Late-evening Twitter poetry from Tom Brokaw after blurting out his opinions concerning hispanic immigrants' "failure" to "assimilate". There's speculation that he's been hacked – "This cannot be real," writes Soledad O'Brien – but a look at his timeline suggests that Brokaw is just at the perihelion of boomer twitter. The light and heat of social media's burning sun blasts each generation's neurons a different way.
On Sunday, the US Strategic Command tweeted ";l;;gmlxzssaw" and deleted the post shortly after. What did it mean? The US Strategic Command's mission "is to deter strategic attack and employ forces, as directed, to guarantee the security of our Nation and our Allies." Is ";l;;gmlxzssaw" an encrypted message? A launch code for a nuclear missile?… READ THE REST
They surely got hacked, but some of those guys are on the strong stuff and you just never know what happens when you mix high-proof conservatism with Jesus and give everyone unlimited access to the Twitter account. Update: The Examiner said their feed was hacked and a tweet was posted that did not come from… READ THE REST
To enable "further research of information operations on Twitter", the company today published a dataset of tweets posted by known Russian and Iranian troll farms. In line with our strong principles of transparency and with the goal of improving understanding of foreign influence and information campaigns, we are releasing the full, comprehensive archives of the… READ THE REST
ether it's with your voice or a silent but effective side-eye, humans are master communicators. And just like English, Spanish, or French, American Sign Language is another one of the many ways we can communicate with both loved ones, complete strangers, and even little kids. Even if you don't know anyone who uses ASL to… READ THE REST
Diving is a sport in and of itself, but what about underwater photography and videography? Aside from taking in the ocean depths and generally just trying to stay alive, you have to maneuver between a plethora of underwater camera equipment, which includes the camera itself, lenses, strobes, and many more. That's hard enough when you're… READ THE REST
Our world is dominated by mobile devices, some of which can even outperform laptops. When it comes to tablets, in particular, no one can seem to get their eyes off Apple's iPad. Whether the Mini or the Pro, iPads have long been some of the bestselling tablets to date. But as with all Apple products,… READ THE REST