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Should police have the capability to take control of driverless cars?

Driverless cars might be the norm some day—sooner than we think. So it's never too early to consider futuristic scenarios of a driverless car …

Driverless Cars

Researchers are teaching robots how to make pancakes from scratch

Pancakes

How security flaws work: The buffer overflow

The buffer overflow has long been a feature of the computer security landscape. In fact the first self-propagating Internet worm—1988's Morris …

Security

Entrepreneur Runs Out of Fruit, Creates World’s First Beer Jelly

Archaeologist-turned-entrepreneur Nancy Warner is making headlines for creating the world’s first jam made purely from beer. But before you get too …

Fruit

The future is now: 6 startups bringing science fiction to life

We all get hyped for the gadgets and technologies that could make our lives look like a badass science fiction movie: drones, hoverboards, robotics, VR, AR, self-driving cars or even flying cars (which for some obscure reason still persist as part of our expectations as nobody seems to realize that …

Science Fiction

California man bitten by rattlesnake he picked up for photo -local ...

• Alex Gomez, 36, was bitten Monday in Lake Elsinore, California• 
He wrapped the rattler around his neck to take a photo when it snapped
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Bit him on the

Selfies

Computers Can Predict Schizophrenia Based on How a Person Talks

A new study finds an algorithmic word analysis is flawless at determining whether a person will have a psychotic episode.

Although the language of thinking is deliberate—let me think, I have to do some thinking—the actual experience of having thoughts is often passive. Ideas pop up like dandelions; …

Schizophrenia

One flu shot could soon protect against any strain

Scientists are getting closer to developing a vaccine that protects against multiple types of flu viruses, according to two separate studies published today in Nature Medicine and in Science.

The new vaccines generated strong immune system responses against the deadly H5N1 "bird flu" and the H1N1 …

Flu Vaccine

5 brain technologies that will shape our future

The race to decipher the workings of the human brain, and build new economies around it, is on. Today’s great entrepreneurs – people such as Paul …

Russia bans all of Wikipedia over an article about hashish (updated)

Russia's government apparently thinks that by censoring the Internet, its citizens will forget that drugs exist. After briefly banning Reddit recently over a single thread about psychedelic mushrooms, Russia's Roscomnadzor agency (which is charged with policing the Internet for objectionable …

Russia

Turn a Furby into Krang

All the way from Dimension X, it's Krang, everyone's favourite evil brain from the 1980s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon!This instructable …

DIY

How to override a method in Java - 030

Magnetic ‘Wormholes’ Made From Metamaterials May Improve MRIs — NOVA Next

Einstein’s equations deem wormholes theoretically possible—but so far, we haven’t been able to prove they exist.

Now, though, a group of scientists …

Wormholes

New Website to Help Manitoba Craft Beer Startups

By Sarah Klein

WINNIPEG — A new website has been launched to help local craft brewers in the province grow and thrive.

ManitobaBrewHub.ca provides a …

Beer

Open Graph protocol

The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page …

PHP

Apple could be planning smart bands for the Apple Watch

In the near future, Apple Watch owners could make their devices a lot smarter without even needing to purchase a new watch.According to a new report …

Apple Watch

Jeb Bush Comes Out Against Encryption

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that encryption makes it harder for law enforcement to track down “evildoers” — and called …

Jeb Bush

Mental Work

I wish to emphasise before I begin that robots taking jobs is not the problem, the issue is the current government policies that are not ready to …

Artificial Intelligence

Friday Q&A 2015-07-31: Tagged Pointer Strings

Posted at 2015-07-31 14:10 | RSS feed (Full text feed) | Blog Index
Previous article: Friday Q&A 2015-07-17: When to Use Swift Structs and Classes …

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Tom Hardy's taking a chance on Agent Graves and his '100 Bullets'

New Line's Vertigo adaptations keep getting more interestingHands down, this is the best comic-book-movie news of the year.Tom Hardy has got to be …

Tom Hardy

Github’s Top Coding Languages Show Open Source Has Won

Think of Github's rankings of the most popular languages as a map of the rapidly changing world of computer software.The post Github’s Top Coding …

Open Source

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum electronics together

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum devices together, transmitting entanglement — and crucially the quantum properties that could deliver the next-generation of electronics. Sounds boring and complicated (it's not too complicated), but it's important, we promise. It all involves the …

Quantum Mechanics

IBM's new computer is the closest thing to a human brain invented yet

Modern computing is built around, at its very core, adding and subtracting numbers. Simple calculations running billions of times per second keep track of all the important values, from what operating system you’re running to your stage in Candy Crush. With the unveiling of the new TrueNorth chip, …

The Brain

The Nerdist - Oh, Zack Snyder, haven't you done enough to...

Movie Morsels: BATMAN V SUPERMAN’s Zod to Have Flippers Instead of Hands, Dwayne Johnson Boards...

Just what does Zack Snyder have in store for the …

Switching Your Brain to Swift

Existing codebase + existing brain + Swift. What could go wrong?

17 August 2015 • Tags: OS X, iOS, Swift

Based on a talk given at 360iDev 2015.

The gold …

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These Are the Least-Effective Members of Congress

While Congress has been inefficient across the board, some members have been exceptionally …

State Department Suddenly Finds 18,000 Clinton-Era Emails It Had Said It Didn't Have

Here's a fun story, with lots of dramatic twists and turns, about government recordkeeping!

In September 2012, Gawker filed a Freedom of Information …

Freedom of Information

Company pays FCC $750,000 for blocking Wi-Fi hotspots at conventions

A Wi-Fi service provider has agreed to pay the Federal Communications Commission $750,000 for blocking personal mobile hotspots used by convention …

Wireless

Human arms grown in the lab within reach

I recently built an unbeatable game of tic tac toe. It was a fun and very humbling project that taught me a ton. If you want to get totally...

I recently built an unbeatable game of tic tac toe. It was a fun and very humbling project that taught me a ton. If you want to get totally schooled, …

Algorithms