This is the story of how a handful of young Hasidim set out to build a global communications network in the era before Periscope, Skype, VoIP or even satellite or Cable TV.
Solar is "probably the only long-term supply-side energy solution that is both large enough and acceptable enough to sustain the planet’s long term requirements," but it still has a long way to go.
Forget super-AI. Crappy AI is more likely to be our downfall, argues researcher.
They could track him, take pictures and listen to every word he says.
A new coffee revolution has begun at Cafe X inside the Metreon in San Francisco, where a robot barista will whip you up a latte in seconds flat—and thankfully, it won’t do it in a fedora.
War is hell, as the old cliché goes. But it’s also a catalyst for innovation in weapons and tactics. Nothing stimulates creativity quite like having someone trying to kill you.
It's really only a matter of time.
Because this is a thing we all have to deal with now, apparently.
It mimics the flying mammal and doesn't even need to be remotely controlled.
For almost three weeks, Dong Kim sat at a casino and played poker against a machine. But Kim wasn't just any poker player. And this wasn't just any machine.
The photo sharing app is dangerously addicting, and that’s by design.
Yesterday, after twenty days of play at a casino in Pittsburgh, an AI built by two Carnegie Mellon researchers officially defeated four top players at no-limit Texas Hold ‘Em — a particularly complex form of poker that relies heavily on longterm betting strategies and game theory.
"Henry Hu, 23, hates waiting in lines at coffee shops. The college dropout and recipient of the prestigious Thiel Fellowship throws back about five cups of coffee a day on average."
Three new plants in California show how lithium-ion storage is ready to power the grid.
The new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar has debuted to mixed reception, including a negative response from one unexpected source: bar exam administrators.
The screen is curved, which means that it picks up and seemingly magnifies every glimmer of light in the room. Because that’s what you want in a television screen.
We live in an era of shiny new toys. But technology cannot dictate taste.
Scattering materials, like white paint or sugar cubes, turn light into a chaotic jumble. But if we could control how they scatter light, we could turn them into useful things like focusing devices.
A military program has created an Android-based super secure smartphone that goes with the office of the President. Is Trump using it?
The document, filed last year, outlines plans for an apparatus that can regulate temperature to release heat from a substance within a canister. It’s also able to keep air out of the chamber of the substance being vaporized.
After years of neglecting Firefox, misreading mobile users and putting most of its chips on a failed phone project, Mozilla says it is working hard to get Firefox off the mat.
D-Wave’s qubits are much easier to build than the equivalent in more traditional quantum computers, but their quantum states are also more fragile, and their manipulation less precise. Still, scientists are eager to put D-Wave's newest model to use.
Everybody hates Wi-Fi. The boxes are ugly, and it never seems to work when you need it. But just when you thought wireless internet was unfixable, the most boring and hated appliance in your house may be on the verge of actually, um, working.
If Apple follows past practice, macOS 10.12.4 with Night Shift will likely be released to the public in early spring. For now, the beta is available only to members of Apple's developer program, though it is possible that a public beta may be released in the coming days.
Next to copy and paste, it's an essential function of computing.
The explanation has something to do with what's called a "jelly roll" — oh, and of course, it comes down to it being a mistake they're desperate to not repeat.
Australia is planning to adopt a new contactless passenger identification system that would eliminate the need for passport scanners, paper landing cards and manned immigration desks.
How Kevin Systrom got over minimalism and snapped into building mode.
The White House imported Silicon Valley’s best to transform government. Will Trump undo it all?
The CEO of Lytro talks about how to get into the hardware industry.