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“Fixed mindsets” might be why we don’t understand statistics
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Enlarge / The wrongful conviction of Sally Clark for the murder of her two sons is a famous case of misuse of statistics in the courts. (credit: Chris Young, PA Images/Getty Images) In 1999, an English solicitor named Sally Clark went on trial for the murder of her two infant sons. She claimed both succumbed […]

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Two previously unknown 'cavities' found in Giza's Great Pyramid     – CNET
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Non-invasive scanning technologies have revealed that the Great Pyramid still has significant secrets, 4,500 years after it was built.

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Daimler funds Volocopter's autonomous flying taxi dreams
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Volocopter just got a $30 million cash injection, thanks to a few investors, including fellow German firm Daimler. The automaker's contribution can help the company stick to its timeline and its plans to release its first autonomous electric air taxi…

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Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse chap in ‘desperate’ cash shortage
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Jacobs family down to $1.52 and leftovers as finishing line approaches As the El Reg Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse nears the finishing line of the Live Below the Line challenge, Stateside member Richard Jacob reports that he and his family are “desperately short of money”, reduced to just $1.52 to fuel them to the finishing line.…

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Intex Announces Cloud FX; Firefox OS-Powered Entry-Level Smartphone
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A week ago that Firefox announced its partnership with Spice and Intex to launch a range of Firefox OS-powered entry-level smartphones in India. Well, now Intex has announced that it will soon be launching a phone dubbed the Cloud FX which will be powered by Mozilla’s budding OS and ecosystem of apps; and will cost […]

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Post navigation – Tips and Tricks: Windows Eco System
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How about to display CPU,Memory, Disk and Network performance details on your desktop without any third-party software? Windows 8.1 has built-in cool display, gadget like, in Task Manager application. It looks like this: …

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China’s Sehnzou-11 capsule docks with Tiangong-2 station
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A month in space is the plan as China’s ambitions escalate The Chinese capsule launched yesterday atop a Long March-2F rocket has successfully docked with the country’s space station.…

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White House Pushes For Tech Diversity in Its First Demo Day
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The Obama administration is joining the call for more diversity in tech. The post White House Pushes For Tech Diversity in Its First Demo Day appeared first on WIRED.

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Mobile crammers settle case, forfeit $10M in assets, including Bentley
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Mobile crammers Lin Miao, Andrew Bachman, and their cohorts will have to handover a Bentley like this one as part of their settlement with the US government. Rian Castillo In a settlement announced Friday by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the operators of a huge mobile phone cramming scheme have agreed to handover over $10 […]

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