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Is the Internet Making Us Smarter or Stupider? [Intelligence]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, Brain, C5, cat, Ces, Cia, clear, Cognition, color, communication, day, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Feeds, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, intel, Intelligence, Intern, internet, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, ISS, kin, La, Labels, Les, mid, Mod, Net, Neurology, Of, Ogg, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, ps, Psychology, Q, quant, Rc, RNA, RSS, Rv, Science, serve, Smarts, soc, social, street, Style, Sue, Tag, tech, The Internet, TI, TV, Up, Us, V, Wall, Wall Street Journal, what, X1

It’s by no means a new debate, but it remains an important one, and today the Wall Street Journal tackles the issue with a pair of essays on what exactly internet’s doing to our noggins. So, which is it? More

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Lawyers Claim Google Wi-Fi Sniffing ‘Is Not an Accident’ [Google]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, ANT, Ants, app, application, AR, arc, Ati, Av, bd, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, clear, color, Companies, data, day, Dc, de, Disco, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Engine, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Google Maps, google street view, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, ims, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Law, Legal, Map, Maps, mid, Mod, Ms, Nes, Net, network, networks, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, Patent, patent application, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, Red, Republished, rom, RSS, Rv, Sd, sea, search, Search engines, serve, sniff, street, street view, StreetView, Style, suing, Tag, tech, Tent, TI, TV, Ui, V, Vide, view, Wi-Fi, work, X1

Lawyers suing Google claimed Thursday they have discovered evidence in a patent application that Google deliberately programmed its Street View cars to collect private data from open Wi-Fi networks, despite claims to the contrary. More

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Google’s Handing Accidentally Acquired Data To Proper Authorities [Google]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, clear, color, Companies, D3, data, de, dental, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Engine, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, google street view, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Hori, Id, Ie, II, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Les, mid, Ming, Mod, Nes, Net, network, networks, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Privacy, Pro, Protection, Q, quant, Rc, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, Sd, sea, search, Search engines, security, serve, street, street view, Style, Tag, tech, ted, thor, TI, tie, TV, Ui, V, view, Wi-Fi, work, X1

Remember the data that Google Street View cars accidentally collected from Wi-Fi networks while roaming streets? After some back-and-forth, the search engine company is handing the data over to the proper “data protection authorities”. More

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The Gates of Hell Just Opened In Guatemala [Science]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, america, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Av, Bp, cat, city, clear, color, D3, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, first, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, guatemala, Guatemalan sinkhole, Hd, heck, Hell, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ink, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Men, MER, mid, Mod, My, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Red, RSS, Rv, Science, serve, Sink, sinkhole, source, street, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, tour, Travel, TV, tweet, Us, V, X1

“This can’t be real” was my first thought. Then I checked the source: The Guatemalan government.

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iPads Now Being Used In Japanese Streetside Magic Tricks [Ipad]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, Art, Av, Bp, cat, Cia, clear, color, D3, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ipad magic tricks, Ipad tricks, Ipads, Isp, japan, japanese, La, Labels, magic, magic trick, magic tricks, mid, Ming, Mod, My, Nes, Ny, NY Times, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, RSS, Rv, screen, serve, street, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, time, trick, Tricks, tub, TV, Us, V, vers, Vide, Video, X1, XP, YouTube

Is there nothing the iPad can’t do? Err…don’t answer that. YouTube user ‘Salary Magician’ is the younger, more talented, Japanese version of David Blaine, and made me gasp at my screen in surprise many times during his short video. South Dakota Foundation Repair . More

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The 22nd Century Garden [Imagecache]

by on May.29, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, cat, clear, color, Constructions, day, de, Deni, Display, dna, driving, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Engineering, Et, faq, Fb, ff, Flying, future, Futurism, garden, Gardening, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Green, Hd, Help, Home Automation, house, Id, Im, Imagecache, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Lamachine, late, Mac, machine, magazine, Mechanics, Men, mid, Mod, nin, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Parts, PI, Pixel, plan, plant, Plants, Play, Pr, Pro, Projects, Q, quant, Rc, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, street, Style, Tag, tech, Test, theater, thefuture, TI, Tutorials, TV, Up, Us, V, Wes, what, wired, X1

This flying greenhouse is the latest project from La Machine, a French street theater company famous for their grandiose creations . The future of gardening: one part Up , one part Wild Wild West , and two parts, um, plants . monavie . [ Wired , Jordi Bover ] More

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Strolling Through 19th Century London Today [Apps]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, app, application, Apps, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Augmented Reality, AugmentedReality, Av, Bp, cat, city, clear, color, dash, day, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Et, Eu, ff, future, Ge, geotagging, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, Google Maps, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Iphone, iPhone App, Isp, La, Labels, london, Men, Mod, Museum, Museums, My, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, photography, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Ports, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Software, Sport, sports, street, Streetmusum, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, transport, TV, Us, V, X1

Augmented reality might be the future, but my favorite application so far transports you far into past. Oregon foundation repair . StreetMuseum—an iPhone app from the Museum of London—overlays four hundred years of historic images on today’s city streets. More

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Finally, an Officially-Licensed Street Fighter IV HDTV [HDTV]

by on May.24, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Bp, Capcom, cat, Cense, Cia, clear, color, Concept, Concepts, Cool, D3, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, eco, Et, ff, finance, game, Gaming, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, HDTV, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Isp, La, Labels, LCD, License, logo, Mod, N1, Nab, News, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, street, street fighter iv, street-fighter, Style, table, Tag, tech, TI, TV, TVs, Us, V, Via, X1, Yahoo

These SFIV TVs are just like a normal HDTV, but you get an 8-second SFIV image when you turn it on and theres the game’s logo at the bottom. Cool? [ Yahoo via Technabob ] More

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The House With the Garden Walls [Architecture]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, Av, Bp, building, cat, Cf, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, F2, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, house, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Maximum garden house, Mod, move, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Roof, RSS, Rv, serve, street, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Ui, UMG, Us, V, Wall, why, X1

The Maximum Garden House doesn’t have a lot of garden. In fact, it doesn’t have any garden at all because the building takes over the entire property plot.

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Google Sued Over Street View Wi-Fi Issue [Google]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, clear, color, Companies, de, dental, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Engine, Et, etail, ff, Finger, fingers, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, google street view, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ion, ions, Isp, ISS, La, Labels, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Lions, mid, Mod, Nes, Net, network, Of, om, One, order, Oregon, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pot, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, sea, search, Search engines, serve, street, street view, Street view wi-fi, StreetView, Style, Sue, suing, Suit, Tag, tech, ted, Tent, TI, TV, Ui, V, view, Wi-Fi, Wi-fi data collection, work, X1, XP

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As expected, the quiet brouhaha over Google accidentally collecting personal Wi-Fi network details when cruising in the Street View cars has turned into a lawsuit, with two Oregon citizens suing them for potentially millions. More

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