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Fastest Camera Ever, Chrome to Freeze Flash Ads, Drone-Killing Laser

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:14:59 Z)


  • ArsTechnica reports that Google's Chrome browser will start freezing flash content not "central to the webpage" starting september first, in an effort to extend battery life on mobile devices.

  • Curiosity has a set of videos about a camera that is so fast it can film an individual pulse of light passing through a bottle of water.

  • Mashable wrote about Boeing's Compact Laser Weapons System, a portable laser weapon that can take out drones. Imagine what the video would look like if they used one of those high speed cameras...

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Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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