"In rational and medical terms, they may be right. But their calculations omit another factor. It’s the X factor.
In this case, X stands for trust.
President Obama has spent six years squandering it, and the administration’s confusion, contradictions and mistakes on Ebola fit the pattern. This is how he rolls."
"A steady stream of people walked out of the auditorium while he spoke, however, and a heckler interrupted his remarks."
"In the report, the cyber security company predicted that the first death-by-Internet-of-Things would occur by the end of 2014. It cited former vice president Dick Cheney turning off his pacemaker for fear of remote tampering, conspiracies surrounding the sudden death of journalist Michael Hastings, and an FDA warning about Internet-connected medical devices as reason for their fears."

arstechnica:

This phone costs less than a tank of gas, but its lacking a bit in execution. #FirefoxOS http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014/10/testing-a-35-firefox-os-phone-how-bad-could-it-be/

thisistheverge:

Is this Apple’s next iPad Air?

Thinner, with Touch ID and a few redesigned buttons. What else might Apple have in store for the iPad Air?

  1. Camera: Nikon D3
  2. Aperture: f/5
  3. Exposure: 1/80th
  4. Focal Length: 60mm
"In the end, the Affordable Care Act was actually harmful to Freelancers."