Microsoft, still stung by accusations that it installed “back doors” for the U.S. government to access customers’ communications, opened a center in Brazil on Wednesday where officials will be able to inspect its programming code, in an attempt to allay suspicions in the region that its software programs are vulnerable to spying. 413 more words
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Awhile back I read a book called Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences by John Allen Paulos where they argue that a lack of understanding of numbers is just as detrimental as being unable to read or write. 503 more words
What’s the point in strapping a virtual reality headset to your face if you can’t figure out how to use it?
Virtual reality’s rise means that average people will be able to visit tropical beaches and shoot aliens in space—all without leaving their homes. 766 more words