Day: February 25, 2019

Us international trailer shows creepy family lurking, and lurking – CNET

The Jordan Peele film’s creepy family features in a nightmarish trailer. And what’s with all the rabbits? …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook plays defense over concerns about content moderators’ mental health – CNET

The social network stands by its hiring of contractors to review content, though says there’s room for improvement. …read more Source:: CNet

Google and Verily using AI to screen patients for diabetic eye conditions – CNET

The algorithm was used in a real-world clinical setting for the first time in India. …read more Source:: CNet

Hololens 2 gets Firefox Reality browser as the web adapts to AR – CNET

Augmented reality is a new engineering challenge for web browsers. …read more Source:: CNet

Thirty-Million-Page Backup of Humanity Headed To Moon Aboard Israeli Lander

Last week, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried an Israeli-made spacecraft named Beresheet beyond the grasp of Earth’s gravity and sent it on its way to the surface of the moon. On board Beresheet is a specially designed disc encoded with a 30-million-page archive of human civilization built to last billions of years into the…

Casting The Bed Of A CNC Machine In Granite

If you’re looking at CNC machines, or machine tools in general, heavier is better. That old drill press or mill made of a few hundred pounds of cast iron isn’t just better because it’s stood the test of time for a hundred years — greater mass equals less vibration. Thanks to modern epoxy resins, we…

US Paleontologists Call For a Worldwide Halt To the Sale of Vertebrate Dinosaur Fossils

Leading US paleontologists are calling for a worldwide halt to the sale of vertebrate dinosaur fossils. The booming market for specimens, driven by their popularity with wealthy private collectors, including Hollywood stars, is pushing up prices and putting them out of reach of museums and scientists, they say. From a report: While the art market…

Threatpost Data: Password Managers Are Worth the Risk, Readers Say

A Threatpost reader poll examined risk, vulnerabilities, 2FA, the human element, attitudes on spreadsheets and more when it comes to password managers. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Jeez, what a Huawei to go: Now US senators want Chinese kit ripped out of national leccy grid

Red scare reaches new heights as intel committee urges further crackdown on network-connected gear Equipment made by Chinese electronics giant Huawei could be torn out of America’s electrical grid, if US senators get their way.… …read more Source:: Register

Hackers reportedly access TurboTax accounts and tax returns – CNET

It’s most likely because you reuse your passwords. …read more Source:: CNet