Typing With Your Thoughts – and Breaking the WPM Record

Imagining writing-by-hand is faster than imagining moving a cursor in new BCI system The ancient art of handwriting has just pushed the field of brain-computer interface (BCI) to the next level. Researchers have devised a system that allows a person to communicate directly with a computer from his brain by imagining creating handwritten messages. The approach… Continue reading Typing With Your Thoughts – and Breaking the WPM Record

Colorado Ditches SAT, ACT and Legacy Admissions For Public Colleges

Colorado has become the first state to ban “legacy” admissions, a practice that gives preference to certain applicants based on their familial relationship to alumni of that institution. “The governor also signed a bill that removes a requirement that public colleges consider SAT or ACT scores for freshmen, though the new law still allows students to submit test… Continue reading Colorado Ditches SAT, ACT and Legacy Admissions For Public Colleges

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The Pentagon Just Gave Up 4% of The Internet for What Might Be a Honeypot

While the world was distracted with President Donald Trump leaving office on Jan. 20, an obscure Florida company discreetly announced to the world’s computer networks a startling development: It now was managing a huge unused swath of the Internet that, for several decades, had been owned by the U.S. military. What happened next was stranger… Continue reading The Pentagon Just Gave Up 4% of The Internet for What Might Be a Honeypot

Apple agrees to preinstall govt-approved apps in Russia

Apple has agreed to abide by the Russian laws to give users a notification to pre-install government-approved apps when they first use an iPhone or other company device. Moscow: From April 1, Apple will comply with the provisions of the law on the mandatory pre-installation of Russian software on its devices, reports Russian publication Vedomosti. Apple… Continue reading Apple agrees to preinstall govt-approved apps in Russia

Microsoft Email Servers Hacked, Blames China

The U.S. has issued an emergency warning after Microsoft said it caught China hacking into its mail and calendar server program, called Exchange. The perpetrator, Microsoft said in a blog post, is a hacker group that the company has “high confidence” is working for the Chinese government and primarily spies on American targets. The latest software update for Exchange… Continue reading Microsoft Email Servers Hacked, Blames China

Top 4 Cryptocurrencies for 2021

Based on our independent evaluation. Not investment advice. Listed in order of anticipated importance, by name, stock symbol, and market price (US Dollar) at the time of writing. #1 Bitcoin (BTC) 🏆 https://widget.coinlib.io/widget?type=chart&theme=light&coin_id=859&pref_coin_id=1505Cryptocurrency Prices by Coinlib The one that started it all. The Granddaddy-OG. Simply put, Bitcoin is the best – not because of its technology… Continue reading Top 4 Cryptocurrencies for 2021

Red Hat Releases “Free RHEL” for Open-Source Organizations

If your non-profit organization, project, standard body, or foundation is “engaged with open source,” you can get a free RHEL subscription via this program. Earlier this year, Red Hat introduced no-cost RHEL for small production workloads and for customer development teams. That being said, stable CentOS for enterprise is still dead,  and Free RHEL doesn’t fill the… Continue reading Red Hat Releases “Free RHEL” for Open-Source Organizations

The Human Interface Device

The Human Interface Device Not the one you may know; a concept piece. A message from the author: “Here’s the deal. We don’t have much longer to live. Not you and I, but humanity. We’re at a critical point. The decisions we make in the next hundred years decide the fate of our species. Do we… Continue reading The Human Interface Device

Google shutting down Stadia despite making ‘Great Progress’

A new report sheds light on the final days of Stadia’s game arm A week before Google announced it was shutting down Stadia Games and Entertainment, a studio developing first-party games for Stadia, executives praised staff for making “great progress” and “building a diverse and talented team.” According to a report from Kotaku, citing four sources with knowledge of… Continue reading Google shutting down Stadia despite making ‘Great Progress’