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how a student moulded three costly cameras he couldn’t afford into a 3D printed 35mm – Designboom

Friday, May 26, 2017

  richmond student paul kohlhaussen has created a fully functional 3D printed camera, taking the best features from an array of costly high-end cameras and reverse engineering them into the camera of his dreams. with no prior knowledge in CAD software, kohlhaussen taught himself everything from scratch when designing and building the eight components that make up the camera’s modular design.  the cycloptic mustard monster takes panoramic photos much like the discontinued hasselblad XPan…

Horry County schools installing 100’s of new, high-definition bus cameras – WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Friday, May 26, 2017

Related Coverage CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County School District is in the process of installing 216 new, high-definition cameras on several of its school buses. Currently, buses are on a two-camera system, which means both cameras are in the front of the bus. One shows the students and the other shows the driver and the front door, but the video quality is poor. “You can’t really see on the…

The investigation of Jared Kushner fits a very troubling pattern – Washington Post

Friday, May 26, 2017

Jared Kushner has just been revealed as the senior White House adviser who is under investigation in the Russia probe — which is news that comes as little surprise. Indeed, when The Washington Post reported last week that a then-unnamed top Trump adviser was a focus, many quickly assumed it was Kushner. But while those assumptions were based on his known contacts with Russians and his status as one of few…

The Best Thing That Can Happen To Electric Cars Is What Happened To PCs In The 1990s – Jalopnik

Friday, May 26, 2017

At this moment, the idea that we’re on the brink of electric cars becoming cheaper to build than combustion cars is getting a lot of traction, along with the idea that EVs will be as cheap to own as the loud kind of car even sooner. These are important developments, and while it’s potentially good news for consumers, it’s not enough. The ideal model for electric vehicles should be similar…

These are the safest cars on the road – CNNMoney

Friday, May 26, 2017

Cars are getting safer. A new report identified 11 different car and SUV models in which no one died over a four year period. That’s the highest number of models without a single fatality ever recorded by this survey. The report, from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, looks at federal government auto fatality data from 2012 through 2015. These were the safest vehicles: Audi Q7 SUV Volkswagen (VLKAF) Tiguan…

Balenciaga, Fashion’s Original Provocateur – New York Times

Friday, May 26, 2017

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Bitcoin ‘nerds’ give way to Wall Street suits at digital currency conference – CNBC

Friday, May 26, 2017

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A Chain of Corporate Newspapers Could Make the Difference in Montana’s Special Election – The Intercept

Friday, May 26, 2017

As Montana’s voters decide who will represent them in Congress in Thursday’s special election, their choice will be heavily informed by their local newspapers. That bodes well for Republican Greg Gianforte. Earlier this month, a trio of Montana’s largest newspapers — The Missoulian, the Helena Independent Record, and the Billings Gazette — all endorsed Republican businessman Greg Gianforte over Democratic musician turned candidate Rob Quist. The papers all share a single owner, the Iowa-based Lee…

40 Years After ‘Star Wars’ Error, Newspaper Apologizes To Wookiee Community – NPR

Friday, May 26, 2017

A man dressed in a Chewbacca costume throws his arms aloft in what can only be a confounding mix of emotions: triumph, sure — but also righteous indignation at all the decades lost to reckless misspelling. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption toggle caption Elaine Thompson/AP A man dressed in a Chewbacca costume throws his arms aloft in what can only be a confounding mix of emotions: triumph, sure — but also…

Fox News’ Dueling Narratives: Journalism That Clashes With Fury Over ‘Liberal Media’ – Variety

Friday, May 26, 2017

A little more than 24 hours before Guardian U.S. reporter Ben Jacobs was knocked to the ground, choked, and punched by GOP congressional candidate Greg Gianforte, Fox News host Sean Hannity tweeted that “Liberal Fascism” and the “corrupt media” were trying to silence him from reporting a debunked story about murdered Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich. Hannity has been doggedly pursuing the non-story for days now with increasingly irresponsible…

Trump’s loose lips drive allies to reassess U.S. access to intel – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Friday, May 26, 2017

President Donald Trump’s loose lips aren’t just causing him political trouble anymore. Now they’re putting at risk vital global intelligence sharing with allies whose spies have helped thwart terrorist attacks on the United States. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday issued a public rebuke of the Trump administration before meeting with the president, and a senior Democratic lawmaker said the British government may have “every right to be furious.”…

Balenciaga, Fashion’s Original Provocateur – New York Times

Friday, May 26, 2017

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iPhone 8 ‘Impossible Design’ Suddenly Makes Sense – Forbes

Friday, May 26, 2017

The iPhone 8 has an impossible design. According to multiple sources, will create an almost bezel-less design yet it will also integrate both the fingerprint sensor and front facing cameras under the screen. The former is plausible but the latter didn’t make sense, until now… The explanation comes from two independent leaks which dovetail perfectly. The first is a parts leak from regular Apple goldmine Weibo, the second a detailed…

Why the iPhone 8’s $1000 price tag won’t impact sales one bit – BGR

Friday, May 26, 2017

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been inundated with somewhat conflicting information regarding how much the iPhone 8 is going to cost. While some analysts anticipate that Apple’s next-gen iPhone will cost somewhere in the $870 to $1070 range, other analysts maintain that the entry-level 128GB iPhone 8 will retail for $1,000, with a more storage-friendly 256GB model set to retail for $1,099. As a point of reference, the 128GB…

With new iPhone in the works, Apple shares headed toward $200 – ABC News

Friday, May 26, 2017

In the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” the hapless hero learns that his friend Lt. Dan unwittingly invested their Bubba Gump fortune in shares of Apple, making them both very wealthy men. Though Apple stock has long been more reliable than an undistinguished box of chocolates, it was up and down as recently as a year ago. The price per share hit a peak of $134 in the summer of 2015,…

Android exploit adds secret, thieving layers to your phone – Engadget

Friday, May 26, 2017

This concerns researchers because Android automatically grants the draw-on-top permission for any app downloaded from the Play Store, and once a hacker is in, it’s possible to trick someone into granting the a11y permission. A Cloak and Dagger-enabled app hides a layer of malicious activity under seemingly harmless visuals, luring users to click on unseen buttons and keystroke loggers. “To make things worse, we noticed that the accessibility app can…

NASCAR knows it has to innovate. But it’s not that easy – Charlotte Observer

Thursday, May 25, 2017

When he was a kid, Marcus Smith would get out of school early on the Thursday before the 600-mile NASCAR race held at the racetrack his family owns in Concord. He and his brothers went to watch not only the qualifying races, but the boxing matches staged near the front stretch grandstands. “Those were my favorite,” said Smith, now the CEO of Speedway Motorsports, the company that owns Charlotte Motor…

DraftKings Rankings: Charlotte – Nascar

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Rankings below are based on a mixture of expected output and DraftKings’ NASCAR salaries for that day. The ordering is not based on highest projected fantasy totals, but rather by the value of each driver. (fppk = average fantasy points per $1,000 of salary. The typical median fppk for a 2016 race was in the 3s. Plate tracks tend to be lower and short tracks tend to run higher due…