Why is health care so damn expensive?

Never has there been more talk of innovation and yet more disappointment in the future than in the health care industry. AngelList shows almost a thousand startups just in the digital health space alone, and VCs invested $3.

A Health-Tracking App Analyzed My Blood and Told Me I'm 31 Going on 54

It sounds like a pretty damn good deal: Pay a hundred bucks for a blood test and get five simple personalized nutrition tips that promise to shave years off your life. Sold! I tried it. And I found, as with any data-based health app, its claims need to be taken with a hulking heap of salt.Read more.

Interviews: Bruce Perens Answers Your Questions

A while ago you had the chance to ask programmer and open source advocate Bruce Perens about the future of open source, its role in government, and a number of other questions. Below you'll find his answers and an update on what he's doing now. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Fitbit Charge HR Review: This Is The One You Want

Fitbit is such a tease. In October, the company announced three new fitness trackers just in time for the holiday gift-giving season—but decided not to ship two of them till 2015! Well, having now spent time with the Charge, Charge HR, and Surge, we believe the Charge HR is the one you want.

Airbnb, Proposition F And The Shared Hypocrisy Of Bay Area Housing

In California, a state built on the idealism and tacit cruelty of real estate capitalism, no one is innocent. That’s no different with Airbnb and Proposition F, merely the latest of San Francisco’s Brobdingnagian sagas over land-use politics that will go down in tomorrow’s election.

Racist Troll Doesn’t Understand Racism, And Other Trolling Stories

When I asked for your worst (but really best) stories about trolls , I didn’t expect so many stories from trolls. But here we have it: 23 hand-picked stories from your amusing trolling and being-trolled experiences. Suffice it to say that I’ve decided to unplug from the Internet now.Read more...

Are Insects the Future of Food?

Emily Anthes braves locusts, beetles, mealworms and more as she asks whether eating insects is the answer to feeding ever more humans and livestock.Read more...

The 10 Maddest of the Mad Science Projects Funded by DARPA

Founded in 1958 to prevent technological surprises such as Sputnik, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency funds projects that are both outside the box and off the wall. Although DARPA gave us the Internet and GPS, plenty of its blue-sky ideas have crashed back down to Earth.

Document editor Coda adds third-party integrations with G Suite, Slack, Twilio and more

Coda, the smart collaborative document editor that breaks down the barriers between documents, spreadsheets, databases and presentations, is today launching one of its most important updates since its launch in 2017. With this update,

Daivergent connects people on the autism spectrum with jobs in data management

Great startups normally come from a personal place. Byran Dai’s new company, Daivergent, is no different. Founded in December 2017, Daivergent looks to connect enterprise clients with folks on the autism spectrum who will help complete tasks in AI/ML data management. Dai’s younger brother, Brandon,

Sam’s Club to offer same-day grocery delivery via Instacart at over half its stores by month end

Fresh off its $600 million round of new funding, grocery delivery service Instacart is expanding its relationship with Walmart, the companies announced this morning. The two first joined up in February to offer same-day grocery delivery at select Sam’s Clubs locations in the U.S. Today,

Proxxi saves workers from getting electrocuted

There are some gadgets that are nice to have – iPhones, sous vide wands – and some gadgets that you must have. Proxxi fits in the latter camp. Proxxi is an always-on sensor that buzzes when it gets too close to high voltage electricity.

Seva snares $2.4M seed investment to find info across cloud services

Seva, a New York City startup, that wants to help customers find content wherever it lives across SaaS products, announced a $2.4 million seed round today. Avalon Ventures led the round with participation from Studio VC and Datadog founder and CEO Olivier Pomel.

Sick of managing your Airbnb? Vacasa raises $64M to do it for you

Airbnbing can be a ton of work. Between key pickups, tidying, and maintenance emergencies, renting out your place isn’t such a passive revenue source. But Vacasa equips owners with full-service vacation home management, including listings on top rental platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway,

Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global is teaming up with Zenefits

Thrive has partnered with Zenefits to expand the reach of its wellness content.

The secret to avoiding CES cynicism is never really going

I’ve been going to CES for almost ten years now, and it amazes me that really, nothing has changed. The same people are saying the same things on the same stages, selling the same people the same junk with… well, slightly different numbers attached.

‘Inexcusable’ false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii was caused by human error

Hawaiian residents were briefly but intensely disturbed this morning by a state-wide alert via TV and phone warning of an incoming ballistic missile. It was, however, shortly afterwards confirmed to be a mistake caused by “human error.

US & Canada VCs favor late-stage giants over upstarts in Q4

Startup investors in the U.S. and Canada have been putting a little less money to work across a lot fewer deals in recent months. After three quarters of rising investment at early through growth stage, VCs have cut back in the fourth quarter of 2017.

谷歌在搜索结果中向英国用户推荐“深度文章”

如果你住在英国,今天上网使用谷歌搜索的时候应该会注意到搜索结果的一些小调整。

失散23年 美国一对母女靠社交网络重逢

1991年,一名美国年轻女子将刚生下的女儿送去领养,后来因为领养机构倒闭而失联。去年底,靠着“脸书(facebook)”搜寻功能母女重逢,搜寻过程仅花15分钟。

高频交易软硬件是怎么架构的?

有几个误区是要先澄清的。一,HFT不一定是套利算法。事实上HFT做的最多的业务是做市,可以是把商品从一个交易所倒卖到另一个交易所,也可以是在同一个交易所内部提供某种商品的流动性。

分析师:iPhone 6没有蓝宝石屏幕,高配版本也没有

J.P. Morgan 公司分析师  Rod Hall 发表投资者报告,他认为蓝宝石玻璃屏幕成本仍然太高,这意味着苹果还没有确定是否在下一代 iPhone 中使用这种材料。

The F-35′s X-Ray Vision Is The Future Of Naval (And All Other) Warfare

One of the most 'popular' features on the controversial F-35 is the jet's Distributed Aperture System (DAS). DAS creates an all-seeing sphere and classifies and relays data and video to the pilot's helmet and to the jet's mission computers.

WP和ARM平板2015年才会得到Windows 10

WPCentral昨日晚间消息,微软操作系统事业部全球副总裁Joe Belfiore刚刚在推特上回答用户提问时 […]

专家称可乐煮iPhone 6很愚蠢:会毒到自己

前段时间有一位欢乐的外国友人推出了“新概念黑暗料理”——他将一台全新的 iPhone 6 放到可口可乐当中烹煮,一时间引起了无数网友的围观。然而虐机归虐机,有些事项还是要注意的。

P2P行业洗牌后,是否会出现寡头垄断的格局

P2P难以出现垄断格局,随着产业的成熟,投资者的成熟,会有合并案发生,但在总体格局转变为寡头或者垄断,是小概率事件。后来者或者行业排名靠后者,仍然还有机会,做到“小而美”。

Google正式推出Project Fi虚拟运营商服务:初期覆盖有限

本月早些时候,曾有人在Nexus 6的固件中挖掘出了Google可能发布虚拟运营商服务的线索,并且晒出了Project Fi的Logo。此前,大家猜测该公司会在8月下旬的Google I/O大会上发布这一服务。

'XCOM 2' goes underground in a future Earth ruled by aliens

In the year 2035, humanity needs saving — again. It seems extraterrestrial forces have taken over, and are subjecting humanity to the horrors of a...utopian society?This is XCOM 2, the just-announced follow-up to Firaxis Games 2012 strategy reboot XCOM: Enemy Unknown.See also: 'XCOM' for iPad:

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