Category: News

In Los Angeles, Dreamscape Immersive’s Location-Based VR Brings You Into a New World

Posted on 20th February, by Peter Rubin in News. Comments Off

There’s far more immersive potential in a dedicated VR facility than what’s currently possible in your living room.

Work From Home Tips: Videoconferencing, Standing Desk

Posted on 20th February, by Adrienne So in News. Comments Off

Whether you’re Zooming it in or not sitting down on the job, here’s how to do it right.

Winter Olympics 2018: The Physics of Blazing Fast Bobsled Runs

Posted on 20th February, by Rhett Allain in News. Comments Off

Four-person bobsled teams go faster than two-person teams—but why?

APT37: Inside the Toolset of an Elite North Korean Hacker Group

Posted on 20th February, by Andy Greenberg in News. Comments Off

Security researcher at FireEye break down the arsenal of APT37, a North Korean hacker team coming into focus as a rising threat.

Big Data Suggests Big Potential for Urban Farming

Posted on 20th February, by Amy Crawford in News. Comments Off

A global analysis finds that urban agriculture could yield up to 10 percent of many food crops—good news for its future as a force for sustainability.

Inside the Mueller Indictment: A Russian Novel of Intrigue

Posted on 20th February, by Garrett M. Graff in News. Comments Off

The cast of characters revealed in the special counsel’s epic indictment is drawn from the overlapping circles of oligarchs, spooks, and mob figures.

Thank Maps for the Cadillac CT6′s Super Cruise Self-Driving

Posted on 20th February, by Alex Davies in News. Comments Off

Cadillac’s answer to Tesla Autopilot uses a massive mapping database to rein in badly behaving drivers.

How Podcasts and Voice Technology Are Changing How We Navigate the World

Posted on 20th February, by Antonio García Martínez in News. Comments Off

WIRED columnist Antonio García Martínez on how podcasts and smart speakers like Google Home and Alexa are revolutionizing communications.

This Computer Uses Light—Not Electricity—To Train AI Algorithms

Posted on 20th February, by Tom Simonite in News. Comments Off

Startup Fathom Computing thinks optical computing can extend the gains of Moore’s Law and light the way to the future of artificial intelligence.

For Women in Cryptocurrency, a New Effort to Grow Their Ranks

Posted on 20th February, by Erin Griffith in News. Comments Off

Signers of the Blockchain Inclusive and Diversity Pledge commit to seek out underrepresented groups for investment, hiring, and mentorship opportunities.