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Mercedes-Benz has made a 'mothership' van for six-wheeled delivery robots

Mercedes-Benz has made a 'mothership' van for six-wheeled delivery robots - The Verge

Hey uh ICANN. US govt here. You know we said we'd give you the keys to the 'net? Yeaahhh...

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I’ve fallen in love with Lenovo’s Yoga Book

Ive fallen in love with Lenovos Yoga Book

from The Atlantic

Hooked on Q-Tips

People can get addicted to almost any product. Do manufacturers have a responsibility to stop them?

from Medium

400,000 GitHub repositories, 1 billion files, 14 terabytes of code: Spaces or Tabs?

400000 GitHub repositories 1 billion files 14 terabytes of code: Spaces or Tabs?

from hci.stanford.edu

Speech Is 3x Faster than Typing for English and Mandarin Text Entry on Mobile Devices

With the ubiquity of mobile devices like smartphones, two new widely used methods have emerged: miniature touch screen keyboards and speech-based dictation. It is currently unknown how these two modern methods compare. We therefore evaluated the text entry performance of both methods in English and in Mandarin Chinese on a mobile smartphone. In the speech input case, our speech recognition system gave an initial transcription, and then recognition errors could be corrected using either speech again or the smartphone keyboard.

from Washington Post

An alarming number of scientific papers contain Excel errors

An alarming number of scientific papers contain Excel errors - Washington Post #757LiveAU

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Acer's Swift 7 is the first laptop thinner than a centimeter

Acer’s Swift 7 is the first laptop thinner than a centimeter http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/8/31/12718238/acer-swift-thinnest-laptop-price-release-date-ifa-2016

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This tiny sensor is shaped like a peanut and tracks temperature changes

Sen.se, the smart home company behind the slightly creepy hub called Mother, is back with a handful of tiny, single-purpose sensors meant to be scattered around your home. The line of devices are...