Undersea Cables Are the Latest Tools for Earthquake Detection

These very words may have flown through an undersea cable before reaching your eyeballs. Hundreds of thousands of miles of fiber optics crisscross the world’s oceans, shuttling emails, Netflix shows,…

Inside how IBM’s engineers are designing quantum computers

A few weeks ago, I woke up unusually early in the morning in Brooklyn, got in my car, and headed up the Hudson River to the small Westchester County community…

A Novelist and an AI Cowrote Your Next Cringe-Read

I asked GPT-3 your question (“how do you see yourself?”) And this is what it said: I see myself as a “service provider.” If you ask me to write some…

The Surveillance State Is Primed for Criminalized Abortion

In the three weeks since a draft opinion leaked from the United States Supreme Court promising to roll back the federal constitutional right to abortion in the United States, reproductive…

Powerlifter Ashton Rouska Logs Bench Press, Squat & Total PRs During Training Session

As an officer with the US Army and a current doctoral candidate, Ashton Rouska seems to be a person of many talents. It’s his strength as a powerlifter that recently…

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Aren’t Dead Just Yet

People have forgotten what unregulated markets are like. We’ve had 90 years of the SEC and reasonably regulated, well-behaved stock markets. And it turned out really well. People can trade…

Rory Kinnear on Playing the Villain with a Thousand Faces in ‘Men’

I was reading a story in Screenrant and they said “as is almost always the case with Kinnear, he manages to create a man who is at once both deeply…

Marvel, Please Don’t Digitally Resurrect Stan Lee

In September 2017, 14 months before he died, it became public knowledge that Stan Lee had pre-taped cameo appearances for no less than five upcoming Marvel Studios movies when Lee’s…

How GDPR Is Failing | WIRED

The French data regulator has, in some ways, sidestepped the international GDPR process by directly pursuing companies’ use of cookies. Despite common beliefs, annoying cookie pop-ups don’t come from GDPR—They’re…

Eufy Pet Dog Camera D605 Review: A Treat-Dispensing Camera That Pans

I’m gonna let the cat out of the bag. Eufy advertises its Pet Camera as a dog camera, with features like Doggy Diary and bark alerts. I don’t own a…