Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using Wi-Fi

Dave Mosher Business Insider Wi-Fi can pass through walls. This fact is easy to take for granted, yet it’s the reason we can surf the web using a wireless router located in another room. But not all of that microwave radiation makes it to (or from) our phones, tablets, and […]

Self-driving cars could soon be cheaper and easier to build

Roberto Baldwin Engadget There’s no shortage of companies working on artificial intelligence for cars. If anything there’s a glut. Every automaker and startup seems to be building a nearly sentient system designed to operate cars and avoid objects (especially humans). AImotive (pronounced “AI Motive” — yeah, it’s confusing) is doing […]

Android apps secretly tracking users by listening to inaudible sound hidden in adverts

The Independent An increasing number of Android applications are attempting to track users without their knowledge, according to a new report. Over recent years, companies have started hiding “beacons”, ultrasonic audio signals inaudible to humans, in their adverts, in order to track devices and learn more about their owners. Electronic […]

More Robots, Fewer Jobs

Mira Rojanasakul & Peter Coy Bloomberg Are you about to be replaced by a robot? The question has broad implications for the U.S. economy, especially the manufacturing sector. Industries that robotize tend to increase output. But robots can have dire consequences for workers. Two economists recently concluded that both jobs […]