Tag Archive for personal

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Episode 6 Recap: The Coding of a Soul

Halt.catch_.fire_.episode.6

Feed-twFeed-fb

Can an inanimate object be infused with a soul?

In “Landfall,” Halt and Catch Fire’s sixth episode, that question is explored with computer operating systems, children’s toys, and — most importantly — series antihero Joe Macmillan, whose pathological lies and manipulative tactics seem to know no bounds.

SEE ALSO: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Episode 5 Recap: I’m Your Sledgehammer

At Cardiff Electric, the prototype for the company’s mobile personal computer is up and running — but Cameron believes…

Tipcast Brings The Human Touch Back To Sharing

recommendations-large

U.S. Appeals Court Rules That States Must Allow Gay Marriage

Appeals-marriage

Feed-twFeed-fb

DENVER — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that states must allow gay couples to marry. The court ruled that the Constitution protected same-sex relationships and put a remarkable legal winning streak across the country one step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The three-judge panel in Denver ruled 2-1 that states cannot deprive people of the fundamental right to marry simply because they want to be wedded to someone of the same sex.

Facebook’s Slingshot: A Prettier, More Desperate Version of Snapchat

Snapshot_snapchat_comparison

Feed-twFeed-fb

After its accidental rollout and subsequent removal from the App Store last week, Facebook’s latest standalone app, Slingshot, has officially launched.

The app, the company’s latest (and likely last) effort to create a true Snapchat competitor, allows users to send disappearing photo and video messages. But Facebook isn’t framing Slingshot as a messaging app; rather, those who have been working on the app say it’s more a way of sharing what you’re up to at any given moment — a visual status…

Edward Snowden: We Need to Take Back Our Privacy

Edward-snowden

Feed-twFeed-fb

Edward Snowden made a call to take back privacy with technology, supporting an anti-surveillance campaign called Reset The Net during a talk on Thursday — the anniversary of the first published NSA surveillance revelation.

Speaking via Google Hangouts from Russia, Snowden noted that trust in both the U.S. tech sector and politician institutions has eroded. But the good news, Snowden said, is that netizens don’t have to rely on governments to protect their privacy rights anymore

See also: The…

Edward Snowden: We Need to Take Back Our Privacy

Edward-snowden

Feed-twFeed-fb

Edward Snowden made a call to take back privacy with technology, supporting an anti-surveillance campaign called Reset The Net during a talk on Thursday — the anniversary of the first published NSA surveillance revelation.

Speaking via Google Hangouts from Russia, Snowden noted that trust in both the U.S. tech sector and politician institutions has eroded. But the good news, Snowden said, is that netizens don’t have to rely on governments to protect their privacy rights anymore

See also: The…

Apple’s Mobile Payment Strategy Is Taking Shape

Apple2

Feed-twFeed-fb

If you blinked during Apple’s big WWDC keynote event on Monday, you might have missed the part that hinted at the company’s mobile payments strategy.

A little more than 90 minutes into the two-hour presentation, Apple’s SVP of software engineering Craig Federighi pulled up a slide about Touch ID, the fingerprint scanner introduced with the iPhone 5s last year. He then announced that developers would soon have access to applying the feature to their apps through a new API.

See also: The Slow…

Is Walter White Alive? Bryan Cranston Says ‘You Never Saw Bags Zip Up’

Bryan-cranston-breaking-bad.jpg

Feed-twFeed-fb

AMC’s Breaking Bad ended its acclaimed five-season run last year, but the final zoom-out scene featuring antihero Walter White may not have represented what you think it did.

Bryan Cranston hinted Thursday night during an interview with Ashleigh Banfield on CNN that his character could still be alive — having possibly survived his bloody gunshot wound.

“Spoiler alert for all of you who are going to watch Breaking…

fast weight loss

This Isn’t a Siamese Dream — Billy Corgan Is Cuddling Kittens

Billcorgan

Feed-twFeed-fb


billy

Say what you want about eccentric rocker Billy Corgan, but his feline friends think he’s purr-fect.

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman appeared on the cover of PAWS Chicago magazine, the literary arm of the no-kill organization that shelters and re-homes thousands of cats and dogs.

The two adorable cats Corgan is holding on the cover are his personal pets, Sammi and Mr. Thom, which he adopted from PAWS. Corgan also recently used his musical…