Monthly Archives: July 2016

August 1st: Xiaomi VR? [UPDATED]

Xiaomi tease VR launch on the 1st August Xiaomi Teases August 1 release date for first VR Headset It will probably be far less exciting than we can imagine. And probably look too much like a Samsung Gear VR. Same-day … Continue reading

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New Samsung Gear VR Image Leaked

Hmmmm… black. That makes it indistinguishable from many others on the market. What’s up with design in tech? They seem to be stuck with white and black as colors. Source: Galaxy Note7 et GearVR: Prix, date de sortie, fiche technique … Continue reading

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The Hillary Speech

It was on too damned late! I had to get to sleep. So I caught it this morning via YouTube (I won’t provide a link; I came across an ad-infested version — just took the first one I could get … Continue reading

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Mr. Robot, Season Two, Episode Four

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The Zika Reservoir

In a previous post, I asked: Are human beings with active Zika virus a reservoir of infection that can be transmitted person-to-person via mosquitoes? And now we have the answer: Florida probes four suspected non-travel cases of Zika For Zika … Continue reading

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The Instagram-Made Millionaire

I’m reading The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage by Daymond John … … and came across an interesting story.

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For Future Reference: Trump’s IQ Claim Tweet


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The Facebook VR Camera

Inside Facebook’s $30,000 Surround 360 Camera Project I’m not going to quote any of the hype. See the article. What I do want to point out is that this is a business opportunity for anyone able to assemble it. Not … Continue reading

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BrainDead, Episode Five

Oh wow. Things turned bleak, dark, and deadly in this episode.

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Every. God. Damned. Day.

An 86-year-old priest has been ‘beheaded’ by two ISIS knifemen who cut his throat after bursting into a French church and taking nuns and worshippers hostage before being shot dead by police. A bombing in Germany. A crazed guy with … Continue reading

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