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Lichtschwert-Duelle: Star Wars Jedi Challenges im Test

Bei dem Augmented-Reality-Spiel wird mit Headset und Lichtschwert-Controller gegen Darth Vader, Maul, Droiden und Sturmtruppen gekämpft.<p>Wenn man den …

German tractor driver mows down six speed cameras

One man's late night ride on his tractor could end up costing him big, after German police say he drove over six different speed cameras. Authorities …

Germany

Aufgebohrtes Senioren-Elektromobil macht 100 Sachen - Engadget Deutschland

Ein anonymer Schrauber aus der deutschen Provinz hat das Senioren-Elektromobil <i>Scooter Neuwerk</i> der Marke <i>Freerider</i>, das ab Werk 6 km/h bringt, mit einem dicken Extra-Akku ausgerüstet und so aufgebohrt, dass das eigentlich gemächliche Vehikel nun satte 100 km/h auf den Asphalt bringt, und diese …

Der Sammler als Teil der Community: Kunst unterm Hammer im digitalen Zeitalter

Kilian Jay von Seldeneck ist Auktionator beim Kölner Kunsthaus Lempertz. Im DW-Interview spricht er über Gerhard Richter, den Kunstmarkt im digitalen …

10 Fragen an eine Influencerin, die du dich niemals trauen würdest zu stellen

Wie viel Geld verdienst du im Monat? Hast du schon mal Follower gekauft? Was photoshoppst du?<p>Xenia van der Woodsen sitzt in einem Hamburger Café, bestellt eine Brezel und fotografiert sie nicht. Sie isst sie gleich. Für die fast eine Million Fans, die ihrem Account xeniaoverdose bei Instagram …

The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market

On Nov. 12, someone moved almost 25,000 bitcoins, worth about $159 million at the time, to an online exchange. The news soon rippled through online …

Bitcoin

Der Leonardo da Vinci des Excels: Wie ein 77-Jähriger meisterhafte Gemälde per Tabellenkalkulation erstellt

Statt teure Bild-Software zu kaufen, setzt dieser Japaner auf seine Excel-Skills, um Kunstpreise abzuräumen.<p>Der 77-Jährige Japaner Tatsuo Horiuchi beherrscht die Kunst von Excel wohl wie kein Zweiter. Mit der Software für Tabellenkalkulation erstellt er aber keine magischen Formeln, wie man denken …

A Writer Scammed TripAdvisor Into Believing His Backyard Shed Was London’s Top Restaurant

Freelancer Oobah Butler believes online reviews are far from reliable. And he should know, given that by his own admission he used to get paid by …

Advertising Industry

Jony Ive Dishes On Apple Rumors And His Design Team In Rare Interview

The most famous designer in the world didn’t hold back when he spoke at the Hirshhorn Museum last week.<p>Jony Ive helms the most secretive design lab in the world at Apple. But aside from the top secret mystique, the soft spoken Ive is notoriously private, often giving just one interview a year.<p>Last …

Apple Park

Der Facebook-Jahresrückblick 2017 | Facebook Newsroom D-A-CH

Die letzten Wochen des Jahres 2017 haben begonnen und damit ist es wieder Zeit für den Facebook-Jahresrückblick. Zum sechsten Mal betrachten wir die …

You are stressing me out…. Man!

Right there on the corner of Brannan and Fourth Streets, there is a billboard advertising some marijuana brand, saying “Hello marijuana, goodbye …

Silicon Valley

Student dresses like Christmas tree daily after tweet goes viral

When Kelsey Hall uploaded a photo of herself in a Christmas tree costume to Twitter, she didn’t expect it to get much attention.<p>But the student …

Christmas

R2-D2 als Masterarbeit: "Ich wollte so ein Ding unbedingt bauen"

Der Münchner Student Christoph Rummelsberger hat einen Droiden aus Stars Wars nachgebaut.<p>Christoph Rummelsberger hat sich ein kurioses Thema für …

Neil Young’s online music archive is here, and it’s fucking incredible

If ever there was a time to listen to Neil Young, it’s today. The musician’s entire catalog is available to stream for free on his newly launched …

Archives

Two of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges are experiencing issues as bitcoin surges past $11,000

• <b>Two of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase and Gemini, both crashed on Wednesday morning.</b>• <b><br>Coinbase said it saw "all-time high traffic" which contributed to system outages.</b>• <b><br>Bitcoin soared over $11,000 on Wednesday, after hitting a record high of $10,000 on Tuesday.</b><p>Two of the biggest …

Cryptocurrency

Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they’re reported

This is software to save lives. Facebook’s new “proactive detection” artificial intelligence technology will scan all posts for patterns of suicidal thoughts, and when necessary send mental health resources to the user at risk or their friends, or contact local first-responders. By using AI to flag …

Facebook

Reactive Content Will Get to Know You Intimately—Then Tell You the Perfect Story

The best storytellers react to their audience. They look for smiles, signs of awe, or boredom; they simultaneously and skillfully read both the story …

Storytelling

This app gives you 24/7 access to mental health care professionals

More than 40 million people in the US alone suffer from depression and anxiety. Less than 15 percent of those will receive treatment. To call this an epidemic would be an understatement. One company, Ginger.io, is hoping to make a difference through its app, which brings professional mental …

Mental Health

The Blogger Who Took on ISIS

"Obviously I was scared that ISIS would find out where I was and kill me, but I was more worried about the horrible things they would do to my family."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Arabia.</i><p>When ISIS took over the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in early June 2014, a local resident decided to …

Islamic State (ISIS)

New Plasmonic Device to Help the Internet Keep Growing and Getting Faster

The volume of data shuttled around the internet is growing unchecked, placing ever greater burdens on our communication infrastructure. But a new …

Engineering

Copyranter: Introducing the first 100 percent transparent ad agency

<i>Mark Duffy has written the Copyranter blog for 12 years and is a freelancing copywriter with 25-plus years of experience. His hockey wrist shot is</i> …

Advertising Industry

This fictional video about AI-powered weapons makes The Terminator look like a Disney film

If you woke up today feeling like the world wasn’t a very scary place, and for some reason you didn’t want to continue feeling that way, we’ve got the remedy for you. “Slaughterbots” is seven minutes and forty-seven seconds of sheer horror designed to be a fictional warning against a future full of …

Stephen Hawking

The Digital Ruins of a Forgotten Future

Second Life was supposed to be the future of the internet, but then Facebook came along. Yet many people still spend hours each day inhabiting this virtual realm. Their stories—and the world they’ve built—illuminate the promise and limitations of online life.<p>Gidge Uriza lives in an elegant wooden …

Augmented Reality

How one of America’s most powerful policemen learned to love social media after Hurricane Harvey

It hasn’t been a great few weeks for social media companies like Facebook and Twitter.<p>But in spite of all the undeniable problems associated with fake news, it’s worth reminding ourselves of the equally undeniable civic value of social media.<p>Take, for example, the role of social media in the …

Hurricane Harvey

China is building a police station powered by AI, not humans

China this week announced an AI-powered unmanned police station will open in one of its capitol cities, proving once again that no other country quite embraces artificial intelligence like it does.<p>The station appears to be designed with driver and vehicle related matters in mind, making it more …

China

A sociologist explains why wealthy women are doomed to be miserable

The US is riveted by images of the rich and famous. But it also tends to be scornful of wealthy women. Bravo’s <i>Real Housewives</i> franchise is predicated upon the idea that women of leisure are catty, vain, and frivolous, jetting off on expensive girls’ weekends only to descend into vicious—yet …

Louise Linton

Abfuhr für die Kicker im Porno-Trikot

Es ist ein Bild, das um die Welt ging: Torsten Nelz steht in einem Fußballtor. Sein Haar ist sorgsam zerzaust, er hat an alles gedacht. Rote …

It’s impossible to hide the Millennium Falcon, thanks to Google Maps

“Star Wars” bosses have hidden the legendary Millennium Falcon in a woods not so far, far away.<p>The iconic ship, featured in a number of the …

Google Maps

Waymo makes history testing on public roads with no one at the wheel | Ars Technica

Waymo's first product will be a driverless taxi service in the Phoenix area.<p>Driverless cars are here.<p>Waymo, the Alphabet self-driving car company, …

Transportation