The thing is, I somehow still want Yahoo not to suck.Yahoo Users Anonymous. (via nedhepburn)
Starr says Google Glass is no more intrusive than camera-equipped cell phones that do nearly the same thing. “I think privacy is vapor now,” Starr said. “There are cameras everywhere. There are recording devices everywhere.Google Glass ban at Capitol Hill restaurant stirs privacy debate
It’s really hurting me. I can’t imagine what the employees must be thinking. Everyone is talking about the most likely scenario being that it will be broken up and sold off for parts. What will happen to the Waterloo region, or Canada? What company will take its place?BlackBerry founder Mike Lazaridis • Discussing the fate of the company he helped build from scratch nearly three decades ago (as Research in Motion—it only picked up the BlackBerry name earlier this year). The company, which announced a massive financial loss this week, is in the midst of being sold. It’s quite likely that the company may drop out of the devices businesses for good. The Globe and Mail has a lengthy piece on the demise of one of Canada’s most-important tech companies.
You might remember Aimee Copeland as the twentysomething who went through a harrowing experience last year, losing most of her limbs after a zip-line accident exposed her to flesh-eating bacteria. Fortunately, though, technology is giving her a second chance. Copeland recently received bionic hands from a company called Touch Bionics—devices which are so effective that she can actually grab things and do tasks that most people take for granted. Amazing stuff.