So... What's a Blockchain?
live in the world of blockchain and smart contracts. I hear people using terms that remind me of when we were building the Web back in the 1990s: they are talking, but they aren't understanding each other because they don't have a common understa
World's Highest Airship
JP Aerospace's Tandem airship flew to 95,085 feet on October 22, 2011...The thirty foot long craft flew for just over three hours. JP Aerospace, America's OTHER Space Program
The Coming Bitcoin Crackdown
We all know the old dictum: "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em!" Well, governments have their own version: "If you can't beat 'em, use your jackbooted thugs to go out and steal their idea and outlaw all competition."
Websites Can Now Track You Online Across Multiple Web Browsers
You might be aware of websites, banks, retailers, and advertisers tracking your online activities using different Web "fingerprinting" techniques even in incognito/private mode, but now sites can track you anywhere online -- even if you switch brows
Google Fiber Sheds Workers As It Looks to a Wireless Future
Google Fiber is getting a lot smaller. Alphabet is sending hundreds of employees at Access--the division that runs the high-speed internet service--to work at other parts of the company, an Access spokeswoman says. It's not the end of Fiber, not
Google's New AI System Unscrambles Pixelated Faces
Google's neural networks have achieved the dream of CSI viewers everywhere: the company has revealed a new AI system capable of "enhancing" an eight-pixel square image, increasing the resolution 16-fold and effectively restoring lost data.
Maurice Conti: The incredible inventions of intuitive AI
What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more -- all by th
Lady Gaga's Halftime Show Drones Have a Bright Future
The best Super Bowl halftime shows leave indelible memories, be it a notorious wardrobe malfunction, that goofy Left Shark, or every last second of Beyoncé's two appearances. It's too soon to say whether anything Lady Gaga did tonight will reson
A Pirate Podcast App Takes on Iran's Hardline Censors
REZA GHAZINOURI REMEMBERS the importance of pirate radio as a teenager growing up in in the city of Mashhad in northeast Iran. His father tuned in multiple times a day to the banned Farsi version of the BBC transmitted from neighboring countries, to
Rewritable Paper that uses light and no ink
Developing efficient photoreversible color switching systems for constructing rewritable paper is of significant practical interest owing to the potential environmental benefits including forest conservation, pollution reduction, and resource sustain
How to Watch the Super Bowl Without Cable
This weekend, everyone's going to be doing exactly one thing. OK, make that two things, because the Puppy Bowl is on. But the Super Bowl is coming, and it's sure to be one of--if not the--most-watched night of television this year.
The Widely Spread And Constantly Used Silent Killer – Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi is a wireless network, which everybody uses and helps us connect to a lot device without cables. Everywhere we go we can find Wi-Fi. The major beneficiaries are the mobile phones, and the companies offer some specific instructions for the phone
Lexar doubles down with a 512 GB CFast card
Media professionals dealing with data-heavy formats such as RAW and 4K will soon have a new option for their toolkits, with Lexar announcing a new 512 GB CFast memory card.
What will your next computer look like? A convertible hybrid? A Chromebook? A massive 28-inch touchscreen? Will you just buy an iPad and slap a keyboard on it? The PC landscape is being reshaped by new habits, new workflows, and new economics.