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Deep Learning Reinvents the Hearing Aid

My mother began to lose her hearing while I was away at college. I would return home to share what I’d learned, and she would lean in to hear. Soon …

Machine Learning

Neil Peart Hemispheres drums

Updated: 03/17/2018<p>At a Glance:<p>Drums: Slingerland in Back Chrome (or "Blakrome") finish with "Vibra-Fibing"; last Slingerland drum kit<p>Used from …

The Drums of Neil Peart - A History

ReactOS Is a Promising Open Source Windows Replacement | Reviews

If you want to run a clone of Microsoft Windows to escape the drama of upgrading to Windows 10, try ReactOS -- but do not expect it to be a fully …

Linux

The Best Data Visualizations of the Year Are Absolutely Incredible

The winners of the inaugural Data Stories Competition, which highlights some of the most creative and fascinating scientific data visualizations of …

These Bouncing Droplets Could Help Resolve a 90-Year Mystery of Quantum Mechanics

The drops of silicone oil bobbing in this mesmerizing video do more than create aesthetically satisfying ripples across a slick surface. They could …

Atoms 'scream' when they fuse inside a reactor, and the sound is frightening

Using the same physics that light up the sun, fusion reactors promise to generate almost infinite energy on Earth.<p>Physicists' favorite type of fusion …

What is it like to work in cyber security?

I've been working in and around information security (or simply "infosec") for most of my career in tech. A few things stand out that feel unique for …

Cybersecurity

Flooding Near Columbia, South Carolina : Image of the Day

After record-breaking rains pounded South Carolina in early October 2015, severe floods overwhelmed many parts of the state. More than a dozen dams …

Voyager 1 Has Entered Interstellar Space

<i>Watch NASA’s announcement on the Voyager spacecraft here.</i><p>In September 1977, Star Wars was a huge hit in theaters, the Bee Gees were on the brink of …

Rio's Olympic waters won't be tested for viruses despite pollution problems

The International Olympic Committee ruled out conducting viral tests of Rio de Janeiro's sewage-laden waterways ahead of the 2016 games, a top …

The epic tale of listening to seven live concert recordings by the band Yes in a single day

The rock band Yes has had a long, remarkable and often cosmically complicated career, and the box set they put out this week only underscores those truths. Almost unprecedented in the history of rock music, the progressive-rock giant is releasing “Progeny: Seven Shows From Seventy-Two,” a box set …

The bidding war for Nokia's map technology is getting ugly

German automakers Daimler — the company that owns Mercedes-Benz — BMW, and Volkswagen's premium car division, Audi, have clubbed together to submit an indicative bid as a consortium, two sources close to the auto companies told Reuters.<p>The German carmakers can probably justify stumping up around …

This tiny car can change shape, drive sideways

Why do we call the Mercedes Benz Smart Car smart — when it's really just small?<p>A truly smart car might be able to drive sideways, like the equally …

A new audio app claims to treat tinnitus

Tinnitus affects the ears but it originates in the brain. The condition, which causes ringing in the ears, is mainly triggered by age-related hearing loss and prolonged exposure to excessively loud noise. But neuroscientific studies reveal that tinnitus is a symptom of abnormal hyperactivity in the …

Creation, The Bible, and 20th Century Cosmology

<i>Switch to mobile friendly version</i><p><i>Of all the various creation accounts over the centuries offered by philosophers, scientists, shamans, and sages,</i> …

Ashes of the Singularity

FCC starts the process for making '5G' gigabit mobile data a reality

We're barely seeing 4G take hold here in the States and the FCC has begun the process to push into 5G for mobile data. The government's communications council voted unanimously to start looking into accessing the higher-than-24GHz frequency spectrum that was previously thought to be, as <i>Reuters</i> …

White House cybersecurity chief is proud to know nothing about cybersecurity

Even if their intentions are good, there's a reason that we don't let amateurs do brain surgery or design housing complexes. That logic doesn't seem to apply at the highest levels of government, however, after Michael Daniel boasted that about his lack of knowledge in his specialist field. In an …

Temporary tattoos turn sweat to power in biobattery

One day soon, the juice that powers your phone or other portable devices could pour forth from your pores. Researchers at the University of California San Diego have created a biosensor in the form of a temporary tattoo that uses sweat to monitor exercise progress and produces a weak electrical …

University of California

The Internet Is Getting Too Big, And It's Becoming A Problem For Some Service Providers

Recent reports suggest the system that routers use to share the map of the internet with one another has grown too large for some older routers to handle — which could result in poor connectivity.<p>The problem is, older routers can only process a certain number of routes contained in this internet …