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What we've been watching: 'Another Life' and 'Light as a Feather'

What we've been watching: 'Another Life' and 'Light as a Feather'

In the September edition of our video IRL series, contributing editor Mariella Moon explains the appeal of a horror TV show with episodes that clock in at under a half-hour, and Georgina Torbet checks out Netflix's Another Life to see if it dese...
HBO Max will revive 'The Boondocks' for a two-season run

HBO Max will revive 'The Boondocks' for a two-season run

HBO Max is bringing back animated series The Boondocks for two more seasons next year. The 24 planned episodes, along with the previous 55, will be available on WarnerMedia's streaming service in fall 2020.

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Setup a Local WordPress Development Environment with Vagrant

 HowToForge: Vagrant is a tool for working with virtual environments.

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Congress plans to investigate how social media giants are fighting hate

Congress plans to investigate how social media giants are fighting hate

House lawmakers plan to unveil legislation to study the ways social media can be weaponized, The Washington Post reports. They want to better understand social media-fueled violence and to determine if tech giants are doing enough to effectively prot...

Digital Wellbeing possibly interfering with performance on Pixel phones

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Digital Wellbeing possibly interfering with performance on Pixel phones
Several Pixel owners on Reddit have reported that turning off Google's Digital W...

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Pottermore and Warner Bros. partner up to create a new Wizarding World website

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Pottermore and Warner Bros. partner up to create a new Wizarding World website
According to a statement released on Saturday, Pottermore will collaborate with ...

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Free Survey Report: Data Center Strategies and the Outlook for the Future

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Free Survey Report: Data Center Strategies and the Outlook for the Future
Service Express surveyed more than 450 IT professionals to identify their challe...

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Pay What You Want: Cyber Security Certification Bundle; incl CompTIA & Cisco

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Pay What You Want: Cyber Security Certification Bundle; incl CompTIA & Cisco
This all-encompassing bundle gives you 117.5 hours covering Network, Server, IT ...

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The Windows 10 May 2019 Update is coming - here's what's new

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The Windows 10 May 2019 Update is coming - here's what's new
After a few months of testing with Windows Insiders, the Windows 10 May 2019 Upd...

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A simple experiment could help find alien life on Europa

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If we found amino acids on icy moons like Europa, it could be a sign of recent b...

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Artificial sponges could pull uranium from seawater for nuclear power

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Seawater is full of far more uranium than we can mine from the ground, and speci...

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AI recommends 'fashionable' outfits to millions of people in China

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E-commerce giant Alibaba has built an algorithm for suggesting outfits to shoppe...

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The universe is 2.5 billion times less magnetic than a fridge magnet

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Astronomers have calculate the magnetism of the entire universe by studying the ...

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Directors are using virtual reality on set to find the perfect shot

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Virtual reality headsets are letting film directors walk around computer generat...

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How turn your Mac Mini into a heat tomb that looks like an unappetizing Walmart cake

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The Elago Mac Mini Silicone Case [Amazon] is a remarkable entry in the annals of...

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What it was like to actually use the TRS-80 Model 100 as a journalist on the go

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1983's TRS-80 Model 100 is often hailed as the first portable computer, or at le...

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$5000 gadget for cheating at poker

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In a 2016 article, Elie Bursztein collects and describes a gadget used to cheat...

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Amazon unveils a new Echo Dot surveillance device for children

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The latest addition to Amazon's line of always-on, ever-listening, networked, i...

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Swidl: robot picks up gooey spills without losing their shapes

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Swidl is a robot that can quickly slide its thin flat tongue underneath gooey s...

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Broadband Chokes for Bias Tee Applications

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Broadband chokes for Bias Tee applications: how to successfully apply a DC bias ...

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Our Shared Future: Autonomous and Intelligent Systems to Advance Sustainable Development

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Learn about the work that went into writing the ‘Ethically Aligned Design’ r...

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Tech Expedition: East Africa’s Big Bet on Drones

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IEEE Spectrum reporters traveled across East Africa with their own drones and 36...

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360 Video: Zoom Over Zanzibar With Tanzania’s Drone Startups

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Come along for the ride as drones soar over the farms and schools of Tanzania

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