Artificial Intelligences Just Don’t Understand

Artificial Intelligences Just Don’t Understand

Aug 19, 2013 | No Comments

University of Toronto scientist says artificial intelligence still doesn’t really understand people; parents say they just don’t understand DJ Jazzy Jeff or The Fresh Prince.

Apple Innovation = September Bleenth

Apple Innovation = September Bleenth

Aug 12, 2013 | No Comments

It’s being reported that Apple will reveal the next iPhone on September 10th. Wow! That date isn’t very innovative, though. September Bleenth would be innovative.

Who Terrorizes the Terrorists?

Who Terrorizes the Terrorists?

Aug 9, 2013 | No Comments

Terrorists use fear as a weapon against us. Next thing you know, they’ll threaten to listen to our phone calls and read our emails…

Google Wallet Pulls Gift Card Support

Google Wallet Pulls Gift Card Support

Aug 9, 2013 | No Comments

Google Wallet is pulling support for gift and loyalty cards. Spend ‘em now, yo! Unless you’re like me and have no idea what Google Wallet is.

Google Play Books Supports Textbooks and Book Renting

Google Play Books Supports Textbooks and Book Renting

Aug 9, 2013 | No Comments

Google Play Books has been updated with support for textbooks and book renting features. Now all it needs is users.

Tech Execs Talk Surveillance with President Obama

Tech Execs Talk Surveillance with President Obama

Aug 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

Tech execs talk surveillance with President Obama. Maybe the NSA has set up a livestream where we can watch them?

How to Win a Trip to Space With Your SQL Skills

Oct 27, 2011 | No Comments

This is a sponsored post written by myself on behalf of Red Gate. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. All right, so you’re tired of spending your days and nights pouring over code and fixing a seemingly endless sea of database issues. How would you like to put your skills to the test for […]

Spin Magazine Demands Twitter User Give up his Name

May 27, 2011 | 22 Comments

Long-time community member, friend and past Gnomedex attendee Eric Rice has used the name Spin on Twitter and other sites for about four years without any issues. Rice is a technology fanatic who lives in Portland – and someone who has nothing to do with the music industry beyond being a listener. That little tidbit […]

Apple Finally Releases Fix for Mac Defender Malware

May 27, 2011 | 12 Comments

Apple was silent for far too long on the matter of the Mac Defender Malware, a Rogue anti-virus application like those seen on Windows machines for the past few years. This type of malware tricks users into thinking they are protecting their computer by displaying false “infection” messages and offering a fix in exchange for […]

Where Does the World of Warcraft Gold Come From?

May 27, 2011 | 7 Comments

As of March, 2011, there were more than 11.4 million subscribers to the popular World of Warcraft game. Every one of those people need in-game gold in order to buy gear, enchant and gem said gear, buy potions or food and repair things after being killed by enemies. Most people get that gold into their […]

Are Journalists Biased?

May 24, 2011 | 6 Comments

Everyone who is anyone in the blogosphere has read the stories about Mike Arrington and his investment policy update. We’ve read hundreds of offshoot posts and Tweets, all of which point fingers and take sides. You’ve seen the articles proclaiming that the author would never, EVER! allow themselves to be compromised or biased in any […]

Who Owns Your Photos Online?

May 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

World Entertainment News Network announced several days ago that they have now become the “exclusive photo agency partner” of Twitpic. There are more than 20 million of us using this service, which allows us to easily upload snapshots and link them through Twitter. This deal lets the company sell images posted to Twitpic for publication […]

Mac Malware on the Rise

May 19, 2011 | 14 Comments

Newsflash: your Apple machine actually can become infected. Wait, what? You didn’t already know that? Seriously? I’ve been telling you for years that it’s possible. Other writers have attempted to educate you. Your Mac is not a steel wall against malware, people. It’s always been possible for an Apple computer to be infested with some […]

The Fight for Control of OMGFacts

May 18, 2011 | 4 Comments

A little over a year ago, I did an interview with the creator of the OMGFacts Twitter account, Adorian Deck. At the time, I was vastly impressed with what the young man had accomplished. He started the account for fun back in 2009, Tweeting interesting and amusing facts. Very quickly, he had amassed more than […]

How To Unbrick Your iDevice After Upgrading to iOS 4.3.3

May 15, 2011 | No Comments

This is a guest post written by Reza Malayeri, a frequent contributor to our LockerGnome channel on YouTube. Reports are flying in that appleā€™s iTunes server is experiencing a glitch that will turn your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into a very high priced BRICK. Needless to say, this is a very scary scenario, and […]

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