) Vint Cerf (an ‘net pioneer) has raised concerns of a parallel event for today’s data.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Happy Friday the 13th!

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T-eaVesdropping?

In light of criticism regarding how their televisions listen (i.e., use voice recordings) Samsung’s ‘Smart’ TV just might be a little bit too ‘smart’ due to a third-party bug that’s causing a (silent) Pepsi ad to be played several times per hour (without having been previously requested!)

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Here Comes…

The Desert Sunlight Solar Farm is both a 550-megawatt farm that’s not just one of the world’s largest installations but is capable of powering more than 160,000 California homes!

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The UFD.

If anyone is not familiar with The Unknown Fields Division this organization is worth checking out!

TUFD: http://goo.gl/iY7UlQ

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Drone Waiters.

Under pressure to slow immigration and criticism that low-cost labor is one of the main culprits (never mind low wages and/or perceived status) Singapore is piloting (no pun intended) the use of drones in restaurants as a way to maintain ‘food’s status as a national obsession…’

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Let’s Hope…

However, idealistic… let’s hope that Google’s initiative to take on America’s Telecom Industry is not only real but actually does something that they have failed woefully to do: drive prices down; increase access and services through increased competition!

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