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This Plugin Helps You Quit Smoking By Showing You How Much Money You've Saved

Smokers with Macs: help is on the way.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.15.18
tech
tech

The Best ‘Westworld’ Episode Yet Explored the Dark Side of Transhumanism

Seeking immortality can lead to fates worse than death.
Matthew Gault
5.14.18
doomed
doomed

AI Can Generate 'Doom' Levels Now

Algorithms that can make video game levels humans want to play can automate aspects of game design.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.11.18
ruh roh
ruh roh

Walmart Says 'Glitch' Caused Apparent E3-Spoiling Leak, Titles Are 'Speculative'

Walmart Canada's apparent leak included Rage 2, Splinter Cell, Borderlands 3, and more.
Jordan Pearson
5.10.18
ruh roh
ruh roh

Canada’s New National Alert System Failed Spectacularly During Its First Test

Alerts didn’t make it to mobile devices in Quebec and Ontario.
Jordan Pearson
5.7.18
Moveable
Moveable

MIT Invented a Tool That Allows Driverless Cars to Navigate Rural Roads Without a Map

Mapping rural areas is a barrier to autonomous vehicles operating in those areas, but cars might not need maps at all.
Tracey Lindeman
5.7.18
developing
developing

Huh, 'Beyond Good & Evil 2' Is Starting to Look Like a Real Video Game

After years of rumors, the sequel to the cult classic finally looks like it might be real.
Matthew Gault
5.4.18
brain melt
brain melt

This Stunning Image Made With Pure Code Is Like a Mood Ring For Your Browser

Diana Smith's work is digital art on ultra-hard mode.
Jordan Pearson
5.3.18
brand alert
brand alert

Oscar Mayer’s Cringey 'Cryptocurrency' Promotion Got Hit With a Cease-and-Desist

The cold cut company's Bacoin promotion faces backlash.
Jordan Pearson
5.3.18
Censorship
Censorship

A Canadian Company Is Blocking LGBTQ Content for Censorious Regimes

Netsweeper is blocking content in 30 countries, according to a new report from Toronto-based research group Citizen Lab.
Jordan Pearson
4.25.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Facebook Has Hosted Stolen Identities and Social Security Numbers for Years

The social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people are being advertised and sold on Facebook. The internet giant deleted some of them after Motherboard flagged the posts.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.24.18
But Why
But Why

Why a Cryptocurrency Mining Giant Is Burning Money in a ‘Black Hole’

Bitmain’s AntPool has committed to “burning” 12 percent of Bitcoin Cash fees, illustrating cryptocurrency’s troubling economics.
Jordan Pearson
4.20.18