TCLs First Phones in the US Are Affordable…

I've been testing a lot of budget phones lately. You'd think my favorites would come from established brands like Samsung and Motorola, right? Not quite. The phones I've really enjoyed using come from a brand…

The Pandemic Brings Some African Tech Workers Luxe…

Kenya’s government imposed tight lockdowns in Nairobi and Mombasa, the country’s two largest cities and primary coronavirus hot spots, early in April. Movement in and out of the cities is restricted. Schools are closed nationwide…

Todays Cartoon: Lab Talk

Tuesday, May 19, 2020. By Kim Warp, with cartooncollections.com. A species that reacts to the new coronavirus as humans do may help us find new treatments, but it's a weighty task. Monday, May 18, 2020.…

Covid Is Accelerating the Rise of Faux Meat

But they still require employees to run the equipment. So as a precaution during the pandemic, Beyond Meat’s spokesperson says, they’ve implemented social distancing, for instance putting temporary limits on the number of people who…

As Machines Get Smarter, How Will We Relate…

Bicycling in a hilly, busy city like San Francisco provides a cognitive as well as a physical workout. I survive in traffic by flexing not only my quadriceps but my theory of mind, the capacity…

Is the Brain a Useful Model for Artificial…

In the summer of 2009, the Israeli neuroscientist Henry Markram strode onto the TED stage in Oxford, England, and made an immodest proposal: Within a decade, he said, he and his colleagues would build a…