Technology

The Great Leap Forward

The Great Leap Forward

2019, Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most significant leaps forward in the world of innovative technologies. The general public's knowledge of AI might be limited to its fanciful portrayals in modern TV and film, but how much of this...

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Qantas Flight 72

Qantas Flight 72

2019, Technology

Imagine a commercial passenger plane with a mind of its own. It acts against the demands of the pilot, and seems determined to kill everyone on board. This unlikely scenario is precisely what transpired on October 7, 2008, as Qantas Flight 72 spiraled...

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Apollo's New Moon

Apollo's New Moon

2019, Technology

America's first journey to the Moon took enormous resolve, innovation and moxie. When the Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969, the world seemed to awaken to a new realm of possibility. The mission—ús success informed a reinvigorated sense of national...

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Omnipotent Amazon

Omnipotent Amazon

2018, Technology

It's an Amazon world, and we just live in it. Industrialization has given way to a new age where data rules the day, and Amazon stands at the mountaintop of that phenomenon. Consumers appreciate their vast selection of products, the fairness of their...

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Nothing to Hide

Nothing to Hide

2017, Technology

Anytime you go online, you're not alone. Your internet activity is likely being tracked by the prying eyes of corporations and the security branches of government. It's an insidious form of spying that remains invisible to most. Others claim they...

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TempleOS

TempleOS

2018, Technology

Programmer Terry A. Davis spent ten years developing his own unique operating system. Eventually dubbed TempleOS, the system was limited in its presentation and capabilities, but its intended purpose was loftier than most. It was designed as a...

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The Story of Tetris

The Story of Tetris

2018, Technology

Sometimes a game is much more than just a game. In the swelter of the Cold War in 1984, a puzzle enthusiast by the name of Alexey Pajitnov created a new video game that continues to enthrall millions of players around the globe. As the U.S. and Soviet...

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Slave to the Algorithm

Slave to the Algorithm

2018, Technology

We live in a data driven world. When computers made their emergence in the mainstream, society generally viewed them as a convenience that would ease the process of problem solving and decision making. Today, computers are often making decisions for...

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