In a Pandemic, Medical Illustrators Made Science Accessible
Even with all that research, there’s some room for artistic licence. Illustrators follow some conventions about color based on what’s generally true in nature—veins are always blue, for instance, and arteries are always shown as red. But the microscopic structures inside cells are smaller than the wavelengths that create... Read more
Apple loses copyright infringement claims against security startup Corellium
(Reuters) — A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday dismissed Apple’s copyright infringement claims against a Florida startup whose software helps security researchers find vulnerabilities in Apple products including the iPhone. U.S. District Judge Rodney Smith ruled in favor of Corellium LLC, saying its software emulating the iOS operating... Read more
The best true wireless earbuds under $50 for 2021
We have a list of the top AirPods alternatives under $100. But what if you’re looking for something even cheaper? Say, a wireless earbud option half that price or even less? Then this is the list for you, the best of budget true wireless earbuds. And while there’s certainly a... Read more
Yet Another Year of Venture Capital Being Really White
To solve that problem, these critics say, investors need to look beyond their own networks, as well as make their own industry more inclusive. As of now, only about 4 percent of all venture capitalists are Black, according to the National Venture Capital Association. “You can’t just hire one... Read more
Jeff Grubb’s top 10 games of 2020
Unlike many of you, I didn’t suddenly have a lot more free time for games in 2020. I already worked from home, and my kids are still young and need a lot of my attention. So I maintained a rule I set up last year that I wouldn’t put... Read more
Hamilton song written by AI features odd reference to Hillary Clinton
Michael Gribble, a film music student, dons an appropriate wig to perform Hamilton lyrics written by AI. Gribble put the words to music. Video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET Hard-core fans of the musical Hamilton can never get enough of the catchy soundtrack (I speak from experience). So they may... Read more
Hamlet 2000 Has Never Made More Sense
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Hamlet 2000, a stealthy masterpiece adapted and directed by Michael Almereyda. It drew admirers at the time, but everything was American Beauty in 2000; it won the Best Picture Oscar, and its star Kevin Spacey, in better days, won Best Actor, playing... Read more
Yoan Fanise tells why Road 96 is DigixArt’s next big game
Yoan Fanise‘s indie DigixArt studio has made memorable games like Valiant Hearts, 11-11 Memories Retold, and Lost in Harmony. And Fanise recently revealed at The Game Awards that his next big game is a road-trip title called Road 96. Montpelier, France-based DigixArt is working away on this procedural narrative... Read more
UPS, Amazon delivery drones a step closer to reality with new US rules
That delivery drone is a step closer to reality. Amazon Someday soon, you may not be waiting for packages delivered by a truck — instead, they’ll come overhead, via drone. But they might look a little different from what you’ve seen before. The Federal Aviation Administration announced new rules... Read more
The PS5 and Xbox Series X Are Closing the PC-Console Gap
Every time a new console launches, PC gamers—like myself—are quick to remind the gaming community that our platform of choice offers more power and versatility than even the newest, shiniest console. That’s still true this time around, but things feel a little bit … different. In fact, the PlayStation... Read more