Europe’s ambitious AI Act, and picturing our Milky Way galaxy’s Sagittarius A * black hole

“Melissa Heikkilä.” This is the first image of the black hole at the center of our galaxy EHT COLLABORATION It might not look like much, but this blurry orange-and-black picture…

Coleman Cascade and 1900 3-in-1 Camp Stoves Review: Camp Kitchen

At the end of every circle, you find yourself back at the beginning. This is the best way to think about Coleman’s new Cascade and 1900 series 3-in-1 stoves. After…

Powering the next generation of AI

Ubiquitous computing has triggered an avalanche of data that is beyond human processing capabilities. AI technologies have emerged as the only viable way to turn this data into information. As…

The xenotransplant patient who died received a heart infected with a pig virus

The version used in Maryland came from a pig with 10 gene modifications developed by Revivicor, a subsidiary of United Therapeutics. Following promising tests of such pig organs in baboons,…

Wuling Hongguang Mini EV Review: Cheap Electric City Car

A distinct whine from the electric motor accompanies you as you drive along. Priced this low, there is not much insulating the car from road noise. Luckily as you’re unlikely…

Le Creuset Bread Oven Review: Beautiful Loaves, for a Price

I try not to be a total sucker for aesthetics, but on an early March trip to Chicago for my favorite kitchenware convention, I wasn’t the only one ogling Le…

How to Control Your iPad Using Your Mac

There aren’t really any “devices” in most science fiction. Characters move windows from one screen to the next, constantly, without thinking about it. Tech doesn’t work like that in real…

The Download: Language-preserving AI, and hackers showed it’s frighteningly easy to breach critical infrastructure

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. A new vision of artificial intelligence…

Flexibility is key when navigating the future of 6G

The differences between 5G and 6G are not just about what collection of bandwidths will make up 6G in the future and how users will connect to the network, but…

South Africa’s private surveillance machine is fueling a digital apartheid

“Vumacam’s technology is honed for the purpose of preventing crime and as such does not have mass surveillance capability nor intention,” says Pearman. “The concerns of so-called ‘activists’ quoted is…