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“Traditionally, we would have used displacement maps and shading tricks to accomplish such an intimate and finely detailed beach,” said Brett Levin, Technical Supervisor on Piper, “but we decided to see what RIS could do.” And they did…the team decided to fill the beach with real grains of sand, all of it…

Little Gopher Client

Little Gopher Client is a client for the Gopher protocol written in Free Pascal and Lazarus with support for the Windows, Linux and Mac OS X (32-bit) operating systems.

Usenet. Use it?
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Researchers dig into Facebook's ad library.

If you're looking for Google alternatives, or you want to completely nuke your data from Google's servers, here's how you can do just that.

Warren has called for the breakup of Big Tech like Facebook; founder Mark Zuckerberg has vowed to "go to the mat" and fight if she's elected.

"The essence of LimeWire was this: By using it, you were breaking the law, and in trying to find any given song or video, you might accidentally download porn or malware, putting the computer itself at risk. It was as reckless as unprotected sex."

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In our latest privacy experiment, we tracked how four of the most popular TV brands record everything we watch.

Soon you’ll need to interact to see the notification requests

People who believe in superintelligence present an interesting case, because many of them are freakishly smart. They can argue you into the ground. But are their arguments right, or is there just something about very smart minds that leaves them vulnerable to religious conversion about AI risk, and makes them particularly persuasive?

Is the idea of "superintelligence" just a memetic hazard?

"In future, my social media tech is likely to know I’m pregnant before I do - and I find that deeply unsettling"

Do you use rechargeable batteries?
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AirPods Pro?
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The NSA surveillance whistleblower issued a scathing review of tech in his upcoming interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher.