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Make beer as easily as coffee
Home-brewers who may have dreamt about harnessing the power of Arduino to automate their process may find something to envy in the PicoBrew Zymatic, a project posted to Kickstarter Monday. The machine’s makers purport to automate the process of home-brewing from beginning to end; owners simply add their ingredients and come back in a while to processed beer and an easy clean-up solution.
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Smartphone users oblivious to gunman who killed student on train
By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When a California college student was shot dead by a stranger on a crowded commuter train in San Francisco last month, none of the dozens of passengers on board saw it coming – they were too absorbed in their mobile devices, officials said on Wednesday. Surveillance footage of the incident last month showed a train car full of passengers within feet of the accused gunman as he openly brandished a weapon on the train, they said. …
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Internet infrastructure groups push for more independence from US monitoring
Internet overseers like ICANN, the IETF and the W3C aren’t happy that the US strongly influences their operations, especially when it likes to spy on much of the world. Accordingly, several of these organizations have just called for truly international governance of online affairs. The groups want …
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Amazon removes abuse-themed e-books
Amazon removes abuse-themed e-books from its Kindle Store after a report highlights titles depicting rape, incest and bestiality.