- Hilarious genius has built a Twitter bot that tricks idiots into arguing with it for hours | SBS Comedy
- Australia's new $5 bill is so high-tech it can play a vinyl record
- Trump's supporters talk rebellion, assassination at his rallies - The Boston Globe:
Anger and hostility were the most overwhelming sentiments at a Trump rally in Cincinnati last week, a deep sense of frustration, an us-versus-them mentality, and a belief that they are part of an unstoppable and underestimated movement. Unlike many in the country, however, these hard-core Trump followers do not believe the real estate mogul's misfortunes are of his own making. They believe what Trump has told them over and over, that this election is rigged, and if he loses, it will be because of a massive conspiracy to take him down.
- My first virtual reality groping:
My high from earlier plummeted. I went from the god who couldn't fall off a ledge to a powerless woman being chased by an avatar named BigBro442. ... What had just happened? I hadn't lasted 3 minutes in multiplayer without getting virtually groped.FFS, gaming world.
- Nerf Accustrike Darts Are the Company's Most Precise Projectiles Yet | WIRED
- First self-driving cars will be unmarked so that other drivers don't try to bully them | Technology | The Guardian:
Coelingh's concerns chime with the findings of a survey published earlier this month by the London School of Economics. It found that aggressive drivers will attempt to “bully” the occupants of autonomous vehicles, which they will see as easy prey on the roads because the cars will follow the rules of the highway.
- Look Who's Smiley Now: MoMA Acquires Original Emoji - The New York Times:
This emoji set was acquired through a licensing agreement with DoCoMo that lets the museum display the images in a range of forms. Starting in December, MoMA will show the emoji in the museum lobby, in a display that incorporates both 2-D graphics and animations.
- Inside the secret meeting that changed the fate of Vine forever. tldr: Vine didn't want to pay its top content producers or change the product; so they moved to other platforms. Noting the top producers were asking for $1m+ each.
- Google's Self-Driving Car Designer YooJung Ahn Discusses Her Design
- How To Make A Land Cruiser Faster Than A Lamborghini:
It's awesome when a corporation has a sense of humor and a savvy engineering team. And a bottomless budget.
- Meet The Shop That Keeps Alive Jaguar's Tortured Supercar, The XJ220
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