The Glif, an iPhone 4 tripod adapter, can now be purchased by anyone. The little adapter that could came into being in part through a Kickstarter crowdfunding effort designed to raise as least $10,000, but which pulled over $130,000. I've already received the rapid-prototype or 3D-printed version of the Glif promised to donors at a higher level; the mass-produced injection-molded item will be out soon to supporters, followed by anyone ordering from the Web site.
A snowplow driver barreling down an Ohio freeway sent a plume of slush onto the road that caused at least 12 people to suffer injuries. As the devil-may-care operator made his merry way down the turnpike, at least forty cars were damaged. The driver was temporarily relieved of his snow-removal duties pending the results of… READ THE REST
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Cory Doctorow reports on the "copyleft predator," a new breed of troll who uses obsolete Creative Commons licenses as legal boobytraps to snare publishers who think they're doing the right thing. Creative Commons users really don't get this, by and large — neither the technical requirements for attribution nor the potential risk of getting it… 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. There's only so much side-hustling you can do in one lifetime — perhaps it's about time you chose a career that has great earning potential you can really enjoy, like cybersecurity.… 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. When you were a kid, your parents used to tell you to be wary of pickpockets and stranger danger lurking around every corner. While these things may still be around today, you have… 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 you're in the middle of playing a game or trying to get through a slew of work emails in your home office, a lagging internet connection is enough to make you want… READ THE REST