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The 'Sink-Urinal' Saves Water, Encourages Men To Wash Hands : NPR

The 'Sink-Urinal' Saves Water, Encourages Men To Wash Hands : NPR | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
The design, called Stand, is already selling to customers across Europe. The same water running while you wash your hands is also used to flush, says the designer.
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A Low-Tech Mosquito Deterrent

A Low-Tech Mosquito Deterrent | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
Simulated wind, provided by an electric fan, is good at both discouraging insect flight and dissipating the mosquito-attracting emanations that humans emit.
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Do You Know Where You’ll Be 285 Days From Now At 2 P.M.? These Data-Masters Do

Do You Know Where You’ll Be 285 Days From Now At 2 P.M.? These Data-Masters Do | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
Microsoft researchers have developed a mobility prediction system that knows where you will be even years down the road. What does this mean for the...
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How the Moon Messes With Your Sleep | TIME.com

How the Moon Messes With Your Sleep | TIME.com | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
A new look at old data gives credence to a long-suspected phenomenon
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How One Weird Trick Conquered the Internet

How One Weird Trick Conquered the Internet | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
You’ve seen them. Peeking out from sidebars, jiggling and wiggling for your attention, popping up where you most expect them: those “One Weird Trick” ads.
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Michael Lewis: Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer?

Michael Lewis: Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer? | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
With Sergey Aleynikov in prison for lifting computer code from Goldman Sachs, Michael Lewis convenes a private “jury” to determine what he actually did wrong.
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Standing orders

Standing orders | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
WINSTON CHURCHILL knew it. Ernest Hemingway knew it. Leonardo da Vinci knew it. Every trendy office from Silicon Valley to Scandinavia now knows it too: there is...
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Mobe SIM crypto hijack threatens millions: Here's HOW IT WORKS • The Register

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Encrypted e-mail: How much annoyance will you tolerate to keep the NSA away?

Encrypted e-mail: How much annoyance will you tolerate to keep the NSA away? | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
How to to encrypt e-mail, and why most don't bother.
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Social networking sites' tracking of unintentionally shared information | Sar | First Monday

Social networking sites' tracking of unintentionally shared information | Sar | First Monday | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
Social networking sites' tracking of unintentionally shared information
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69 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools [UPDATE 2013]

69 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools [UPDATE 2013] | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
If you want to know what’s happening in the social web you need social media monitoring tools. Before you reach for your wallet and start to spend money try out some of the free social media monitoring services.
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The Apple ‘Kill List’: What Your iPhone Doesn’t Want You to Type

The Apple ‘Kill List’: What Your iPhone Doesn’t Want You to Type | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
A Daily Beast investigation on what your iPhone doesn’t want you to say.
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Faith and Works at Apple by Edward Mendelson | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

Faith and Works at Apple by Edward Mendelson | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
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In Iraq, the Bomb-Detecting Device That Didn't Work, Except to Make Money - Businessweek

In Iraq, the Bomb-Detecting Device That Didn't Work, Except to Make Money - Businessweek | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
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The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements.
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Conjuring a fright: what makes a great horror movie?

Conjuring a fright: what makes a great horror movie? | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
Tom Shone: For today's sophisticated audience, it's not all about jump scares – the best horror movies keep playing even if you shut your eyes
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How Chinese Ingenuity Destroyed Salad Bars at Pizza Hut

How Chinese Ingenuity Destroyed Salad Bars at Pizza Hut | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
You had one trip to the salad bar. So dammit, you had to make it count.
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The Bot Wars: why you can never buy concert tickets online

The Bot Wars: why you can never buy concert tickets online | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
Enterprising programmers are creating bots that can reserve, and in some cases buy, everything from restaurant tables to concert tickets before humans can even get a look in.
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Cell Phone Photos Privacy Risk Warning

Cell Phone Photos Privacy Risk Warning | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
Circulating message warns that cell phone photographs posted online contain information that can allow strangers to identify the location where the pictures were taken. The message contains a TV news video that discusses the issue.
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KPCB Internet Trends 2013

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report finds continued robust online growth. There are now 2.4 billion Internet users around the world, and the
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Where Did All The Search Traffic Go?

Where Did All The Search Traffic Go? | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
Traffic from Google to digital publishers dropped 30% over the past eight months.
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Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like “qeadzcwrsfxv1331”

Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like “qeadzcwrsfxv1331” | Digital Technology and Life | Scoop.it
For Ars, three crackers have at 16,000+ hashed passcodes—with 90 percent success.
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