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December 2016

Happy Birthday Linus Torvalds

This is my favorite photo of him because in combination with everything he's done and does it encapsulates why he's changed the world. I …

Amazon Echo outperforms Siri

Amazon uses your private data along with machine learning to develop and improve their assistant. To this point, Apple has chosen to not use p…

Happiness is a Skill worth learning

Unhappiness isn't arising from what you're doing, but wanting to do something different. If you think success and money will help you b…

Good Feeling

I feel so balanced, so happy, so calm. This time it isn't anything or anyone who made me feel this way, it came from within. I feel like I co…

My thoughts on Homeostasis

There's this idea in biology called "homeostasis". Basically, your body has an idea of chemical balance, and it adjusts to stay b…

Driver-Free Printing Comes To Ubuntu 17.04, AirPrint Support

With the latest "Zesty" development packages for Ubuntu 17.04, there is initial support for driver-less network printer support. Ubunt…

I hate Winters

I used to love the winter. The cold air, the long nights, the snow, everything about winter. Have you ever noticed that winter has its own disti…

A lost faith in Star Trek's look at the future

Star Trek in many ways is a very 1950's way of looking at the future. We have big unified empires that take the place of Earth's nation sta…

Kickass Torrents is back Online

Have you heard the news ? KAT is back online..  A large group of original KickassTorrent staffers has launched a reincarnation of the infam…

Friday Thoughts

Few days ago, I caught up with a friend which really helped me appreciate my life more. In true human fashion I had been focusing on the parts o…

Facebook Fights Fake News With New Features

People believe that the upsurgence of fake news may have swayed the U.S. presidential election. In addition to that, the spreading of fake “pizza…

Wordpress.com To Host Virtual Reality Content

Virtual reality is everywhere these days and now Wordpress is joining in the VR obsession. Wordpress posted a press release on Thursday that the w…

Movie Review: 'Spectral' - Netflix Original Movie Series

Probably the best Netflix Original film, at least from the ones I've seen. The pacing and plot elements were actually pretty good it…

Minecraft : One of most successful games ever made

Minecraft has an art style that lots of people find pretty rough. It is very light in gameplay, focusing more on creative aspects. It isn't on…

Million Dollar Home Page on the Internet

Alex Tew isn’t really known for following the crowd. His mantra has always been to see what everyone else is focusing on and to do the opposite. I…

Why are we Humans Worried about Climate Change ?

I believe the climate is changing. I believe the world is getting warmer. I believe CO2 levels are rising. I believe the ocean level is rising. …

Samsung Plans All-Screen Design in New Galaxy S8 Phones

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Concept My first reaction would be, "Ew. Gross." That's followed by a sense of dread that this might be…

How Does Amazon's Checkout-Free Grocery Store Work?

Amazon revealed its first brick-and-mortar grocery store on Monday in Seattle. The Amazon Go store features no lines or checkout counters, usi…

Ubuntu Core has the keys to IoT security

In October, a DDoS attack on Dyn's infrastructure took down a big chunk  of the internet, making sites like Amazon and Twitter inaccessible…

Effect of Demonetization: Currency Problems in India

Two days back when I went to check for cash at a nearby atm from home;, this one elderly woman fell on a bank employee's feet, begging him to …

Writing a Love Story

Boy meets girl. Boy likes girl. Girl is indifferent to boy. Boy displays his physical strength. Girl yawns. Boy successfully debates other intelle…

My Thoughts on 'Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer'

Summary: Transformers have been on Earth for a long time, blah blah blah, stuff we know, medieval stuff. Maybe humans started building an…

What is the Value of a Success Story ?

We've all heard a thousand, some mythical and some real. The overwhelming assault of success stories, I think, is one of the reasons young pe…

Mila Kunis gives Birth to Second Boy

Mila Kunis has just given birth to her second child with Ashton Kutcher . The couple already have a daughter together and now they're welcoming…

True Face of Capitalism in India

Culture & Capitalism in the year 1949 India (or rather, the Indian ruling class) fully embraced capitalism in 1991, and is now the world…

Facebook Developing AI To Flag Offensive Live Videos

Behind the LensCap Facebook wants to automatically flag offensive material in live video streams. The company's director of applied machine…

Two Faces of Society

Terry.A.Davis is like Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs had incredible presentation skills but essentially it boiled down to Here is a problem X Here is how I fixed problem X and make it be…