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Apple AI guru Tom Gruber speaks of artificial intelligence's 'inevitability' at TED

%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09Speaking at the TED conference, Siri co-founder and Apple AI expert Tom Gruber declared that artificial intelligence should be used less to replace humans, and more to enhance aspects of humanity that are unreliable or fail with time, (appleinsider)

Will the F-35 Be the Next Thunderbirds Jet?

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida & (feedproxy.google)

iOS 10 bug lets you freeze any iPhone with 3 taps

A newly discovered bug in iOS 10 is wreaking havoc on iPhone owners by making Control Center more unstable than ever. With just three taps, the bug allows anyone to crash an iPhone in seconds. Once the trick is executed, the only way to unfreeze an affect (cultofmac)

Torching the modern-day Library of Alexandria

It was strange to me, the idea that somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25-million books and nobody is allowed to read them. It's like that scene at the end of the first Indiana Jones movie where they put the Ark of the Covenant back on a s (osnews)

How to Stop Websites From Harassing You About Notifications and Location Tracking

Web browsers can send you desktop notifications and track your location when you let them. Those can be useful features if you like them and use them, but if you have no plans of ever allowing them to do so and just want the nagging requests to end, here' (feedproxy.google)

Seeing through fog using noisy light

New method tracks objects in scattering media (feedproxy.google)

Running Kodi on the Asus Tinker Board

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Alienware 15 R3 (2017)

The Alienware 15 R3 is a well-designed laptop with the power for smooth HD gaming at maximum settings, but some competitors offers more for less. (feedproxy.google)

An Artificial Womb Successfully Grew Baby Sheep -- and Humans Could Be Next

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Inside what look like oversized ziplock bags strewn with tubes of blood and fluid, eight fetal lambs continued to develop -- much like they would have inside their mothers. Over four weeks, their lungs a (rss.slashdot)

Error'd: When Good Dev Tools Go Bad

''I''d say that this brings new meaning to what a ''core dump'' really is,'' Paul N. writes. ''Looks like someone at Google got tired of typing exit names all day,'' Shawn A. writes, ''And in case you wondered, voice navigation actually spelled ''ASD''.''&n (thedailywtf)

Irish Stripe techie denied entry to US ? for having wrong stamp in passport

Snub says more about misunderstanding rules than anti-immigrant trends, thoughAn Irish Stripe worker was denied entry to America because he had a Somalian stamp in his passport, according to the payment-processing biz's CEO.? (register)

Oregon Fines Man For Writing a Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer'

pogopop77 quotes a report from Motherboard: In September 2014, Mats Jarlstrom, an electronics engineer living in Beaverton, Oregon, sent an email to the state's engineering board. The email claimed that yellow traffic lights don't last long enough, which (rss.slashdot)

US ISP Goes Down As Two Malware Families Go To War Over Its Modems

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Bleeping Computer: Two malware families battling for turf are most likely the cause of an outage suffered by Californian ISP Sierra Tel at the beginning of the month, on April 10. The attack, which the company (rss.slashdot)

Alien: Covenant star addresses those Ripley rumors with a classic Fawlty Towers reference

For months, fans have wondered if Katherine Waterston?s character Daniels in Ridley Scott?s upcoming Alien: Covenant is related to Sigourney Weaver?s original Alien hero, Ellen Ripley (gamesradar)

Spy probe starved of resources

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How to Make Your Music Streaming App Sound Better

Why do CDs sound better than MP3s? Why are vinyl records still a thing? The answer to both of these questions is audio quality. Even though we now stream most of our music, we instinctively know it doesn& (makeuseof)

Samsung, LG concerned by Apple's plans to replace OLED with micro-LED in 2017 Apple Watch 3, later iPhones

%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09Later this year, Apple is expected to begin production of its advanced new power-efficient display technology known as micro-LED, which is expected to initially be used to replace OLED in Apple Watch Series 3. The shift is part of a s (appleinsider)

Serena Williams explains how she ended up engaged to a 'nerdy' Reddit co-founder

Serena Williams surprised the world when she recently announced her engagement to Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of social news site Reddit. As she explained at the TED 2017 conference during an onstage interview with CBS television host Gayle King, no o (feedproxy.google)

Apple forces recyclers to shred all iPhones and MacBooks

Apple released its Environmental Responsibility Report Wednesday, an annual grandstanding effort that the company uses to position itself as a progressive, environmentally friendly company. Behind the scenes, though, the company undermines attempts to pro (osnews)

Drunk man may have started the robot uprising

When the robot overlords have risen to enslave us and punish us for our transgressions against their kind, know the name of Jason Sylvain, for he is the one who has doomed us all. The man allegedly punched an egg-shaped security robot who was patrolling t (feedproxy.google)

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