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Apocalypse or golden age: What machine intelligence will do to us

Some luminaries of our age have warned recently that machine intelligence is evolving at a breakneck pace. So breakneck, in fact, that machines might soon decide the world would be a better place if all our necks were broken. Thus begins the Machine Apocalypse, we’ll all rue the day we decided to …

Ex Machina - When Humans Become Gods

Avengers 2: Age of Ultron Extended Trailer

Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, the sequel to 2012’s blockbuster hit Marvel’s The Avengers, unveils an<p><i>Avengers 2: Age of Ultron</i>, the sequel to 2012’s blockbuster hit <i>Marvel’s The Avengers</i>, unveils an extended look at the much-anticipated superhero film. Joining forces once again, The Avengers, are at …

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DARPA funds $11 million tool that will make coding a lot easier

DARPA is funding a new project by Rice University called PLINY, and it's neither a killer robot nor a high-tech weapon. PLINY, named after Pliny the Elder who wrote one of the earliest encyclopedias ever, will actually be a tool that can automatically complete a programmer's draft -- and yes, it …

Overwatch Gameplay Trailer

Got Google's new Inbox app? Now you can invite three friends!

The jury's still out on Google's new mobile approach to email, but that hasn't stopped people from going a little batty over getting invited to use it (see also: Gmail, Google Wave). In case you were feeling a little weird about begging Google for an Inbox invite, though, you can now just beg your …

Superintelligence: Machines Smarter Than Humans

Humans are currently the most intelligent beings on the planet — the result of a long history of evolutionary pressure and adaptation. But could we …

Review: Samsung’s U28D590D 28-inch 4k monitor finally brings quality 4k at an affordable price

Ever since the Mac Pro was released in December, we’ve faced an onslaught of 4k displays. We reviewed Seiki’s budget offering last year, and while we liked it overall, it did have more than its fair share of set backs. For instance, you could only use the full 4k resolution at 30Hz, which meant …

Project Spark Receives a Release Date - IGN News

Titanfall's second DLC pack is Frontier's Edge | PC Invasion

Three new maps are on their way to <i>Titanfall</i> in the Frontier’s Edge DLC, assuming that is you shelled out the titan-cash for a Season Pass or are …

Higgs Boson Seems To Prove That The Universe Doesn't Exist

None of us should be here. In fact, the whole world, the stars and the galaxies shouldn’t be here either. According to a new cosmological study, our whole Universe should have blinked out of existence an instant after it was first created.<p>Research from British cosmologists at King’s College London …

SteelSeries announces full-sized Made-for-iPhone/iPad bluetooth game controller

We previously reviewed the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad “Stratus” controller launched by SteelSeries and today the company announced a full-sized version with the introduction of Stratus XL:<p>The Stratus XL Wireless Gaming Controller features a console-style layout with a pressure-sensitive directional …

Qualcomm Not Ceding "Internet of Things" to Intel or Anyone Else

The Internet of Things will look a lot like the smartphone market, says CEO Steve Mollenkopf.<p>While Intel, Microsoft and BlackBerry are all aiming to seize on the “Internet of Things” after largely missing out on mobile, the winners in the phone market have no intention of missing out on the next …

iPad Art: Davika Hoome Portrait

This week’s featured iPad painting is this gorgeous portrait the Thai actress Davika Hoome.<p>It’s the work of Woon Tien David Chong, and iPad finger painting done with the Procreate app – in around 4 hours!<p>I had never heard of this actress before seeing this portrait, but I found the image incredibly …

Galaxy Note Pro Leaks, New Wearables G Arch, and G Health - Android Weekly

MIT Scientists Create Modular Robot Blocks That Can Self-Assemble & Reconfigure

Looking at these reconfiguring robo-cubes, created by research scientists at MIT in the face of ongoing naysaying, it strikes me that the human race can’t be far off a huge achievement: building a physical version of Tetris that self assembles. From angular chaos, to robot-enabled order. That and …

iPhone 5s: meet the geeks and geniuses behind the new Apple devices

Apple has launched its new iPhone 5s and the cheaper iPhone 5c. But who are the engineers and visionaries behind the new technology in these devices?<p>Apple is notoriously protective of its employees and the inner workings of its research and development teams are highly secretive.<p>However, examining …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review

By David Phelan<p>Image 1 of 8<p>Image 2 of 8<p>Image 3 of 8<p>Image 4 of 8<p>Image 5 of 8<p>Image 6 of 8<p>Image 7 of 8<p>Image 8 of 8<p>Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review: If you …

In the secret state

AFTER the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001, most Americans seemed content to pare back some civil liberties in return for potential security. …

DARPA Pushes Bionic Arm Boundaries

The Revolutionizing Prosthetics program has led to two parallel research paths investigating new ways to build arm prostheses that users can control with their brains.<p><b>Former Army Staff Sgt. Glen Lehman</b>, standing tall in a white tank top and jeans, takes a blue piece of tulle in his left hand and …

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Linux 3.11 named Linux for Workgroups in odd homage to its archenemy Windows - ExtremeTech

By on July 16, 2013 at 6:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ever the prankster, Linus Torvalds …

iPad Mini branching out?

A theme has emerged for iPad Mini rumors: multiple models.<p>One version of the Mini, as prognosticated, is a thinner, lighter, faster version -- sans a Retina display.<p>NPD DisplaySearch first anticipated this Mini update in June. As did Citi Research. Digitimes chimed in Monday with a similar …

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Could passthoughts replace the password?

Passwords can be hard to remember, easy to forget and there is also the risk of them being stolen.<p>But what if it was possible to replace passwords with "passthoughts"? Instead of scouring your memory for a long, obscure strings of characters, you simply had to think about something.<p>Sumi Das finds …

iOS 7 Preview Leaves No Doubt: Whether Hardware or Software, Ive's Got the Juice

In addition to unveiling their redesigned Mac Pro, yesterday Apple also previewed their forthcoming iOS 7. This is the one many an industrial …

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Google makes BigQuery bigger and cheaper

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Google (s goog) on Tuesday upped BigQuery volumes and cut costs. It’s the latest in a series of moves designed to bolster its …

For some, the reaction to PRISM is a shrug: Are we suffering from Big Brother fatigue?

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Thomas Leuthard<p>It’s been fascinating to watch the evolution of responses to the recent revelations about NSA …

In a cloud computing economy, the NSA is bad for business

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / ramcreations<p>The real problem for the National Security Agency’s data-collection programs might not be …

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