Friday, January 27, 2017

A Clicking Time Bomb

With the Internet of Things, we're building a world-size robot that senses, thinks, and acts. How are we going to control it?
Digg Editions
Morning · Fri, Jan 27
IT'S ALL CONNECTED
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
Bad Wi-Fi Will Die, And Other Facts
digg.com
​Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Wi-Fi is going to suck a lot less now, the super-rich are preparing for the apocalypse and a good way to make coffee.
THE FOUR BOTNETS OF THE APOCALYPSE
Click Here To Kill Everyone
nymag.com
With the Internet of Things, we're building a world-size robot that senses, thinks, and acts. How are we going to control it?
A NOT-SO-SUBTLE BUTTERFLY EFFECT
How A Deadly Heat Wave Led To Disastrous Floods 2,000 Miles Away
fivethirtyeight.com
A heatwave that struck Russia in 2010 managed to set off a chain of events that would ultimately lead to deadly floods in the Himalayas.
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ALL NINE LIVES
NO ONE COULD HEAR IT MEOW
The Secret History Of The First Cat In Space
gizmodo.com
After lagging behind its Soviet and American competitors, France was eager to stake its claim in the space race — with cats, for some reason.
YOU LITERALLY MAKE YOUR OWN LUCK
To Be Lucky, Believe That You Are
nautil.us
It turns out that believing you are lucky is a kind of magical thinking that can lead to a virtuous cycle of thought and action
THE BEST POST-DRINKING DRINK
Letter Of Recommendation: Pedialyte
nytimes.com
Packed with an incredible amount of sodium and potassium, Pedialyte is the perfect drink for toddlers with diarrhea and adults with a hangover.
ALWAYS PERKIN'
E-40's Eternal Comeback
thefader.com
E-40 has been selling water to the sea since before you were born. It hasn't always been easy.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
SOME SAY HE'S STILL FLOPPING
Basketball Player Sets A New, Embarrassing Low For Flopping
digg.com
Oregon junior Dillon Brooks is an All American talent. That talent doesn't appear to extend to flopping, because this is just shameful.
IN THE NEWS
An Updating Roundup Of Today's Trump News
Two Infants Treated with Universal Immune Cells Have Their Cancer Vanish
Steve Bannon Says Media Is 'The Opposition Party,' Should 'Keep Its Mouth Shut'
Mike Pence Set To Speak At March For Life In DC
FROM THE DIGG STORE
Stuff You've Wanted To Buy But Can Now Justify Getting For The Super Bowl
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If you're hosting a Super Bowl party, you now have a great excuse to buy a lot of great new stuff for your home.
Do: Enjoy your Friday; Don't: Commandeer a botnet and cripple the internet.

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