A Book Recommendation for Bill Gates: The Story of PLATO

A Book Recommendation for Bill Gates: The Story of PLATO Published on December 18, 2017 at 01:34AM Long-time Slashdot reader theodp writes: This holiday season, many Slashdot readers are likely to find gifts under the tree because of Bill Gates’ book picks. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but it seems that turnabout is …

Bitcoin approaches $20K, but is the bubble about to burst?

Bitcoin is currently the largest and most valuable cryptocurrency on the market. According to Coindesk, it is valued at little over $19,000 for a single coin. However, despite the coin's meteoric rise in recent months, there are some concerns that the cryptocurrency is a bubble waiting to burst. social experiment by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit

Robotic wheelchair gives you a piggyback ride

You can control the wheelchair with a smartphone, so you can easily call it to your bedside or tuck it out of the way at night. Its 9.3-mile range, 3.7MPH top speed and 8-hour recharge time will limit where it can go, but that should be enough for a lot of around-the-neighborhood travel. Rodem is …

SFGATE: Raiders injury updates for game against Cowboys tonight

Raiders injury updates for game against Cowboys tonight Published on December 18, 2017 at 01:13AM by By Matt Kawahara Raiders center Rodney Hudson is active for tonight’s primetime game against the Cowboys after coming down with an illness that left him questionable. The Raiders added Hudson to their injury report earlier this afternoon. Losing him …

60 Minutes: WWF is saving black rhinos by moving them

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