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“Skynet” is real, and it could flag you as a terrorist

It may not be quite the self-aware computer network that takes over millions of computers and machines, but “Skynet” is real.

Documents published by The Intercept, leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, confirm that the Skynet program exists — at least in name only. Its name comes from the intelligent computer defense system in the “Terminator” films, which later destroys most of humanity in a nuclear apocalypse.

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How Playing Video Games Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Recently, after watching Edge of Tomorrow — the Tom Cruise action-packed version of Groundhog Day — it became clear to me that there are very few opportunities in life to fail freely and start over until you get it right (the premise of both movies). This is the crux of many of the popular video games I grew up playing: Super Mario Bros., Sonic the Hedgehog, The Legend of Zelda, and even Grand Theft Auto allow you to attempt to achieve a goal and build expertise through repetitive failure until you advance.

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CHIP – The World’s First Nine Dollar Computer

C.H.I.P. is a computer. It’s tiny and easy to use. C.H.I.P. does computer things. Work in LibreOffice and save your documents to C.H.I.P.’s onboard storage. Surf the web and check your email over wifi. Play games with a bluetooth controller. With dozens of applications and tools preinstalled, C.H.I.P. is ready to do computer things the moment you power it on.

C.H.I.P. is a computer for students, teachers, grandparents, children, artists, makers, hackers, and inventors. Everyone really. C.H.I.P. is a great way to add a computer to your life and the perfect way to power your computer based projects.

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