Sunday, November 17, 2019
- Advertisement -
Speed up your site performance today, Free site transfer, same renewal price
Tech that helped me fall back in love with birdwatching – Engadget

Tech that helped me fall back in love with birdwatching – Engadget

BinocularsI didn't have a set of binoculars when I was a kid; no wonder I was so bad at birding. You're going to need a pair, as most birds have this pesky habit of living in tall trees. In most situations a 8x42mm or 10x42mm set like those from Carson will do nicely, since you're…
How Carl Pope helped drive a $500 million pledge to push the U.S. “Beyond Carbon” (Part 2)

How Carl Pope helped drive a $500 million pledge to push the U.S. “Beyond...

Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg recently pledged to rapidly spend $500 million in a bid to push the U.S. “Beyond Carbon,” aiming to end this country’s use of coal and natural gas power in a generation or less. In another recent piece, I featured an in-depth interview with Carl Pope, the veteran environmental leader…
How A.I. Helped Improve Crowd Counting in Hong Kong Protests

How A.I. Helped Improve Crowd Counting in Hong Kong Protests

A time-lapsed video of the July 1 march in Hong Kong. Alejandro Rodriguez Gomez Crowd estimates for Hong Kong’s large pro-democracy protests have been a point of contention for years. The organizers and the police often release vastly divergent estimates. This year’s annual pro-democracy protest on Monday, July 1, was no different. Organizers announced 550,000…
How the iPhone Helped Save the Planet

How the iPhone Helped Save the Planet

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesThe more than 2 billion iPhones sold since Apple first launched it exactly 12 years ago have done a lot of good for their owners, but it seems like they’ve been bad news for the planet. Building that many devices requires a lot of metal, plastic, glass, and other natural resources. Some of…
How a podcast helped solve a grisly cold case

How a podcast helped solve a grisly cold case

There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our column Pod Hunters, we cover what we’ve been listening to that we can’t stop thinking about. On Thursday, New Hampshire authorities held a press conference where they identified three victims who had been killed by a serial…

APLICATIONS

A Password-Exposing Bug Was Purged From LastPass

Developers of the LastPass password manager have patched a vulnerability that made it possible for websites to steal credentials for the last account the user logged into using the Chrome or Opera extension.The vulnerability was discovered late last month by Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy, who privately reported it to LastPass. In a write-up…

HOT NEWS