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Robert Downey Jr. To Topline A.I. Docuseries For YouTube

YouTube will explore the world of artificial intelligence in a new docuseries, from Team Downey’s Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey, Network …

Robert Downey Jr.

Elon Musk Wants You Afraid of 1 Thing When Meeting With Him (Your Employees Should Fear This Too)

It's a fear every leader should facilitate.<p>Elon Musk certainly has no shortage of self-confidence and is known for his bold leadership lessons and business and personal advice he emphatically shares. Despite the brashness, he's not known for being mean-spirited, so don't think the worst when I tell …

SpaceX

A Tom Holland Improvisation Gave ‘Infinity War’ Its Most Human And Heartbreaking Moment

[SPOILERS AHEAD]<p>For most of <i>Infinity War</i>, the theater I was in was rambunctious and cheering at every impressive battle and laughing at every one-liner. They were engaged. Most knew that there would be a few deaths in the 19th Marvel movie, it was basically marketed in a way that would prepare its …

Comics

61 Sensational Soviet Space Posters

Soviet Space PostersArtists from the Soviet Union looked to the skies and foresaw a Utopia in space. The Communists would bring peace and prosperity …

Space Exploration

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Leadership

In pursuit of the perfect AI voice

The virtual personal assistant is romanticized in utopian portrayals of the future from <i>The Jetsons</i> to Star Trek. It's the cultured, disembodied voice at humanity's beck and call, eager and willing to do any number of menial tasks.<p>In its early real-world implementations, a virtual receptionist …

Artificial Intelligence

Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Nobody Dies in Longyearbyen, A Visit to the Arctic Norwegian Town Where the Dead Can’t Be Buried

For his short film “Nobody Dies in Longyearbyen“, Los Angeles filmmaker David Fried traveled over 18 hours to Longyearbyen, Norway to find out more …

What It’s Like to Take a Road Trip With the Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 is supposed to represent the future of the automobile, and I hope it does — even if I found the future to be a somewhat bewildering …

9 breakout Sundance movies to watch for in 2018

Movies about teenage girls, racism, infertility, demons, and the apocalypse were the festival’s highlights.<p>The 2018 Sundance Film Festival didn’t yield any true standouts — nothing like last year’s <i>Call Me By Your Name</i> or <i>The Big Sick</i>— but a general lack of buzz doesn’t mean there weren’t plenty of …

See Greece’s Night Sky in this Award-winning Time-lapse Film

Since ancient times, Greece has been home to a fiery passion for the celestial, working its way into western culture for centuries. This mesmerising …

Show Us Your Summer Dream Cars

It’s the middle of winter and driving sort of sucks right now. I don’t drive a WRX STI rally car so there’s too much ice around to blast down any …

Ford Mustang

Nike’s ‘PlayStation’ PG2s are like a DualShock for your feet

Nike has never been afraid to use different technologies to experiment with its sneakers. After all, this is the company that brought you the Mag and HyperAdapt, two shoes powered by auto-lacing mechanisms. And while its latest basketball silhouette isn't as tech-forward as those, there's still …

This eSports founder used a brilliant method to land a big investment from legendary tech exec Paul Maritz

As the ex-CEO of VMware, Paul Maritz is a well-known name in enterprise software . But he's the first to admit he knows nothing about video games, much less the hyper-competitive world of eSports. He's not even a little bit of a gamer.<p>That's why even he was surprised when Maritz become the key …

Light Bulbs

We drove the $136,000 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and finally understand why it's an automotive legend

As an auto journalist, I drive more than 70 cars a year. But there are few vehicles I've been more excited to experience than the Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen — or as it's more commonly known, the G-Wagon.<p>Technically, Mercedes-Benz retired the G-Wagon moniker in favor of the G-Class designation in …

What the World's Central Banks Are Saying About Bitcoin

Nine years since the birth of Bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognizing the potential upsides -- and downsides -- of …

Home.me turns your 2D floorplan drawings into 3D renderings

It’s easy enough to draw a basic floorplan of your home, but turning that floorplan into 3D rendering typically falls into the realm of professional designers. With home.me, TechCrunch Berlin Hackathon hackers Charles Wong and Aravind Kandiah, who are both students at the Singapore University of …

​ The Hotter It Is Where You Grow Up, the Cooler You Become, Says Science

The study, which followed more than 1.6 million people spanning both the United States and China, found “Clement (that is, mild) temperatures encourage individuals to explore the outside environment, where both social interactions and new experiences abound; by contrast, when the ambient …

High success rate for low back pain treatment

It can be frustrating, getting repeated treatments for chronic low back pain that just won't go away no matter what. There could be fresh hope, …

Pain

Review: First drive of Tesla's electric Model 3

FREMONT, Calif. — The new Tesla Model 3 sedan has impressive older siblings, the Model S and X which can run upwards of $100,000.<p>But after a short drive in this spartan yet sprightly vehicle on roads surrounding the company's massive factory here Friday, it's clear the Model 3 has inherited a lot …

Tesla Model 3

Exclusive: Conclusive Proof That We Need to Take Immediate Action Against Climate Change

Vital Signs of a Warming World<p>Melting glaciers. Rising seas. Extreme weather events. Perhaps there are no melting ice caps in your backyard. Perhaps …

Lucid Motors reportedly in talks with Ford for a takeover of the EV startup

Lucid Motors keeps impressing us with its all-electric sedan under development, the Lucid Air, which recently reached a 235 mph (378 km/h) top speed on the track.<p>But the company’s efforts to bring the vehicle to market seem to be moving slowly. After announcing its EV factory to be built in Arizona …

A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing

<b>Mario Livio</b><p>Astronomers at the beginning of the twentieth century were wondering whether there was anything beyond our Milky Way Galaxy. As Lawrence …

Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

Google’s best travel feature is an orange blob

For as relaxing as vacations are supposed to be, there tends to be an awful lot of stress involved. My girlfriend and I just got back from a trip a couple weeks ago, and the biggest problem we had was planning: sure, we had plane tickets, train tickets, and Airbnbs all set, but we still had to …

A Plasma Rocket Engine May Get Us To Mars In 40 Days (Elon Musk, Are You Listening?)

Born the son of Chinese and Costa Rican parents and with just $50 in his pocket, Franklin Chang Diaz came to the U.S. to do his undergraduate studies at the University of Connecticut and later, his graduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At the time, the 18-year-old had no idea …

Space Travel

Researchers are using VR to make dentist visits less painful

Like airlines, dentists understand that the more they can distract you from what they're doing, the better off everyone will be. UK researchers wanted see if virtual reality can ease patient pain and anxiety, so they enlisted 79 people who needed a tooth pulled or cavity filled. Patients were …

The World's First "Space Nation" Will Attempt a Launch This Summer

A City Beyond the Skies<p>A non-profit organization under the leadership of Igor Ashurbeyli, wants to put more than a human or two into space — they …

iWork update adds hundreds of cool new emoji-style symbols

The iWork suite just got an update across iOS and macOS, with some neat new features for Keynote, Pages, and Numbers. But the headline new feature is the addition of a brand new Shapes Library across all the apps. You know that section that always let you put little squares and circles into your …

roli's seaboard block remodels the keyboard into a mobile studio

apr 20, 2018<p>immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, …

Wearable Tech