Panoramics of Camden Yards

I was down in Baltimore earlier this week to catch the Red Sox play (and lose 2 of 3 to) the Orioles at Camden Yards. While there I took a tour of the ballpark and had the opportunity to take a ton of photos. I stitched together several from different angles to create the above […]

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Strong Quarter For Android

Another huge growth quarter for Google’s Android mobile OS. According to a recent market share release from the research firm IDC, Android’s market share in Q2 grew to 68% while Apple’s iOS grew 26% to capture 17% of the market. On the other side of the spectrum, Blackberry’s installed base fell a massive 41% to […]

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Social Engineering WalMart

Every year at the Defcon Conference, a gathering of hackers of all shapes and sizes, they hold a “Capture the Flag” contest where a random hacker is given a list of “flags” or data points that they need to acquire from an unsuspecting employee in a top company. Past victims include UPS, Verizon, FedEx, Shell […]

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Toys In the Attic

A collection of around 700 baseball cards dating back to 1910 were recently found in an attic in Ohio. The cards included a perfect set of E98 (the name of the card series) from around 1910 and a Honus Wagner card that was graded mint. The unique element of this find was the near pristine […]

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Crowdsourced Map of Boston

Boston is well known for it’s distinctive neighborhood residents and the sheer insanity in which the streets in that city are laid out. And with this combination comes the question of what are the streets that define the “boundaries” each neighborhood? Some cartographers over at Bostonography took to crowdsourcing the answer to that question by […]

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