Alex Hern

Syndicated How Many Times Can Facebook Keep Cloning Snapchat?

Over the past year, Facebook has been taking on Snapchat by importing its defining features wholesale into the company’s own apps

Syndicated Google Is Using The Blockchain To Make Hospitals Run Better

The tech company’s health subsidiary is planning a digital ledger based on blockchain to let hospitals track personal data

Syndicated What The Nintendo Switch Says About The Modern Gamer

Developers Shinya Takahashi and Yoshiaki Koizumi touch upon who this machine is aimed at

Syndicated What The Nintendo Gets Right For Consumers

The Switch has a lot to offer gamers and the industry alike

Syndicated Uncovering Uber's Big Security Problem

A former employee is blowing the whistle on what he sees as abuse of the company's technology

Syndicated These 22¢ Glasses Will Help You Fool Facial Recognition Software

A team of researchers have found that eyewear printed with a wild pattern is enough to get around most commercial identification systems

Syndicated In The World Of Augmented Reality, Who Owns Your Digital Space?

The collision of real and virtual worlds will cause problems as AR gaming grows

Syndicated How The World's Best Go-Playing AI Still Relies On Human Intervention

Even at Google’s DeepMind, there’s still stuff that humans code best, it seems

Syndicated Damn Daniel, Deleted: Death of a Viral Video

Despite millions of views, the Damn Daniel video was deleted after hacker gained control of creator's Twitter

Advertising The Alphabet Moonshot Ventures That Could Change the World

Google makes the money, but Alphabet’s looking to cure aging and build robot butlers

Luxury Stick a Fork in It: Chief Scientist Launches Bitcoin Branch Out

The bitcoin wars have begun, as Bitcoin XT squares off against the classic flavor of the cryptocurrency

Home Will Periscope Redefine What We Find Interesting?

Twitter’s new video app is brilliant technology in a lush package—what a shame our lives are all so boring, right?

Design Brands Like Pebble Return to Kickstarter Because it's Dumb Not To

The smartwatch developer is just one creator returning to the crowdfunding site long after they’ve been kickstarted

Syndicated Can Medium Reinvent Publishing?

How one platform is claiming its identity as a forum for sharing ideas with the public to change the way people think about content.