Christopher Evseichik

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

by Dom Galeon and Abby Norman March 9, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 11645<p>Giving Machines a Voice<p>Last year, Google successfully gave a machine the …

Artificial Intelligence

Mysterious flashes could be alien spacecraft at work, Harvard scientists say

Hold on to your lightsabers and brace yourself for hyperspace. A team from Harvard University suspects mysterious energy flashes detected in galaxies far, far away may be caused by a species of super-advanced aliens firing up their interstellar spacecraft.<p>It is a scientific development that - if …

What and when is British Pie Week? How to get involved

<b>Those among us who love nothing better than a pie and a beer will rejoice to hear that this week is British Pie Week.</b><p>Up and down the nation, people …

Baking

How do astronomers find exoplanets?

Stars are incredibly bright in contrast to any planets that may be orbiting them. So finding exoplanets – planets orbiting distant suns – isn’t easy. …

NASA proposes guarding Mars' atmosphere with a magnetic shield

Ask scientists why Mars is cold and dead and they'll usually point to the death of its magnetic field some 4.2 billion years ago. Without that protection, solar winds gradually stripped it of most of its atmosphere. A NASA-led team, however, thinks there's still a chance to protect what's left -- …

Solar Wind

What's the difference between a salamander and a newt?

The labels of newt and salamander are often used interchangeably, and it's easy to understand why some people think these two distinct amphibians are …

Here's How Drones Are Going to Utterly Transform Our World

Drones on the Rise<p>Drones are not just for nerds and nukes anymore. A report from <i>Business Insider</i> (BI) projects that global demand for commercial …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. A prosecutor accused Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee of conspiring to hide millions of dollars in bribes made to South Korea's impeached president.</b> Lee denies any wrongdoing.<p><b>2. Stock in Snapchat parent company Snap is up more than 50% since its Thursday IPO.</b> It now has a market cap of more than $30 …

Mars was struck by mega-floods 3 billion years ago, images reveal

The surface of Mars is an intricate and varied landscape, telling the tale of billions of years of changing geological activity from impact craters …

The evolution of turtle neck retraction

Although the muscles of Platychelys are not preserved, the researchers were able to infer this based on the broad shape of the neck, or cervical, …

Turtles

What Is a Mesh Wi-Fi Router, and Do You Need One?

Have you ever wondered if there's a solution to the ever-dropping Wi-Fi signal in your home? Do you have dead spots where the signal won't reach, …

What Exactly Happens When You Inbreed?

You've probably heard that inbreeding is not a good thing. But is it really that bad? Yes, yes it is. Inbreeding is defined as mating between …

New Tesla Crash Footage Shows Autopilot’s Still Not Perfect

While Tesla’s Autopilot driver-assist feature is frequently impressive, and a huge edge in the race to true self-driving cars, one Tesla driver was …

A Cleverly Designed Set of Stackable Planetary Rings That Form a Tiny Sterling Silver Solar System

Inna Monastyrna, a talented jewelry artist based out of Tel Aviv, Israel has created a very cleverly designed set of stackable rings. Each ring in …

Edge computing will blow away the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO -- The ubiquitous cloud computing craze may not be long for this world if venture capitalist Peter Levine is right. The Andreessen …

Are there any good Windows 10 tablets to replace an old Surface RT?

<i>My wife has used a Microsoft Surface RT tablet for a few years in her job as a tutor. She has found its size and the touch keyboard invaluable in her planning and writing up of lessons, especially as this often happens in the car between pupils. Unfortunately, it is becoming less reliable, and much</i> …

Windows 10

Syrian troops recapture Palmyra from Isil for second time

Syrian government forces and their allies were celebrating the recapture of Palmyra from Isil on Thursday, after the militants appeared to be have been driven out of the ancient city for the second time.<p>Syrian troops, backed by Russian air strikes and soldiers on the ground, pushed into the city …

Listen to Andy Hertzfeld on Steve Jobs movie, General Magic, and his time at Google

Last week I jumped on a call with Andy Hertzfeld, a Silicon Valley legend who really shouldn’t need an introduction.<p>However, in case you aren’t familiar with Andy’s work, he was an early Apple employee, including being a founding member of the original Macintosh team headed up by a then young Steve …