Friday, May 25, 2018

Robot Creator Predicts Humanoid Civil Rights by 2045


While people around the world continue to fight for basic human freedoms, a leading roboticist believes artificially intelligent machines will be given civil rights within 30 years. David Hanson, creator of the lifelike […]

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The EU’s New Data Protection Rules Are Now In Effect


Over the past several weeks you’ve probably seen a whole whack of policy update emails popping up in your inbox. There’s a very good reason you received them. There was an important deadline […]

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Ultrasound Firewall Protects Your Phone From Audio Hacks


It took a while, but folks finally seem to be waking up to the dystopian cyberpunk nightmare we’ve slowly, and then suddenly, slid into. We all know now just how sinister these corporations […]

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NHL Aims to Debut ‘Smart Puck’ Tech in 2019


I enjoy a good hockey game: the screaming crowds, the player fights, the overpriced food and merchandise. But I’ll admit to sometimes losing sight of the action. After all, a palm-sized rubber disc […]

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

California High Court to Rule on Criminal Access to Social Media Content


The California Supreme Court today will decide whether social media services must turn over user content to criminal defendants. Lee Sullivan and Derrick Hunter—charged with murder in an alleged gang-related drive-by shooting in […]

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Routers Are Being Hijacked By A Dangerous Stealth Malware


New analysis suggests that hundreds of thousands of routers are infected with a malicious bug that could be used by a nation-state to bring down large segments of the internet. Wired has the […]

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Smart Traffic Signals Will Help You Hit All The Green Lights


Ever find yourself driving block to block down a city street and your pace perfectly syncs up with the change from green to red? It’s enough to make you feel like you won […]

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Latest Adidas Sneakers 4D Printed With Light, Oxygen


Adidas is gearing up to release its most groundbreaking sneaker yet. The futuristic AlphaEdge 4D was constructed using light and oxygen in a process pioneered by California-based Carbon, Inc. Yes, you read that […]

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