Category: Tech & Science

Build your own mobile and SEO friendly site without writing any code

In the not so distant past, if you wanted to build a professional-grade website, you needed to have a thorough understanding of HTML, along with a decent grasp of other integrated programming languages such as JavaScript and perhaps some Python. This reality made it difficult for anyone without a degree in computer science to enter […]

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Why There Are No Nuclear Airplanes

The U.S. Navy recently asked Congress for $139 billion to update its fleet of nuclear-powered submarines. Unlike “conventional” submarines, which need to surface frequently, nuclear submarines can cruise below the sea at high speeds for decades without ever needing to refuel. Defense planners expect that the new submarines will run on one fueling for the […]

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Final Assault hands-on: This VR strategy game’s simplicity is its sweet spot

It’s been a while since we caught up with Final Assault. This is a new VR real-time strategy (RTS) game from veteran developers Phaser Lock Interactive. In the past, we’ve been impressed by the team’s vision of the VR RTS. It’s perhaps a more accessible take than something like Brass Tactics, but that might be key to […]

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Facebook backs Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with $7.5 million

Facebook will give $7.5 million for the creation of The Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, a research center being made to explore topics such as transparency and accountability in medical treatment or human rights in instances of human-AI interaction. The announcement was made today during a speech by COO Sheryl Sandberg at the Digital, Life, Design […]

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Meta Company’s Meron Gribetz: From high AR headset ambitions to bank sale

I spoke by phone this week with Meron Gribetz, the founder of Meta Company and its AR ambitions, and heard his explanation of what happened to the startup as it ran out of money over the last nine months. In case you are unfamiliar, Meta raised around $75 million, according to Crunchbase, with its largest $50 […]

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