China’s Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race

September 12, 2017

China will provide a deadline for automakers to terminate sale of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, becoming the biggest sell to do so in a move that will accelerate the push into the electric car market led by companionships including BYD Co. and BAIC Motor Corp. Xin Guobin, the vice minister of the enterprises and information technology, said the government is working with other regulators on a timetable to end production and sales….

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New AI can work out whether you’re gay or straight from a photograph

September 10, 2017

An algorithm deduced the virility of people on a dating website with up to 91% accuracy, parent ticklish ethical questions Artificial intelligence can accurately approximate whether parties are lesbian or straight based on photos of their fronts, according to new study that indicates machines can have significantly better “gaydar” than humans. The Economist, was based on a sample of more than 35,000 facial images that men and women publicly posted…

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Music tech rewind: 7 modern inventions that change the way we listen

September 8, 2017

Image: pixabay/xs2anurag  When you’re sitting in the park listening to music on your wireless speaker, you’re probably too busy enjoying the vibe to pontificate on the science and innovation that brought music and technology to where it is today.     Music has come a long way from the time when dropping a new song literally meant dropping a record onto a turntable. Now, we’ve got devices that can download songs…

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The 8 best gadgets from Berlin’s IFA 2017 technology show

September 4, 2017

Image: raymond wong/mashable Europe’s largest technology show, IFA, kicked off early this week in Berlin. Running until Sept. 6, the huge show gives everyone a glimpse into the future of consumer tech. While the biggest tech announcements are reserved for CES in January, big brands like Samsung and LG still debut some pretty sweet products at IFA.  SEE ALSO: What it’s like to have a lightsaber battle with Kylo Ren…

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Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

August 28, 2017

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Googles Mustafa Suleyman suggests UN to obstruct exploit of destructive autonomous artilleries to prevent third age of war Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are announcing on the United People to restricts the proliferation and use of executioner robots. Tesla’s Elon Musk and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman are leading a group of 116 specialists from across 26 countries who are…

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18 Year Old Entrepreneur Asks Businessman For Advice and Gets Sexually Propositioned Instead

August 28, 2017

Don’t always expect the world to hand you things for free. Lydia learned this the hard way when she asked a ‘Tech Advice Professional’ for help and instead got some pervy messages asking her about her sexuality.   mashable mashable mashable mashable mashable mashable He later delivered this statement to Mashable: “In the end I didn’t say much else because I found out that it wasn’t appropriate to ask her even…

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