Exponentially advancing technologies (networks and sensors, infinite computing, artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology, 3D printing, etc.) are producing disruptive growth and have begun transforming our world. However, the “expert only”… read more

Never has the color of a dress prompted so much excitement on the Internet. But now, along with some fascinating insights into the science of vision and lessons in overexposure, we have an enduring reminder of the meme, in the shape of an optical illusion truly for the modern age.[XKCD]

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In what may be the biggest case of mass hysteria ever experienced in the history of the internet, everyone in the planet speculated tonight about what’s the color of a stupid dress. Some people even claimed it changed color.* Others looked for Photoshop analysis or scientific explanations. None of that matters. Here is the real color.

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When you’re in the process of building a supersonic car, you want to understand how it behaves at speed before you put a driver in it. So how, exactly, do you do that?

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The Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on a proposal today that effectively bars Internet companies from prioritizing some Internet traffic over others. As John Oliver famously explained, "ending net neutrality would allow big companies to buy their way into the fast lane, leaving everyone else in the slow lane."

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New York City obviously doesn’t tell citizens where its speed cameras are, but using data on the tickets police issued last year, WNYC tracked down the location of the most absurd traps, including the city’s $2.75 million cash machine.

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Why does 3D printing get all the love? Probably because it evokes visions of Star Trek’s famous replicator. Back here in the humble 21st century, however, it’s just one of… read more

Why does 3D printing get all the love? Probably because it evokes visions of Star Trek’s famous replicator. Back here in the humble 21st century, however, it’s just one of… read more

New York City obviously doesn’t tell citizens where its speed cameras are, but using data on the tickets police issued last year, WNYC tracked down the location of the most absurd traps, including the city’s $2.75 million cash machine.

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New York City obviously doesn’t tell citizens where its speed cameras are, but using data on the tickets police issued last year, WNYC tracked down the location of the most absurd traps, including the city’s $2.75 million cash machine.

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