This Week in Tech
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This Device Knows When You’re About to Get Sick
Michael Snyder, Chairman of the Genetics Department at Stanford University, thinks you should pay more attention to your smart watch. Why? Because based on his latest research, he believes it can be used to detect the start of the flu, Lyme disease, Type 2 diabetes, and more »
Craigslist Is Ugly… and Unbeatable
In the beginning, there were garage sales and thrift stores. Then came the Internet—and eventually, an online list of stuff from a guy named Craig. Craigslist.com has been unbeatable since it launched. But is it about to be overthrown?
The Surprising Future of Blue-Collar Jobs
When people picture a “coder,” they usually imagine someone like Mark Zuckerberg: a hoodie-wearing college dropout who builds an app in 72-hours with the goal of getting rich and “changing the world.” But that image is about to change »
New Software Stops Serial Killers
On August 18, 2010, a police lieutenant in Gary, Indiana received an e-mail with a curious subject line: “Could there be a serial killer active in the Gary area?” The author of that e-mail was using a new tool to help solve murders—and now that tool is ready for primetime »
[Video]: Flying Taxis
Dubai is planning to launch a special new taxi service that skips the drivers—and skips the roads. Flying high »