He recently found out that someone who saw one of the stickers pasted at a Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in Fall River, Massachusetts, took a picture of it to the police.
The Planetary Society will also try to salvage some of the gear. If another suborbital test flight is attempted, salvaged parts will cut down the time required to put another prototype together.
UK-based Web usability expert Bunnyfoot plans to release software next week that can be downloaded for free onto a laptop and gives users voice-activated Internet access in the car. A GSM phone is needed to act as a modem.
That workflow might turn off novice users and would make developing with the Twitter API a bit more complex (which could mean fewer cool third-party Twitter tools), but just like signing into your bank website is more difficult than it used to be, the tradeoff of gaining more control of which apps can access your account seems worth it in this case.
1. If you don’t own an iPod, what would you trade for one?
Though, according to comedian Jordan Cooper Facebook is here to stay: “new broad-based social platforms are dead,” he told me via Twitter. “People are narcissists and go where people already are. Facebook won. Get over it.”
The Giving Works feature launched a few weeks ago, in time for the holiday shopping season. While the site is not well-advertised yet, Weiden said it will be featured more prominently on the homepage and promoted in e-mails and around eBay’s website in the coming weeks and months.
Men are being urged to register on the ministry’s website. The companies with most pledges will receive a reward.
It’s hard not to see the “Noped” worm as a sort of illegal social service, said Andrew Antipass, of the British security firm TechServ.
Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon by Craig Nelson is a newly-published account of the path to the moon, and incorporates recently declassified material. I’m reading this one right now, and it’s one of the best books covering the Apollo program that I’ve read.