Karl Bode

AI

Watch This Humanoid Robot Hand Solve a Rubik’s Cube

The efforts are paving the way for robots that can solve complex mechanical problems in the real world.
Karl Bode
10.16.19
Health

Phones Don't Give You Horns, Says Journal That Claimed Phones Give You Horns

They weren’t horns. And they weren’t caused by cell phones. Other than that, good job, everybody.
Karl Bode
9.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Internet of Things Is Still a Privacy Dumpster Fire, Study Finds

Biggest IoT study ever finds “smart” devices hoover up a universe of user behavior data and share it with a laundry list of global third parties, frequently with little transparency to the end user.
Karl Bode
9.22.19
News

Google Hackers Found 10 Ways to Hack an iPhone Without Touching It

Many of the vulnerabilities relied on using iMessage to own the rest of the phone, Google's Project Zero said.
Karl Bode
8.13.19
Internet

This Is Probably Why Your AirPods Keep Losing Connection

Sometimes older, dumber technology is the smarter option.
Karl Bode
8.1.19

This Guy Mined Bitcoin With a Computer That Helped NASA Land on the Moon

An Apollo Guidance Computer would need a billion times the age of the universe to mine a single block.
Karl Bode
7.10.19
tech-internet

Verizon Claims 5G Will Help Fight Cancer. Experts Say That’s Not Likely

5G is not magic, and experts say the wireless technology is not likely to revolutionize hospitals.
Karl Bode
6.17.19
repair

Adobe Tells Users They Can Get Sued for Using Old Versions of Photoshop

"You are no longer licensed to use the software," Adobe told them.
Karl Bode
5.15.19
5G

5G May Never Live up to the Hype

5G will provide faster speeds to urban users, but cost and widespread availability could remain stumbling blocks for many years to come.
Karl Bode
4.9.19
piracy

Online Piracy Can Be Good for Business, Researchers Find

Ham-fisted attacks on internet pirates may actually be counterproductive, researchers warn.
Karl Bode
2.3.19
piracy

The Rise of Netflix Competitors Has Pushed Consumers Back Toward Piracy

BitTorrent usage has bounced back because there's too many streaming services, and too much exclusive content.
Karl Bode
10.4.18
Content ID

This Music Theory Professor Just Showed How Stupid and Broken Copyright Filters Are

Automated takedown systems don’t work, stifle free expression online.
Karl Bode
9.4.18