• COMPUTERS
    The next revolution in computers is right around the corner

    The industry’s biggest players are working on quantum computing Getty ImagesIntel has acquired Mobileye, a maker of computer-vision chips.Digital devices are getting smaller and more powerful each day, and that trend hasn’t slowed because their components are constantly shrinking. Moore’s law, an observation of this phenomenon, shows that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits (chips) doubles every […]

  • COMPUTERS
    What The Hell Even Is A Computer? Let This Artist Explain

    Computers have become an unavoidable, intrinsic, indivisible part of culture. And yet, every few years, our culture feels the need to slap itself in the face, Macaulay-Culkin-in-Home-Alone-style, and re-ask itself: Wait, what the fuck are we actually talking about when we talk about “computers,” again? Like, what does that word even mean?  Do you know? Honestly. Take a minute. I’ll wait. [Image: Taeyoon […]

  • COMPUTERS
    The Age of Quantum Computers is upon us!

    The first electronic computer that was ever invented was the Turing Machine developed in 1936 which was a bulky device that had a size of a room and had very limited operations. By 1977 full-scale computers capable of complex computation and data processing started shipping in from companies including Apple and Commodore. In 1984 Mac […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Quantum computing as the future? Here’s why it is still waiting for the hardware

    The industry first has to solve hardware issues in quantum technology, according to an expert. (Representational Image. Source ThinkStock) Commercial production of quantum computers that would process information faster than today’s supercomputers is still some time away. The industry first has to solve hardware issues in quantum technology, according to an expert. Quantum theory represents […]

  • NEWS
    Poker-Winning Machine Is No Threat to Humans

    I didn’t worry too much when computers beat humans at checkers, chess, or Go. It was, after all, only a matter of time before someone built a powerful computer with a vast database of known game situations. But now that machines are beating professionals at poker – a game of imperfect information – a question must […]

  • DANNIELLE OWENS-REID IS BRINGING GENDER-NEUTRAL CLOTHING TO ALL

    For a lot of people (male, female, non-binary), finding clothing that’s comfortable and isn’t confined to a gender-specific label is no easy feat. Dannielle Owens-Reid is one of those people. For her, some clothes were too masculine and some were too feminine, and she knew too many people who were encountering the same problem. Owens-Reid […]

  • CLOTHING
    Amazon is radically changing how we shop for clothing

    This week Amazon took a major step toward becoming a bigger presence in your wardrobe, and we’re only just beginning to understand what the ramifications for the retail industry at large will be. The new Prime Wardrobe program , which lets Amazon Prime customers try on clothing at home over a period of seven days […]

  • ALL DEALS
    In Telangana, KCR Government Says Every 5th Land Deal Is Benami

    HYDERABAD: Every fifth property registered in Telangana is a benami or proxy deal, according to the K Chandrasekhar Rao government, which has ordered a massive crackdown on government offices quietly registering dubious land transactions. The practice of buying property in the name of someone other than the buyer with black money has been rampant in […]

  • COMPUTERS
    LEAKED NSA MALWARE IS HELPING HIJACK COMPUTERS AROUND THE WORLD

    IN MID-APRIL, an arsenal of powerful software tools apparently designed by the NSA to infect and control Windows computers was leaked by an entity known only as the “Shadow Brokers.” Not even a whole month later, the hypothetical threat that criminals would use the tools against the general public has become real, and tens of thousands […]

  • CLOTHING
    Made-To-Order Clothing Is An Opportunity Tailor-Made For Amazon

    (TOMMASO BODDI/AFP/Getty Images) Fashion industry insiders love to count Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com AMZN -0.61% out when it comes to unlocking the secret world of fashion. From their perspective, Bezos may know how to sell clothing, but he doesn’t know fashion, which is why the success Amazon.com has found in retailing more utilitarian and functional […]