In a Q&A with WIRED, the presidential hopeful talks about geoengineering the planet, the trickiness of defining a robot, and UBI for all. Source: Science News

Two young photographers covered last week’s global climate protests for WIRED: “There was this pride that we can do this by ourselves if we have to.” Source: Science News

Professional caregivers webinar Jan. 16 to focus on connecting, influencing others

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Andy Crocker, 806-677-5600, abcrocker@ag.tamu.edu Rachel Brauner, 979-845-1553, rbrauner@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – With life seeming to be busier than ever, the Military Families Learning Network’s…

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti sits down with WIRED to talk about how to turn LA into a greentech testbed, why cities have to compete in order to save the…

Obama’s lectures are exactly what got President Trump Elected in the first place By Allie Stuckey Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, former President Barack Obama offered his…

Here’s the WIRED guide to catch you up on everything you should know about robotics. Source: Science News

If the Deep State wanted to dismantle Donald Trump, it would have been Wise to Carefully Learn how he was Constructed & Wired By Victor Davis Hanson Texas Insider Report:…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the refund program for the Western Union settlement in January 2017 is now underway. Approximately 39,000 Texans…

This video shows a motorcycle traveling at a high speed narrowly avoiding a collision. Let’s use video analysis to estimate the acceleration and coefficient of friction. The post The Physics…

The Chatbot Therapist Will See You Now

Meet your new therapist: a chatbot that runs inside Facebook Messenger. The post The Chatbot Therapist Will See You Now appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News

Want to Understand Creativity? Enlist an AI Collaborator

Scientists and artists are working to nurture creativity in computers. The post Want to Understand Creativity? Enlist an AI Collaborator appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News

The Physics of Bullets Vs. Wonder Woman’s Bracelets

Wonder Woman can deflect bullets with her Bracelets of Submission. But what kind of recoil would she have? And how much power does it require? The post The Physics of…

50 hashes per hour

How often do you turn off your computer when you go home from work? We bet you leave it on so you don’t have to wait until it boots up…

Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of…

A Radical Proposal For Preventing Rare Genetic Diseases

Opinion: Prevention is the best cure, even for rare genetic diseases. The post A Radical Proposal For Preventing Rare Genetic Diseases appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News

A Race to Develop Pollution Sensing Tech Plays Out in Oakland

Using Google Street view cars and rooftop sensors, scientists are mapping pollution block by block in California. Now they think their tech is ready for primetime. The post A Race…

Cosmic Discoveries Fuel a Fight Over the Universe’s Beginnings

A series of observations at the very edge of the universe has reignited a debate over what lifted the primordial cosmic fog. The post Cosmic Discoveries Fuel a Fight Over…

Crispr’s Next Big Debate: How Messy Is Too Messy?

Researchers of the gene editing technique observed mutation rates 10 times higher previously reported. But that means different things to scientists and doctors. The post Crispr’s Next Big Debate: How…

The Gospel of Hard Work, According to Silicon Valley

Always be working. The post The Gospel of Hard Work, According to Silicon Valley appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News

String Theory’s Weirdest Ideas Finally Make Sense—Thanks to VR

This isn’t a video game. It’s a classroom. The post String Theory’s Weirdest Ideas Finally Make Sense—Thanks to VR appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News