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TECHNOLOGY: TimesCast Tech: New Xbox Services

Napster's founders introduce their latest venture. | Tumblr's founder shares his inspiration and mistakes. | Jenna Wortham checks out TaskRabbit, Pocketbooth and Uber. From http://feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=e95a0cc235caff234f87b59605876d27

Christian Leaders Are Powerhouses on Twitter

Twitter is courting Christian evangelical leaders, who have found the network to be surprisingly effective for building influence and spreading inspiration far and wide. From http://feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=e9288a3819f68c9f2e93cb6a8bce56d5

Raspberry Pi impressions: the $35 Linux computer and tinker toy

Raspberry Pi impressions: the $35 Linux computer and tinker toy

The ledgers of history are littered with the rotting corpses of well intentioned, but ultimately unsuccessful, attempts to put computers in the hands of the young, underprivileged or severely impoverished. Some, like Intel's Classmate wanted to put cheap, durable Wintel machines in every American classroom, while others, like the OLPC program, focused their ...

Northeastern University students develop eye controlled robotic arm that’s happy to feed you

Northeastern University students develop eye controlled robotic arm that

As an alternative to receiving brain implants for robotic arm dominance assistance, check out this surprisingly cheap eye-tracking solution developed by six electrical engineering students at Northeastern University. Labeled iCRAFT, for eye Con­trolled Robotic Arm Feeding Tech­nology, the award-winning senior project drew its inspiration from one team member's difficulty syncing spoonfuls with the ...

Low Latency No. 23: Brace yourself

(Credit: Blake Stevenson) The inspiration for this week's comic comes from an Internet meme classic, and the fact that HBO's "Game of Thrones" is the most pirated show of 2012. So while we make fun of the situation, there's something serious to be said about why this is happening. "Game of Thrones" is fantastic, but if you don't ...