Here’s how one startup’s vision of augmented reality will make gaming more social.
Robots in computer simulations can evolve complex traits in a matter of days.
Some simple security tricks can satisfy even the most suspicious among us.
NASA’s Kepler spacecraft is not only the most prolific exoplanet detector ever; it is -- or was -- a marvel of engineering. Its 1.4-meter mirror funnels starlight to a 95-megapixel camera, capable of discerning dips in brightness as small as 10 parts per million -- clues to the mini-eclipses caused by an exoplanet crossing the star’s face. Yet on 14 May, the US$600-million craft was derailed by the failure of one of its only moving parts -- a roughly $200,000 device akin to a child’s gyroscope. [More]
Sure, serious-minded folks from the White House on down have taken to Tumblr, the popular blogging platform that Yahoo announced it had purchased this week.
A series of deadly storms that pummeled Arkansas, Missouri and other states this week reminds us that tornado season is upon us once again.
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A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved—and disable it remotely.
A Los Angeles man gets indicted for videotaping under the skirt of a model who uses Internet to ID creep.