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Deliver it50 years ago, & # 39; s mother told all the demos & # 39; our technical future

Innovation usually takes place in slow, measured steps over many years, but a 1968 demo transformed the world of personal computers in just 90 minutes. In a presentation called "Mom to All Demos," Douglas showed only technology that would lead directly to Apple's Macintosh, the Internet, Windows, Google Docs, computer mouse and much more. The most notable part was that it occurred 50 years ago, in 1968, as microchips were merely a glimpse of the researchers' eyes.

So long, space cowboy.NASA's Voyager 2 probe has entered interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft has left the heliosphere – the plasma bubble created by the sun, which includes most of our solar system – and entered the interstellar space, making it the second man-made object to do it. Voyager 1 was the first to do it, but this spacecraft still has a working Plasma Science Experiment that is used to measure the solar wind particle flow until the volume dropped to nothing at all. However, both spacecraft are still technical in the solar system. And they will be until they leave Oort Cloud, a huge collection of distant objects that are still influenced by the sun's gravity.

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Cool cool cool.Elon Musk says the SEC can not stop him from tweeting what he wants

In an interview with the CBS program 60 minutes, Musk stated that he was only complied with by the SEC because he "respects the judicial system." He also said that he handpicked Robyn Denholm as Tesla's new chairman of the board and that, apart from not being president again, he would prefer "no titles at all."

That sounds interesting.Netflix's Fyre Festival documentary debuts on January 18th

The Feast Festival was billed as "the cultural experience of the decade", but as we all know, it actually turned out to be a massive disaster and far from the luxurious, celebrated event it was announced to be. A new documentary, guys, gives viewers a view of the festival as described by the organizers themselves.

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