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Tuesday November 13, 2018. 01:58 PM
In 1975, Noam Chomsky and Jean Paiget held a historic debate about the nature of human cognition; Chomsky held that babies are born with a bunch of in-built rules and instincts that help them build up the knowledge that they need to navigate the world; Piaget argued that...
On yer bike, CJEU tells Dutch dairy dealer The EU's highest court has rejected an attempt to use copyright law to protect the distinct taste of a food product.…
Tim Wu (previously) is a legal scholar best known for coining the term 'Net Neutrality' -- his next book, The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age (previously) challenges the accepted wisdom about today's digital monopolists, which is that they grew so big...
Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) Small repair shops and tech enthusiasts who attempt to fix their new Apple devices may be taking a serious risk in doing so. According to a report from The Verge, Apple confirmed that its new T2 security chip is designed to lock down devices...
EE's rollout to the 1,500 busiest sites in the UK will start in 2019, but don't expect 5G autonomous cars or smart cities just yet.
NEWS ANALYSIS: E-commerce giant Amazon chooses two locations for its new headquarters in a move that could dramatically impact tech hiring and development.
Enlarge / A handful of gadgets we'd like to have with us on the road this year. (credit: Jeff Dunn) The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it's once again time for the world to come together in a spirited embrace of consumerism. Or, perhaps in a more cheerful...
Give the 'gram a boost with these tips from professional photographers.
A tether connecting a drone to the ground liberates the aircraft from reliance on short-lived batteries, allowing it to stay aloft for weeks at a time.
Records show police agencies tap license-plate readers hundreds of thousands of times a year.
Avira Antivirus Pro is back with an updated version for 2019 that promises to take up a smaller chunk of your hard drive, as well as improve overall PC performance with fewer virus defintion files (VDFs) plugging up memory. The interface hasn’t really changed, however, and ...
Relief is coming next year, CEO promises Remote Aussies getting their broadband from nbn™'s SkyMuster satellites have been promised a bit of bandwidth relief, with the company deciding to bundle some 'net traffic for free.…
Join us Nov. 14 for an #eWEEKchat about the continuing trend in do-it-yourself application development designed for non-technical line of business users.
From electric wheels to smart home hubs, this year's holiday picks will delight tinkerers, travelers, and lovers of timeless design.
Karl Friston’s free energy principle might be the most all-encompassing idea since Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection. But to understand it, you need to peer inside the mind of Friston himself.
The age of homebrew AI may not be all sweetness and light. Nor will it be all darkness and porn. Meet some of the pioneers showing what happens when the masses can teach computers new tricks.
We’ve spent years teaching neural nets to think like human brains. They’re crazy-smart, but what if we’ve been doing it all wrong?
Internet companies used to grow big and die—fast. But now a few of them are huge and entrenched, because regulators didn't foresee their dominance.
AI has a problem: The biases of its creators are getting hard-coded into its future. Fei-Fei Li has a plan to fix that—by rebooting the field she helped invent.
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