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Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Google will pay you $100,000 if you can hack a Chromebook

The $100,000 payout specifically applies to anyone who can crack the yet-uncrackable Chromebook, but Google also has a wide range of bounties for smaller bugs. Payouts start at $500, and if you provide a fix with your bug submission you're rewarded with the hacker-friendly sum of $1,337 (the digits …

Chromebook

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Apple announces iPhone event for September

Apple sent out press invites for its fall iPhone event on Thursday. The event will take place on Sept. 9, 2015 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in …

How to disable Adobe Flash in your browser

Adobe Flash needs to go.<p>The fact that we're faced with yet another major security flaw in the software — this time discovered in the stolen Hacking …

Scientists Are Growing A Human Placenta On A Chip

In order to understand how the organ selectively transmits cells from mother to child<p>From lungs to brains, organ tissues grown on a lab are telling researchers a lot about how their cells do their jobs. Now researchers are using the technology to better understand the placenta, the temporary organ …

Prenatal Development

Jaguar adapts NASA tech to monitor brainwaves and avoid accidents

If you're wondering how many projects Jaguar Land Rover's developing in addition to its pothole and cyclist alerts, the answer is "quite a few." In fact, the company has revealed that it's working on several technologies, which can monitor your condition to prevent accidents, collectively called …

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

Beware authentication popups in iOS Mail: bug allows convincing-looking phishing attacks

<b>Update:</b> Apple confirmed it’s aware of the issue and working on a fix:<p>“We are not aware of any customers affected by this proof of concept, but are working on a fix for an upcoming software update.”<p>If you are reading mail on your iPhone and iPad and a popup appears asking you to re-login to iCloud …

Information Security

App to test eyesight 'as accurate' as traditional sight charts, study suggests

The Portable Eye Examination Kit, or Peek, was found to be as reliable as standard paper-based charts in eye clinics<p>Using a smartphone app to test eyesight is just as accurate as the traditional sight charts, a study suggests.<p>The Portable Eye Examination Kit, or Peek, has been designed and …

Medical Technology

This Futuristic Concrete Heals Itself With Built-In Bacteria

A solid idea<p>Concrete has been a go-to building material since Roman times. It’s durable, easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. There’s just one problem: It has a tendency to crack.<p>There are a lot of different reasons that concrete cracks, but in general, it gets stressed either from the load …

Engineering

Tesla Model S has a hidden James Bond mode

With a nod to Jules Verne<p>It’s not enough that Tesla’s Model S is the world’s best car, two years running — it’s also the coolest. A newly discovered easter egg lets you turn your e-car into a Lotus Esprit S1 submersible. Hold the "T" logo, enter "007" into the login, and then adjust your suspension …

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

Psychology

New 5-Mile-Around Hyperloop Test Track Will Cost $100 Million

Going nowhere fast<p>Two years ago, Elon Musk had an idea. What if, instead of traveling by road, rail, air, or boat, we all travelled in giant tubes that could move pods of people at up to 800 miles per hour? He called the idea the Hyperloop and released his idea to the world hoping that someone else …

Transportation

Beam Is A Projector Disguised As A Lamp

How many engineers does it take to screw in a projector?<p>Here's a wacky idea: a projector that you screw into a light socket. That's the impetus behind Beam, a project currently in the funding phase of Kickstarter, which you can use to project the screen from your iOS or Android device onto any flat …

What Happens To Your Body When You're Stressed

When your car dies or a deadline looms, it triggers a chain reaction<p>Life is full of stressful situations. Whether you’ve stepped in front of a speeding bicycle or are bombing a job interview, here’s the chain reaction that’s triggered.<p><b>1. Alarm Signal</b><p>When you hear, see, or otherwise perceive a …

Wikipedia's 100,000 Most Popular Pages, Rendered As A Galaxy

Click to fly<p>Perhaps you imagine the Internet as a set of tubes, or a web, or series of garden paths. One student in Paris imagined it as a galaxy. He has made a visualization of Wikipedia's 100,000 most popular articles in 2014 that you can "fly" through by clicking. We love it. You can visit it …