Fuzzy Buzz

Apr 18

Why the Console Wars Won’t Be Anything Like You Expect -

Tablets killed the Console Star.

Nest and Fitbit Chase a Lucrative Side Business -

No, I will not pay to let someone sell my information.

US Has A 'Secret Exception' To Reasonable Suspicion For Putting People On The No Fly List

Crowdfunding platform crowdfunds for itself -

I have coined a term for this - A Clusterfund.

Developers aim to do more with Project Ara than just make a modular smartphone -

I have not paid much attention to this project, because it just looked like a none-too-bright market disruption strategy (make phones like PCs!). However, I didn’t realize they were developing open hardware standards. That is huge for the Smartphone world, and it may shatter the walled gardens that Apple and Google have built.

Mission-critical satellite communications wide open to malicious hacking -

Nice…

Apr 17

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 -

Pour one out…

1 Million Spiders Make Golden Silk for Rare Cloth | Science | WIRED

Real-time audio of corporal punishment shows kids misbehave within 10 minutes of spanking

Barack Obama trolls the GOP: The president intentionally baited Republicans on equal pay. -

"Stray voltage?"