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Instant Gratification Loops and how Facebook was Designed to get you

Think about how much time you spend on social media every day. Now think about how many times you made purchases from sidebar ads. Attention spans are shorter. The need for “payoffs” is higher. But...
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3 Reasons why the FCC is Investing $2b to Bring Broadband to Rural America

Despite supporting the retraction of net neutrality, the FCC is investing in broadband access for rural America. Just think of your life pre-internet: Minesweeper, Jules Verne, and wall ball were great. But remember the first...
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The Upside Down is Real: Stranger Things Season 2 is a Multiverse Theory

Pocket universes. Alternate dimensions. Multiverses. Parallel planes. The Upside Down. If you haven't seen Stranger Things Season 1, this article might have more info than you're looking for. Stranger Things wasn’t the first sci-fi story...
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Appliance Smart or Appliance spy? 4 Ways Everyday Devices can Detect Lies

Your phone or 4K TV might soon give away your most precious secrets--make sure you know how to keep things to yourself. Many humans consider themselves pretty good at telling a lie from the...
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Roku Wants to Transition from Devices to Services. What’s the Problem?

Roku Inc., a leader of the streaming devices market, has launched a free streaming channel, and gone public with its first IPO. Roku Inc. has proposed its platform as an alternative to traditional and more...
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Brainwave, the Latest in a Surge of Deep Learning Acceleration Platforms

Many tech giants looking to stay ahead of the AI curve are creating different kinds of platforms to boost AI tech and the startups that create them. In comes Microsoft Brainwave. As a result of...
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How Machine Learning can put an end to Video Buffering

Everyone hates watching their YouTube video buffer. We've been there with you, languishing in impatience. Everyone also knows that machine learning is the basis for developing an artificial intelligence driven future right out of science...
Hackers Demand Millions From HBO

Hackers Demand Millions From HBO or Game of Thrones Leaks Continue

Just recently, HBO joined the ranks of famous Hollywood entertainment companies to face major cybersecurity breach. "Whoever spreads well, we will have an interview with him. HBO is falling." -Hacking suspects News of the hacking incident...

Our Favorite Moments From San Diego Comic-Con

Every year, thousands of nerds, gamers, and pop culture fanatics gather at the annual San Diego Comic-con. Originating in 1974, the tradition grows every year, showcasing artists, fan-favorite actors and creators, and now: special...
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Internet Restricted Worldwide as Russia Moves to Block Proxies and VPNs

China has a restrictive firewall blocking specific content from their citizens and Russia may be following suit.  While VPNs and proxies are decent workarounds, will the U.S. share the same fate if Net Neutrality fails...