Friday, May 26, 2017

Monthly Archives: March 2016

Guy Fawkes

When Anonymous declared “total war” on Donald Trump in early March, the hacktivist group set a countdown clock, calling on “everyone to target Trump websites” on April 1. But that may not have been...
Learn. Do. Earn.

In this current world, huge data is being generated all around us each and every minute. Until recently, we have been using Hadoop and related technologies to handle these data and to analyze it....
ipohne unlocked

The Justice Department has managed to unlock an iPhone 5c used by the gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, who with his wife killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, last December. The high-profile case has...
video

One thing is always certain: the best investment parents can make is to provide their children with the best education. Two key factors have influenced the rise of STEM: modern society, and its natural...

If there is one area on which the more extreme representatives of the political left and right can agree, it is the nefarious character of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the comprehensive trade deal signed...

A federal magistrate judge in California has issued a warrant ordering Apple to assist the FBI in accessing data on an iPhone used by a suspect in the December 2015 San Bernardino mass shooting. Apple’s...
Voice Activation

For people struggling with obesity, logging calorie counts and other nutritional information at every meal is a proven way to lose weight. The technique does require consistency and accuracy, however, and when it fails,...
VR

Virtual reality (VR) appears ready to take the entertainment world by storm in 2016. In addition to the much-hyped Oculus Rift, major corporations such as Facebook, Sony and Samsung are poised to release high-quality...
Easter bunny

While you’re biting the heads off your chocolate bunnies this weekend, you might wonder how cartoon rabbits became so central to our Easter celebrations. It’s tempting to assume that because there’s no biblical basis...
Mobile Units

Depth sensor built from off-the-shelf parts filters out ambient infrared light. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Microsoft Kinect was a boon to robotics researchers. The cheap, off-the-shelf depth sensor allowed them to quickly and cost-effectively prototype...
heart disease

My mother bought her first GPS in the 1990s. A few months later, she came home angry because it had directed her to the wrong side of the city, making her an hour late....
Selfie, look at me!

2016 hasn’t been a great year for the selfie. In February, Argentinian tourists passed around a baby La Plata dolphin in order to take selfies with it. The endangered animal subsequently died from stress and...