203 Cyber Monday Deals Still Going Strong Right Now

CYBER MONDAY IS officially over, but many of our favorite deals are still available. If you took an extended holiday from screens or celebrated Buy Nothing Weekend, fear not, some…

Volvo EX90: The Biggest Problem for the New EV Flagship is Polestar

Working with another brand means there will be some corporate arm twisting, says Callum. The challenge is to keep any similarities hidden where possible: “To be fair to the design…

Human creators stand to benefit as AI rewrites the rules of content creation

A game-changer for content creation Among the AI-related technologies that have emerged in the past several years is generative AI—deep-learning algorithms that allow computers to generate original content, such as…

the West’s AI myth, and Musk v Apple

While the US and the EU may differ on how to regulate tech, their lawmakers seem to agree on one thing: the West needs to ban AI-powered social scoring. As…

Scientists Reexamine Why Zebra Stripes Mysteriously Repel Flies

For the current study, Tombak, then a PhD candidate at Princeton, and her team wanted to test stripe width to see if narrower ones might be even more repulsive to…

The Planet Desperately Needs That UN Plastics Treaty

This week in Uruguay, scientists, environmentalists, and government representatives—and, of course, lobbyists—are gathering to begin negotiations on a United Nations treaty on plastics. It’s only the beginning of talks, so…

The Hunt for the Kingpin Behind AlphaBay, Part 6: Endgame

The direct ripple effects of that explosion of incriminating data, passed through so many institutions’ records, aren’t easy to track. But over the following years, Grant Rabenn, who served as…

The AI ​​myth Western lawmakers get wrong

This story originally appeared in The Algorithm, our weekly newsletter on AI. To get stories like this in your inbox first, sign up here. While the US and the EU…

193 Absolute Best Cyber Monday Deals Right Now (2022): Away Luggage, AirPods Pro, and More

The holiday shopping season reaches its peak when Cyber Monday deals roll around. Sales are often better than on Black Friday, but with every retailer promising the best Cyber Monday…

The US Congress Is Starting to Question This Whole Crypto Thing

“I think that a lot of members of Congress have assumed that the digital asset industry could be on the back burner because it’s immature,” Lummis says. “It’s growing faster…