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How Democrats are trying to win over Trump-skeptical veterans

How Democrats are trying to win over Trump-skeptical veterans
Alex Seitz-Wald48m ago / 2:28 PM UTCWASHINGTON — Democrats think President Donald Trump has created an opening for them to win over veterans and military families, and one liberal veterans group is running what they say is the largest-ever effort of its kind to do so on the Democratic side.Military voters have traditionally leaned conservative,…

Facebook wants to make AI better by asking people to break...

Facebook wants to make AI better by asking people to break it
The explosive successes of AI in the last decade or so are typically chalked up to lots of data and lots of computing power. But benchmarks also play a crucial role in driving progress—tests that researchers can pit their AI against to see how advanced it is. For example, ImageNet, a public data set of…

How close is AI to decoding our emotions?

How close is AI to decoding our emotions?
Researchers have spent years trying to crack the mystery of how we express our feelings. Pioneers in the field of emotion detection will tell you the problem is far from solved. But that hasn’t stopped a growing number of companies from claiming their algorithms have cracked the puzzle. In part one of a two-part series…

Why people might never use autonomous cars

Why people might never use autonomous cars
Automated driving is advancing all the time, but there’s still a critical missing ingredient: trust. Host Jennifer Strong meets engineers building a new language of communication between automated vehicles and their human occupants, a crucial missing piece in the push toward a driverless future. We meet:  Dr. Richard Corey and Dr. Nicholas Giudice, founders of…

This restaurant duo want a zero-carbon food system. Can it happen?

This restaurant duo want a zero-carbon food system. Can it happen?
The pièce de résistance was serving meat with a dramatically lower carbon footprint than normal. Every pound of beef produced today by modern farming generates, on average, the equivalent of 22 pounds of carbon dioxide (known as CO2e). Thanks to ranching techniques used by The Perennial’s suppliers, one pound of beef is offset by 45…

How the Artemis moon mission could help get us to Mars

How the Artemis moon mission could help get us to Mars
“If God wanted man to become a spacefaring species, He would have given man a moon.” The famed rocket scientist Krafft Ehricke uttered those words in 1984. He wanted to highlight how we could use the moon as a springboard to expand human civilization into the rest of the solar system. This was more than…

Windows 10 October 2020 Update could have one of the fastest...

Windows 10 October 2020 Update could have one of the fastest installs ever
Home News Computing (Image credit: Microsoft) Windows 10 October 2020 Update will install on your PC in just a few minutes, providing you’re upgrading from the latest version of Windows 10.The reason why the October 2020 Update can potentially install in pretty much a flash is because it’s simply an enablement package, meaning that the…

iPad Air pre-orders: when can you buy and where?

iPad Air pre-orders: when can you buy and where?
Home News Tablets (Image credit: apple) iPad Air pre-orders aren't available until 'October' according to Apple, but fear not, we should have the exact date pretty soon, and what's more, there's not too long before these awesome new tablets will be shipped. As soon as we know the date, we'll be updating this page accordingly,…

Some people are running into some serious RTX 3080 problems

Some people are running into some serious RTX 3080 problems
Home News Computing (Image credit: Nvidia) Nvidia’s RTX 3080 has got off to a shaky start. Not only is the GPU out of stock everywhere, but now those who managed to get their hands on one are complaining of crashes during gaming.  Nvidia’s Founders Edition cards seem to be in the clear, as ComputerBase reports…

Hackers are targeting gamers for their rare in-game skins and weapons...

Hackers are targeting gamers for their rare in-game skins and weapons – here’s how to protect yourself
Home News Gaming (Image credit: Pixabay) Gamers are increasingly at risk of having their accounts targeted by hackers since Covid-19 has witnessed a rise in online gaming, as folks who are in lockdown spend more time in virtual worlds.According to a new Akamai report entitled ‘Gaming: You Can’t Solo Security’, gamers are being subjected to…

7 POS integrations to help you run a more efficient business

7 POS integrations to help you run a more efficient business
Home News Software (Image credit: Photo by Blake Wisz on Unsplash) It’s safe to say that having a point-of-sale or POS system is absolutely mandatory if you want to run a successful business. When configured properly, a good POS system can pretty much do whatever your business requires thanks to the myriad features offered by…

How Amazon’s Luna cloud gaming service compares to Stadia, xCloud, and...

How Amazon’s Luna cloud gaming service compares to Stadia, xCloud, and GeForce Now
Amazon has just taken the wraps off its long-rumored Amazon Luna, meaning the company is officially jumping into the cloud gaming ring — one that has become increasingly crowded over the past year. Google launched Stadia last November, Nvidia’s GeForce Now left beta in February, and Microsoft’s cloud gaming offering (formerly known as xCloud) is…