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Why You Should Put $19.05 on Your MetroCard to Outsmart the MTA

Gizmodo - 09 Sep 2014
We've all been there. The train is coming into the station, and you grab your MetroCard and quickly try and swipe it at a turnstile. "Please Swipe Again." "Please Swipe Again." "Insufficient Fare." The last two words are killer. You think to yourself ...
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If You Smell Things That Aren't Really There, You're Not Alone

Gizmodo - 17 Aug 2018
“We knew that phantom odor perception had been observed in medical clinics, but we did not know how common this condition was, nor what types of people are more commonly affected,” she told Gizmodo via email. Bainbridge and her team studied data ...
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Amazon Apparently Wants to Destroy TiVo Now

Gizmodo - 17 Aug 2018
Poor TiVo. The pioneer of live TV recording was just minding its own business, muddling along in a world it doesn't recognize when news broke that Amazon is looking to start a fight. That's all it takes to send investors fleeing. But why does Amazon ...
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Apple Hacked by Biggest Teen Fan: Report

Gizmodo - 16 Aug 2018
Apple has not yet responded to a Gizmodo request for comment. At Thursday's hearing, a prosector said Apple was “very sensitive about publicity,” according to the Age. The newspaper reports that the teen told authorities he had “dreamed of” being an ...
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Spotify, Fix Your Crooked Logo—It's Driving Me Nuts

Gizmodo - 17 Aug 2018
Spotify did not respond to a request for comment on this matter. Fortunately, Gizmodo gained some insight into the design in 2013, when then-staffer Peter Ha interviewed Spotify designers Christian Wilsson and Andreas Holmström about the brand redesign.
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Google May Finally Make Its Own Smart Speaker With a Screen

Gizmodo - 17 Aug 2018
People often ask me, “What's the point of a smart speaker?” Because as nice as it is to check the weather or set timers using your voice, those tasks can be performed just as easily on a smartphone. However, if you have things like smart lights, home ...
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E. Coli Bacteria Made This Image of the Mona Lisa

Gizmodo - 16 Aug 2018
Christina Agapakis, creative director at Ginkgo Bioworks who was not involved with the study, was impressed by the work. “This rules,” she told Gizmodo. Will light-reactive bacteria ever power microscopic machines or become 3D-printed, living ...
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Asus Thinks It's Made the Thinnest Gaming Laptops Ever

Gizmodo - 16 Aug 2018
Asus believes it's made a big 15-inch and a giant 17-inch gaming laptop you'll actually want to carry around with you. It's August, which means a lot of laptops and desktops are about to be announced at Gamescom and IFA (pro-tip: don't buy a laptop in ...
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This Online AI Tool Takes Your Words and Turns Them Into Nightmares

Gizmodo - 17 Aug 2018
“This demo is a really interesting way of showing how much a state of the art image recognition algorithm understands about image and text,” she told Gizmodo. “What does it understand about what 'dog' means? Or 'human?'” But she noticed that structure ...

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