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Researchers just taught robots to predict your every move

In a few years time the Droids from Star Wars are going to seem like relics. Today’s robots might be better suited for sewing clothes and building cars, but tomorrow’s could be as indispensable and ubiquitous as our smartphones are.<p>A group of researchers in Europe recently published a white paper …

Seven automated smartphone commands you should try

Teach your old phone some new tricks.<p>Your smartphone is supposed to make life easier. Good news: You can step up its convenience by automating some of the ways you use it. With these seven automated commands, you get to spend less time fussing with your device and more time on the stuff that really …

Apps

The US government once poisoned alcohol to get people to stop drinking

In 1926, the federal government increased the amount of methanol, a poisonous alcohol-based substance, required in industrial alcohols, which people at the time used to make bootleg liquor. Faced with the ongoing failure of Prohibition, the increase was intended to discourage people from …

15 Tea Traditions From Around the World

Drinking tea is a tradition that's said to date back to 2737 BCE, when, according to legend, Chinese emperor Shennong found his hot water was greatly …

William Gibson

By Hand & Brain<p><b>[Making]</b><p>I keep wondering about Maker garbage, Maker detritus. I haven’t seen any yet. What does a charity shop in a full-on Maker …

This Pi-Powered Linux Terminal Is the Size of an iPhone

If you are making a handheld Linux device, going with the Raspberry Pi Zero W, with its built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and HDMI output capabilities, would be an excellent choice for the device’s heart. It might seem like a simple task to put something like this together, but getting a guide is very …

Raspberry Pi

Esse Tantric Sex Chair

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About Hue

Smart Philips Hue LED bulbs<p>The smart and energy-efficient LED lights bring Philips Hue to life. They deliver bright and beautiful light for your …

Home Automation

25 Noir Films That Will Stand the Test of Time: A List by “Noirchaelogist” Eddie Muller

<i>Film noir</i> received its name in 1946 when French critic Nino Frank expressed his fascination with dark Hollywood melodramas of the time. But <i>noir</i> as a …

Crime Jazz: How Miles Davis, Count Basie & Duke Ellington Created Soundtracks for Noir Films & TV

When we think of film noir, we tend to think of a mood best set by a look: shadow and light (mostly shadow), grim but visually rich weather, …

Forbidden Love

The passions behind Patricia Highsmith’s “The Price of Salt.”<p>In December of 1948, Patricia Highsmith was a twenty-seven-year-old aspiring writer with a murderous imagination and an outsized talent for seducing women. Her first novel, “Strangers on a Train,” was complete, but it would be more than a …

Finally, a Case That Turns Your Phone Into a Vibrator

It's about time.<p>You will never feel the same about someone telling you to set your phone to vibrate ever again. Mashable interviewed the people behind a new product that uses your phone's vibration feature to turn it into a sex toy. Hey now!<p>According to IZIVIBE's website, the product's "internal …

The Space Doctor’s Big Idea

There once was a doctor with cool white hair. He was well known because he came up with some important ideas. He didn’t grow the cool hair until after he was done figuring that stuff out, but by the time everyone realized how good his ideas were, he had grown the hair, so that’s how everyone …

How Do SSDs Work? - ExtremeTech

By on March 19, 2018 at 11:18 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Here at ExtremeTech, we’ve often …

Facebook’s algorithm can identify you even when you’re hiding your face

Facebook has gotten so good at recognizing people from images that it doesn’t even need to see their faces anymore.<p>At the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference in Boston earlier this month, the social network presented research that shows it can identify individuals with 83% accuracy, …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Check Your BIOS Version and Update it

You probably shouldn’t update your BIOS, but sometimes you need to. Here’s how to check what BIOS version your computer is using and flash that new …

12 Predictions Isaac Asimov Made About 2014 in 1964

When sci-fi author Isaac Asimov sojourned to the New York World's Fair in 1964 — according to his writings, he "enjoyed it hugely" — he regretted the …

Tom Hanks

World War I in Photos: Technology

When Europe's armies first marched to war in 1914, some were still carrying lances on horseback. By the end of the war, rapid-fire guns, aerial bombardment, armored vehicle attacks, and chemical weapon deployments were commonplace. Any romantic notion of warfare was bluntly shoved aside by the …

The master list of Google Easter eggs worth checking out (pictures)

Internet

1.5. Basics of How Operating Systems Work — Operating Systems Study Guide

1.5.3. CPU Response to Interrupts¶<p>A key point towards understanding how operating systems work is to understand what the CPU does when an interrupt …

Linux

Women Choose Mates by Shoulder Size First, Research Suggests

Size matters when women look for a mate, a study finds, whether it’s the size of a man’s shoulders versus his hips, his height or anywhere …

How Does the Brain of an Elite Athlete Work?

Red Bull Project Endurance teamed up with neuroscientists from Burke/Cornell to find out.<p>For Project Endurance, the Red Bull High Performance team …

A Primal Primer: Testosterone | Mark's Daily Apple

June 22, 2010<p>By Mark Sisson<p>If you’ve been reading recently you know I’ve been on a hormone kick recently. That sexy looking molecule to the right and …

Wellness