Watch First Trailer for Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

The first trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part II has arrived. It has just about everything you’d expect from the conclusion to the blockbuster series. Jennifer Lawrence gives speeches and shows off her archery skills, President Snow continues to be a jerk, and the familiar whistle theme...

We Can Increase Vaccination Rates in California Without SB 277

To know how many kids in California are vaccinated against what diseases, we need to use the data-crunching tools and reporting methods that are available to us to count all the vaccines that have actually been administered. The post We Can Increase Vaccination Rates in California Without SB 277...

Don't Expect Simpsons Movie 2 Soon

2007’s The Simpsons Movie was generally well-received and made a lot of money, but don’t expect a sequel to happen soon. Speaking with Variety, executive producer Al Jean talked about the strain producing the movie put on the show and why you shouldn’t hold your breath for another film....

Dan Geer’s 10 Cybersecurity Best Practices

In his keynote last year at the Black Hat USA conference, Dan Geer proposed 10 policy recommendations he thinks will make the digital world a much safer one. Here’s a much-condensed version of his ideas. Mandatory reporting for cybersecurity failures: Geer argues that organizations should be legally required to...

2016 Cadillac models will get CarPlay and Android Auto

CarPlay and Android Auto announcements are finally starting to pick up in recent months — and the latest is Cadillac, which just announced it’ll be deploying both across the line starting with 2016 models. The add-ons come on the heels of an upgrade for Cue, Cadillac’s homegrown connected car platform, which...

Xbox One and PS4 Getting New Dungeons & Dragons RPG

Sword Coast Legends, a role-playing game set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe developed by n-Space and Digital Extremes, is coming to consoles. The game will launch “late 2015” for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, while the PC, Mac, and Linux versions are scheduled to arrive on...

Rewriting the novel: a Q&A with author Mark Danielewski

It’s been more than a decade, but I can still remember the nightmares that haunted me while I read House of Leaves: the long, dark hallways that stretched to infinity; trap floors that dropped me into labyrinthine chasms that would make MC Escher tremble. That book, written by Mark...

Xbox One and PS4 Price Cuts at E3 Unlikely, Says Analyst

Wedbush Securites analyst Michael Pachter has said Microsoft and Sony are unlikely to announce price drops for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at E3. Speaking in an investor note, Pachter offered his expectations for the upcoming conference, saying he believes Microsoft will offer more compelling bundles instead of...

Revealed: The Inside Story of the Last WTC Tower’s Design

When designing WTC2, Bjarke Ingels faced a dilemma: design a stately tower, respectful of the site’s history, or be adventurous. The post Revealed: The Inside Story of the Last WTC Tower’s Design appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Andrew Rice Powered by WPeMatico...