It’s a Royal Affair…

… in Brooklyn! Bev has decided to wear an asymmetrical fascinator to celebrate Kate and Wills’ big day, while Mary opted for a hat with a little tropical flavor. Cheerio! (By the way, this wasn’t an easy photo to get:) Source: http://www.karynbosnak.com/blog/2011/4/29/its-a-royal-affair.html Danica Patrick Daniella Alonso Danneel Harris Deanna Russo Denise Richards Desiree Dymond All […] Read more »

N.C. Wind Farm Goes Live Despite Legislators’ Claims It’s a National Security Threat

The first utility-scale wind farm in North Carolina is now fully operational even though the state’s top politicians wanted President Donald Trump to nix the $ 400 million project because they said it’s a national security threat. Avangrid Renewables today announced the wind farm, sporting 104 turbines that are 50-stories tall, is now generating 670 megawatt […] Read more »

New Two-Lensed Camera Shows What It’s Like to Ride on the Back of Whale

Researchers from Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station have developed a two-lensed camera that sticks to the backs of filter-feeding whales with suction cups. The new device has been used to capture unprecedented footage of whales in action, and it’s offering new insights into the feeding and swimming behaviors of these aquatic beasts. Read more… All articles Read more »

The Future of Work: It’s Already Here… And Not As Scary As You Think

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Singularity University Summit in San Francisco on The Future of Work. After months of research on the topic, reading dozens of books and articles on AI, robotics, and economics, I came to a simple conclusion: the future of work is already here. And we all have to deal […] Read more »

Facebook is down, go do something more fun while it recovers [Update: It’s back!]

Facebook is down for many users around the world, according to DownDetector.co.uk and reports on Twitter. It’s the second outage within a week for the social network, and many people are unable to log in and view those critical status messages, Pages and other updates. These problems don’t tend to last too long, but we’ve asked […] Read more »

Twitter confirms it’s experimenting with native polls in tweets

Twitter is looking at possibly letting users add quick polls to their tweets. A company spokesperson confirmed the move in a statement to VentureBeat saying, “We’re experimenting with a new way to poll users on Twitter.” Right now, it looks like polls are only visible on Twitter’s mobile apps and website, but not on desktop […] Read more »

It’s official: North America is out of new IPv4 addresses

North America has finally run out of new addresses based on IPv4, the numbering system that got the Internet where it is today but which is running out of space for the coming era of networking. The American Registry for Internet Numbers, the nonprofit group that distributes Internet addresses for the region, said Thursday it […] Read more »

Here’s why it’s hard to take a game from China to Europe

Disclosure: The organizers of ChinaJoy paid my way to Shanghai. Our coverage remains objective. SHANGHAI — Lots of Chinese game companies are flooding out of China into the West. Patrick Streppel, chief executive of consulting live operations firm IME helps make that happen. But he sees a ton of problems that can trip up the Chinese […] Read more »