31 Jan '12, 3pm

Travellers are warned to mind their tweets: 2 British tourists refused entry by US authorities #travel

Grounded: Travellers are warned to mind their tweets By Tony Cross 31 Jan 2012 USA New technology may offer travellers many benefits, from booking flights to personal GPS, but a new risk to problem-free travelling has emerged following the refusal of entry to two British tourists by US authorities. Leigh Van Bryan and his friend Emily Bunting were apprehended by immigration authorities at Los Angeles International Airport. It appears that one tasteless joke and a less-than-tactful description of his trip on social networking site Twitter had cost Mr Bryan the possibility of entering the country on holiday. Using Twitter in the week before his trip, Mr Bryan had written to a friend, telling them: "Free this week, for quick gossip/prep before I go and destroy America." Mr Bryan, a 26-year-old Irish bar manager from Coventry, had also made a reference to the TV show Family Gu...

Full article: http://www.cntraveller.com/news/2012/january/banned-from-...

Tweets

All in the mind

todayonline.com 30 Jan '12, 10pm

Like many Singaporeans, Bryan Ho loves his bak kwa (barbecued meat). However, over the recent Chinese New Year weekend, th...

New blog post: UK tourist deny entry to US beca...

blog.dk.sg 01 Feb '12, 3am

OK, if you are visiting US soon, becareful of what you post on Twitter. (I guess the same applies to Facebook, Blog and ot...

San Francisco airport unveils yoga room for travellers

San Francisco airport unveils yoga room for tra...

straitstimes.com 31 Jan '12, 11am

San Francisco Airport has opened what it calls a first of its kind yoga room, and while it's not quite a mountaintop in Ti...

MoNETA: A Mind Made from Memristors

MoNETA: A Mind Made from Memristors

spectrum.ieee.org 04 Feb '12, 2pm

Now multiply that sequence by up to 8000 synapses—as much as a single rat neuron might have. Then multiply that by the num...