Austin Kenworthy

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There's a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by researchers at the chip maker Nvidia, didn't look different from other autonomous cars, but it was unlike anything demonstrated by Google, Tesla, or General …

This AI doctor knows what's wrong with you by checking your genome

Jurgi Camblong is a self-confessed dreamer. He believes it's possible to "democratise data-driven medicine" by standardising data analytics around …

Artificial Intelligence

A Groundbreaking New AI Taught Itself to Speak in Just a Few Hours

Giving Machines a Voice<p>Last year, Google successfully gave a machine the ability to generate human-like speech through its voice synthesis program …

What’s AI, and what’s not

Artificial intelligence has become as meaningless a description of technology as “all natural” is when it refers to fresh eggs. At least, that’s the …

GPD Pocket Mini Laptop Launches February 15th From $399

If you are looking for something a little more powerful than a smartphone or tablet or need something smaller than a laptop you might be interested …

Windows 10

Measuring time without a clock

EPFL scientists have been able to measure the ultrashort time delay in electron photoemission without using a clock. The discovery has important …

Chemistry

You heard it here first: the best audio products you should be buying

Noble Katana<p>These are not your everyday audiophile-grade custom-fit earbuds. Each hand-made, precision-drilled earpiece contains a staggeringly …

Ubiquitous but overlooked, fluid is a source of muscle tension

Sleboda works in the lab of study co-author Thomas Roberts, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology who studies muscle structure and …

Nanotech

How Exactly Does the Em Drive Defy the Laws of Physics?

It’s one of the most controversial topics of science today, and it’s called the Em Drive. This spacecraft engine has physicists and astronomers …

Physics

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

Airbus is planning to test a self-flying “air taxi” by the end of the year

Airbus thinks it has a solution to traffic jams: fly above them.<p>The European aircraft maker is planning to test a prototype of a self-piloted, single-seat “flying taxi” as early as end the end of this year, the company’s chief executive says. Airbus, builder of the world’s largest passenger jet, is …

Airbus

NASA is bringing back one of its most experimental and dangerous programs

NASA's X-planes were some of the most experimental aircraft ever created. Decades were spent researching and developing the pioneering planes in order to accomplish goals like breaking the sound barrier and flying at high altitudes. NASA now plans to revitalize the program, with one of the goals …

Fun with plasma vortex force fields

YouTuber Proto G shot these cool experiments with plasma vortex force fields. Scientists are looking into large-scale practical applications of the …

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The groundbreaking new research that could eliminate allergies for good

Allergy treatments haven't advanced much in decades, even as hundreds of millions around the world suffer from wheezing, itches, and rashes — and in …

SatellitePi - Raspberry Pi Zero in an NES Satellite

I've built quite a few Raspberry Pi powered RetroPie/emulationstation consoles. Some of my favorites include this NES Controller build: …

Raspberry Pi

Ask Ethan: How Do I Become An Astrophysicist/Astronaut?

We all had dreams of what we wanted to be when we were younger. But how many of us grow up to achieve what the childhood versions of ourselves set out to be? Millions of people want to go to space, but only thousands have ever been. Scientists and doctors are never far from the list of what people …

High School

Want to Come Up With a Groundbreaking Invention? Follow the 30-Year Rule | Inc.com

"Agile" has become the mantra for the digital age. If you don't move fast, so the thinking goes, you can never be any good, because your competitors will get there first and you'll be left in the dust. In many circles, this notion has become so well established that no one even thinks to question …

Innovation

Growing underground: the Lowline urban garden buried in New York's catacombs

What do you do once you've built a 450-square-metre underground park? If you're Daniel Barasch and James Ramsey, you make it 100 times bigger. In …

Urban Design

'Star in a Jar' Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy

For several decades now, scientists from around the world have been pursuing a ridiculously ambitious goal: They hope to develop a nuclear fusion …

Physics

Planetary Scientists: Alien Life Might Not Need Planets to Evolve and Survive

Life in a Cold Brown Dwarf<p>In the hunt for a celestial body that could host life (specifically, life like that found on Earth), scientists have …

Remarkable New Theory Says There's No Gravity, No Dark Matter, and Einstein Was Wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

Dark Matter

Cold fusion died 25 years ago, but the research lives on | November 7, 2016 Issue - Vol. 94 Issue 44 | Chemical & Engineering News

Some 7,000 people attended a hastily organized cold fusion session at the ACS national meeting in Dallas in 1989, hopeful that word of the newly …

Winners of The 2016 Arcaid's Architectural Photography Awards

The winner of the 2016 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards was announced in Berlin this week. Matt Emmett’s photograph of the East London …

Wedge-shaped family home is squeezed into an awkward plot

The plot that the Acute House is located on previously held an old weatherboard home that had fallen into disrepair. However, rather than destroy it …

White Arkitekter Wins Competition with Brick Housing Development in Stockholm Royal Seaport

White Arkitekter with developer Midroc has won a competition for a new residential development to be located in the Royal Seaport district of …

Green Roofs

Green Places Community Clubhouse in Tainan invites nature indoors

Nature is always close at hand in the Green Places Community Clubhouse, a relaxing getaway for the residents of an independent community in Tainan, …

Design

Revolutionary Beehive Invention Delivers Honey on Tap

Flow Hive is a revolutionary beehive invention, allowing you to harvest honey without opening the hive and with minimal disturbance to the bees. The …

How Physics Falls Apart If The EMdrive Works

Imagine a rocket that works without fuel. You pump energy into it and away you go, but there’s no thrust coming out the other side, no exhaust, no waste product and no consumable fuel. It’s the ultimate defiance of Isaac Newton: claiming to have an action without an equal and opposite reaction. And …

Physics

Mysterious Radio Signals May Be 1 Billion Times More Energetic Than We Thought

Curious Space Oddities<p>Fast Radio Bursts (FRB) are astrophysical phenomena that manifest through millisecond-fast radio chirps that occur randomly. As …