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Bill Nye Is Marching Because "Science Is Part of Politics"

Bill Nye, the acclaimed science guy, wants to know: "Are you planning to march?".....»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 20th, 2017

<em>Wired</em> Founding Editor Now Challenges "The Myth of A Superhuman AI"

Wired's founding executive editor Kevin Kelly wrote a 5,000-word takedown on "the myth of a superhuman AI," challenging dire warnings from Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking, and Elon Musk about the potential extinction of humanity at the hands of a superin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

How to Talk Across the Aisle When You"re Marching For Science (Or Climate Change)

The March for Science brought historic numbers of scientists to the streets to stand up for evidence-based reasoning, but whether it actually helped heal the partisan divide on issues like climate change is far less certain. A cursory look at the pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News9 hr. 32 min. ago

EPA Officially Removes Its Climate Change Sub-site

Well, it took 100 days but the EPA has finally removed the climate change section of its website. An agency spokesman explained that the information that has been collected on the page over the last 20 years posed a problem because it contradicted th.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms

sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Your wireless router may be giving you away in a manner you never dreamed of. For the first time, physicists have used radio waves from a Wi-Fi transmitter to encode a 3D image of a real object in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 40 min. ago

EPA Website Removes Climate Science Site From Public View After Two Decades

Last week there were reports that the EPA climate change website was set to be taken down, though later the EPA denied that. On Friday evening, however, the Environmental Protection Agency announced its website would be "undergoing changes" to better.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 16 min. ago

Politics Muddy Toshiba Bidding

As the second round of bidding for Toshiba’s coveted memory business draws near, the opaque process is exposing a deep schism of interests in Japan among politicians, bureaucrats and bankers. But did anyone ask what engineers want?.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Airbnb Gives In To Regulator"s Demand To Test For Racial Discrimination By Hosts

As part of an agreement with California regulators, Airbnb will allow the government to test for racial discrimination by hosts. The Guardian reports: The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced Thursday that it had reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

NSA ends spying on messages Americans send about foreign surveillance targets

FISA court narrows what NSA can collect, because NSA can't stop "incidental" collection. The NSA's "upstream" collection system taps into Internet traffic and searches for content based on "selectors" identifying targets. Now, the NSA won't chec.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Filament Friday: “Silk Like” Filament Gives Glossy Prints

Everyone at my hackerspace kept asking what filament I'd used for a print I'd made with Silk Like, because it gives off a shiny lustrous texture that turns heads. Read more on MAKE The post Filament Friday: “Silk Like” Filament Gives Glos.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change 

It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Rocket Science 101 (for iPad)

NASA's free Rocket Science 101 app lets kids build virtual spacecrafts and launch them into orbit, but it doesn't really teach about rocket science......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Microsoft reinstates My People for Windows 10, connecting you to your BFFs

Microsoft’s feature for connecting you to close friends, known as My People, may have been cut from the Creators Update, but it has resurfaced as part of the latest Windows Insider build (16184) for Windows 10 PCs.With the Creators Update finis.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Don’t expect OnePlus to act like all the other phone companies, because it won’t

OnePlus doesn't work like Samsung, LG, or Apple; and although it launched the OnePlus 3T soon after the OnePlus 3, that doesn't mean it'll follow a similar release pattern in the future. The post Don’t expect OnePlus to act like all the other phone.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

GeIL EVO Forza DDR4-2400 32GB Memory Kit Review

GeIL has quite a few different lines of DDR4 memory. We’ve already taken a look at their Super LUCE memory and now its time to take a look at the EVO Forza memory. EVO Forza is part of their gaming series memory so it is targeted at gamers.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Project Build: Carmine - Part 2 @ LanOC Reviews

So a few weeks ago I got started on our Ryzen based project build. At the time the plan was to put together a reasonable Ryzen build with a nice red theme. We picked out the case, the motherboard, and a power supply. Well, today I’m going.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Even the World"s Largest Internet Companies Get Phished, Just Like Your Grandma

If you’ve ever been duped by a phishing scam, you can feel a little less stupid about it today, because you’ve been joined in that sad club by Google and Facebook.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Trilobites: 6 Bots That Deliver Science and Serendipity on Twitter

Not all bots on Twitter are out to spam, hack or misinform you. These science-themed bots dole out humor, factual information and galactic perspective......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

GM wouldn"t benefit from Trump tax plan for years, but supports reform

GM broadly supports President Trump's effort to cut corporate taxes but wouldn't benefit for about five years because of the huge losses it incurred leading up to its 2009 bankruptcy......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Network management vulnerability exposes home cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017