Frequently seen being hauled by semi-trucks on the highway or stacked on the decks of cargo ships, these shipping containers are now being used in a different way, as a portal to connect people across the globe and facilitate conversation. Step inside and you can be instantly connected to someone on a different continent, with whom one can talk and share music, thoughts, and ideas. The creator of Portals hopes this technology will help individuals get out of their comfort zones and meet diverse sets of people in order to help embrace differences and break down feelings and narratives of isolation, fear, and hatred.
The Summit supercomputer made quick work of complicated simulations to identify 77 compounds that could be promising COVID-19 treatments.
Biohacker Bertolt Meyer has built the SynLimb, a controller that attaches to his prosthetic arm, allowing him to control his modular synthesizer with his mind.
"Scientists work in high-security buildings that are banned to the public and then wonder why they are misunderstood."
Scientists have developed software that could save one billion dollars (and two million animals) each year.
Scientists have figured out how to hack the brain's memory.
With the use of facial recognition technology on the rise, privacy advocates are increasingly concerned about the potential for misuse. Artist Adam Harvey is working to show how fashion can be used to fool facial recognition technology. His most recent project, CV Dazzle, is a scarf with fabric that looks like camouflage but contains elements that mimic a human face. These elements can successfully confuse the software...
Created by the Tor Project, the app gives internet users a new way to monitor and report online censorship around the world.
Fleets of small satellites can gather far more accurate and timely data than conventional satellites. And investors are taking notice.