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Tuesday March 19, 2019. 11:00 AM
For software engineers, lack of friction is an aesthetic joy, an emotional high, the ideal existential state. It’s what drives them—and shapes our world.
Nancy Pelosi’s comments about impeachment acknowledge a political reality: Nothing the Mueller probe has revealed so far has moved the GOP substantially.
A new study shows clear differences in the biology of how men and women feel pain, a reminder that sex-specific pain medications might benefit us all.
In a new court filing, the US agency argues a federal judge should hold the Tesla CEO in contempt for his tweets.
In the autonomy industry, companies are now more circumspect about when their life-saving technology will hit the road.
We can measure the temperature of an incandescent bulb's filament while it's connected to a variable DC power supply.
Monday March 18, 2019. 09:13 PM
With so many ways to consume stories, consumers are increasingly using them all in order to wring every possible microdrop of schadenfreude out of the most enduring story of all: hubris.
Apple's newest additions to its tablet line include a refreshed 10.5-inch iPad Air and a long-awaited update to the 7.9-inch iPad Mini. Also today, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is no more.
Recommendation algorithms on sites like Facebook and YouTube can send users down rabbit holes, spread falsehoods, and foster conspiracy theories.
Photographer Mikayla Whitmore creates these images without any apps or effects filters.
Disney showed a bit of the next 'Star Wars' movie to shareholders. This guy tweeted about it.
We've all heard of the uncanny valley, in which realistic humanoid robots freak us out. But what might be even freakier is how those robots speak to us.
For the 2019 version of its Spectre x360 laptop, HP updates an already winning design and adds an exceptional 14-hour battery.
The owner of Exactis, a 10-person firm that exposed a database including nearly every American, tells the story of his company's downfall.
Sunday March 17, 2019. 02:00 PM
It was a 'server configuration change.' The word 'cats' is in there somewhere.
This week’s transportation news focused on two major stories: the investigation into the fatal crash of Ethiopian Flight 302 and Elon Musk’s reveal of Tesla’s new baby SUV.
Whether probing the evolution of galaxies or discovering new chemical compounds, algorithms are detecting patterns no humans could have spotted.
When you work inside people’s homes, things can quickly go from too friendly to creepy to outright sexual harassment.
Repercussions from the scandal swirling around the data analytics firm continue to be felt across the tech industry.
Saturday March 16, 2019. 03:00 PM
NASA is releasing some of its last samples from the lunar surface to scientists.
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