Matthew Gault

Tech news

Formula 1 Drivers Are Racing in a Video Game Because of Coronavirus

Formula One Group organized a virtual Grand Prix featuring pro drivers and celebrities, but replacing motorsports with esports wasn't the smoothest ride.
Matthew Gault
4 days ago
Coronavirus

This Risky Hack Could Double Access to Ventilators as Coronavirus Peaks

The Neyman/Babcock method would allow more than one patient to use the same ventilator, but only if administered correctly.
Matthew Gault
3.20.20

Demand for Private Jets 'Spiked' as the Rich Try to Avoid Coronavirus

Rich people are using private jets to flee the coronavirus.
Matthew Gault
3.16.20
Tech news

This Extremely Chill Landscape Was Drawn in Pure Code

"An Evening in Southwold" isn't an image in the traditional sense; it was created using pure CSS, and it's rendered live in your browser, meaning you can tweak it in interesting ways.
Matthew Gault
3.13.20
Tech news

Scientists Need Your Help to Find Treatments for Coronavirus

Different teams of scientists need the public's help to donate idle computing power and solve puzzles to fight Covid-19.
Matthew Gault
3.4.20
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Report: Your Gadgets Are Made by Re-Education Camp Prisoners in China

A new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute alleges that Beijing is using Uyghur prison labor in factories producing goods for Apple, Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, and others.
Matthew Gault
3.4.20
Tech news

Some Maniac Drew 'The Simpsons' in Pure Code

These flawless recreations aren't "drawings" in the traditional sense—they're pure code, being rendered live in your browser, and creating them is more programming than Groening.
Matthew Gault
3.1.20
Tech news

Reddit Can’t Quarantine Coronavirus Misinformation

Reddit communities are at war over who controls the flow of information during a crisis.
Matthew Gault
2.28.20
Tech news

Smithsonian Releases 2.8 Million Incredible Images Into the Public Domain

With Smithsonian Open Access, you can easily peruse millions of amazing photos from the museum system's vast collection and do whatever you want with them.
Matthew Gault
2.27.20
Tech news

150K Nature Illustrations Spanning Hundreds of Years Are Now Free Online

Thanks to the Biodiversity Heritage Library, you can easily peruse rad nature drawings, Charles Darwin's personal library, and many other works in the public domain.
Matthew Gault
2.26.20
Internet

This Program Will Make You Invisible (to Your Webcam)

Disappearing People is a browser plug-in that will make you vanish from your webcam stream.
Matthew Gault
2.22.20
Hacking

Hackers Are Using the Coronavirus Panic to Spread Malware

Hackers are posing as the CDC and public health organizations to get people to open virus-laden files.
Matthew Gault
2.20.20
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