Friday Linkapalooza - October 23, 2015


Written by Staff Writer   •   Posted on Oct 23, 2015

Friday Linkapalooza - October 23, 2015
Read more about a machine that reads depression on people's faces, a free music video streaming service from YouTube, and more on this week's news roundup!

Happy Friday! Start your weekend off right with a news roundup of fun articles and videos collected by your friends at Bask in this week's Friday Linkapalooza. Enjoy!

CONSUMER PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Need something right away? Amazon Prime has expanded its 1-hour delivery to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Are you an emoji lover? Here's a quick guide to making all of your favorites on a traditional computer keyboard.

Is your Facebook account being hacked by a government entity? The company has promised to start notifying users when a hack is happening. 

 

CURRENT EVENTS

October 21, 2015 was Back the Future Day! (i.e. the day to which Marty and Doc traveled in Back to the Future II). What things did the movie get right? And what did it get wrong? 

Does the Google Books court decision mean that a universal library is finally possible?

What will life be like in a car-free city?

 

HEALTH & MEDICINE

Can a machine see depression on a person's face?

A scientist takes a look at the evolution of hands - and the "new" ability to throw a punch

 

ART & CULTURE

What does the newly announced YouTube Red mean for the traditionally free video service?

The first reviews are in for the new Bond film Spectre. The verdict? "Style and Spectacle.

 

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