WikiLeaks Claims CIA can Spy on You Through Your TV: The latest release from WikiLeaks claims the CIA has a plethora of tools which they can use to hack a variety of everyday devices – from phones, to cars, to televisions – reminding us of the fragile state of Internet security. I don’t know about my TV, but I’m pretty sure the government may be spying on me through my blowdryer. Hell, every time I turn it on, I feel a blast of hot air.
Bacteria Programed to Do Computing: In what could completely change the nature of computing, scientists at UC San Francisco have programed bacteria to act and perform like computers, offering a whole new realm of possibilities. On the downside, you’ll need to go on a round of antibiotics every time you want to use your computer.
Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia: New research found that people who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, according to a study of nearly half a million people. Hell, I plan to keep working long after I develop dementia. There shouldn’t be any noticeable difference in my performance.