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The Kindle changed the book business. Can you change books?

[ad_1] In 2007, a small team of Amazon employees had been working for a few years on a new e-book reader project that they would eventually call Kindle. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was eager to finish and sell the thing; I was sure that Apple or Google were working on something similar, and I did not want them to beat …

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It's time to take Magic Leap seriously

[ad_1] The last time I visited the Magic Leap founder, Rony Abovitz, at the company's secret offices in Florida, and he told me about the time he met Beaker, the scientist who whistles at the Show of the Muppets. It is not the character Beaker, but the real Beaker. The guy was a film director in the studio of creator …

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The best places to donate for scientific last-minute gifts

[ad_1] Maybe I've heard it: Science has a funding problem. But if you're looking for a last minute gift for the science lover on your list (or just a good place to send your change), that problem is now your solution. Donations to non-profit organizations related to science and charities are not just a fill of socks to feel good. …

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A strange humanoid robot that sweats when he does push-ups

[ad_1] Continuing his search to make me feel even worse for being a lazy human, robots can now do crunches and push-ups and something called a posterior extension, which I had to look for because that's how lazy I am Today in ] Science Robotics researchers at the University of Tokyo show off a humanoid that is surprisingly realistic, not …

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Do not get your child a toy connected to the Internet

[ad_1] For the last-minute buyers, technological toys have a special appeal. They are crowdpleasers, and are generally available with two-day, or faster, shipping from any number of online retailers. Stapling Internet connectivity can also make these eye-catching devices for children sound even more attractive; it's not just a teddy bear, it's a teddy bear machine learning . On the other …

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Investigators made the recognition of Google AI images confused a rifle for a helicopter

[ad_1] Technology giants worship to preach how good their computers are to identify what is represented in a photograph. In 2015, deep learning algorithms designed by Google, Microsoft and Baidu of China replaced humans in the task, at least initially. This week, Facebook announced that its facial recognition technology is now smart enough to identify a photo of you, even …

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Why Tech Giants and Telecom must come together to build an Internet for everyone

[ad_1] The repeal of network neutrality regulations last week by the Federal Communications Commission generated considerable controversy. Many characterized the decision as a victory for telecommunications and cable companies at the expense of both consumers and content companies. The story of the last decade, however, is that all these companies have been winners, with a massive consolidation of control and …

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Drive the new Volkswagen electric minibus

[ad_1] Volkswagen houses the electric aspirations and wants the world to know. Also, I would prefer that the world forget all about Dieselgate, you know, when the company sold 11 million cars around the world designed to fool emissions testing and pollute beyond legal limits. Now, however, it is moving away from dirty diesel and getting into batteries, with plans …

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