I got to experience some cool technology this week that allows someone to walk into the Tijuana, Mexico airport directly from the US (just South of San Diego). It was a very smooth process. Amazon wants to know if you’ll trust them to leave packages inside your house? Web sites now use your computer to mine cryptocurrency without your knowledge. Twitter doubled in size. Mosquitoes are coming for you! Those are just some of this week’s headlines. Click on the headlines below to read the full stories.
- Meet Foster D. Coburn III of Unleashed Productions in Cave Creek
- Why aren’t area codes laid out in a seemingly logical way, like ZIP Codes are?
- Nobody knows if the cops would need a warrant to get your Amazon Key data
- The size of things: an ngram experiment
- Science passes the taste test at these top restaurants
- Cryptojacking craze that drains your CPU now done by 2,500 sites
- Tracing the Development of the Doppelgänger
- Can a Sandwich Be Intellectual Property?
- So long, 140. Hello, 280: Twitter doubles character count on tweets
- Study Explains Why We Empathize More With Dogs Than People
- Microsoft quietly announces end of last free Windows 10 upgrade offer
- The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states
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I’m working in our Southern office for a couple of weeks. On the first morning, I wandered out to the beach and saw the sunrise below. If you look closely, you’ll see Venus to above and to the right of the point.