Day: June 9, 2018

Fan who’s seen Infinity War 45 times gets invited to Avengers 4 – CNET

YouTuber Tony “Nem” Mitchell is trying to set a record for seeing the film, sometimes watching it twice in one day. …read more Source:: CNet

2018 iPhones might be cheaper than iPhone X and Siri in iOS 12 gets creepier – CNET

Your juiciest iPhone news this week. …read more Source:: CNet

Some Recycling Is Now Being Re-Routed To Landfills

“Thousands of tons of material left curbside for recycling in dozens of U.S. cities and towns — including several in Oregon — have gone to landfills,” reports the New York Times. Slashdot reader schwit1 summarizes their report: One big reason: China has essentially shut the door to U.S. recyclables. The Times notes that about a…

Rick and Morty deliver creepy birthday card to Kanye West – CNET

Mad scientist Rick sneaks into the rapper’s bed to steal some hair and clone him. So, just a normal 41st birthday for anyone. …read more Source:: CNet

Death Stranding: A guide to the PS4’s weirdest game at E3 2018 – CNET

Get to know the most bizarre game in the PS4’s E3 2018 lineup, courtesy of the mind of Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima. …read more Source:: CNet

Secret Pentagon AI Program Hunts Hidden Nuclear Missiles

Slashdot reader drdread66 shares this article from Reuters: The U.S. military is increasing spending on a secret research effort to use artificial intelligence to help anticipate the launch of a nuclear-capable missile, as well as track and target mobile launchers in North Korea and elsewhere. The effort has gone largely unreported, and the few publicly…

This Is An Inordinate Amount Of Switches

How do you start a good habit? As a blogger, someone who spends a spectacular amount of time on Twitter, and a Thought Leader Life Coach, I can tell you: the best way to start a good habit is by doing it every day. [Arduino Enigma] has just the solution to procrastination, laziness, or whatever…

EA at E3 2018: Battlefield 5 goes up against Fortnite, Anthem launch in 2019, and more – CNET

The game-maker says it’s learning from the mangled launch of its Star Wars Battlefront 2 game, and hopes to impress gamers with its next big titles, Battlefield 5 and Anthem. …read more Source:: CNet

Vint Cert Warns IPv4 Users: ‘Time To Get With the Program’

An anonymous reader quotes ZDNet: Vint Cerf notes that the world ran out of IPv4 address space around 2011, some 13 years after internet engineers started sketching out IPv6, under the belief back then that IPv4 addresses would run out imminently. Since ‘World IPv6 Launch’ on June 6, 2012, significant progress has been made. Back…

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order game will be dark tale coming in 2019 – CNET

The Jedi will be on the run. …read more Source:: CNet