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Stanford researchers accidentally discover a whole new role for the cerebellum

Posted on 03/20 17:17 in Shows | 0

Scientists from Stanford have stumbled onto a new and different role for the cerebellum — and they found it while they were looking for something else entirely.Their target for observation was granule cells, which you can see lit up here in green.

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Qualcomm declares Snapdragon processors aren't 'processors' at all

Posted on 03/20 16:24 in Shows | 0

Its argument is below: The Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform takes our offerings beyond a single chip.With the Snapdragon mobile platform we can now articulate the value that we provide to a device manufacturer — from developing algorithms for great pictures and videos, to making sure that the battery is long lasting.

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8 awesome hidden features in Android Nougat

Posted on 03/20 15:29 in Shows | 0

Google’s latest version of Android is known as Nougat, encompassing both version 7.It’s still only available on a tiny fraction of Android devices around the world, but adoption is picking up quicker than Marshmallow did last year.

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Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X

Posted on 03/20 13:40 in Shows | 0

Roughly 18 months ago, Intel and Micron announced they had developed a new type of memory they dubbed 3DXPoint.Today, Intel is launching its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X.

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Google says it can cut JPEG size by 35 percent with its new Guetzli algorithm, but our tests don't back that up

Posted on 03/20 12:50 in Shows | 0

The Guetzli image is clearly better than the conventional JPEG file created with the libjpeg library, but we wanted to create some comparisons of our own.In the standard JPEG file, that information has been lost.

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Patch 7.2 - Unlocking Artifact Traits, BlizzCon Contests, Tweets, Poll, DLC #576

Posted on 03/20 00:18 in Shows | 0

You have to subject your ideas to the crucible of review, whether that happens internally or after players see your design.But if you’re going to go that route, you just have to be really, really good at what you do.

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Police get warrant for entire Minnesota city's Google searches in wire fraud case

Posted on 03/17 22:01 in Shows | 0

The warrant — amazingly, approved by a judge in Hennepin county — instructs Google to make data belonging to anyone in the well-to-do suburb available to police.According to the warrant granted on February 1st, a Google search for “Douglas [last name]” surfaces a photo that was used on the fraudulent passport.

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Stephen Hawking calls for creation of world government to meet AI challenges

Posted on 03/17 21:07 in Shows | 0

While certain recent political trends, namely Brexit and the nativism of Donald Trump would seem to belie this trend, now another luminary of academia has added his voice to the chorus calling for stronger forms of world government.Far from citing some ancient historical trends though, Stephen Hawking points to artificial intelligence as a defining reason for needing stronger forms of globally enforced cooperation.

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Patch 7.2 PTR - Build 23780, Heroes - Primal Flamesaber Mount Promotion Extended

Posted on 03/17 20:57 in Shows | 0

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This week in space: Enceladus entices, SpaceX succeeds, and Mars is a bad vacation spot right now

Posted on 03/17 19:18 in Shows | 0

DSCOVR, the jointly NASA- and NOAA-operated climate satellite, was launched by a SpaceX rocket in 2015.In other rocket news, SpaceX managed to launch their rocket, after a two-day delay because of high winds.

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Autonomous cars at SXSW 2017: transportation panacea or a long road ahead?

Posted on 03/17 18:24 in Shows | 0

AUSTIN – In 2017, automakers and suppliers continuously tout advances in autonomous vehicle technology.How much will autonomous technology add to vehicle costs?

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Un'Goro Madness, Drape of Shame Nerf, Upcoming Dev Q&A, Blue Posts, Tweets, WowCraft

Posted on 03/17 17:19 in Shows | 0

We do feel that the damage profile in Nighthold caused tanks to be less balanced than we'd like on a handful of encounters.In fact, Mark of Ursol is usually weaker, because you trade one activation of Ironfur for it, whereas there's no similar downside to activating Empower Wards.

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SpaceX's latest satellite mission may be its last non-reusable launch

Posted on 03/17 16:36 in Shows | 0

Because of the difficulty in launching this satellite, SpaceX didn’t try to recover the first stage.Future payloads of this nature will go up on the improved Falcon 9 Block 5 or the untested Falcon Heavy rocket.

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SXSW 2017: A look at the complex cyber security chess game

Posted on 03/17 15:42 in Shows | 0

He framed cyber conflict by defining terms, and comparing and contrasting cyber conflict with traditional armed conflict.To start, he refutes that we should consider cyber war as another domain of war, like land, sea, or air.

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Apple found guilty of price-fixing in Russia, strong-arming its retail partners

Posted on 03/17 14:48 in Shows | 0

Up until now, the company has never been accused of breaking the law on iPhone prices.Earlier this week, the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service ruled Apple’s Russian subsidiary had illegally ordered its retail partners to sell the iPhone 5s, 5c, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, and 6s Plus only at its own specified prices.

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Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems

Posted on 03/17 13:00 in Shows | 0

According to a Microsoft KB article published last Thursday, Microsoft may soon begin blocking systems running Kaby Lake or AMD Ryzen CPUs from installing updates if they’re running Windows 7 or Windows 8.What makes this particularly confusing is that AMD itself has gone back and forth on the Windows 7/8.

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A US ally just shot down a $200 drone with a $3.4 million Patriot missile

Posted on 03/16 22:38 in Shows | 0

The MIM-104 Patriot missile is a surface-to-air system that combines an advanced radar with an interceptor missile.But at least one Patriot missile had a confirmed hit, albeit not a very attractive one.

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Google's search quality raters can now mark results as 'offensive'

Posted on 03/16 20:52 in Shows | 0

That’s why Google has a small army of humans around the world checking search results for quality.Now, these “quality raters” have been given a new directive — to flag offensive and upsetting content in searches.

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Planet Explorer's constellation of tiny satellites shows how Earth's surface changes over time

Posted on 03/16 19:57 in Shows | 0

To do that, Planet needs quite a constellation of satellites.Using Planet Explorer Beta, you can scroll through and see how areas of land have changed over the last twelve months, in monthly snapshots.

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Cassini readings from Enceladus show a thin icy crust and surprising heat below

Posted on 03/16 19:04 in Shows | 0

These jets originate from the “tiger stripes,” four warm fractures in the moon’s icy surface.“During this flyby, we obtained the first and, unfortunately, only high-resolution observations of Enceladus’ south pole at microwave wavelengths,” said lead author Alice Le Gall in a statement.

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