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 […]

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.