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Computers

cores
cores

Why Machine Learning Needs GPUs

Matrix multiplication and AI: A short primer
Michael Byrne
1.9.18
tv
tv

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Is the New ‘The Wire’

A spoiler free plea to watch 2017’s best television show.
Matthew Gault
12.22.17
Art
Art

What it Means to Be an 'Experimental Computer Poet'

A conversation with Allison Parrish, the artist behind your favorite Twitter bots.
Mariana Fernandez
10.12.17
why not
why not

How to Make a DIY Mini Cell Phone Tower Using Parts You Can Order Online

But to get it to work long range might be pricy.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.28.17
Apple Tax
Apple Tax

There's Already a DIY Kit to Double the 'Maximum' Amount of RAM in the New iMac

Time to roll up your sleeves and get to work.
Nicholas Deleon
6.9.17
millenial antiquing
millenial antiquing

The Hidden Stories Lingering in RadioShack’s Bankruptcy Auction

RadioShack’s recent troubles might best be reflected by the recent auction of its corporate history—an auction that is actually full of interesting gadgets.
Ernie Smith
6.8.17
space computers
space computers

How the Humble CPU Launched NASA’s Golden Age of Space Exploration

Even today, retro-computing is carrying humanity to the edge of interstellar space.
John Wenz
5.28.17
WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks

The Man Who Made the Mistake of Trying to Help Wikileaks

In his first interview, former US government lab worker Jason Scott Katz tells Motherboard about how trying to decrypt one file led to an FBI raid, losing his job, moving to Iceland, and founding the Pirate Party there.
Kim Zetter
5.23.17
quantum supremacy
quantum supremacy

IBM Just Made a 17 Qubit Quantum Processor, Its Most Powerful One Yet

IBM, Google and others are racing to achieve quantum supremacy.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
5.17.17
It's Hacks All the Way Down
It's Hacks All the Way Down

Your Government's Hacking Tools Are Not Safe

From Cellebrite, to Shadow Brokers, to the CIA dump, so many recent data breaches have shown there is a real risk of exposure of government hacking tools.
Joseph Cox
4.14.17
Futures Past
Futures Past

Apple’s Most Futuristic-Looking Computer Came Out 20 Years Ago

The Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh foreshadowed the sleek design sensibilities of Jony Ive that now dominate Apple's product line.
Ernie Smith
4.7.17
typical university life
typical university life

Someone Left USB Keyloggers on Computers Across a University Campus in Canada

Carleton University fell victim to a ransomeware attack in November.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.17