Ραντεβού στα τυφλά με… βιβλία

Σε ένα ραντεβού στα τυφλά προσκάλεσε τους πελάτες του το βιβλιοπωλείο Curious Iguana στο Φρέντερικ του Μέριλαντ για την ημέρα του Αγίου Βαλεντίνου – ένα ραντεβού στα τυφλά με… βιβλία.

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The kid hackers who starred in a real-life WarGames

They didn’t start World War 3, but in 1983 a group of tech-savvy boys introduced a petrified world to cyber-crime. What became of the original teen hackers?

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Most Americans don’t realize what companies can predict from their data

Every device that you use, every company you do business with, every online account you create – they all collect data about you and analyze it to figure out minute details of your life.

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Making AI algorithms crazy fast using chips powered by light – MIT Technology Review

Optical chips have been tried before—but the rise of deep learning may offer an opportunity to succeed where others have failed.

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Investigators searched a million people’s DNA to find Golden State serial killer – MIT Technology Review

Investigators may have compared a serial killer’s DNA with that of one million unwitting genealogy enthusiasts as part of an investigation that led to the arrest earlier this week of a man accused of being California’s elusive “Golden State Killer.”

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Injecting wastewater underground can cause earthquakes up to 10 kilometers away

New research shows that injecting wastewater deep underground can cause earthquakes far from the injection site. It also raises questions about which rock layers are the safest injection targets.


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A Collection of Your Most Incredible Vintage Board Games – Atlas Obscura

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and what better time to bust out one of those old board games that has been languishing in your closet? We recently asked our readers to do just that, and send us pictures and the stories behind the oldest board games in their collection. We figured that in this game, there could be no losers. We figured right.

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Χαρτονομίσματα κρυμμένα σε βιβλία στη μνήμη μιας βιβλιόφιλης γιαγιάς

Ο Andrew Crochunis έψαχνε βιβλία σε ένα βιβλιοπωλείο του Ντέλαγουερ των ΗΠΑ, όταν μέσα σε ένα βιβλίο βρήκε ένα χαρτονόμισμα των 5 δολαρίων με κολλημένο ένα σημείωμα: «Σας παρακαλούμε δεχθείτε αυτό το δώρο στη μνήμη της αγαπημένης μας γιαγιάς που μας αγόραζε ένα βιβλίο της αρεσκείας μας κάθε Χριστούγεννα. Μας ενέπνευσε τη φιλαναγνωσία. Χρησιμοποιήστε αυτά τα χρήματα για την αγορά ενός νέου βιβλίου».

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