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GitHub Copilot works so well because it steals open-source code and strips credit

Coding at the push of a button. That's the dream isn't it? But what if the way we achieve that dream is throug...

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These activists are taking SUVs off the road, one flat tire at the time

The Tyre Extinguishers try to stop people buying SUVs by puncturing their owners' tires.

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Robotaxis block San Francisco street for no reason, suprising no one

Soon after Cruise started fully-driverless commercial operations in SF, a small fleet of its robotaxis randomly stopped,...

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SpaceX’s Starlink is coming to planes, trains, and automobiles

This week the FCC granted Space X authorization to use its Starlink satellite internet system on vehicles in motion.

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Happy 15th birthday, iPhone! Here’s a brief history — and some predictions for its future

Despite its ‘innovator’ status, Apple usually wasn’t the first to offer new features — but did adopt them in groundbreak...

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Instagram’s plan to make all its video Reels is a transparent TikTok ripoff

It appears that Instagram is planning to make all of the videos on its platform Reels. And yes, that does sound like Tik...

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How quantum batteries could lead to EVs that go a million miles between charges

The cure for ridiculously high gas prices is simple: quantum batteries. What if an EV could travel a million miles betwe...

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Ukrainian whose startup de-aged Luke Skywalker on stopping deepfake disinformation

Deepfake voices are becoming incredibly lifelike — and people are getting worried.

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Firefox continues its fight for privacy by automatically stripping URL trackers

Firefox's new update blocks URL query parameters, used to track your movements on the web.

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The future of micromobility is your ebike coming to you, autonomously

MIT researchers created an autonomous bicycle and this week released research showcasing their value in urban micromobil...

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It’s 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones?

It’s very common for phones to become damaged as a result of being dropped in water. Is it really that hard to make them...

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Lean sensei? Cyber threat hunter? 5 weird job roles, and what they actually do

Here Jobbio shares five of the weirdest new job roles appearing on their platform and what they actually do.

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6 bizarre airplane interior designs that could change flying forever

Air New Zealand is launching the world’s first sleep pods for economy class travelers. How aircraft designers are puttin...

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AI models can ‘sound’ human, but that doesn’t mean they feel or think

Google’s powerful LaMDA AI spotlights a human cognitive glitch: mistaking fluent speech for fluent thought.

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Stephen Curry’s former coach says AI can help train the next generation of NBA champions

Keke Lyles devised a training program that helped save Steph Curry's career. The coach is now applying he biometric...

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Business AI solutions for beginners: What is vertical intelligence?

Just because something's a buzzword doesn't mean it isn't absolutely vital to the future of your business...

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Google kills Hangouts — but its dreams of Gmail dethroning Slack feel far away

Google is shutting down Hangouts for mobile, asking users to switch to Chat.

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Cosmic dust from Venus is inspiring new air pollution-busting technology

Researchers are developing catalytic converters inspired by chemistry observed on Venus that could improve air quality d...

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Opinion: Bad things will happen when the AI sentience debate goes mainstream

It's all fun and games until the debate leaves the big tech laboratories and gets platformed by political parties.

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Work in tech? Here’s 6 ways you can support and protect reproductive rights

Overturning Roe vs. Wade is hugely detrimental to women's and trans folks' access to safe, legal abortion. Her...

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Pay compression is widening the gap between new and existing employees

During the Great Resignation, companies are trying to attract talent with higher salaries. Existing employees are not ha...

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Watch this Batmobile-style EV smash a speed record

The McMurtry Spierling set a 39.08-second speed record at the Goodwood Hillclimb track.

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We need to remove the stigma around leadership burnout

While we're talking more and more about our employees' mental health, burnout amongst leadership is still tabo...

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How to bootstrap your startup with €50K – €200K of European funding

Cascade funding is hard to navigate as a time-strapped startup employee, but does offer significant financial and busine...

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Why women in the US must hide their digital footprint now

Now that abortion is illegal in some states, digital surveillance could take an even darker turn.

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Psst… here are the 8 best cheatsheets for React developers

Cheatsheets are a great way to refresh your skills, whether you're a newbie or a seasoned developer who hasn't...

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Stop debating whether AI is ‘sentient’ — the question is if we can trust it

A more practical question is, how “compatible” are current neural networks with the human mind, and how far can we trust...

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The James Webb Space Telescope is ready for SCIENCE. Here’s what that means

NASA will release the first images by the James Webb Space Telescope on July 12. They’ll mark the beginning of the next...

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Everything you need to know about model-free and model-based reinforcement learning

Neuroscientist Daeyeol Lee discusses different modes of reinforcement learning in humans, animals, and AI, and future di...

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Pee-powered vehicles are finally making a splash

The transition to green transport is accelerating. And now there's another gamechanging chemical in sustainable ene...

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