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Sony Alpha A7II Mirrorless Camera Deal: $600 Off Right Now

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 05:00
Sony's Alpha A7II is a mirrorless, full-frame workhorse of a camera, and a steal at less than $1,000.
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Climate Adaptation Isn’t Surrender. It’s Survival

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 05:00
Yes, the world needs to reduce carbon emissions, but that's not enough. Technologists need to step in and start developing work-arounds of all kinds.
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What We Need From the 'Game of Thrones' Finale

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:00
It's a lot to ask of one episode, but here's what should happen.
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5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:00
The FCC is clashing with scientists who argue that 5G networks could interfere with weather sensors and compromise weather predictions.
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Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:00
Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems.
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#YouKnowMe Is Hashtag Activism at Its Most Galvanizing

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:00
Thousands of women have joined actress Busy Phillips in sharing abortion stories on social media, fighting stigma by force of mass testimony.
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Documents Suggest Google Did Not Investigate Major Leaks

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:31
Google has been known to fire employees for leaking company information. But it hasn't investigated several recent high-profile leaks.
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A Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash, Rising Methane Levels, and More News

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:33
Catch up on the most important news today in two minutes or less.
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Tesla’s Latest Autopilot Death Looks Just Like a Prior Crash

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:46
A Florida man was killed March 1 when his Tesla collided with a tractor trailer that was crossing its path. A government report says the Autopilot feature was activated.
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The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:00
Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition.
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Why the Writing in Season 8 of 'Game of Thrones' Feels Off

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:53
A philosophy professor explains that it all comes down to the machinations of two very different types of writers: plotters and pantsers.
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The New 'Black Mirror' Trailer Has 'Mortal Kombat'-Style Fighting

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:16
The next season comes to Netflix on June 5. Also, Fox has a new show about a wicked Alexa device.
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Goznym Takedown Shows the Anatomy of a Modern Cybercriminal Supply Chain

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 08:58
Charges against 10 men across Eastern Europe associated with the Goznym malware crew reveal global law enforcement's reach—and its limits.
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New Balance 5280 Review: The Faster You Go, the Better They Feel

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:00
The New Balance 5280 shoe is designed to deliver top performance in a particular type of competitive event: a high-speed, one-mile road race.
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Hong Kong Meets Scandinavia in These Multiple-Exposure Photos

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:00
Working entirely in-camera, Christoffer Relander juxtaposes neon-lit street scenes with pristine wilderness.
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Atmospheric Methane Levels Are Going Up—And No One Knows Why

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 05:00
Levels of heat-trapping methane are rising faster than climate experts anticipated, triggering intense debate about why it's happening.
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Dyson V11 Review (Torque Drive, Animal): Dream Vac

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 05:00
Dyson's V11 Torque Drive and Animal cordless vacuums will plow through your home's dust bunnies like Furiosa through a pack of hapless War Boys.
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How Tech Companies Are Shaping the Rules Governing AI

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 04:00
An industry group representing Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple, urged EU policymakers not to draw "red lines" around specific uses of AI.
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This Casino's Microgrid Might Be the Future of Energy

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 04:00
Fearing isolation in case of disaster, the Blue Lake Rancheria teamed with researchers to develop a one-of-a-kind microgrid. Here's how they did it.
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'Game of Thrones' and the End of the Last Great Watercooler Show

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:00
There will never be another show like it again.
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