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Eprom, 'Center of the Sun': An Exploding Star of Digital Anxiety

Image: YouTubeFirst off, if the combination below ( an XLR8R premiere ) doesn't make the listener/viewer super-eager to click through to the full world of West Coast beatsmith Eprom , don't be deterred. With more room to stretch out, dude's post-trap sludge-electro ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 5 hours ago]
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A Satellite Image Tour of Planet Earth on Fire

Image: ISS image of wildfires near Juarez, Mexico/NASABelieve it or not, the 2014 wildfire season has not yet met its full potential given the widespread extreme droughts across the western United States. According to US Forest Service figures, the number ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 6 hours ago]
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So Neuroscientists Have Found a Way to Stop It, But What Exactly Is Tinnitus?

Image: Pig Destroyer/ Josh Sisk /used with permissionAt my music critic peak, I was going to probably five or six shows in any given seven days, and probably more than that taking into account nights where it might be possible to drop in on two or three ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 20 hours ago]
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To Upgrade New York City's Garbage, Suck It

After ten years of fighting, in 1947, Staten Islanders lost their campaign to block the landfilling of Fresh Kills, an estuary on the western shore of the island. It grew into the largest landfill in the world, and was at one time one of only two manmade ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Worst Ebola Outbreak in History to Last Until at Least Mid-Fall

Image:  Sergey Uryadnikov /ShutterstockThe current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is literally the worst outbreak of the virus in history, and according to the CDC’s best case scenario, it will continue until late October. To date, more than 660 people ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 26 2014]
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The Majority of US States Currently Don't Have a Death Penalty

Image: tacomabiblio / FlickrSupport for the death penalty has dropped in recent years, but a shrinking majority of Americans remain in favor of it. However, as the Death Penalty Information Center laid out this week, a shrinking number of states are actually ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 26 2014]
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Canada's Government Might Not Care About Climate Change, But Canadians Do

Polar bears floating on melted Arctic sea ice. Image: US Gelogocial Survey/ FlickrThere's no denying the global environmental reputation of Canada has taken a beating lately. Between the  Keystone XL Pipeline debate , the  Northern Gateway being approved ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 26 2014]
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The Silent Spotify Album 'Sleepify' Made $20,000 in Royalties

Image: screengrab via Consequence of SoundYou remember Vulfpeck, right? That'd be the Los Angeles funk band made internet-famous for releasing a record on Spotify consisting entirely of silence, accompanied by the instruction that it was to be listened ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 26 2014]
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Sometimes a Typo Means You Need to Blow Up Your Own Spacecraft

This is the story of how a tiny mistake became a big mistake—and how, decades later, we continue to make a tiny mistake when talking about said tiny mistake.On July 22, 1962, and about 300 seconds after the Mariner spacecraft lifted off on its mission ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

A Bunch of Robots Blowing It

Image: Screenshot from YouTubeThere's nothing like a little android schadenfreude to stave off fears of the looming robot apocalypse. True, intelligent machines can now  dance  and  smell  and  probably decide to kill people . But sometimes they fuck ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Explorers Return to 'Earth' After Living on a Simulated Mars for 4 Months

Image: HI-SEASAfter living for 120 days in a habitat built to simulate a Mars spaceflight, the  HI-SEAS  2 crew, short for Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation, came home today. And they livestreamed their homecoming via Google Hangout this ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why the Amazon Fire Is the Dirtiest Smartphone

Image: Amazon.com screengrabAmazon's Fire Phone, the company's  much-discussed foray into the smartphone market , has shipped out to buyers. Thus far, reviewers have focused on its  flashy ,  gimmicky  features, but the biggest thing that sets the Fire apart ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 25 2014]

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which means "the nth smoothed value of the time derivative of a radius R "  Without the smoothing function indicated by that overbar, the rocket's software interpreted normal minor variations of velocity as if they were serious...
..."We are basing the routing of the tour on where people listen the most," Jack Stratton, Vulfpeck's frontman,  told Noisey back in March .  "So that’s the deal with the fans. A rough calculation shows that a fan would generate more than a $20 ticket after a week of playing the album whilst they sleep."
The YouTube caption says it all: "Syndicate said he wanted more power. So we gave it more power!"   We  humans programmed this powerful steel machine to beat the shit out of our own face...
"It's fair to say that Amazon's smartphone runs the dirtiest cloud, and cloud use is becoming an increasingly large part of a phone's energy footprint right now thanks to services like photo and video storage"  Pomerantz told me in an email. Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment

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