Will Computers Redefine the Roots of Math?

When a legendary mathematician found a mistake in his own work, he embarked on a computer-aided quest to eliminate human error. To succeed, he has to rewrite the century-old rules underlying all of mathematics. The post Will Computers Redefine the Roots of Math? appeared first on WIRED. Go to...

This Sweet Retro-Futuristic Tech Is Gonna Set You Back

These beautiful handcrafted arcade cabinets, computers, and gadgets are made by a one-man studio in Sweden. The post This Sweet Retro-Futuristic Tech Is Gonna Set You Back appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Tim Moynihan Powered by WPeMatico...

These miniature scenes add a dose of whimsy to office life

Derrick Lin works in advertising, and sometimes the boredom and monotony of office life provides him with just the right kind of creative spark. Lin spends his spare time building small moments (literally small) that add a dose much-needed whimsy to the daily struggles of a not-so-glamorous 9 to...

Take a virtual journey through Vietnam's massive Son Doong cave

The Son Doong cave is one of the world’s largest, but until now you had to travel to Vietnam to experience its misty, majestic glory. National Geographic recently created a virtual tour of its massive tunnels and little jungles, so now you don’t even have be wearing shoes to stroll inside. The...

Google will hold a summit on ubiquitous computing with developers this fall

Google might be fresh off of its massive I/O developers conference, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any other events on the horizon. The company has announced that it will be holding a Ubiquitous Computing Summit this fall in San Francisco. That name is a bit vague, but the summit...

Watch the Solar Impulse 2 takeoff live from Nanjing, China

Pilot André Borschberg is about to fly solo from Nanjing, China to Hawaii in a cramped, cold, solar-powered plane, the Solar Impulse 2. Solar Impulse is currently streaming today’s takeoff, which has been delayed several times due to inclement weather, live. Takeoff is planned for 6PM UTC, or 2PM...

Apple says sporadic Apple Watch heart rate readings are a feature, not a bug

When the Apple Watch first came out, it recorded your heart rate every ten minutes, as advertised. After an update last week, however, users noticed that the readings became more sporadic. Now, Apple is responding to complaints by saying that missed readings are by design, not a bug in...

Mad Max's insane vehicles look awesome in Lego

No pop culture phenomenon is complete until it gets immortalized in Lego form. Thankfully for fans of Mad Max: Fury Road, that moment has arrived. Flickr user Lego Will has uploaded a massive photo gallery of his collection of Lego inspired by the movie’s incredible array of outlandish vehicles....

The Weekender: Sundar Pichai, Oculus Rift, and an artificial language

Hello fellow weekend-goers, and welcome back to The Weekender. This week, we talked to Google’s SVP Sundar Pichai, we caught a wild new Oculus Rift demo, and we learned about the forgotten language Esperanto. We’ll also be setting you up for a stellar weekend back on this terrestrial plane....

A Short History of Unnecessarily Terrifying Toy Patents

Google is only the latest company to patent a terrifying, high-tech toy. The post A Short History of Unnecessarily Terrifying Toy Patents appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Megan Logan Powered by WPeMatico...