Lee Willshear

10 Flips | 2 Magazines | 3 Likes | @leewillshea2013 | Keep up with Lee Willshear on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lee Willshear”

Siri and Alexa can be hijacked with inaudible messages, researchers warn

Researchers have discovered a way to hijack smart assistants using sounds inaudible to the human ear, raising security concerns about the voice-activated devices.<p>Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and Google's Assistant, as well as home help's from Samsung and Huawei, are affected by the problem, which …

This ancient one-ton crocodile had steak knives for teeth

Rawr.<p>Move over <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>: There’s a new prehistoric carnivore in town. Meet the <i>Razanandrongobe sakalavae</i>, an ancient crocodile from Madagascar measuring as much as 20 feet long by 5 feet wide. Razana’s name comes from the native Malagasy for “giant lizard ancestor from Sakalava.” This croc …

Periodic Table of Typefaces

The Periodic Table of Typefaces (Popular, Influential & Notorious) is an online project by graphic designer Cam Wilde. It joins a distinguished canon that includes not only the Periodic Table of Elements we all learned in high school, but also The Periodic Table of Awesoments and the Table of …

Why This Apple Inc. iPhone 8 Rumor Isn't So Crazy

This Fool thinks reports of iPhone 8 display manufacturing challenges may have merit, despite supplier Samsung's experience building OLED displays.<p>A …

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

Albert Einstein

Samsung's gorgeous new TV doubles as a piece of art — here's how it looks in person

At least, that's the idea behind the Frame TV: a swanky, minimalist television set that's designed to look like a large picture frame.<p>The Yves Behar-designed TV was first showcased earlier this year as a sort of concept device, but now Samsung is rolling it out as a full-on consumer product. The …

What to Do When You Need $100, Fast

A new poll from Bloomberg suggests that almost half of Americans would have a hard time affording a $100 emergency, like a speeding ticket, medical …

Google’s AI future: So impressive it’s scary

Google this week held its developer conference for 2017, where it teased some of the brand new features coming to its products and services.<p>What we …

Google Glass

Two New Discoveries With Atoms Pave Way For Invention

Science never stops pushing boundaries to take us to the next level of discovery. Within a seven day window, researchers and physicists in both the United States and Europe made two different discoveries pertaining to atoms – the basic building blocks of matter.<p>Physicists from University of Basel …

Of Neurons And Memories: Inside The 'Secret World Of Sleep'

What happens in our brains while we're asleep? That's one question neuroscientist Penelope Lewis is trying to answer. She directs the Sleep and Memory Lab at the University of Manchester in England. Her new book is <i>The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest</i>.<p>Lewis joins</i> …