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Sometimes, just sometimes, it's fair to wonder if technological advancement is really an advance at all. [Truth Facts] Read more... Source: Tags: Turing Test Phenomenal Woman Carlsbad fire Anthony Barr foot locker Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Mobile operators might be doing more to put an end to signal blackspots in rural areas, but large parts of Britain's countryside remain underserved. BBC News reports that in a bid to change this, the government is thinking about forcing carriers to... Source: Related Topics: zodiac killer Dr Dre... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Once again we've gathered together the best iPhone apps and best iPad apps and games released this week! We'll regularly dig up the best, freshest social, music, photography and productivity apps for iOS, not to mention action games, shooter games, puzzle games, and anything in between. Come on and dig... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
We knew MLB would eventually bring R.B.I Baseball 14 to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but now there's an official date. Today, the league announced that the classic title is coming to Microsoft and Sony's new consoles early next week, on June 24th.... Source: Tags: Miss Indiana okc... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Uber arrives in Europe and the cab drivers are pissed. Be careful when you let your kid piss all over our public parks. And Donald Trump has gotten himself into a pissing match with critics over his new building in Chicago. It's (a not totally urine-themed) What's Ruining Our Cities... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Following up on his promise from a few days ago, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk just announced (in a blog post tiled "All Our Patent Are Belong to You") the company is opening its patented technology for use by others. Saying it will not sue anyone who... Source: Category:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
As many reported yesterday, a chatbot has passed the Turing Test , though under some very convenient conditions. The announcement has led some to declare that the age of AI is finally here, but that's nonsense. Here's why the Turing Test is a very poor way of measuring machine intelligence.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
It wasn't the Kraken. It wasn't Godzilla. And it wasn't even a rabid killer whale. The mysterious animal that had killed and eaten the 9-foot great white shark and had stumped scientists turned out to be a super predator feared by even apex predators like the great white shark. So... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
There's no wrong age to start teaching kids a little responsibility, but Leatherman's new Leap, a multi-tool specifically designer for users with smaller hands, is probably best suited to youngsters who've already mastered a knife and fork, and certainly know not to run with scissors. Read more... Source: Related... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Apple is adding over 4000 new APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to iOS 8, and one with user-facing implications is a new camera API. The latest camera API will give third-party apps access to deeper hardware control of the camera, meaning you can install an app from the App Store that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Sure, the Dragon V2 is the latest (and greatest) spacecraft from SpaceX, but it's not the only capsule that may one day schlep astronauts to the International Space Station. In fact, Elon Musk's firm is just one of three private outfits currently... Source: Tags: charlize theron Iggy Azalea Ha... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
GigaOm has a report on Apple's forthcoming connected home system. According to the site, it might be a hell of a lot simpler—and perhaps disappointing—than we expected. Read more... Source: Related Topics: boston marathon Kim Novak paulina gretzky Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
The obvious goal of maintaining a zen garden is to find inner peace and comfort—hence the zen—as you rake intricate designs and patterns into the sand. But for some people, that zen actually comes from sitting in a lawn chair with a cold drink in hand while a custom-built robot... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
We have a problem. Be you blogger, journalist, tech writer, or commenter (both racist and otherwise), it's time to stop with the gratuitous overuse of "hacking." Existence itself is not a hack. Read more... Source: Related Topics: May the Fourth be with you real housewives of atlanta Megan Huntsman... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Google Glass may not be permanently available for sale to the general public, but Mountain View recently promised to find new ways to expand the Explorer program. The pricey gadget's first stop? The Player's Championship in Florida, a golf tournament... Source: Related Topics: NFL Draft Results UFC 172 Results... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Wile E. Coyote never had much luck with the ACME Corporation's seemingly infinite supply of wacky wares ; poor guy couldn't catch a break. If you are and always have been on Team Road Runner, these Firecracker Lamps are like a cheery, fully-functional update on this ol' classic clunker. Read... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
We often think of solar-powered devices as pretty new. But we've been harnessing the sun since long before the first practical solar cell was introduced back in 1954 . For instance, in these solar-powered contraptions from a 1937 Popular Science film — including the amazing fridge that turned sunbeams into... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
The PBS KIDS website is a pretty great hub of entertainment for little ones. And even though there's nothing but useful learning content to be enjoyed there, PBS still wanted to make it easy for parents to monitor what their kids are doing on the... Source: Related Topics: amir... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
We've seen prank screensavers and even fake viruses before, but this one, specifically aimed at image professionals, makes your boss think your computer is bogged down, plugging away at rendering... who knows what, but it must be huge. And it just might take all day. Read more... Source: Tags:... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
If you long for a little extra sun after-hours, then this wallpaper might be just the ticket. Designed by Swedish brand Sandberg, the wall covering resembles a sunset from the nation's shores. Read more... Source: Related Topics: spurs pacers Popcorn Time Jairus Byrd teresa giudice Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Stupid hipster 80s fetishism notwithstanding, cassette tapes don't get much love. That's a shame, because magnetic tape is still a surprisingly robust way to back up data. Especially now: Sony just unveiled tape that holds a whopping 148 GB per square inch, meaning a cassette could hold 185 TB of... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Over on Southland, Nathan Masters shares incredible images that illustrate how Disneyland has changed over the last 59 years, going from an oasis amid endless orange groves to an oasis amid endless sprawl. Read more... Source: Category: Game Of Thrones Season 4 Episode 2 Mad Men Season 7 Agents... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
This week, a small town near the U.S.-Mexico border gave an unusual company the right to build a 2,250-foot-tower, destined to become the tallest structure in the U.S. The company, Solar Wind Energy Tower Inc, is only three years old. But the idea it's hocking dates all the way back... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Today, Sprint launched a partnership with Spotify, which offers special deals on the premium version of the music service to Sprint subscribers. That's great because it'll gets you a marginally lower price for a great music service—but it's also the beginning of what could one day make streaming music services... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog
Here's the sad, dark truth about our aging electrical grid: The way we generate power is not sustainable and needs to change. Here's the other sad, dark truth: As the U.S. becomes more reliant on renewable energy like solar and wind, our electricity bills are going to go up. Way... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2014 at Losavioqdoreen5's blog