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Theremins are super fun production lines of weird squeeps and bloops, the de rigueur sound of kitschy black-and-white sci-fi movies and DJ rave parties alike. Anyone with an appreciation of music, or just noise, should play with one given the chance — and now you can do so from the comfort of your computer, thanks to Femur Design’s Theremin webpage.
When we first broached the Great Smiley Debate a few weeks ago, the question was whether or not a dash-as-nose was appropriate, necessary, or a bastardisation of the simple purity of two dots paired with a gentle curve. But a new, equally contentious controversy emerged: Should the parenthesis open towards the left or the right?
No credit card info was stolen (whew!), but users’ contact info and encrypted passwords were compromised.
On Valentine’s Day, those of us who have significant others are obligated to spend time with them. Logic says that the rest of us go straight home after work and spend the night enjoying the most romantic porn we can find. Right? Untrue! People across the US actually watch less porn on Valentine’s Day.
Valentine’s Day is possibly the worst day of the year for the lonely hearts out there. Chances are if you’re reading this site you have some idea of how to use online dating to your advantage, but not like this guy does. For anonymity’s sake, we’ll call him Eros, and what he has created is nothing short of god-like: a way for the tech savvy to exploit loopholes in the dating site RSVP to get more dates with people you actually like. This is how to hack a dating site to your advantage.
The Pebble smartwatch is getting an app store, set to go live on Tuesday at 5AM AEST. The timing coincides nicely with the debut of Pebble Steel, which began shipping on January 28.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s recent post on Net Neutrality started off well. It rightly noted that “[v]iolations of network neutrality are a real and serious problem: in recent years we have seen dozens of ISPs in the US and around the world interfere with and discriminate against traffic on their networks.”
Richard Sherman is a very talented US football player, and I, like many of you, have become a fan. It’s clear that in the post-NFC championship days, he’s emerged as a divisive character. No matter your opinion, when it comes to Twitter he has some very sage advice. From a post he wrote earlier this week on the MBQ…
Have you been mocking grandma for holding fast to a clunky, barely functional copy of Internet Explorer 7? Get ready to eat your words. A nurse and patient-pairing website has decided that, rather than put up with customers trying to run IE7, it’s just going to buy them a whole new computer, goddammit — fancy new browser included.