- Lens-Free Camera Sees Things Differently
An itty-bitty camera could bring sight to the Internet of things.
- New Approach Could Stop Websites from Leaking or Stealing Your Data
A system called Mylar makes it possible to build online services that can never decrypt or leak your data.
- What Zuckerberg Sees in Oculus Rift
Facebook acquired Oculus Rift because it believes virtual reality could be the next big thing after mobile.
- Academics Spy Weaknesses in Bitcoin’s Foundations
Game theory suggests the rules governing Bitcoin may need to be updated if the currency is to endure.
- Coming Soon: Android Apps for Wearable Devices
Developers and designers are now building apps for Google’s smart watch platform.
- How Advanced Mobile Networks Could Power Themselves
Cellular networks guzzle electricity and diesel fuel, but researchers are showing how new versions could be cleaner but still reliable.
- The Curious Nature of Sharing Cascades on Facebook
Most content on Facebook is shared a few times but some can be shared millions of times. Now computer scientists are beginning to understand the difference. <
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.
VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence
On key metrics, a VR experience elicited a response indistinguishable from subjects who took medium doses of LSD or magic mushrooms.
This nanoparticle could be the key to a universal covid vaccine
Ending the covid pandemic might well require a vaccine that protects against any new strains. Researchers may have found a strategy that will work.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
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