Friday, March 31, 2017

Alexa, Will You Marry Me?

Can Amazon's Alexa Be Your Friend?
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ECHO AND THE LONELY MEN
Can Amazon's Alexa Be Your Friend?
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We're so close to a promised future of actually useful digital assistants. But is this the future we want?
HAS SOME 'MAJOR' PROBLEMS
Is The Live Action 'Ghost In The Shell' Any Good? Here's What Reviews Say
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Adapting a beloved and super-influential anime classic is an unenviable task. Does the director of 2012's "Snow White and the Huntsman" pull it off, or is this ghost busted? Here's what reviews have to say.
'THE FUTURE AGENCY'
Inside The Big Business Of Imagining The Future
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Tellart is at the forefront of an industry that doesn't really have a name. What it does is sometimes labeled "design fiction," a genre that imagines and acclimatizes you to a future that may soon come.
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Think You Know Everything About Cloud Computing? Wrong
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While most companies are looking to sign you up for cloud services to mine your data, Daplie looks to give you the power of "The Cloud" without sacrificing privacy, ownership, or control of your digital life.
EYES ON THE BALL
'DEFEND CABLE AT ALL COSTS'
ESPN Has Seen The Future Of TV And They're Not Really Into It
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While most of ESPN's TV peers have courted cord cutters — CBS and Turner Broadcasting, for instance, are allowing anyone to watch some of their March Madness games online for free — ESPN's view cuts against the conventional wisdom in new media.
WHEN THE SMOKE CLEARS
Inside Samsung's Quest For Redemption
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The Galaxy S8 is Samsung's most ambitious phone yet.
LIKE IT'S GOING OUT OF STYLE
THE CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN
How Clown Pants Saved My Life
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When his year went to hell, Zach Baron started to wear weird clothes and wonder: Can you fix yourself on the inside by changing what you wear on the outside?
MORE LIKE DEMOLITION
The Uncertain Future Of Democracy
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The West's grandest challenge could be preserving the post-war stability that has existed for more than half a century.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
THANK GOD FOR THAT TREE
A Heart-Stopping Video Of A Motorcyclist Losing Control And Flipping Right Off A Cliff
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Our stomachs took a tumble when he skidded off the road, but through sheer, miraculous luck, he and his motorcycle are both relatively unscathed.
FROM THE DIGG STORE
8 Ways You Should Already Be Protecting Your Data From Hackers
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From powerful VPNs to sleek camera covers, here's everything you need to be safe on the interwebs.
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Happy Friday. Have a great date with Alexa this weekend.

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