Millions dream of quitting the grind and replacing their income through a rewarding, creative endeavour.
An Australian engineer is hoping to use drones to plant 1 billion trees every year to fight an unfolding global catastrophe. Burned or cleared forests release their stored carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and land restoration experts say technology must play a big part in addressing the problem.
Unfixed Skylake and Kaby Lake processors could, in some situations, dangerously misbehave when hyper-threading is enabled. Disable hyper-threading immediately in BIOS/UEFI to work around the problem. Read this advisory for instructions about an Intel-provided fix.
Google wants to make it easier for governments to access customer data stored on overseas servers. The company believes current rules on information sharing are outdated, and is set to press US lawmakers to update them. If it gets its way, governments would be able to quickly get their hands on the personal data of Google account holders around the world.
Several US senators spoke out this week on the importance of net neutrality to innovation and free speech. They are right. The Internet has become our public square, our newspaper, our megaphone. The Federal Communications Commission is trying to turn it in something more akin to commercial cable TV, and we all have to work together to stop it.
Ever wondered why history’s great minds including Isaac Newton, Abraham Lincoln, Andy Warhol, Leonardo Da Vinci, Marcus Aurelius, Charles Darwin, Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin, Ernest Hemingway, George Bernard Shaw and Maya Angelou would spend so much of their precious time writing things that will never be seen by another soul?
Artificial intelligence could set off a third world war, but humans will win the battle, according to Alibaba founder Jack Ma. "The first technology revolution caused World War I," Ma told CNBC in an interview that aired on Tuesday. "The second technology revolution caused World War II. This is the third technology revolution." Workers and employers are increasingly defined by data unless governments show more willingness to make "hard choices."
At E3 2017, Microsoft shared more details about its upcoming console, the Xbox One X. Although the firm announced all of the specifications and the price, there were still unanswered questions when it came to the resolution of some of its games. While we probably won't get a clear answer until the titles become available to the public in the winter, one member of Respawn Entertainment has chimed in on the experience with the Xbox One X.