Hacker group Anonymous declares ‘total war’ on Donald Trump

Donald Trump seems to have no problem making enemies, which is why it’s not surprising to see that sometimes-effective hacker collective Anonymous has him in their sights again. Per The Guardian, Anonymous now says that it will “dismantle” Trump’s campaign and will “expose what he doesn’t want the public to know.” …

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Why we need women in tech

From Popular Mechanics In November 2015, Pinterest released an impressive new feature: a magnifying-glass icon that calls forth a visual search box that can focus on any element of a picture, summoning similar dresses, rugs, nature scenes, or chests of drawers from the entirety of the Pinterest empire without anyone …

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5 apps to help families stay in touch and on task

We hear a lot about families spending too much time distracted by digital devices. But screens do have some family-friendly benefits: New apps can help family members stay connected and coordinated. Here is a handful of Apple- and Android-friendly apps that might help keep your little group in touch and …

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Will Arnett’s Guide to (Newly Tech-y) Venice, California

When Will Arnett first moved to Venice—aka “Menace”—California “there’d be gunshots so close that I’d grab the dog and go down on the ground,” the actor says. That was 16 years ago. Since then, the seaside LA town has gotten considerably quieter (read: bougier, beachier, and techier). When Google opened …

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Politics Threaten the Bold Plan to Free the Internet from US Control

No one owns the Internet. It’s an international network under the control of no single country or company. But actually navigating that complex network depends upon a collection of directories and standards over which the US government has long had final authority. Without this body of information, you wouldn’t be …

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The Most Surreal Look at California’s Drought Is From the Air

Think of California, and you probably think of the beaches of Southern California, the vineyards of Napa Valley, or the verdant Yosemite Valley. Thomas Heinser’s surreal photographs offer a look at the other California, one parched by drought. His aerial photographs of charred hillsides, depleted reservoirs, and barren salt ponds are not at …

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