Techerous

My name is Bill, I am a recent graduate in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State University and this is a place for me to post or give my 2 cents on the fascinating world of technology. I am now working for a pretty big technology related company whose name I will leave out just to avoid any possible complications, however far-fetched them happening may be. Music gets included from time to time as well.

August 28, 2014 10:16 pm
"The Internet, it seems, is contributing to the polarization of America, as people surround themselves with people who think like them and hesitate to say anything different. Internet companies magnify the effect, by tweaking their algorithms to show us more content from people who are similar to us."
8:09 pm 6:10 pm
JPMorgan and other US banks reportedly hit by cyberattack

JPMorgan and other US banks reportedly hit by cyberattack

August 26, 2014 9:22 pm
7 upcoming wearables that make us laugh, cringe, and secretly covet

7 upcoming wearables that make us laugh, cringe, and secretly covet

8:54 pm
"Digital projection has won, and now film projectionists are a thing from the past, a mere curiosity. We are sad dinosaurs, we are about to be extinct."

Indiewire spoke to projectionists at this year’s Locarno Film Festival about their future in the digital age. (via futureoffilm)

(via futureoffilm)

August 25, 2014 9:51 pm

fuckyeah1990s:

How To Have Cybersex On The Internet

9:01 pm 7:50 pm
Students Develop Nail Polish That Can Detect Date Rape Drugs

singularitarian:

Four undergraduate students at North Carolina State University are attempting to produce a nail polish that will reveal the presence of “date rape drugs” such as Rohypnol and GHB by changing color in their presence.

August 24, 2014 9:50 pm

Crowdfunded news-site uncovers ISIS training camp using online mapping tools

mostlysignssomeportents:

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Bellingcat kickstarted £51K to do data-driven/crowdsourced citizen journalism earlier this month, and a week later, pinpointed the exact location of an ISIS training camp near Mosul by matching the jihadis’ social media posts to online maps and geo-location services.

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(via emergentfutures)

August 19, 2014 7:18 pm