Who Will Speak For The Rectifiers?

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Posts, Technology

We’ve just received a call from Con Ed representative Chris Olert who assures us that the rectifiers, which the Post reported yesterday may be unsafe, are in fact just peachy keen. Olert says that these are merely “charges from a disgruntled vendor,” namely Kinetics Industries Inc., and that “these devices are definitely safe.” He adds [&hellip
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The Future Is Here, And It Ain’t Pretty

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Posts, Technology

A plan to utilize hand geometry scanners in all New York City government agencies has led to union cries of “geoslavery” (creative, no?) and fears that technology developed for security purposes will be used to monitor and otherwise control the workforce. It’s just like Gattaca or V For Vendetta or The Minority Report or The [&hellip
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You Can (Kinda) Smoke In Public!

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Posts, Technology

Good news for all your cigarette smokers out there still bitching about ex-smoker Bloomberg’s smoking ban (just ’cause he has no self-control doesn’t mean everyone else has none). Walgreen Co. will be stocking a new cream called Nicogel, which is quick-evaporating and made with tobacco extracts to satisfy users’ ciggy cravings. Within a couple of [&hellip
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