Ivan Silva

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The Fermi Paradox

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p>Everyone feels something when they’re in a …

iTunes 11.2.1 review

Podcasting support in iTunes needed a bit of a revamp, and it's finally gotten it in iTunes 11.2. The "Unplayed" tab has been revamped, to make it …

Xiaomi unveils the MiPad, first tablet to feature NVIDIA's Tegra K1

At an event in Beijing today, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun unveiled the manufacturer's first tablet, called the MiPad. The tablet looks like a plastic version …

Your corporate internet nightmare starts now

<i>Boop boop beep boop — *snap* — boop boop.</i> You stare at the decaying paint chips on your bedroom ceiling while that stupid jingle loops again. It’s the only ringtone that comes free with your AT&T phone, and you hear it everywhere. You hear it when you wake up. You hear it when you’re walking down …

Matter will be created from light within a year, claim scientists

Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months.<p>The theory underpinning the idea was first described 80 years ago by two physicists who later worked on the first atomic bomb. At the time they considered the …

Solar-powered Skylock smart bike lock offers security, sharing

It's happened to far too many people -- you lock up your bike, meet a friend or grab a bite, and come back only to find your ride stripped down or gone.<p>Well, Velo Labs has decided to do something about it. Drawing on its founders Boeing and Jawbone engineering expertise, this startup has invented …

This bloke's air-powered Wolverine claws could probably kill you

For some of us, the closest we'll ever get to becoming Wolverine is making a pair of cardboard claws, growing a <i>bitchin'</i> set of sideburns and developing a cigar-chewing habit. The more industrially inclined, however, make sets of air-powered, razor-sharp talons that can cut through a watermelon …