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Finally, a New Clue to Solve the CIAs Mysterious Kryptos Sculpture In 1989, the year the Berlin Wall began to fall, American artist Jim Sanborn was busy working on his Kryptos sculpture, a cryptographic puzzle wrapped in a riddle that he created for the CIA’s headquarters and that has been driving amateur and profe
Wired News | 3 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A brief hiatus and a call for help I won’t be able to post many (or any) posts on Beyond Apollo in the next few weeks because of holiday and work travel. I’ll be hauling along research material when I travel (I always do), but I doubt that I’ll have time to do much more t
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Utah Considers Cutting Off Water to the NSAs Monster Data Center Lawmakers are talking about turning off the water spigot at the massive data center operated by the National Security Agency in Bluffdale, Utah. The post Utah Considers Cutting Off Water to the NSA’s Monster Data Center appeared first on WIRED.
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Googles New Service Kills Ads on Your Favorite Sites for a Monthly Fee Google Contributor asks people to pay a tiny amount to support the websites they love. But will it work? The post Google’s New Service Kills Ads on Your Favorite Sites for a Monthly Fee appeared first on WIRED.
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This 200-MPH Electric Hyperbike Is Coming to American Streets Last year, a man named Carlin Dunne raced an electric motorcycle in the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb. He reached the summit in a blistering 10 minutes flat, handily beating his closest competitor through the mountain's 156 curves by 21 seconds. That
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Whats Missing from the Industrial Internet of Things Conversation? Software These days, you can hardly have a technology conversation without talking about the Internet of Things (IoT). And when that conversation shifts its focus to the industrial sector, including energy, Oil & Gas, Power & Utilities, and petrochemicals,
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This Is What It Sounded Like When We Landed on a Comet Instruments recorded the thump of Philaes first of three landings on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko last week. The post This Is What It Sounded Like When We Landed on a Comet appeared first on WIRED.
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A New Service Will Help You Wrest Your Online Identity From Google Google and Facebook aren't just tools you use -- they're often a core part of your online identity. Indie Hosters wants to give you back control over your identity. The post A New Service Will Help You Wrest Your Online Identity From Google appeared first
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Surprising Study of Human Immune Responses Could Lead to Better Flu Vaccines A new computer modeling study suggests the human immune system has a better memory than scientists had thought for strains of the flu its encountered in the past. In the future, the researchers say, it might be possible to exploit this to design better va
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The Internet Just Isnt That Big a Deal Yet: A Hard Look at Solows Paradox The Internet age has given us blisteringly fast connectivity to the World Wide Web, cloud computing, nearly instant collaboration and high definition face-to-face video communication with our peers around the world. Yet in terms of our rate of economic pr
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