There’s an old trope in the West that India is like Indian trains — exotic, lurching and slow. But tropes can be bad as a business strategy — and this trope is causing American companies to miss out on Indian moonshots and trillion-dollar opportunities. This article focuses on fintech, which is leapfrogging in a way […]
Artificial intelligence lets phones understand your voice and Google spot your pets. Nervana chips will make AI 100 times faster, Intel says.
As physicists extend the 19th-century laws of thermodynamics to the quantum realm, they’re rewriting the relationships among energy, entropy and information. The post What Happens When You Mix Thermodynamics and the Quantum World? A Revolution appeared first on WIRED.
As technology races ahead, life inside the car will rapidly evolve. The post The Real Auto Revolution Is Already Happening—Inside the Car appeared first on WIRED.
Polyamory has made a raging comeback in a surprising community—the STEM-first millennials of the tech industry. The post The Ins and Outs of Silicon Valley’s New Sexual Revolution appeared first on WIRED.
In the novel Desperate in Dubai, Ameera Al Hakawati wrote: “Dubai is… after all, a lonely, transitory place. It’s hard to maintain relationships when people are always coming and going.” Two years ago, during my first time in Dubai, I agreed. After attending a UN conference there, admiring the city’s glittering, intergalactic architecture, visiting the […]
We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole-genome sequencing; it has opened the door to understanding our entire world at the molecular level. With this intelligence, we’ll be able to understand, influence and optimize the way we interact with ourselves and our natural world. The promise of genomics is just beginning — we […]
New research led by scientists at the Australian National University’s Research School of Earth suggests that humans first started to significantly change the climate in the 1830s, near the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. The findings have been published in the journal Nature, and “were based on natural records of climate variation in the world’s […]
Blames ‘technical glitch’ on disappeared shooting footage When Minnesota police shot and killed Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop on Wednesday evening, his girlfriend broadcast his final moments alive using Facebook’s video-streaming service.…