China, the Climate, and the Fate of the Planet
According to Rolling Stone, “what China decides to do in the next decade will likely determine whether or not mankind can halt—or at least ameliorate—global warming.”
—Brian Bergstein, deputy editor
Tim Cook Interview: The iPhone 6, the Apple Watch, and Remaking a Company’s Culture
In-depth piece on Tim Cook and Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch.
—Rachel Metz, senior editor, mobile
F.C.C. Revisits Net Neutrality Exemption for Mobile Broadband
A host of technologies have arisen to create “priority lanes” in wireless communications for those willing to pay, because wireless has long been exempt from various regulatory proposals on net neutrality. But the FCC is now weighing whether to crack down.
—David Talbot, chief correspondent
Read Erotic Poetry Constructed Exclusively From iPhone 6 Reviews
A collection of musings on the iPhone 6, arranged to poetic effect.
Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
MIT’s robotic cheetah runs like a cheetah, doesn’t look like a cheetah, but is trying to be as fast as a cheetah.
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer
What Happens When We All Live to 100?
An edifying long read on the potential ramifications of far greater human longevity.
—Kyanna Sutton, senior Web producer
World’s First 3D Printed Car Took Years to Design, But Only 44 Hours to Print
This was the promise of 3-D printing, so to learn that this technology printed a car—awesome!
—Rob Finley, West Coast sales director
Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever
Funders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.
Meta’s new learning algorithm can teach AI to multi-task
The single technique for teaching neural networks multiple skills is a step towards general-purpose AI.
All charges against China Initiative defendant Gang Chen have been dismissed
MIT professor Gang Chen was one of the most prominent scientists charged under the China Initiative, a Justice Department effort meant to counter economic espionage and national security threats.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
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