Rishi Girish

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Quantum Computers Move Another Step Closer To Reality

Imagine that two people could get linked in such a way that they could influence each other no matter where in the universe they existed. Now scientists find they can entangle mechanical vibrations in this same way, findings that could help enable quantum computers far more powerful than normal …

Visualizing The Big Data Industrial Complex [Infographic]

Behold the ever expanding rings of big data, tech’s most overhyped sector. I say overhyped, yet demand is fierce for software, hardware and consulting services that help companies process and store giant streams of varied and frequently changing information. According to research collective …

Coinchat Is A Chatroom Where Talking Sense Earns You Bitcoin

Coinchat is a Bitcoin-incentivised browser-based chatroom where you can shoot the breeze with strangers online and earn Bitcoin in the process. Where’s the catch? Well, there isn’t really one. The Bitcoin you’re earning through chatting with other users comes from the site’s own revenue generation …

Android’s Bitcoin-wallet-busting security bug gets patched

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Google(s goog)’s Android security team has issued a patch for the mobile operating system’s built-in pseudorandom number …

One of the coolest GIFs we've ever seen: a rotating, 3D nebula

Things that GIFs are good for, in no particular order:<br>1. Cats. This one, specifically.<br>2. IWDRM<br>3. Absolutely jaw-dropping 3D renderings of …

Cosmology

Genetic map of cancer reveals trails of mutation that lead to disease

The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers is published today, offering profound insights into the disease.<p>The map describes more than 20 "genetic signatures", or patterns of mutation, that alone or in combination drive 30 different types of cancer, including brain, lung, pancreas …

How A 'Deviant' Philosopher Built Palantir, A CIA-Funded Data-Mining Juggernaut

Since rumors began to spread that a startup called Palantir helped to kill Osama bin Laden, Alex Karp hasn’t had much time to himself.<p>On one sun-baked July morning in Silicon Valley Palantir’s lean 45-year-old chief executive, with a top-heavy mop of frazzled hair, hikes the grassy hills around …

The Pirate Bay’s censor-free browser hits 100,000 downloads in three days

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Within three days of its launch, infamous torrent website the Pirate Bay’s new censor-free browser has already been …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Productivity

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Trending on TwistedSifter<p>This Amateur Video of the Falcon Heavy Landing is Amazing and the Sound is Unreal<p>75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Sun will flip its magnetic field soon, NASA says

The sun's magnetic field is gearing up to shift, which happens once every 11 years, according to NASA officials.<p>The sun is gearing up for a major solar flip, NASA says.<p>In an event that occurs once every 11 years, the magnetic field of the sun will change its polarity in a matter of months, …

Astronomy

Samsung starts mass production of the industry’s first 3D NAND flash

Just yesterday we took a look at Crossbar’s new technology to improve mobile memory storage, but Samsung has already moved into mass production of its new technology, which the company calls V-NAND flash.<p>After nearly 10 years of research, Samsung has managed to bypass the problems with scaling up …

Electronics Industry

Google Chrome security flaw offers unrestricted password access

Plain text logon details for email, social networks and company systems stored in browser's Settings panel<p>A serious flaw in the security of Google's Chrome browser lets anyone with access to a user's computer see all the passwords stored for email, social media and other sites, directly from the …