We can’t tell if Elon Musk is joking about his next ‘boring’ company

I believe that these tweets, from the CEO of two major companies, speak for themselves: Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging… — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 17, 2016 It shall be called “The Boring Company” — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 17, 2016 Boring, it’s […]

New Wind Turbine Tech Could Use a Single Typhoon to Power a Country For 50 Years

We are all familiar with the tragedy of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, which was caused by an enormous tsunami that occurred back in 2011. It brought the nuclear power debate back to life. Now, one Japanese engineer wants to harness the power of another potentially destructive force in order to generate energy. Atsushi Shimizu has […]

New drug for UTIs could be an alternative to antibiotics

Scientists have designed small molecules that stop urinary tract infections (UTIs) from developing in mice by keeping bacteria from sticking to the wall of the bladder. Since the new compounds do not destroy microbes or block their replication—as traditional antibiotics do—the researchers anticipate that bacteria responsible for most UTIs would have a harder time evolving […]

So you want to build a Death Star? Here’s how to get started

I’m very excited about seeing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which tells the tale summarised in the original Star Wars’ opening crawl. This is the story of how the rebels stole the plans to the original “Death Star” -a space station the size of a small moon with a weapon powerful enough to destroy a planet. By […]

An absolute beginner’s guide to machine learning, deep learning, and AI

Meet Samantha. She’s your friendly assistant from 2025. She sorts your mail, sets up your meetings, and orders groceries. She paints and writes poetry. She’s your best friend. She’s also an artificial intelligence from the movie Her, which imagines how a juiced-up Siri will change our lives. Now, tech companies large and small are racing […]

Honor’s new phone won’t show notifications if it doesn’t recognize who is holding it

I don’t read Chinese, but if you do and feel like navigating the Magic’s dedicated page, feel free. Instead, I’m going to rely on Android Authority to translate for me. The phone has a: 5-inch AMOLED screen 12-megapixel dual-lens camera, 8-megapixel front-facing camera Android 6.0 Huawei Kirin 950 processor 2,900mAh battery 64GB internal storage, 4GB […]