Technology Talking corruption, technology, empiricism and fairness with the Bitcoin Podcast

Technology Talking corruption, technology, empiricism and fairness with the Bitcoin Podcast

Technology I'm something of a Bitcoin skeptic; although I embrace the ideals of decentralization and privacy, I am concerned about the envi

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I’m something of a Bitcoin skeptic; although I embrace the ideals of decentralization and privacy, I am concerned about the environmental, technological and social details of Bitcoin. It was for that reason that I was delighted to spend a good long time chatting with the hosts of the Bitcoin Podcast (MP3), digging into our points of commonality and difference; despite a few audio problems at the start, the episode (and the discourse) were both fantastic.

Teen uses external cameras and projection-mapping onto the a-pillar to “solve” blind-spots

“Improving Automobile Safety by Removing Blind Spots” is 14 year old Alaina Gassler’s prizewinning science-fair project, which uses cameras mounted to the exterior of the car and feeding their video to internal projectors, which projection-map them onto the a-pillars that otherwise obscure the driver’s view. READ THE REST

Loot: a kids-only comic “store” in Brooklyn that incubates young comics fans and creators

Loot is a Brooklyn comics “store” (463 Court St, Floor 2, 11231) that is oriented around encouraging local kids to become comics creators. Adults are only admitted if they’re with kids, and the store sells $30/month memberships that entitle kids to use copious art supplies and meet with artist-mentors, as well as to borrow comics […] READ THE REST

Kickstarting STRIKE! The Game of Worker Rebellion

Brian Van Slyke writes, “STRIKE! The Game of Worker Rebellion is a board game about building a city-wide rebellion to stop a mega-corporation’s takeover. It was created in collaboration between The TESA Collective, a publisher of games about changing the world, and Jobs with Justice (JWJ), a leading labor rights organization. It has just launched […] READ THE REST

15 kitchen gadgets that will make prepping your next meal easier

You don’t need to be a TV chef to take advantage of the same accessories they use – and if you’re still cooking with hand-me-down kitchenware from your parents, it might be time to trade up. Here are 15 kitchen accessories that will make dinnertime prep shorter and the results tastier. Gemelli Twin Oven This […]
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Build your own drone for just $60 with this DIY kit

Before they had their historic first flight in 1903, the Wright Brothers had to endure countless failures, crash landings, and false starts. One wonders what they’d make of today’s drones, which any non-pilot can just turn and launch with no training. Or better still, this DIY Drone Builder Kit, which not only lets you fly […]
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Tackle your reading list by learning how to speed read

A voracious appetite for reading is a good indicator of success and fulfillment. And why not? The more you read, the more you know. The more you know, the more you can do. By that equation, the Speed Reading Mastery Bundle is out to supercharge the productivity and knowledge in your life. It’s a series […]
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