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I Sink, Therefore I Am: This Robot Wasn't Programmed For Existential Angst
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:44

After a security robot drowned in a fountain in Washington, D.C., NPR's Scott Simon muses on robot suicide, and how long it will be until a robot has ...

The dream of Polish tech entrepreneurship is almost over
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 03:40

 Poland has worked diligently over the past decade to become an entrepreneurial powerhouse. Once home to businesses focused primarily on app desi...

Screen Saviors: Can Activism-Focused Games Change Our Behavior?
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:46

In recent years, there has been an influx of games centered on social and political issues from sexism to racism to the refugee crisis. In one of the ...

Creating A 'Dadbot' To Talk With A Dead Father
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:40

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with James Vlahos about his article in Wired. He wrote about creating a chatbot that allows him to "communicate" with ...

Wishful thinking: Alexa fan fiction
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:44

Hey, it’s the weekend! Who’s up for a some domination?Writing for Wired, Brian Barrett and David Pierce think Amazon is.“The first Alexa Phone g...

The Week in iOS Apps: Listen to your favorite longform articles on Audm
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:45

Apps that make you happyImage by Rob Schultz/MacworldThis week’s roundup will help you form new habits, track your productivity, and teach your kids...

Helping students transition from the laboratory to robotics startup
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 18:47

 A student at Monday’s TC Sessions: Robotics event in Cambridge asked me “How do I launch a successful startup?” I explained th...

Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Meal Kits, Lyft and ‘Despacito’
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:41

Should every company create its own self-driving program? Mike and Farhad debate. NYT > Technology

Surface Laptop vs. Surface Pro 4: We compare prices, features and more
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:41

Updated 07/22/17 with additional data from our review of the Surface Laptop. Check out the Battery and Performance sections for the new comparisons. ...

Alibaba and Tencent are carving up Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:44

 Two global tech forces are putting their mark — and money — into Southeast Asia’s nascent startup ecosystem, but they may not...

FCC has no documentation of DDoS attack that hit net neutrality comments
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 07:51

Enlarge / John Oliver takes on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in net neutrality segment. (credit: HBO Last Week Tonight) The US Federal Communications Commis...

Sing Different: Steve Jobs' Life Becomes An Opera
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 03:56

The Apple co-founder's complicated story is the subject of The (R)evolution Of Steve Jobs, by composer Mason Bates and librettist Mark Campbell. It pr...

Clover Trail systems won’t get Windows 10 Creators Update—ever
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 02:06

Enlarge / One of the affected Atom processors. (credit: Intel) Systems using Intel's Clover Trail Atom processors and running Windows 10 won't ever ...

Crunch Report | Y Combinator Wants In On The 3-Comma Club
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:53

Lyft launches new self-driving division, Shyp is having some issues and Y Combinator wants in on the 3-comma club. All this on Crunch Report. Read Mor...

NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program Turns Students into Novelists
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:46

The light tone and fun activities ensure the novel-writing process isn't intimidating at all. Techlearning RSS Feed

Bitcoin averts split as miners back new software upgrade
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software tha...

Tillerson cuts high-profile cyberdiplomacy office in State Dept. reorg
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:50

Enlarge / Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, has decided to merge the State Department's Office for the Coordination of Cyber Issues into the depar...

Abuses Hide in the Silence of Nondisparagement Agreements
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:42

Often used at tech companies, nondisparagement agreements are increasingly included in employment contracts and legal settlements. NYT > Technology

Apollo 11
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:40

I remember that summer night, July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. I tell my kids this story, and I know that for th...

YouTube to redirect searches for IS videos
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:47

People looking for extremist Islamist propaganda will be shown clips denouncing terrorism instead. BBC News - Technology

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