Hey, it's HighScalability time: 100 years ago people saw this as our future. We will be so laughably wrong about the future. $24 billion: amount telcos make selling data about you; $500,000: cost of iOS zero day exploit; 50%: a year's...Show More Summary
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This article originally appeared in the Conversation. Police departments, like everyone else, would like to be more effective while spending less. Given the tremendous attention to big data in recent years and the value it has provided...Show More Summary
I consider myself a fairly sharp guy. I’ve made a living off of being a scientist for over 20 years now, and I have at least a passing knowledge of most scientific fields outside my area. But I feel like I should be able to do something other than babble incoherently when asked about magnets. Show More Summary
Over 15 years after it was first publicly disclosed, SQL injection is still the number one threat to websites.
This week, Google announced it would pay to defend certain YouTube creators against copyright claims.
Video: When you use a laser to cook bacon, you might not get the same invigorating, impossible to resist smell you do when you fry it but you do score some awesome points for using a freaking laser to cook bacon. Munchies went to Japan...Show More Summary
Today, we’re excited to announce that Microsoft HoloLens and Volvo Cars are partnering to explore future automotive and technology scenarios and reimagining how people experience car buying – from seeking information to customizing the car of their choice. Volvo’s vision for more human-centric design is well aligned with the human-centric approach we have taken with […]
“The big day is coming,” says Microsoft in a video clip […]
Look, there's already a taco emoji, so it doesn't seem far fetched to have one that represents a condom as well. After all, despite their obvious differences, they both have something in common: pleasure. That's why Durex, a brand of male contraceptives, is hard at work advocating for a condom emoji. Show More Summary
Watching Jimmy DiResta restore a fireman’s axe is especially cool because you get to see him work with metal and wood. Turning that dull blade into something shiny and sharp is already fun but shaping a block of wood into an easy-to-grip handle? Double the pleasure. Read more...
Secure messaging service Telegram announced on Wednesday it had shut down 78 ISIS-related channels since the deadly attacks on Paris and Beirut, alongside a statement saying the company was "disturbed to learn that Telegram's publicShow More Summary
The history of science is full of examples when a 3D physical model led to a big discovery. But modelling something that’s actually invisible can be tough. Take magnetic fields – iron filings on a card will give you a 2D model, but a 3D visualization of the field would be much more revealing. Show More Summary
Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine has come under fire today over some controversial comments he made about women during an interview with CBS This Morning. Iovine appeared on the show to talk about a new ad for the music streaming service starring Taraji P. Show More Summary
[Akiba] over at FreakLabs just put up a detailed tutorial outlining how to control and sequence lighting wirelessly using an Arduino and Vixen lighting sequencer software. For those that don’t know [Akiba], he’s the guy behind Wrecking Crew Orchestra (TRON Dance) and their EL wire costumes. Show More Summary
At long last, the first episode of Super Science Friends is here for you to watch! It’s been called “Just the right amount of smart, the just the right amount of stupid” by people who know all about such things. Super Science Friends...Show More Summary
Last week, The New York Times reported that within a few months, doctors are planning to conduct the first uterus transplants in the US. For women who are born without a uterus, have one that is damaged, or have had it removed, implanting...Show More Summary
This week we’ve covered the Grand Prize and Best Product winners of the 2015 Hackaday prize: Eyedrivomatic and Vinduino. These are both amazing and worthy projects, but the real story of the Hackaday Prize isn’t about the prizes: it’s...Show More Summary
Every breath you take, every move you make, the Juvo sleep tracker will be watching you. With its unprecedented accuracy …
YouTube has promised to defend a handful of video creators from legal threats to help protect "fair use" rights overall, the company announced on its blog Thursday. When someone uploads a video using existing content, like news clips...Show More Summary