Last minute geek

last minute tech news from around the net

Wednesday, Nov 21st

Last update03:49:00 AM

You are here: Home
Search
Search Only:

Search Keyword science

Total: 25 results found.

1. Heavy denim "Starfleet" jackets
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... from "cosplay" to "cosplay adjacent" in an instant. They've got loads of interior and exterior pockets, and are double-stitched and come in "Command Red, Operations Gold, or Sciences Blue," sized 37 - ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Researchers at Melbourne, Australia's RMIT University devised these bizarre "third arm" chest-mounted"robots to experiment with what they call "playful eating." For science. Video below. From RMIT University's ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Fantasy and science fiction author and political activist Steven Brust (previously) was this year's Guest of Honor at Philcon, an excellent Philadelphia-area science fiction (I have also had the privilege ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Go beyond pandas, scikit-learn, and matplotlib and learn some new tricks for doing data science in Python. Read all  ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
Science fiction writer/lawyer Casey Fiesler is a maven in the field of tech ethics education (she maintains the amazing spreadsheet of tech-ethics syllabi); she uses science fiction stories as a jumping-off ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
... fueled by junk science and fomented by the same sort of Twitter bots and trolls that spread misinformation during the 2016 presidential election." The claim of an autism risk, though it has been debunked, ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
... job of describing why the dishwasher won't accept his dishes. The story is part of a series of thought-experiments/science fiction tales about appliances that follow the Iphone App Store model of limiting ...
Saturday, 17 November 2018
8. A most incredible NASA promotional video
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
"We Are NASA" thrills me more than any science fiction movie trailer, and it's real. Read the rest Read all  ...
Saturday, 17 November 2018
In 2014, Verily, Alphabet's life sciences subsidiary, teamed up with Alcon to develop a contact lens that could measure glucose levels in tears. The idea being that diabetics would have an easier, ...
Saturday, 17 November 2018
... and what it means to be human in a technologically advanced future. Ghost in the Shell is one of twelve science fiction movies that feature in a new book that grapples with the complex intersection between ...
Friday, 16 November 2018
George writes, "AntiPolygraph.org has released the 5th edition of its free ebook, The Lie Behind the Lie Detector, which provides a thorough debunking of the pseudoscience of polygraphy and explains how ...
Friday, 16 November 2018
... how our anxieties vary based the people we worry about. To do so, we examined each letter’s most characteristic terms (comparing each letter’s words to the words used among all letters). Using a data science ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
... for one of these junk science services, your stupid cousins have. That's the conclusion of a group of computer science, computational biology, genomics, and public health researchers from Columbia, and ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Sense About Science (previously) is a UK group that advocates for evidence-based policy; as part of that mission they give out the annual Maddox Prizes for people who brave political and social retaliation ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of Boeing that specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles, is gearing up to launch a solar-powered autonomous aircraft. The vehicle, called Odysseus, is designed for persistent ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
How colleges are experimenting to modernize computer science education Read all  ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Orcasound is a citizen science project (and app) enabling you to listen to livestreams of audio from underwater microphones off Washington’s San Juan Island. Mostly, you'll hear ships moving through Haro ...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
I know that half the reason people love dogs, is because they love you no matter what and never judge you. However, that’s not entirely the case. I mean sure, they don’t judge you based on ...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Life on Mars has always been a standard science fiction topic, but Season 2 of National Geographic’s “Mars,” which premieres tonight at 9pm EST, shows how real and attainable that focus has become. The ...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
... right now because this series is really entertaining if you have any interest in sci-fi, space exploration, science, etc. The … MARS season 2 premiers tonight on Nat Geo Read More Read all  ...
Monday, 12 November 2018
... off from videos that, in just the last month, they viewed more than 90bn times. Those videos come from around the world, including more than 35m EU channels, and they include language classes and science ...
Monday, 12 November 2018
... inspired @CSInst https://t.co/lxvgKQEvL5— Carl Sagan Institute (@CSInst) November 9, 2018 Astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, communicator, father, ...
Friday, 09 November 2018
...  In the City Science group, we explore the diversity of formal arrangements necessary to accommodate the spatial gradients of our lives—at work, rest, and play. We are in the process of developing ...
Friday, 09 November 2018
In 1918, there was plenty of speculation about 2018; in 2018, no one is talking about 2118. Bruce Sterling discusses the relationship of industrial design to science fiction; the New Aesthetic and Turinese ...
Friday, 09 November 2018
... of hope, replacing a catastrophic petro-Tory regime that spent 12 years imposing austerity, denying climate change, and sabotaging science. Trudeau's record since? Increasing digital surveillance; breaking ...
Thursday, 08 November 2018