Category: Technobabble

The Challenge of Teaching Helicopters to Fly Themselves

Aviation companies like Sikorsky are working on self-flying helicopters, a technical ordeal that makes robo-planes look easy.

Elizabeth Holmes’ Downfall Has Been Explained Deeply—By Men

No one seems to have listened to the Theranos founder in her own words. Until now.

Build a Realtime Serverless GraphQL API with Websockets on AWS

With the release of AWS AppSync we finally have the ability to create realtime serverless apps on AWS. Previously you were forced to spin up EC2 instances in order to create websocket connections as they

One Young Boy’s Magnificent Obsession with Fans

It’s a parent’s job to think her child is exceptional.

Everything You Need to Know About Brazil’s Fintech Industry

By Samuel Lett, Launchway Media Brazil is a nation of magical realism and vibrant communities, yet also of political corruption and economic unrest. Brazil is the largest country in Latin America — both in landmass and population — and

Loon’s Internet-Slinging Balloons Are Headed to Work Over Kenya

The former Google X project is now its own Alphabet company, and just signed its first commercial agreement with Telkom Kenya.

Lego’s model of Jason Momoa as Aquaman is zaddy material

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Lego’s human-size model of Aquaman, a.k.a. actor Jason Momoa, is here to break hearts with his mighty trident.

Behold, the great sea warrior…rendered in the form of thousands of tiny plastic bricks.

SEE ALSO: Fan’s photo with Jason Momoa goes viral for obvious reasons

Nothing sea-weathered about this Aquaman.

Image: LEGO/DC

The 150-pound model — inspired by the upcoming DC Entertainment film based off the classic DC comic — debuted at San Diego Comic Con on Wednesday. According to a spokesperson for the toy company, the Lego master builders spent 190 hours imagining and constructing the model, which is made from 30,450 individual bricks.  Read more…

More about Jason Momoa, Aquaman, Legos, Culture, and Web Culture

Joaquin Phoenix’s standalone Joker origin movie gets a release date

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There’s been a lot of rumors swirling around various standalone Joker movies over the past couple months. And sorry, Jared Leto, but yours isn’t the one far enough into development to have a solid release date.

Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix will play the legendary supervillain in the upcoming Warner Bros Joker origin story set in the ’80s, to be released on Oct. 4, 2019 according to a studio announcement. Filming is supposed to begin this fall.

Not much is known about the untitled film, but The Hangover director Todd Phillips will helm the movie and also co-write the script with Scott Silver (The Fighter). Read more…

More about Entertainment, Jared Leto, Suicide Squad, Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Joaquin Phoenix

Google does it best, and the EU ruling won’t change that

The enormous Google fine that the European Commission just handed out probably won’t change Android. Google is just too far ahead.

The 10 Most Difficult-to-Defend Online Fandoms, from Barbz to Pewdiepie’s Bro Army

Artists and entrepreneurs aren’t responsible for the actions of their followers—and in some of these cases, that’s a good thing.

Trump’s Russia Denials Have Real Consequences

Trump has denied or downplayed Russia’s attempts to influence US democracy three times this week—and that has very real consequences.

Crypto Telegram Community Management — 5 Tips You NEED To Know

Crypto Community Management is changing daily. However, As a crypto community manager, I’ve found that certain trusty tips always help me no matter what project I am managing. Here are five tips you may not

Elastic Stack — A Brief Introduction

You are reading the right blog post if you have heard of Elastic Stack and want to explore or if you are an absolute dummy. I am sure you won’t be so after reading this!

Amazon Web Services Tests Out Two Tools to Help Keep the Cloud Secure

Amid frequent customer data exposures, Amazon Web Services is pushing to spot errors and promote access control.

Quick Guide to Raising Money in North America with China/Asia Investors

Hope Liu, CEO, and co-founder, of EximChain and Ryan Fang, co-founder and COO of Ankr.Network are two Chinese-born co-founders with deep knowledge of regulations, fundraising and hiring in China. After our discussion on the Global

ContractPedia: An Encyclopedia of 40 Smart Contract Platforms

A Complete List of all Smart Contract supportive Platforms The blockchain is changing the world as we know it today. It solves one of the greatest problems know to the mankind: it removes the need

How a Flock of Drones Developed Collective Intelligence

Just like groups of birds or insects, these drones organize themselves into cohesive groups—a so-called “emergent” property of their individual actions.

The Best Post-Prime Day Deals From Apple, Walmart, Fitbit, Dell

Amazon’s Prime Day is over, but rivals like Walmart are still holding huge sales on Fitbit, Beats headphones, video games, and more.