Venturi Automobiles has teamed up with Leonardo DiCaprio to form the tenth and final team on the grid for Formula E. And just like that, the world's first fully-electric racing series is born.
Spying could become much easier if a new lightweight, folding satellite concept gets off the ground.
Facebook is building a research lab dedicated to the new breed of artificial intelligence, after hiring one of the preeminent researchers in the field: New York University professor Yann LeCun.
SAN FRANCISCO ? NASA's Curiosity rover is zeroing in on its quarry. The latest results from the probe tell scientists that the site it's exploring at Gale Crater is probably an extremely good place to find the chemical clues for life. Moreover, the findings could point to the best places for scientists to find these telltale organic signals.
Sherlock is finally coming back to the BBC after a long hiatus. Like, too long. But now that Holmes has been resurrected, he has to deal with the consequences of faking his own death.
The appointment of a new partner at a venture capital firm usually isn't that interesting. But in this case, that new partner is a rising star who just weeks ago became, fairly or not, the public face of Silicon Valley separatism.
Jesse Dorogusker is used to working tiny.
All Gene Keyes ever wanted was a perfect map. It would have all the features in proportion, measured and accurate down to the closest tightest possible measurement. It would be a map he could look at for hours, days, years. Was it too much to ask to find a flat surface that projected the globe with minimal distortion, high accuracy, and maximum aesthetic appeal? Keyes never found his perfect map, because he's still making it.
While some high-skilled work becomes indispensable, much routine work becomes disposable. The leaders of most firms overly script and standardize processes in pursuit of predictability, defining work in such a way that it becomes easily automatable. The irony is that the workers carefully following these scripts have bullseyes on their backs: Machines, after all, are far more predictable than humans. But the world demands creativity.
Dogs are highly skilled at reading human social cues, more so than any other animal. But a new study finds that dogs are not unique in their ability to learn from humans, and this skill may have already been present in their wolf ancestors.