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Eerie diary entries written by the Silk Road founder who just got a life sentence – Business Insider

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Free Ross Ulbricht The mastermind of the online drug emporium Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday. During the trial, prosecutors presented his journal entries to make the case that what began as an “economic experiment” soon turned into something much more. Ross Ulbricht, 31, was convicted of hacking, narcotics trafficking, and money laundering for his role in creating and operating the world’s largest online…

300-Pound College Pitcher Takes Internet By Storm – Deadspin

Saturday, May 30, 2015

St. Thomas (Miami) pitcher Ben Ancheff got the whole Internet talking last night after starting in the Bobcats’ NAIA World Series game in Idaho last night against Lewis-Clark State. But it wasn’t his 5.40 ERA or his unimpressive 3-2 record that blew everybody’s heads off; it was his girth. So much girth. Look at this fuckin’ guy! Advertisement Is this man anything but heroic? [SBNation] To contact the author of…

Spark for iPhone is a fast, smart way to manage your email – The Verge

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Email sucks. Managing it is one of the most time consuming and irritating tasks for many people. As a result, there is no shortage of apps that try to ease the pain of dealing with an overflowing inbox. Some of them actually make dealing with email a pretty easy process and smartly integrate with other services such as calendars and cloud storage to be even more efficient. Spark, a new…

Microsoft saw the future, but missed creating it – ExtremeTech

Saturday, May 30, 2015

While I was researching another story, I ran across this Slate article referencing some futuristic Microsoft concept videos from 1999 and 2000. In these videos, it’s clear Microsoft did have vision (and continues to), and foresaw much of the evolution and innovation of the past 15 years. And it’s a bit of irony that this was on Slate, which started out as an online magazine on Microsoft’s MSN online service in 1996…

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10130 – Neowin (press release) (blog)

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Earlier this week, Gabe Aul, head of Microsoft’s Windows Insiders program, revealed that the latest build being tested inside the company was 10130. A few hours later, we revealed that that build was being tested internally by around 1,500 staff across Microsoft, and many people hoped that it might soon make its way outside of the company. Today – just nine days after releasing build 10122, Microsoft has released a…

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