"My fear—for Google and for us—is that the reason they know it's the Chinese government behind these attacks is because Google gave them the key." —Douglas Rushkoff, in the Daily Beast.
DogPhone, who dis? University of Glasgow computer scientist Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas, who specializes in animal-computer interaction, her labrador Zack, and colleagues have developed a videophone system for dogs. It consists of a ball containing a motion-sensitive switch and wireless radio. When the dog shakes the ball, it triggers a nearby laptop to initiate a call. And… READ THE REST
Technology virtuoso Fran Blanche restored this 16-minute, 16-mm film about lasers and after watching it, I finally have a basic overview of how lasers work. The video was produced in 1968 by Handel Film Corporation with the assistance of the Army Pictorial Center, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Hughes Aircraft Company, and American Telephone and… READ THE REST
While many people use 3D printers to spew out useless tchotchkes, this person demonstrates the actual utility of such advanced technology. I'm surprised these HDMI to garden hose adapters aren't readily available but I congratulate maddy_deee on their maker spirit and ingenuity. Here's a video demonstration of this remarkable innovation: (Thanks, Lux Sparks-Pescovitz!) READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Chances are, you're in the throes of holiday shopping right now, which means there's also a chance you have someone on your list that you have no idea what to get.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Whether it's answering emails all day for work or playing your favorite games for hours on end (and pretending to answer said emails), a quality device can make your life a… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Earning a dog's affection is the easy part. All it takes for our four-legged best friends to love us unconditionally is to be kind, to provide food, and give them shelter.… READ THE REST