An ambitious project means anyone can now track the movements of almost 50 sharks in realtime. Some 47 sharks have been tagged with an array of sensors that allow scientists to accurately plot their position.
That’s pretty freaking sweet.
Earlier this week, BlackBerry announced a new keyboard-equipped smartphone built in its tried-and-true rounded rectangular shape — but the new phone isn’t running BlackBerry 10. The new BlackBerry 9720 is actually running the company’s previous operating system, BlackBerry 7. With BlackBerry already struggling to make a dent in the market, it’s easy to question why the company would bother to put effort into a low-end device running outdated software. But the short answer is that for BlackBerry, low-end devices still matter in a major way.
lmfao come on Blackberry.
Indeed, whether it’s feng shui consultants rearranging your apartment’s “energies” or alternative medicine advocates pushing dubious internal “cleanses,” woo-woo is very big business in the United States. “People like the flavor of bullshit, the aroma,” Randi says. “It’s very rare that people will stand for a complete lack of bullshit in anything.
Dave Eggers, the acclaimed author behind A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and A Hologram for the King, will release his latest novel, The Circle, this fall. The book will revolve around a fictional, but eerily familiar entity, “the Circle,” which is described as “the world’s most powerful internet company.”
A Dave Eggers book about Google? That’s relevant to my interests!