What the Apple-Qualcomm Settlement Means

Apple and Qualcomm met each other in court this week in what was supposed to be a brutal trial. Turns out that wasn’t the case, as the two companies surprisingly agreed to a settlement yesterday. This means three things. Firstly, the settlement ends all ongoing legal action across the board—from Apple, Apple’s manufacturing partners, and […]

Om goeie volgelinge te wees

My skoonpa stuur vir my die storie aan: ‘n Klein seuntjie wil bitter graag die Hemelse Vader ontmoet. Hy besef dat dit tyd sal neem om te reis na waar die Here woon. Dus pak hy in sy tassie ‘n pak aartappelskyfies en ‘n 6-pak vrugtesap – toe begin sy reis. Ongeveer 3 blokke van […]

An Old Man & a Bucket of Shrimp

It happened every Friday evening, almost without fail, when the sun resembled a giant orange and was starting to dip into the blue ocean. Old Ed came strolling along the beach to his favorite pier. Clutched in his bony hand was a bucket of shrimp. Ed walks out to the end of the pier, where […]

Google’s Sensorvault

by CHRIS HOFFMAN Google’s Sensorvault is a location history database that police can query to see phones near the location of a crime. Google is the only company with such a database—and innocent people have been arrested because of it. How Does Sensorvault Work? According to a New York Times investigation, Sensorvault works using Location […]

Reality of the hunt

excerpt from Tom Brown’s Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants (1986) It was in the summer of my twelfth year when Grandfather said that I must learn to hunt like a man. I had to seek out the truths of the real hunt and understand what the hunt was all about, accepting the awesome […]

The folded napkin

Originally posted on Geloof droom skryf:
Hoe waar hierdie is kan ek nie sê nie, daar is argumente daarvoor en daarteen, maar dit bly vir my ‘n pragtige storie! ? Poem by Tamara Hillman Why did Jesus fold the linen burial cloth after His resurrection? I never noticed this…. The Gospel of John (20:7) tells…

Did You Know? (apr 12)

In 2005, Facebook hired graffiti artist David Choe to paint murals in their new office space; Choe accepted Facebook shares instead of a $60,000 cash payment, and when Facebook went public in 2012, his payment for the murals ballooned into a $200 million payoff.