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Science and Technology Correspondent, Al Jazeera America — Al Jazeera
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Sci-tech correspondent for Al Jazeera America. Former editor-in-chief of Popular Science. I explain how it happened. jacob.ward@aljazeera.net

Tigers of the Snow

jacobward.com — http://vimeo.com/5527021 Photographers Martin Schoeller and Jason Colquhoun travel to Nepal on assignment for Outside magazine to photograph a group of legendary Nepalese sherpas.

By 2016, We'll Find Lost Planes Almost Instantly

storify.com — From the article at Naval-Technology.com "As an adjunct to the P-8A, the US Navy is developing the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) UAS system, which is intended to enhance maritime surveillance capabilities. This will come in the form of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C 'Triton' - the naval version of the popular RQ-4B Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

Bodies In Motion: Exploring the Human Limits of Future Travel

popsci.com — The limits of travel are defined not by what vehicles can do, but by what vehicles can do to us. So how much can we take?

Now Live: The July 2013 Issue Of Popular Science Magazine

popsci.com — Fight is freedom. The power to rise into the air and reach a destination unshackles us from gravity, distance, topography, and time. This is why we, as a publication, return to flight so often. It is humanity's greatest victory against the limitations of being human.

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Oct 23, 2014

@_m_miles It's like Uber's binary system: distinguishing the drunk and dangerous from the acceptable humans. Makes sense to me.

Oct 23, 2014

@_m_miles Also, the higher-level Uber Black drivers are taught to give only 1- or 5-star ratings. 2, 3, and 4 just muddy the water.

Oct 23, 2014

@_m_miles Only the aggregate. But they can see if their rating dips, and they can correlate it to you, obviously.

Oct 23, 2014

I'm having the distinct feeling of being left behind. // Video: Watch Mark Zuckerberg Speak Mandarin, via @nytimes nytimes.com/video/technolo…

Oct 22, 2014

Four former Blackwater personnel guilty of charges in 2007 shooting at Nisur Square in Baghdad. buff.ly/ZGUk1A

Oct 22, 2014

Hey folks — anyone been blacklisted as a passenger by Uber? Trying to do a piece on how a 2-way rating system sets the service apart. DM me.

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