Daily Archives: November 7, 2018

Netflix hack day project uses eye tracking to navigate its iOS app

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/07/netflix-eye-nav-iphone-hack-day/ Netflix Netflix’s hack days frequently produce fanciful results, but its latest might be key to making its streaming service more accessible. The company’s engineers have developed an experimental “Eye Nav” feature that lets you navigate the iOS app using … Continue reading

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Police decrypt 258,000 messages after breaking pricey IronChat crypto app

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1408441 0 Police in the Netherlands said they decrypted more than 258,000 messages sent using IronChat, an app billed as providing end-to-end encryption that was endorsed by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. In a statement published Tuesday, Dutch police … Continue reading

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This Space Station Air Recycler Could Help Astronauts Breathe Easier on Mars

https://www.space.com/42362-space-station-air-recycler-for-mars-astronauts.html ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst poses on Oct. 19, 2018, with the ACLS life-support rack, newly installed on the International Space Station. Credit: ESA/NASA A new life-support system that can recycle breathable air is being installed at the International … Continue reading

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The 8 best science images, videos, and visualizations of the year

https://www.popsci.com/vizzies-winners-2018?dom=rss-default&src=syn PopSci editors are dedicated to sharing how exciting science can be, from cutting-edge technology to fundamental principles that explain how our universe works. But science isn’t just exciting; it’s also beautiful. To celebrate that beauty, Popular Science and the … Continue reading

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8Bitdo’s GBros. links your wired GameCube controller and your Switch

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/07/8bitdos-gbros-smash-bros-switch/ GBros. When Super Smash Bros. Ultimate arrives on December 7th for the Nintendo Switch, it will come with support for the GameCube controller. It’s the pros’ controller of choice for Smash games, after all, and even non-pro fans might … Continue reading

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New Supercomputer with 1 Million Processors Is World’s Fastest Brain-Mimicking Machine

https://www.space.com/42366-worlds-largest-supercomputer-human-brain.html Scientists just activated the world’s biggest “brain”: a supercomputer with a million processing cores and 1,200 interconnected circuit boards that together operate like a human brain. Ten years in the making, it is the world’s largest … Continue reading

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AMD Second-Generation EPYC CPUs Are Getting 64-Cores

http://www.legitreviews.com/amd-second-generation-epyc-cpus-are-getting-64-cores_208931 Posted by Nathan Kirsch | Tue, Nov 06, 2018 – 5:11 PM AMD looks to continue the momentum it has with its current-generation of EPYC processors. AMD introduced first-generation EPYC processors based on the Zen architecture in June 2017. … Continue reading

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