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The lure of computers means Americans are sitting more than before

Despite the growing alarm about the harmful effects of sitting too much, Americans are sitting more than in the past — in part because people are spending more leisure time in front of the computers. The association between lots of sitting and bad health is now well-established, but there hasn’t been a lot of data on how sedentary Americans actually are, says Yin Cao, ... Read More »

ft✉⎕ 39 Illustration: Other Means for The Intercept NYU ACCIDENTALLY EXPOSED MILITARY CODE-BREAKING COMPUTER PROJECT TO ENTIRE INTERNET Sam Biddle

IN EARLY DECEMBER 2016, Adam was doing what he’s always doing, somewhere between hobby and profession: looking for things that are on the internet that shouldn’t be. That week, he came across a server inside New York University’s famed Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing, headed by the brilliant Chudnovsky brothers, David and Gregory. The server appeared to be an internet-connected backup drive. But instead ... Read More »

Cramer: What the LinkedIn disaster means to you

While the market on Monday was a total bloodbath, Jim Cramer doesn’t want investors to forget that Friday was terrible, too. Friday’s carnage all stemmed from the horrific forecasts of high growth technology stocks LinkedIn and Tableau Software, which caused anything related to mobile, social and cloud to go into a tailspin. “The pin action from these two quarters was ... Read More »