Released in 1981, Softporn was controversial, cheesy, and earnest to a fault. It also presaged today's ongoing debates about who computers and games are for.
James Watson, who has been shunned by the academic community for his racist remarks, is putting his award up for auction.
In a new study, Brazilians were the most likely to report spending every waking hour on the web, with Nigerians and South Africans not far behind.
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This week, NASA marked a milestone: the first object manufactured outside of Earth.
The tagging system was invented years before it became practical.
Many people don't know where courts draw the line on what constitutes free speech—or what they mean by a "true threat."
Adobe's platform was once installed on 99 percent of all computers. Now it's essentially dead.
Injuries are the most common cause of death if you're under 44, and about one-fifth are connected to car accidents.
So they added lemon.
The reasons why people feel bad have shifted over the decades.
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Stefan Kudelski set out to explore robotics. He changed the film industry instead.
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Not everyone's brains have the same sense of direction, even with the help of GPS.
These patents covered every step for a perfectly prepared holiday meal.
We put readers to the test.
Back-to-front remains an industry standard even though there's an alternative that's nearly twice as fast.
The Thanksgiving turkey usually takes hours to roast, but New York Times food writer Mark Bittman's 45-minute technique has changed the game.
In the beginning of my career, surveillance meant staking out subjects's houses in a van; by the end, it meant simply searching on Google or Facebook.