IT Business Elsewhere: Single white farmer

IT Business Elsewhere is a collection of unusual technology stories from around the globe

Farmers can now hook up online

Farmers, it seems, are good at cultivating just about everything but relationships. Now they have a Web service to help sow the seeds of romance.

Study links teen depression with excessive cell phone use
San Francisco Chronicle

Here’s a shocker: If your kid is using his cell phone 90 times a day, there’s probably something wrong.

The urinal DWI advisor

Maybe this is a good strategy – even if you’ve had only one drink, a voice talking to you from a urinal should be enough to convince you that you’re too drunk to drive.

Honda robot controlled by human brain waves

Remember the story about the little train who got up the hill by repeating, “I think I can, I think I can”? Now it’s not just a fairy tale.

Now you see me, now you don’t
New Scientist Tech

I know you’re reading this because I’m wearing my invisibility device.

Quit smoking with chatbot
New Scientist Tech

Why pay a real life coach when you can get a virtual version for free?

3G banned in Cambodia

Cambodians will have to wait another decade to be able to use 3G phones, because that’s how long the PM estimates it will take to improve the morality of society such that citizens can be trusted not to be viewing and forwarding mobile porn.


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