Did you want to go to space camp as a child? The Guardian profiled NASA’s summer camp, how it stays current and relevant, and why children — despite the U.S. government’s historically low funding of NASA — are still inspired by space.
The stereotypical internet troll is sitting at home bored, primarily interested in shit-disturbing for chaos’ sake. But in Russia, trolling has been professionalized, with troll workers paid for full-time stints perpetuating hoaxes and trash-talking online.
Welcome to Reading List, a weekly collection of great tech reads from around the web. This week, we’ve got stories about the casino entrepreneur who wants to make you immortal, the NSA’s ‘Google For Voice’, a dive into Mars colonization, and more!
Welcome to Reading List, a weekly collection of great tech reads from around the web. This week we explore the bizarre sex-in-a-box reality show, watch a writer compose an article in real-time, and learn how a single bulb can hack a whole smart home. Enjoy!
Welcome to Reading List, a weekly collection of great tech reads from around the web. Up this week: how to say "photobomb" in sign language, what it's like to hire a witch on Etsy, and why women are quitting tech in droves. Enjoy!
In honor of Yelp's 10th anniversary, Eater has published a fairly comprehensive history of its journey from startup to revenge vessel. The best part, though, comes at the very beginning of the journey, when Yelp's entire business model consisted of sending out what were essentially chain letters. And then badgering…