2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness is far more than a cool appearance package
Inside, the Outback Wilderness has copper accents and waterproof seats. Read the article Published:March 30, 2021Caption:Steven EwingPhoto:Michael Shaffer/Subaru Source link Read more
‘Monster Hunter Rise’ Blends the Best of Feudal Japanese Culture
The residents of Kamura who slay the dangerous monsters, known as the Hunters, have ninja-inspired outfits as their default starting gear, which can then be replaced with a variety of armor created from the carved parts of defeated monsters. Hunters have kunai and shuriken, which are small sharp throwing... Read more
Oracle offers free cloud migration to lure new customers
Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. (Reuters) — Oracle announced on Wednesday it will migrate companies’ most complicated computer programs to its cloud for free as it tries to catch a new wave of potential cloud-computing clients by aiming to... Read more
Do we need a federal agency to regulate Facebook, Twitter, and Google?
How can Congress best regulate the monstrosity that is Facebook? At a House Energy and Commerce committee hearing on social media, extremism, and misinformation on Thursday, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) offered a creative suggestion: a new government agency, somewhat similar to the Federal Trade Commission, that would broadly provide... Read more
Slack pledges update to “Connect DM” after realizing harassment exists
Enlarge / Shadowy Slack usage. Ubiquitous work-chat platform Slack this morning rolled out a new feature, Connect DM, that allows users to send direct messages to people they don’t work with. Hours later, the company is already saying “our bad” and promising an update after users demonstrated almost immediately... Read more
Turing Award goes to researchers who made programming easier and more powerful
The A.M. Turing Award is the top prize in the computer science field. Association for Computing Machinery; Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET Without a crucial software development tool called the compiler, we’d have to descend into the incomprehensible world of machine-code mutterings before we could control computers. Which is why... Read more
Bed Tricks, Cod, and the Hidden History of Catfishing
Angela introduced Nev online to an 8-year-old prodigy painter, a 19-year-old seductress, and a whole cast of supporting characters composed of MP3 fragments, online video, photographs, text messages, and nearly a dozen Facebook profiles. Schulman at 24 had his worldview blown open when he fell hard for the seductress,... Read more
GamesBeat Decides: The best (and worst) Kingdom Hearts title names
Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. I love Kingdom Hearts. It combines two of my favorite things: Square Enix RPGs and Disney. My colleague, Jeff Grubb, thinks the series is trash. That wasn’t going to stop me from making it... Read more
Covid-19 testing in post-vaccine America, explained
There was a time when we thought Covid-19 testing would save us from the pandemic. As long as we had enough tests and got them in the hands of enough people, we’d be able to identify and contain outbreaks, and life would soon go back to normal. Clearly, this... Read more
Nike sues over “Satan Shoe,” disavowing all connection to soul soles
Enlarge / The shoes—and the marketing for them—are definitely committed to their aesthetic. Nike is suing the company behind a viral, limited-edition custom shoe, arguing that the unauthorized custom work dilutes its brand and creates a false impression that Nike approves the controversial design. The Satan Shoe, a collaboration... Read more