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The itunes $0. 99 movie of the week: ‘life’

The iTunes $0.99 Movie of the Week: ‘Life’

Every week, the folks at iTunes find a movie they like and make it available to rent for the low, low price of $0.99. I’m here to tell you whether that film is worth your hard-earned dollar. This week, Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal discover a potentially dangerous alien species in Life. The Box Must Stay…

Technology and relationships: (don’t) hold the phone!

Technology and Relationships: (Don’t) Hold the Phone!

Thanks to dating sites and apps like OKCupid and Tinder, finding a potential partner has never been easier. With a few swipes, some messages here and there, dates are easy to come by. More and more, people are turning to these resources. While there’s nothing wrong with getting a little bit of a push in…

Facial recognition technology used to estimate life expectancy

Facial Recognition Technology Used To Estimate Life Expectancy

Fortune-telling is a strange, mystical art. In movies, it’s usually dark and deals with an oncoming tragedy or struggle or tragic struggle. The tarot cards, crystal balls, and incense candles render the profession pseudo-scientific (except for those darned prophecies. Those always seem to come true). My friend even once got a fortune cookie that told…

College? A geek’s alternate path

College? A Geek’s Alternate Path

College tuition is more than through the roof. It’s through the penthouse, through the ozone. It’s becoming more difficult to afford to explore the boozy, intellectual jungle that is a college campus. What is more, it’s a badly hoarded secret that the skills imparted to only usually sober students in the realms of higher education…

Forever unfinished: why android is never boring

Forever Unfinished: Why Android is Never Boring

There are three main players in the phone OS market, but I only really see the appeal of Android. Well, that’s not quite true; Windows Phone and iOS by all accounts are very handy, being stable and powerful and lots of other good things. I just don’t know if I’ll ever find myself desiring anything…