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Her Is the Smartest Movie About Artificial Intelligence In Years

Either Spike Jonze is intentionally coy, or he really doesn’t care, one way or another, about science fiction cliches. That his new movie <i>Her</i> is the smartest, most thoughtful on-screen exploration of artificial intelligence (AI) in years appears to be a happy accident. Jonze didn’t consult with …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Sebastian Vettel

Sharks, bees, and hunters all 'walk' this way - Futurity

The Lévy walk describes the foraging behavior of animals like sharks and honeybees. New research now shows it describes human hunter-gatherer …

Yale

MIT engineers have invented a JARVIS-style home automation system

The home automation systems of tomorrow won’t look anything like they do right now. In the future, you wont have to whip out your smartphone and fire …

Automation

Security Researchers Gave Snapchat A Nasty Christmas Present By Telling The World How To Hack Snapchat

That's because these same researchers just published detailed instructions on how to hack Snapchat.<p>The researchers, who call their company Gibson Security, were frustrated that Snapchat had ignored their previous work, sent to Snapchat in August, they said. That's when they had found a bunch of …

Snapchat

3 Astounding Stories of People Having Same Dream, Same Night

<b>1.</b> Dan Pearce asked followers on his Facebook page “Single Dad Laughing” to recount the creepiest things their children have said. One response read …

Q Factor Raises $6.5M Series A To Fix Rich Media Delivery On Mobile By Eliminating The Wait

Q Factor, a U.S. startup that’s aiming to fix media-rich content delivery on wireless devices so there’s less — or even zero — waiting around to watch that video or access a large file, has closed a $6.5 million Series A funding round from Sigma Prime Ventures and Venrock.<p>The Waltham, MA-based …

Distress Signal is Well Worth Having on your Phone

Sometimes the simplest ideas make the most useful apps. Distress Signal is aimed at people in need of the emergency services but without the ability to speak to them on the phone. Maybe you’re in a country where you don’t speak the local language, or maybe you’re in a situation that makes speaking …

5 Social Media Metrics that your Business Should Track

This post is brought to you by Simply Measured.<p>Publishing content on the Internet generates reams (or, rather, spreadsheets) of data. Creators like you have access to unprecedented information about how your content is received and acted upon.<p>As data gets bigger, more ubiquitous, and more social, …

Graphene Turns Light Into Electricity For Faster Circuits

Welcome to another episode of “Cool Science Stuff That Probably Will Have Some Effect On Our Lives Later But We Probably Won’t Realize It.” In this week’s installment we present graphene photosensors.<p>While the vast majority of high speed data is transmitted via fiber optic cables, there is always a …

Google is on the way to quietly becoming an electric utility

You probably won’t be receiving a utility bill from Google anytime soon, but the search giant is slowly but surely morphing into a literal power broker. Yesterday (Sept. 17), for instance, Google announced that it would buy all the electricity generated by the 240-megawatt Happy Hereford wind farm …

Renewable Energy

Google wants to cure ageing

Google has announced the launch of Calico, a new initiative that is focused on tackling the health problems caused by ageing.<p>The Google Doodle …

Biochemistry

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Photography

World's Thinnest Glass Created Accidentally By Researchers In U.S., Germany

Researchers accidentally discovered the world's thinnest sheet of glass, just two atoms thick.<p>Their chance finding — now immortalized in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, out this week — gives scientists a glimpse into the puzzling properties of glass, which behaves like both …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

AutoDesk Releases An Electronics Simulator Called 123D Circuits

Hardware hacking often seems like black magic to the uninitiated, which is why 123D Circuits is so cool: it allows you to learn electronics using a virtual Arduino board and breadboard without blowing up capacitors or burning yourself with solder on your work table.<p>Created by AutoDesk, 123D …

DisplayLink's adaptor streams 4K content over USB 2.0 and 3.0 (eyes-on)

DisplayLink's been wringing all kinds of connectivity out of our computer's USB ports for years, turning one connection into many. It should come as no surprise, then, that the company's using its considerable compression expertise to send high-resolution 4K video through that very same pipe. …

Cerego Hacks Your Personal Learning Style to Help You Remember Anything

Cerego today launches a tool that aims to help us actually retain what we’re learning.<p>It’s an educational product that caters to the individual …

Why Google's Now Encrypting Data In The Cloud

In what seems to be a response to increased anxiety about the privacy of data stored online among both consumers and businesses following revelations of extensive spying by US government agencies, Google announced that Google Cloud Storage, a service used by third-party developers to build cloud …

Google can't have dotless domains, rules ICANN regulator

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) voted this week to uphold its policy against implementing dotless domain names, essentially bringing an end to a push from Google to introduce and own http://search, http://app, http://blog, and http://cloud. Google's proposal to ICANN …

Internet

Why Ladar Levison Shuttered Encrypted Email Service Lavabit In The Face Of Government Pressure

Today Ladar Levison, owner of the now-shuttered Lavabit email service, spoke to Democracy Now about his decision to close his company and the government pressure that led to that choice. Along the way, he touched on Edward Snowden and the limits of what he is allowed to say in public.<p>Lavabit …

GitHub Adds Trending Page To Filter By Project, Programming Languages And Developers

GitHub has launched a way to see what is trending across its service, making it easier to filter by time period, trending projects, developers and programming languages.<p>Eight times a day, the new GitHub Trending Page calculates trending data by day, week and month. With its new filter, users can …

IBM Develops Programming Language Inspired By The Human Brain

Two years ago this month, IBM announced that it had developed a cognitive computer chip, inspired by human neural architecture. That chip was developed as part of the SyNAPSE project, which has a long term goal of building a computing system that can handle tasks that are relatively easy for human …

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Google's New TV Gadget, the Chromecast

Chromecast doesn't so much "solve a problem" so much as create a new one: Why can't I put my content, whatever it is, on any screen I encounter, at the touch of a button?<p>For the past couple days, I've been playing with Google's new $35 device for your TV, the Chromecast. It works simply: You plug …