YouTube Shutdown Prank: Website Down Until 2023

April 1, 2013, 5:56 am

YouTube announced it will stop taking submissions as of midnight on April 1 and bunker down for the next 10 years to view all the videos and pick the best one.

Olive Garden Receipt Debate Flares on Reddit

March 27, 2013, 6:31 pm

Olive Garden receipt debate: On Reddit, a post showing a simple Olive Garden receipt turned into a firestorm.

6 Years at Internet Cafe: Chinese Man Has Done It

March 27, 2013, 5:25 pm

6 years at Internet cafe: A Chinese man has spent the past six years literally living and gaming at an Internet cafe in northeast China.

Yahoo! Acquires News Gathering App from 17-Year-Old (+Video)

March 25, 2013, 1:03 pm

Yahoo! acquired Summly, an app created by British teen developer Nick D’Aloisio, for an undisclosed sum, it reported in a press release on March 25.

Learning is Like Eating, Says Computer Prodigy (+Video)

March 21, 2013, 2:12 pm

Santiago Gonzalez is 14-years-old, and he loves to program. He’s fluent in about a dozen different programming languages, has 15 iOS apps to his name, and aspires to work at [...]

The CIA Bets All in the Cloud, an ‘Intelligent’ Move

March 21, 2013, 1:09 pm

CIA just announced that it has gone all in with a $600 million bet with Amazon’s AWS cloud computing platform.

Underwater Photography: Digital has Not Changed the Basic Principles

March 20, 2013, 11:09 am

Digital photography with computerized innovations has not changed the basic rules of underwater photography. In some cases ability to take pictures in low light conditions [...]

5 Best Alternatives to Google Reader

March 14, 2013, 2:08 pm

Google Reader, an easy-to-use RSS reader, is powering down. People can use it until July 1, but will have to find a suitable alternative. So what’s out there? Here’s five of the best we’ve found. 1. Netvibes  Netvibes has a clean [...]

Facebook ‘likes’ Reveal Personality Traits

March 12, 2013, 5:52 am

Research at Cambridge has found a connection linking a person’s Facebook likes to his personality.

Physicist Makes Oreo Separator Machine

February 27, 2013, 1:54 pm

Physicist David Neevel made a machine to remove the cream from Oreo cookies.

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Asia Week NY Spring 2013