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Technology Columnist — Yahoo
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Tech columnist, Yahoo; PBS NOVA host; Missing Manuals creator, dad of 3!

Exclusive: William Shatner’s $30 Billion Kickstarter Campaign to Save California

yahoo.com — William Shatner. Wow. He's 84 years old, looks 65, and juggles a schedule that would exhaust a team of 10. Book projects, TV projects, tech projects, horse-riding projects, charity projects. And his willingness to embrace the tech world is impressive; he's got YouTube channels, he's conducted Kickstarter projects, and he has a huge Twitter presence: more than 2 million followers.

4 Top Tips for Navigating Google Maps

yahoo.com — I'll come right out and say it: Google Maps is one of the greatest mobile apps ever written. The latest redesign of Google Maps, though, threw me for a loop. So today, I offer you a crash course in Google Maps app - a guide to navigating the navigation app.

DARPA’s Dan Kaufman: How the Government’s Willy Wonka Factory Creates Technology the Changes the World

yahoo.com — Even if you think our government is, on the whole, inept or corrupt, here and there you'll find pockets of spectacular genius in agencies that really, truly work. Classic case: DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In this interview, I sat down with Dan Kaufman, who's become known as DARPA Dan.

5 Epic Drone Flying Failures-and What the FAA Is Doing to Prevent Future Mishaps

scientificamerican.com — Personal privacy is not the only threat small drones pose. Add to that list occasional national security threats and lots of minor lacerations This month in my Scientific American column, I bemoaned the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations that would restrict the blossoming commercial drone industry-and shut down much of it.

Liquid metal discovery paves way for shape-shifting robots

yahoo.com — It may look like nothing more than a small ball of metal, but the shape-shifting and self-propulsion abilities of a liquid metal alloy discovered by scientists at China's Tsinghua University has captured the imaginations of scientists and science-fiction fans across the world.

Boy arrested after changing his teacher’s desktop background to two men kissing

Boyfriend proposes using virtual reality headset

yahoo.com — You may have seen those new virtual reality headsets and thought - yeah, that's cool, but what can they be used for? Apparently one thing they can do is help pull off an epic proposal. Groom-to-be Mike Rios used a Google Cardboard VR Kit with the help of family, friends, mariachis, and local businesses in Old Pasadena, Calif..

Apple's new gold MacBook is already sold out

yahoo.com — (AP) Apple's new MacBook just went on sale today, and all models are already sold out. The gold version seems to be in particularly high demand. At the time of writing, Apple's website says the gold MacBook won't ship for another three to four weeks.

Reviewed: The Thinnest, Loveliest MacBook You’ll Never Buy

yahoo.com — The new MacBook is so thin, you can almost fold it into a paper airplane. It's so light, you'll forget it's in your shoulderbag. What is the price of this litheness? It's underpowered and it has only one port, which is used for charging as well as connecting.

Reviewed: The Thinnest, Loveliest MacBook You’ll Never Buy

yahoo.com — The new MacBook is so thin, you can almost fold it into a paper airplane. It's so light, you'll forget it's in your shoulderbag. What is the price of this litheness? It's underpowered and it has only one port, which is used for charging as well as connecting.
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Apr 17, 2015

New terms for the modern era. Very clever. My favorites are “nonversation” and “internest”… demilked.com/new-modern-fun…

Apr 17, 2015

Two men arrested in bloody beer-bottle battle—over whether Android is better than iPhone! yahoo.com/tech/2-roommat…

Apr 17, 2015

The latest Google Maps app is amazing, but also confusing. So in my column/vid today, I offer a tour and tips. yahoo.com/tech/4-top-tip…

Apr 17, 2015

1 week left to vote for the people’s-choice Webby awards! My own NOVA Elements app is in the running…vote for us? pv.webbyawards.com/2015/mobile-ap…

Apr 17, 2015

RT @happysadness: @Pogue Turn signals are considered a sign of weakness in Los Angeles.

Apr 16, 2015

Look at the accident icons for LA rush hour. My god--you'd think nobody knows how to drive! pic.twitter.com/zZ0lD0FDHu

Apr 16, 2015

Tomorrow in LA, I get to interview the one and only William Shatner! Anything in particular you’d like me to ask, fellow Twitterites?

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