Nuclear weapons are as confusing as they are deadly — here are 16 terms you keep hearing and what they actually mean

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KCNA (North Korea)   Nuclear weapons are humankind’s most fearsome creations. In a matter of minutes, one nuclear-armed nation can level dozens of cities, spread radioactive fallout for hundreds or thousands of miles, and wreck Earth’s climate. Most people are familiar with the basics: Slap together enough uranium or plutonium and — kaboom! — you […]


Report: Most consumers think companies aren’t doing enough to protect their data

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A majority of consumers surveyed also say that the US government should get involved by mandating stricter privacy and security standards. The post Report: Most consumers think companies aren’t doing enough to protect their data appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Read more:


12 smart home gadgets that practically clean the house for you

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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Mentally, I’m a very organized person, but I’ve never claimed the same for my physical surroundings. The various apartments I’ve lived in over the years would never win […]


A robotic astronaut named CIMON is on its way to the ISS

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There’s a new astronaut on its way to the International Space Station this morning aboard SpaceX’s most recent resupply launch, and it’s only the size of a medicine ball. CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) is an artificial intelligence assistant designed by Airbus and IBM to assist the European Space Agency’s astronauts in everyday tasks aboard […]


Technical ignorance is not leadership

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There is a peculiar pattern that I have noticed among elites in the United States outside Silicon Valley, which is the almost boastful ignorance of technology. As my colleague Jon Shieber pointed out today, you can see that ignorance among congressmen throughout the whole Facebook/Cambridge Analytica saga. Our president has rarely sent an email, and […]