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Glitch of steampunk icon Charles Babbage

Here's a glitch of steampunk icon Charles Babbage himself (Wikipedia bio). (This is part 3 of a series of glitch art...

Astrolabe: data and ancient ship GPS navigation

The historical navigation device in yesterday's post was too newfangled for the conquistadors.This is what they would have used: a...

Is this Magpie conscious? We explore animal consciousness with the mirror test. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Adrian Pingstone/Public Domain
Animal consciousness: is this bird human-like?

Does this bird have levels of animal consciousness comparable to a human? Unlike the 'bird brained' giant chicken we featured...

The Internet of Things. Credit: Adafruit Nimbus/Creative Commons Share Alike license
Home Automation and the Internet of Things; answers to readers comments

CES blog posts Our CES reports on new robotic vacuum cleaners, smart refrigerators, and environment-sensing scales were some of our most...

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