The data you upload and share on social networks, search engines, and other online services lives on those providers’ servers, which means you have no control over how those companies use it. But now,
Dataset Search could be a scientist’s best friend Google’s goal has always been to organize the world’s information, and its first target was the commercial web. Now, it wants to do the same for the scientific
For years I’ve heard about the app Procreate. But only recently was I able to download the app and try it with Apple Pencil on iPad for myself. I am certainly no visual artist, but I was immediately amazed
A cool scientific finding and a strange semantic investigation. “Scientists just discovered a new shape” makes for a great headline—and a lot of questions. Chief among them: What the heck is a new shape?
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If you’ve been wondering about the state of this planet of ours, or just want to take a break from the news cycle to see something beautiful for a minute, check out Worldview, NASA’s record of the longest
By Geoffrey A. Fowler Geoffrey A. Fowler Technology columnist based in San Francisco Email Bio Follow Technology columnist On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults. You’re not reading all those updated
It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that