- 10-4, Good Computer: Automated System Lets Trucks Convoy as One
A recent demonstration involving two trucks tethered by computer control shows how automation and vehicle-to-vehicle communication are creeping onto the roads.
- Why Facebook is Becoming Like Google+
Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to “unbundle” Facebook makes his social network more like Google’s.
- Google’s Experimental Smartphone Captures a Future Mapped in 3-D
Early testers are building a range of prototypes from drones to immersive video games using Google’s 3-D mapping smartphone.
- Genome Editing to Reverse “Bubble Boy” Syndrome
Researchers used an emerging technique to correct the gene behind a fatal immune system disorder in an infant.
- Military Funds Brain-Computer Interfaces to Control Feelings
A $70 million program will try to develop brain implants able to regulate emotions in the mentally ill.
- A Battery Made of Iron Could Improve the Economics of Solar and Wind Power
A new type of flow battery could allow renewable-energy developers to store power until it’s most valuable.
- How Statisticians Found Air France Flight 447 Two Years After It Crashed Into Atlantic
After more than a year of unsuccessful searching, authorities called in an elite group of statisticians. Working on their recommendations, the next search found the wreckage just a week later. <
Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks
One insider says the company’s current staffing isn’t able to sustain the platform.
Technology that lets us “speak” to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?
Digital clones of the people we love could forever change how we grieve.
How to befriend a crow
I watched a bunch of crows on TikTok and now I'm trying to connect with some local birds.
Starlink signals can be reverse-engineered to work like GPS—whether SpaceX likes it or not
Elon said no thanks to using his mega-constellation for navigation. Researchers went ahead anyway.
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