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Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014

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Your cocktail is a button-push away

The Vinotemp Epicureanist Automatic Cocktail Mixer features push-button operation. The bar gadget not only stirs, but it pours as well.

By April 11, 2014

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By December 6, 2013

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Power plays at Twitter: @Jack, @Ev, and the need to grow up (Q&A)

The book "Hatching Twitter" comes out this week, just as the company goes public. In it, Nick Bilton tells the tale of the often chaotic and ego-driven maneuverings over control of the CEO's chair at Twitter.

By November 4, 2013

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Why fear of 3D-printed guns is overblown

Despite worries about the dangers of 3D printed firearms, there's little chance of anyone with a MakerBot device gunning people down. Even gun-control advocates think the hype is too much.

By May 9, 2013

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How I quit worrying and learned to love Vine

After initially dismissing Twitter's new stand-alone video app, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman re-evaluates it and realizes the service has something very interesting to offer.

By January 25, 2013

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Retelling history, 140 characters at a time

Twitter is known for real-time reporting of events. But now, a number of projects are doing "real-time" reporting of historical events like World War II and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

By October 26, 2012

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Let Timehop remind you what you were doing exactly one year ago today

Wake up each morning to an e-mail telling you what you were doing exactly one year ago today by using Timehop.

By May 23, 2012

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Person or computer: could you pass the Turing Test?

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of famed British mathematician Alan Turing, who designed a test in which a human converses with another human and a computer program, and then attempts to determine which is the human and which is the computer.

By May 2, 2012

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At 'Twitter for video' Tout, happy celebs mean explosive growth

day on the job For Tout director of community and content Gardner Loulan, a normal day can mean shooting music videos, providing customer service, and rushing off to show NFL players how to use the startup's micro-video service.

By January 27, 2012