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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag swabbing decks on Wii U, PlayStation 3 / 4, PC, Xbox 360 and next Xbox

www.engadget.com
The Assassin's Creed video game series -- beyond its trademark murderous historical fiction -- is known for arriving in annual installments. 2013 is no exception, with French publisher Ubisoft recently revealing Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, a pirate-centric next entry in the long-running franchise. Unlike last year's game, which...
Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag swabbing decks on Wii U, PlayStation 3 / 4, PC, Xbox 360 and next Xbox
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Synthetic biology: the best hope for mankind's future? | Johnjoe McFadden

www.guardian.co.uk
If GM is agriculture's Ford Cortina, synthetic biology could give us Ferrari crops that feed the world without harming the planetThe UK government has just declared that synthetic biology – the science of making novel living organisms – could lead to a new industrial revolution and should be a research...
Synthetic biology: the best hope for mankind's future? | Johnjoe McFadden

Fab CEO Jason Goldberg Takes to Reddit for Awkward AMA

betabeat.com
(Photo: WN) The Reddit AMA (or “ask me anything”) is a free-for-all question and answer session where big names duke it out with anonymous users masked by handles like “testees_testees_123.” It can be delightfully informative, but also delightfully weird. Some even morph into uncomfortable grilling sessions, as was the case with...
Fab CEO Jason Goldberg Takes to Reddit for Awkward AMA

This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Windows Phone, and Office 15

thenextweb.com
Welcome to Friday, my friends, it’s a right pleasure to provide you with a bit of entertainment before you ship home from work to plant yourself in front of yet another screen. Modern Man and the Monitor Tan. We’re all guilty of it. This week at Microsoft was happily varied,...
This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Windows Phone, and Office 15

How To Use Electronics All Day Without Destroying Your Body

techcrunch.com
It’s not just sitting at a computer all day long that’s killing modern man: hunching over to use our cell phones, leaning back to read tablets, and even the standing desk is wreaking havoc on our bodies. Crippling our posture to use tiny devices for extended periods of time drops...
How To Use Electronics All Day Without Destroying Your Body

Why Netflix’s CDN should scare the storage industry

gigaom.com
Lest storage vendors thought they were immune to disruption that open source hardware is having on the server industry, Netflix’s new Open Connect content-delivery network might make them think again. While Open Connect directly targets commercial CDNs, it’s based upon (or at least inspired by) open source designs first released by...
Why Netflix’s CDN should scare the storage industry
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72 Is the New 30 Claim Scientists After Watching 'Off Their Rockers'

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Some 30 year olds. (Photo: Xfinity) According to a new study on longevity, 72 is the new 30, so shut up about your quarter-life crisis. The Financial Times broke down the study, which examined men from Sweden and Japan, two countries with very high life expectancy rates. The scientists found that...
72 Is the New 30 Claim Scientists After Watching 'Off Their Rockers'
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