Jordan Pearson

Tech news

Your Cat Thinks of You Like a Parent, Study Suggests

A new study finds that cats form attachment styles to their caregivers similar to human babies and dogs.
Jordan Pearson
9.24.19
Tech news

This Site Shows You What AI Really Thinks of You

'ImageNet Roulette' exposes the racism and misogyny in commonly-used AI training data. We need more tools like it.
Jordan Pearson
9.17.19
Space

This Is What Happens When Two Satellites Collide In Space

The first-ever collision between artificial satellites changed how the world looked at space. Now, low-Earth orbit is about to get a lot more crowded.
Jordan Pearson
9.10.19
Tech news

Watching a Deepfake Being Made Is Boring, And You Must See It

AI-generated fake videos are hyped as a modern tech nightmare, and it's important to understand their everyday banality.
Jordan Pearson
6.27.19
Tech news

AI Can Now Detect Deepfakes by Looking for Weird Facial Movements

Machines can now look for visual inconsistencies to identify AI-generated dupes, a lot like humans do.
Jordan Pearson
6.24.19
Tech news

Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Libra Is Already Under Fire From Lawmakers

US Rep. Maxine Waters called for a moratorium on Libra development until Congress can review the situation, joining a chorus of lawmakers in the US and EU expressing concern with the project.
Jordan Pearson
6.20.19
tech-space

Why NASA Is Renting the International Space Station for Dirt Cheap

Companies will charge tens of millions of dollars for a single ticket to space, but NASA will see barely any of the money.
Jordan Pearson
6.14.19
Tech news

Microsoft Deleted a Massive Facial Recognition Database, But It's Not Dead

The database contained 10 million photos of 100,000 individuals including activists and journalists.
Jordan Pearson
6.7.19
Games Opinion

'Battlefield V' Is Selling Nazi Stuff, and It's Really Weird

Microtransactions are amplifying an inherent tension in historical shooters to an uncomfortable degree in EA's WWII game 'Battlefield V'.
Jordan Pearson
6.6.19
tech-power

Mark Zuckerberg Will Be Served a Summons If He Sets Foot In Canada

The Facebook founder and CEO Sheryl Sandberg snubbed international lawmakers, again, at a committee hearing in Canada on Tuesday.
Jordan Pearson
5.29.19
Science

Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Sorry, haters.
Jordan Pearson
4.24.19
Space

This Is the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope project unveiled the first-ever photo of a black hole on Wednesday, more than 100 years since Albert Einstein theorized their existence.
Jordan Pearson
4.10.19
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