About 22 percent of Estonians work for the government; that’s about average for European countries, but higher than the 18 percent rate in the US.Siim Sikkut, Estonia’s chief information officer, began piloting several AI-based projects at agencies in 2017, before hiring Velsberg last year.
The Steve Jobs Theater, at Apple's main campus in Cupertino, California, is the setting for Monday's event, which focuses on media services. The event, which will focus on Apple's future in news and streaming media, takes place at the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple's campus in Cupertino.
The Cat’s Paw Nebula glows in neon greens and reds, cranking out stars at an astronomical scale—it’s 80 to 90 light years across, so we’re not exaggerating. The result were images that looked back in time, filled with galaxies that, billions of years ago, had released light across the universe.
WIRED’s Peter Rubin was at GDC this week for Google’s big reveal, and he joins the latest Gadget Lab episode to talk about how Stadia is supposed to work when it launches later this year.
President Carlos Alvarado Quesada explains Costa Rica's new plan to ditch fossil fuels and how it could inspire others to do the same. If successful, Alvarado's plan could make Costa Rica the first zero-emissions country.
Lucas Pope's Return of the Obra Dinn won big at this week's Independent Games Festival. Since nearly everyone involved in the videogame industry spent the week at the Game Developers Conference discussing the future and reflecting on the past, a lot of news came out of that annual gathering.
In this case, the force depends on the mass of the ball (m) and the local gravitational field (g) with a value of around 9.8 Newtons per kilogram.
Rather than wait for court action, Utah legislators passed this latest privacy law, which requires law enforcement to obtain a warrant with probable cause in order to access any electronic data held by a third party, at least in most cases.
Fueled by rapidly melting snowpack and a forecast of more rainstorms in the next few weeks, federal officials warn that 200 million people in 25 states face a risk through May. Floodwaters coursing through Nebraska have already forced tens of thousands of people to flee and have caused $1.3 billion in damage.
Tesla’s suit, filed in the Northern California federal district court, alleges that four of its former employees took proprietary information related to “warehousing, logistics, and inventory control operations” when they left the electric automaker, and later, while working for Zoox, used that proprietary information to improve its technology and operations.
Microsoft's programming language TypeScript has become one of the most popular languages among developers, at least according to a report published by the analyst firm RedMonk this week.
It also creates what The Hollywood Reporter calls "a box office Death Star," giving the Mouse House reign over the Avatar and Kingsman franchises and bringing the X-Men into the Marvel Studios fold. Watch the New Stranger Things Trailer.
A year later, Operation Firewall ended up nabbing Shadowcrew, the notorious ring of hacker blackhats who stole over 40 million credit and debit card numbers from people like Paris Hilton.
But they’re emblematic of something that’s happening more and more in the United States right now: people turning to surveillance, and specifically biometric surveillance like facial recognition technology, as a result of the US’s inability to take action to stop gun violence.
This is also why Peloton doesn’t platoon in the rain right now, or in the snow: The company can’t yet gauge exactly how tires deteriorate over time, which means it can’t quite predict how they’ll react in a hard-braking situation.
Grady High School senior Esme Bella Rice photographed the strike in front of the Georgia State Capitol building; and in San Francisco, 18-year-old Ruth Asawa School of the Arts senior Max Buenviaje-Boyd photographed the large march from the Federal Building, through downtown, to Union Square.
On its website, Airbnb says it is “democratizing revenue by generating tens of millions of new tax dollars for governments all over the world.” But when Palm Beach County, Florida, a popular tourist destination, passed an ordinance in October 2018 requiring Airbnb and other short-term rental companies to collect and pay the county’s 6 percent occupancy tax on visits arranged through their sites, Airbnb sued.
Facebook Changes Its Ad Tech to Stop Discrimination Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images On Tuesday, Facebook reached a historic settlement with civil rights groups that had accused the company of allowing advertisers to unlawfully discriminate against minorities, women, and older people by using the platform’s ad-targeting technology to exclude them from seeing ads for housing, jobs, and credit—three areas with legal protections for groups that have historically been disenfranchised.
In Atlantic City, Rose says, "you know that you’re going to lose, that the game is rigged, but there’s always the possibility.” Like many people, photographer and New York City resident Brian Rose was blindsided by Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election.
"Within five seconds, you can be playing the game." Stadia doesn't simply present a challenge to traditional consoles and computers, but to distribution platforms themselves.
HP’s New Reverb VR Headset Bumps Up the Resolution HP Back in 2017, HP released its first virtual reality headset. Those are the kinds of apps I used when I tried on the new Reverb, which again has support for Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality platform, as well as Steam VR.
The 2018 Korn Ferry research forecasts that by 2030 the global technology, media, and telecommunications labor-skills shortage will reach 4.3 million positions and an unrealized output of nearly $450 billion.
Enter the Explore tab and you’ll find, in addition to personalized interests like “Food” or “Travel,” a section for “Shopping.” It’s filled with shoppable posts from brands or accounts you follow, plus ones Instagram thinks you’ll like based on your browsing behavior.
In court filings submitted last week, Musk’s legal team argued that the information the CEO tweeted in February wasn’t at all new—which means it didn’t fall under the purview of the settlement.
Apple Updates Old iPad Models With New Chips, Pencil Support The iPad Air is back, this time with Pencil support. The iPad Mini and iPad Air are “new” in the accurate sense of the word; they have new processors and updated displays.