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Marc Andreessen's Techno-Optimist Manifesto. The Radical Vision of Techno-Optimism

In his provocative manifesto, Marc Andreessen issues a full-throated defense of technological progress as the driving force for human advancement and flourishing. At its core, Andrees...

Apr 02, 2024

Read AI Summarizes Your Emails and Work Related Content

In today’s fast-paced digital workplace, knowledge workers are inundated with a constant deluge of meetings, emails, and messages across a multitude of platforms and apps. Keeping tra...

Apr 02, 2024

Life and Land, Linux Gaming Early Access

For fans of richly simulated settlement-builders, the newly released Of Life and Land (previously called Circle of Kerzoven) is a game you’ll want to keep your eye on. This ambitious ...

Apr 02, 2024

Connecting Citizens and Governments Through CitySourced

In today’s world of smart cities and e-governance, facilitating open communication between citizens and their local governments is more important than ever before. This is where CityS...

Apr 02, 2024

The Fintech Revolution, Banking "As a Service"

In a insightful presentation, Angela Strange from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) outlined how fintech is ushering in the next wave of disruption in financial services...

Apr 02, 2024

What ever happened to the SolSource solar cooker backed by Mark Cuban?

SolSource (made by One Earth Designs) is a solar powered stove that seemed promising to both investors and consumers. It certainly isn’t the first to hit the market, and many people m...

Apr 02, 2024

What Does "To Tweet" Mean? The AP Style Guide Weighs In

For those who closely follow language and style guides, a 2009 update from the Associated Press Stylebook regarding the verb form of “tweet” may be of interest.

Apr 01, 2024

The Defunct and Strange iGoogle, Google's Forgotten Attempt at Customization

In the late 2000s, Google experimented with a strange and ultimately unsuccessful feature called iGoogle. It allowed users to fully customize the Google homepage with widgets, apps, a...

Mar 31, 2024

Andres Freund Found Malicious Xz Backdoor Targeting SSH Encryption

A bombshell revelation has rocked the open source software community this week. Andres Freund, a software developer at Microsoft, discovered a malicious backdoor embedded in xz Utils,...

Mar 31, 2024

Critical XZ Utils Backdoor Impacts Most Linux Distros

A serious supply chain attack has been discovered affecting the widely used XZ data compression utility on Linux. Red Hat has issued an urgent warning for users to immediately stop us...

Mar 30, 2024