In the weeks leading up to the spacecraft's arrival at Jupiter Monday night (July 4), Juno captured a stunning video of the four Galilean moons — Callisto, Europa, Ganymede and Io — circling the giant planet in a first-of-its-kind view of celestial dynamics...
The Guardian reports that a free online chatbot called DoNotPay has reportedly helped appeal over $4 million in fines. " Dubbed as “the world’s first robot lawyer” by its 19-year-old creator, London-born second-year Stanford University student Joshua Browde...
My colleague, Bob Doran , recently ran across a link to some 1950s technology advertisements . It is noticeable that the advertisements are positive as well as being striking designs. There are not many computing ads. in the set. We have some nice examples...
Quantum computing isn't an easy subject to understand - let's be honest nothing quantum really makes sense. As Neils Bohr famously said: " If quantum mechanics hasn't profoundly shocked you, you haven't understood it yet ." Fortunately two of my colleagues...
Bob Doran continues his discoveries into totalisators on NZ, writing: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is New Zealand’s moving image and sound archive. Recently they put online an amateur movie made of the 1940 Manawatu Hunt races at Awapuni in Palmerston North, ...
An article in the New Zealand Herald yesterday highlights the critical shortage of IT professionals in the country causing tech companies to have to bring in immigrants to fill their vacancies. Fortunately for us, New Zealand is a popular country to emigrat...
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The App I Used to Break Into My Neighbor’s Home | Threat Level | WIRED
Leave your ring of cut-brass secrets unattended on your desk at work, at a bar table while you buy another round, or in a hotel room, and an
A publisher finally understands (some of) what an author wants
Authors are generally of the opinion that most publishers couldn't run an efficient, modern business to save their lives. (To be fair, most
Facebook Home And Windows Phone Are Making The Same Apps-Related Misstep...
The problem for Home is Facebook has underestimated how important apps -- and, crucially, the customisation apps afford -- are to the smartp
Secure Yourself by Using Two-Step Verification on These 16 Web Services
Two-factor authentication, also known as 2-step verification, provides additional security for your online accounts. Even if someone discove
Is a rat smarter than Google? That's what two AI experts say
And that's no dig at Google, according to artificial intelligence researchers Yann LeCun and Josh Tenenbaum. The two spoke at the World Scie
Kurzweil still doesn't understand the brain : Pharyngula
Ray Kurzweil has responded to my criticisim of futurist fortune-telling. It really just compounds the problems, though, and gullible people
Guardian Goggles: because life's too short to think for yourself - video
Alan Rusbridger, editor in chief, unveils the latest exciting step in the Guardian's mission to harness the power of online media: Guardian
RSA Conference 2008 Alan Turing Logo Animation on the Behance Network
Logo Animation for the RSA Conference theme Alan Turing
OUPblog » Blog Archive » Turing : the irruption of Materialism into thought
By Paul Cockshott. This year is being widely celebrated as the Turing centenary. He is being hailed as the inventor of the computer, which p
Steve Jobs Listened To Vinyl At Home, Neil Young Says : NPR
That's not a slam at digital music, the rock 'n' roll legend says. It's a recognition that current formats don't match vinyl's sound. He and