Clive Wyndham

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New Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience

Sitting at the desk in his lower-campus office at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the neuroscientist Tony Zador turned his computer monitor toward me …

White Writer Calls Black Panther ‘Hollywood’s Worst Nightmare,’ Blames It for White People’s Problems

A writer for Forbes magazine wrote an article Tuesday in which he described <i>Black Panther</i> as “Hollywood’s worst nightmare” and lamented how the film’s …

Why are smartphone chips suddenly including an AI processor?

If virtual assistants have been the breakthrough technology in this year’s smartphone software, then the AI processor is surely the equivalent on the hardware side.<p>Apple has taken to calling its latest SoC the A11 Bionic on account of its new AI “Neural Engine”. Huawei’s latest Kirin 970 boasts a …

Machine Learning

8 common myths about mental health

We teamed up with Rethink Mental Illness to dispel some of the more common and harmful myths around mental health<p>According to research by Time to …

When White Nationalists Get DNA Tests That Reveal African Ancestry

An analysis of Stormfront forums shows a sometimes sophisticated understanding of the limits of ancestry tests.<p>The white-nationalist forum Stormfront hosts discussions on a wide range of topics, from politics to guns to <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>. And of particular and enduring interest: genetic ancestry …

Molecular Biology

Apple’s AR is closer to reality than Google’s

Google's Tango is about the future whereas Apple's ARKit is about the present<p>Apple has often been accused of acting like it invented things that others have been doing for years. That complaint is not without merit, however Apple can lay claim to <i>transforming</i> existing things into mainstream …

How to Snoop-Proof Any Phone or Tablet

It’s likely that you’ve got details of your whole life stored on your phone—the people you know, the banks you’ve used, the videos you’ve wasted …

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.<p>My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania -- the "Chocolate Capital of the World" -- doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Nutrition

Everything you need to know about evolution items in Pokemon Go

Clueless about evolution items? Here's the info you need to evolve 'em all.<p>One of the newer features of Pokemon Go is the inclusion of evolution items. These five additions help you evolve some Gen 1 and Gen 2 Pokemon when combined with a certain amount of candy. Here's everything you need to know …

Pokémon

Online surveillance will give Trump a lot of information on us. Here’s what you can do to resist

Donald Trump is about to have a lot of information on us. When he assumes the US presidency in a few weeks, he will oversee two separate but deeply interconnected surveillance apparatuses—which means that even Americans who typically take a blasé attitude toward privacy may be about to take it a …

Could 2015 be the year wearable tech becomes sexy?

Wearable tech should be sexy. What could be more thrilling than a skirt that twinkles with LEDs on the dancefloor, or a dress that transforms from midi to maxi at the touch of a button? How about a jacket with built-in wifi? Indeed, what could excite the fashion industry, driven by thirst for the …

'Doctor Who' will soon teach kids how to code

The BBC is tapping everyone's favorite time-traveling doctor to help get kids into coding. The broadcaster is launching <i>The Doctor and the Dalek</i>, a <i>Doctor Who</i>-themed game that features a number of puzzles designed to instill the fundamentals of programming in players. It ties in with the BBC's …

Here's How Apple's Newest iPads Compare To Their Biggest Competitors

Apple just unveiled two new tablets, the iPad Air 2 and third-generation iPad Mini.<p>Both tablets are very similar to their predecessors but come with some internal improvements. Not to mention that both tablets come with Touch ID in the home button, just like Apple's newer iPhones.<p>Here's a look at …

A 5-minute charge for this portable battery can fully recharge an iPhone 5

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Portable batteries for charging mobile devices are great. Until they run out of a charge too. Then it’s usually hours of …

Now On Kickstarter, Tickle Makes Learning To Code Fun With Scratch

[protected-iframe id=”3874827b6ce3d0d62d29f2eecee1b091-24588526-4330449″ info=”https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/705926089/tickle-learn-to-code-using-scratch-to-make-iphone/widget/video.html” width=”640″ height=”480″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”]<p>There are a lot of games and puzzles now that …

Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is finally showing us its idea of how we’ll compute in the future. Perhaps not surprisingly, this pristine vision of our computing destiny — unveiled after years of secret, patient and painstaking development — aligns perfectly with how we currently use our …

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention …

Nomi Introduces Proximity Beacons To Help Retailers Market To Customers

Nomi, a location-based marketing platform provider, has released a new product called Nomi Mobile that’s geared towards helping retailers and merchants leverage proximity in their mobile apps. Through the integration of its product’s SDK, store apps can leverage push notifications and in-app …

Sunrise's beautiful calendar goes big on iPad, adds background updates

Popular social calendar app Sunrise is now available for iPads as part of a free update that went out today. Now a universal app, Sunrise has a new week view, along with background updates to keep whatever's on your schedule up to date. The new week view is actually just three days on the similarly …

Pintrips Files A Motion To Dismiss Pinterest’s Trademark Suit, Says ‘Pin’ Is Too Generic

Pins, pins everywhere! Back in October, we reported on a trademark infringement suit filed by Pinterest against planning travel startup Pintrips, accusing it of trademark infringement, false designation of origin, unfair competition and trademark dilution. Now Pintrips is fighting back. It has …

will.i.am on changing the world one 3D printer at a time

We were skeptical, too. The trend of gadget manufacturers putting rockstars on the payroll in figurehead "creative director" roles has gotten a bit out of hand in recent years. Again, if Alicia Keys and BlackBerry taught us anything, it's that all the piano playing in the world can't help right the …

What weird tech trends from CES 2014 mean to the average person

The Consumer Electronics Show is an annual lovefest between inventors and the gadgetry enthusiasts who love them. For the rest of us, this means we hear a lot about tech trends that sound too ridiculous to take seriously. The Internet of Things? Made up. Wearable technology? Too expensive. Brain …

Can I upgrade my old Pentium 4 PCs to a new Windows?

<i>I've just found out about, and am incensed at, Microsoft's decision to stop supporting Windows XP with security updates from April 8, 2014. What about the thousands of people who still happily use XP? I have two PCs that my family uses on a daily basis.</i><p><i>These are:<br>(1) Dell Dimension 4800 (circa 2002)</i> …

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …

Lumus turns its military-grade eyewear into a Google Glass competitor (video)

Lumus has long developed heads-up displays for the US military, but now it's using a developer kit called the DK-40 to bring its HUD tech to wearables outside the battlefield. The contraption's first stop was the CES show floor, so we couldn't resist putting our fingerprints all over it. The key …

Best Health Gadgets: Smart Beds, Fitness Trackers And More

Health and fitness gadgets are a growing market, as wearable computers become more practical (and attractive) and we learn more about how to …

Doctors Now Using Google Glass During Operations (VIDEO)

One of the major problems holding back Google Glass (other than the fact it hasn't been released yet) is that it looks, well, nerdy.<p>But one time …

5 Gaming Trends To Watch In 2014

<i>ReadWritePredict is a look ahead at the technology trends and companies that will shape the coming year.</i><p>The year has only just begun, but there are already plenty of exciting hints at what the gaming industry has in store for 2014.<p>At the intersection of powerful hardware and game developers …