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The badass DroneGun looks like the ultimate one-person solution to drone threats we all want

DroneShield, a company that this year listed on the ASX, has released a gun that it says can safely bring a drone down to the ground.<p>On Saturday, it …

Google's AI Can Now Translate Between Languages It Wasn't Taught to Translate Between

AI of “Interlingua”<p>Neural networks are machines and algorithms developed to behave like the human brain—but a development from Google Translate shows …

Technophobes can relax – there’s no such thing as the fourth industrial revolution

The theme of the 2016 World Economic Forum (“WEF”) in Davos was the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Professor Klaus Schwab, WEF’s founder, has even …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Places to Learn How to Code in 15 Minutes or Less a Day

These coding games and apps will help you learn how to program in no time flat.<p>I read with great interest a recent TechCrunch article from a …

VMware AirWatch announces support for smart glasses

Turns out Dreamforce isn’t the only enterprise conference going on this week. VMware is also holding its at AirWatch Connect conference in Atlanta, and today it announced support for enterprise smart glasses on the AirWatch enterprise mobility management platform.<p>Smart glasses, which are …

Vue 2.0 is Here! The Progressive JavaScript Framework

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New technology lets you transmit passwords through your body

A small team of electrical engineers at the University of Washington has figured out how to use the body as a medium for transmitting small bits of data, a method they say is more secure than sending information over the air using wifi or Bluetooth signals.<p>“Let’s say I want to open a door using an …

Information Systems

Master AI & Achieve the Impossible with 10 Courses & 63.5 Hours of Training in Machine Learning

<b>Quant Trading Using Machine Learning</b><p>Play the Markets Like a Pro After 11 Hours of Integrating Machine Learning into Your Investment …

Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Using Kali Linux

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Apple may introduce three new versions of its iPad Pro next spring

An iPad Pro mini may be on the way<p>Apple is planning on releasing three new versions of its iPad Pro next spring, two in brand-new sizes, if a new report from Japanese blog <i>Macotakara</i> is to be believed. The report states that Apple will release a new version of its 7.9-inch iPad mini under the Pro …

Google just announced a new Wi-Fi router that's made to blanket your home with internet

It'll be available for preorder in November and ship in December. One router will go for $129, while a three-pack will cost $299.<p>Details of the router were first reported by Android Police last month.<p>Like the eero and Google's own OnHub before it, Google Wifi puts some emphasis on looks. It's a …

Humans will contaminate Mars with life — the question is how to do it right

What planetary protection will look like for a SpaceX colony<p>If Elon Musk’s Mars colony becomes a reality, he won’t be sending just humans to the Red Planet; he’ll be sending trillions of hitchhiking microbes as well. Such a biological invasion seemingly clashes with a concept known as planetary …

The decision to include the 3D-printed parts in the two new devices was a purely economic one, says HP<p>Half the custom parts in HP’s first 3D printer in over a decade were themselves 3D printed, according to the company’s head of 3D printing, Stephen Nigro.<p>The decision to include the 3D-printed …

3D Printing

How it actually feels to write JavaScript in 2016

Hey, I need to create a page that displays the latest activity from the users, so I just need to get the data from the REST endpoint and display it …

JavaScript

Stop saying coding is 'fun' and 'easy'

Programming computers is a piece of cake. Or so the world's digital-skills gurus would have us believe. From the non-profit Code.org's promise that …

Westworld-style sex with robots: when will it happen - and would it really be a good idea?

Would you have sex with a robot? An impromptu poll of colleagues and friends drew answers ranging from “yes, but only if it was a fully sentient, consenting robot” to “yes, but only if it <i>wasn’t</i> a sentient robot” to “yes, if I could program it and specify exactly what I wanted…no unexpected …

The Most Popular Programming Languages of 2016

<b>By Jake Widman</b><p>Our annual look at the relative popularity of programming languages reveals that while Java still rules, other options are catching up …

Employment

SpaceX test-fires the engines that could take humans to Mars

SpaceX has conducted its first firing test of its Raptor engine, the powerful propulsion system that the company aims to use to take humans to Mars. SpaceX boss Elon Musk tweeted pictures of the tests late last night, sharing one image that showed a steady stream of flame emanating from the engine, …

Google is developing a new operating system named ‘Fuchsia’

By Joseph Carey<p>Fuchsia is apparently the name of a new operating system from Google. It's unclear what the system is designed for, but what's most …

Intel unveils Project Alloy 'merged reality' headset

<b>Intel has unveiled a virtual reality headset that allows nearby objects from the real world to be integrated into its computer-generated views.</b><p>It describes Project Alloy as being a "merged reality" device. One key advantage, Intel says, is that users will be able to see their own hands.<p>It intends …

GOAT Robot Leg Demonstrates Explosive Jumping

Inspired by mountain goats, this novel robotic leg could result in robots that move in completely new ways Image: Simon Kalouche/CMUCMU researchers …

Intel’s Joule platform lets makers build computer vision into almost anything

Intel’s new Joule maker board is designed to provide a platform for makers to create powerful computer vision products, and “seamlessly transition from prototype to at-scale robotics, machine vision,” drone and other products, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich explained on stage today at Intel’s annual …

USB Type-C could kill your headphone jack. Here's how

One venerable computing technology, USB, could be about to help kill off an even older standard, the 3.5mm audio jack.<p>The 3.5mm audio jack was popularized as the way to plug headphones into Sony's portable Walkman tape player and got a new lease on life as a way to handle audio on virtually every …

USB Type-C

What the Tech? 12 Tech Terms to Know Right Now

<b>Unlock the mysteries of the “cloud” and “IOT,” learn the difference between augmented and virtual realities and find out what “Merged Reality” means.</b> …

Indian student builds real-life walking Iron Man suit -- for just $750

No, it doesn't fly. It can barely walk.<p>But that doesn't dilute the massive geek cred that Vimal Govin Manikandan just earned -- by building a real-life Iron Man suit using exoskeleton technology.<p>As the Indian engineering student describes in his award-winning paper (PDF), his team developed a novel …

Robotics

Microsoft's HoloLens Would Let Builders See Their New Building Before It's Actually There

Hello, holographic skyscrapers.<p>The HoloLens, Microsoft's take on a virtual reality headset, wasn't built to play games. It places holographic images in the user's physical environment—the kind of augmented reality you've been hearing a lot about lately in relation to <i>Pokemon Go</i>. But Hololens is a …

Augmented Reality

This ring will vibrate in coordination with your loved one's pulse

They're alive! And not answering your texts!<p>TheTouch’s HB ring is a ring that’ll recreate your heart rate on a loved one’s HB ring. It's got a heart rate sensor baked in — like one in any other wearable — that picks up on your pulse and then broadcasts it with lights and vibrations on a separately …

Watch This Stunning 4K Timelapse of San Francisco That Was Three Years in the Making (VIDEO)

Three years ago photographer/filmmaker Matthew Maniego created quite a stir with a timelapse video of San Francisco entitled Paradise x SF. Now he’s …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 June 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>May 25, 2018<p>Age: 33 Occupation: Head of Supply Chain at My Food Bag What’s your morning routine? Hit “snooze” once (or …

New Zealand