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Chris Pratt goes on Facebook to apologize in advance for 'Jurassic World' press tour

Knowing that he might very well spout nonsense as hundreds of journalists ask him inane questions, the actor gives advance warning.

By May 23, 2015

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Google shows how pathetic those security questions really are

Technically Incorrect: Your mother's maiden name? The name of your first dog? Easy meat for a hacker. Got a clever answer instead? Just try remembering it.

By May 22, 2015

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Apple is Hitler, tech CEO alludes

Technically Incorrect: In a bizarre image posted by CEO of Chinese company that's about to launch a smartphone, Apple is portrayed by Hitler with an Apple logo in place of the swastika.

By March 27, 2015

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The 404 1,509: Where we live a life of vibroacoustic agony (podcast)

Investigating a cryptic, throbbing drone that's been driving people insane since the early 1970s, the FBI doesn't know jack about Internet slang, posting GIFs on Twitter, and how to make college slightly less awkward.

By June 19, 2014

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Do RFID socks tell us we're pathetic?

If sorting your socks out is too challenging, these NFC socks can do it for you. Via an RFID reader. And your iPhone. And the Internet.

By September 21, 2012

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GitHub co-founder resigns after ‘errors of judgment’

Julie Ann Horvath, a former employee who alleged workplace gender discrimination, blasts the company after an investigation reportedly didn’t find evidence of sexism.

By April 21, 2014

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Watch as driver's phone captures celestial road rage instant karma

On a Florida highway, a man is tailgating in his very large truck. He finally offers the driver he's following his middle finger. Then the gods offer him retribution. Now it's all over YouTube.

By March 27, 2014

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Samsung: iPad's bad, Surface is a joke, and Kindle's a swindle

In a new ad, Samsung decides to be an equal opportunity derider, because its Galaxy Pro range is perfect.

By March 19, 2014

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Google engineer on Google+ platform: 'Pathetic afterthought'

In a post meant to have been private but posted publicly (to Google+), Steve Yegge expresses deep frustrations about the Google+ platform, suggesting that very few people at Google even understand platforms.

By October 12, 2011

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What if we become as stupid as machines?

Ray Kurzweil, the man who promises "Singularity" between man and machine, speaks of it as being a wonderful thing. But is it? Even remotely?

By February 23, 2014