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10 Dec by admin

We Have Ways To Stop Rogue Scientists. They Don’t Always Work.

How do you stop a mad scientist? We’ve been doing it in fiction for centuries. Doctor Faustus was carried off to hell. Pneumonia and an Arctic ice flow ended Victor Frankenstein. Doctor Moreau’s own creations ultimately did him in, which is a more poetic way of saying that he ended up on the wrong end […]
10 Dec by admin

Ford goes back to the future in Detroit’s Corktown

Structural steel reinforcements have been installed for safety purposes over the towering columns inside the front waiting room of the train station. Photo credit: LARRY PEPLIN/CRAIN’S DETROIT BUSINESS DETROIT — On one end of Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, Ford Motor Co.’s brightest minds are trying to map out the business plan and maneuvering of computer-driven vehicles […]
10 Dec by admin

Uber, Lyft reportedly filed for IPOs, expect to go public in 2019

The two largest ride-sharing companies reportedly filed for initial public offerings as of last week. Lyft and Uber are said to debut as public companies as soon as the first quarter of 2019. The New York Times reported on Friday that Uber filed for its IPO the day before, the same day rival Lyft filed […]
10 Dec by admin

City frogs have sexier calls than country frogs, study finds | Environment

Living in a forest might sound romantic, but city life makes males more attractive to the opposite sex – at least if you are a túngara frog. Researchers have discovered that urban males of the species have more attractive calls than their rural peers. The scientists say this is down to greater competition for mates, […]
10 Dec by admin

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10 Dec by admin

Bosch rejected stock listing to raise money for industry shift to EVs, report says

Robert Bosch, the world’s largest automotive supplier, discussed the merits of a potential stock market floatation with investment bankers as part of a broader funding review, but has chosen to remain unlisted, people close to the matter said. Bosch managers invited several bankers to discuss capital market funding needs as the automotive supplier overhauls its […]
10 Dec by admin

Should We Be Worried About Computerized Facial Recognition?

Stephen Lawlor and David Hunt have witnessed a lot of bullying. Among the principal victims, in their experience, are young, first-time mothers, who are sometimes so intimidated that they’re unable to eat. Isolating their tormentors in a separate group isn’t a solution, Hunt told me: “They just knock the crap out of each other.” The […]
10 Dec by admin

Meet the woman who drove a 2013 Hyundai Elantra 1 million miles

Most owners celebrate when their car’s odometer turns over 100,000 miles, but for Farrah Haines that was a mere early footnote in the life of her 2013 Hyundai Elantra. Haines’ Elantra recently clocked 1 million miles—in just five years. She’s a delivery who puts on about 200,000 annually. According to her story she shared with the […]
10 Dec by admin

Felipe Massa races the fastest animal on earth

Ahead of his first appearance in the all-electric race series, the 37-year-old was tested against the fastest animal on the planet — a peregrine falcon. The bird can reach speeds in excess of 217 mph when diving on its prey, a touch faster than a Formula E car. The winner? Chasing a lure attached to […]