Enlarge / Satellite-estimated surface temperatures for July 25, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) It’s becoming standard procedure that extreme weather events will quickly be analyzed by the World Weather Attribution team—a group of climate scientists who estimate the influence of climate change on individual events. But even so, covering fresh results on a record-breaking European […]
Craig Newmark is a self-proclaimed nerd and reformed jerk. Now he’s putting money behind his politics.
Todd Austin, a professor at the University of Michigan, is working on an approach known as Morpheus that aims to frustrate hackers trying to gain control of microchips by presenting them with a rapidly changing target. At a conference in Detroit this week organized by the U.S. Defense Department’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), […]
In a demo clip, Symantec’s security researchers altered all the faces to show Nicolas Cage instead.
The New York Times ran a disturbing opinion piece about Google by the founder of search engine marketing consulting firm Berlin SEM. In it he discusses counter-messaging ads offering “redirection”, where marketers “swerve your monetizable desperation. But we can also swerve something bigger: your beliefs, convictions and ideology.” There are advertisers in the digital marketing […]
The company best known for retooling the old Fisker Karma design is trying to expand its horizons, but is it going far enough with its plans to be taken seriously?
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Anne McClain and Christina Koch were originally scheduled to take the first all-female spacewalk from the ISS.
Boeing is making an extensive change to the flight-control system in the 737 MAX aircraft implicated in October’s Lion Air crash in Indonesia, going beyond what many industry officials familiar with the discussions had anticipated. From a report: The change was in the works before a second plane of the same make crashed in Africa […]