Crispr Babies, IVF, and the Ethics of Genetic Class Warfare

Last month, Chinese national He Jiankui flouted a vigorous scientific debate when he told a room full of scientists that he had manipulated the embryos of Chinese twins, using Crispr to make one resistant to their father’s HIV. He revealed to the group that the twins of the experiment had …

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HTC thinks Christians are VR’s next big audience

For a religion that’s now over 2,000 years old, Christianity has always worked hard to embrace cutting-edge tech. When Johannes Gutenberg invented the modern printing press in the 15th century, the Christian Church jumped at the opportunity to distribute religious materials more easily, and the Bible became the first major …

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Cydia closes purchases for its iOS jailbreak store

In the earliest days of the iPhone, Cydia arose as a rival distribution channel to Apple’s App Store, built specifically for jailbroken smartphones. Now, more than decade later, Cydia founder Jay “Saurik” Freeman has decided to shut down in-app purchasing through the Cydia mobile store after he acknowledged a bug …

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10 Best Gaming Headsets: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch, Mobile

07 Budget Luxury SteelSeries Arctis 3 (2019) (Works wired with PS4, Xbox, Switch, PC, Mobile) The Arctis 3 has the quality design, comfort, retractable mic, and clear sound that make the Arctis line some of the best gaming headsets you can buy. This model also comes with an extra dual …

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So Long, Step Count: My Brief and Sad Smartwatch Hiatus

The rash started out as a small cluster of bumps, angry little irritants arriving out of nowhere. Was it poison oak? Hadn’t I touched some gnarly stuff during a recent hike? It never spread beyond my wrist, and over time, the itchy patch went away. Then I put a smartwatch …

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