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How sex tech could threaten the world's oldest profession

The adult industry's embrace of virtual reality and Internet-connected toys mean porn is getting more and more lifelike. Will there be room for the real thing?

By January 24, 2016

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Magic Leap has something better than a product: Potential

It may seem like the hype around virtual and augmented reality technologies couldn't get any bigger. But a new $800 million investment in Magic Leap shows that promise matters more than reality.

By February 2, 2016

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Apple's Tim Cook: Virtual reality is 'really cool'

Add the iPhone maker's CEO to the growing list of influential executives keeping an eye on the nascent technology.

By January 26, 2016

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Not recycling is more immoral than watching porn, say teens in study

Technically Incorrect: A pornography study by a faith-focused group says porn is increasingly becoming accepted in society, as it's safer than actual sex.

By January 27, 2016

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Virtual-desktop integration touches all professions

Virtual-desktop integration is hot, not only with IT practitioners, but with professionals of many stripes.

By April 7, 2011

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New heart valve saves lives without surgery

In early November, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new type of heart valve that cardiologists say will revolutionize their profession. Now, doctors can implant these life-saving valves into patients without surgery. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the medical-tech breakthrough.

November 16, 2011

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The 404 904: Where it's safe to assume we're being sarcastic (podcast)

Robots are slowly taking over the world, and a startup in Illinois called Narrative Science is targeting journalists as the next profession to go extinct. Well, maybe just the journalists covering local youth sports and number-crunching quarterly earning reports.

By September 15, 2011

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Ep. 904: Where it's safe to assume we're being sarcastic

Robots are slowly taking over the world, and a startup in Illinois called Narrative Science is targeting journalists as the next profession to go extinct. Well, maybe just the journalists covering local youth sports and number-crunching quarterly earning reports. We're safe for now, but let us know if they come out with a robot that can podcast and tell dirty jokes. This and more stories, plus listener voicemails on today's episode of The 404 Podcast!

By September 15, 2011

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How to denigrate an entire profession

In a prior post I inadvertently managed to denegrate the noble profession of news reporting and blogging. Besides clearing the air, here's some fun CEO quotes on the subject of denigrating professions.

By May 15, 2008

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Cloud computing and the big rethink: Part 5

There are tremendous technical and market pressures toward "downsizing" the traditional server operating system and "virtual machine." What does that portend for the future of computing and IT as a profession?

By October 19, 2009