Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired ‘Raising Dion’ Is the Latest in the Netflix Era of Just OK TV

Hexbyte Tech News Wired ‘Raising Dion’ Is the Latest in the Netflix Era of Just OK TV

Watching Raising Dion, Netflix’s latest sci-fi series about a gifted 8-year-old with superpowers, there’s one feeling that’s hard to shake: This doesn’t belong here. That is maybe a curious thought to have, especially since Netflix, on aggregate, skirts a traditional network identity (its four-year Marvel experiment notwithstanding). But Raising Dion, which is adapted from the…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Kitty Hawk’s New Flying Car Promises a (Near) Silent Flight

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Kitty Hawk’s New Flying Car Promises a (Near) Silent Flight

Kitty Hawk, Larry Page’s air taxi outfit, on Thursday showed off its latest concept—an eight-motor prototype that uses an unconventional forward-swept wing, and is purportedly 100 times quieter than a conventional helicopter. The Mountain View, California-based company calls it Heaviside, after noted physicist and electrical engineer Oliver Heaviside, who advanced a variety of theories and…

Hexbyte  News  Computers Should we treat incels as terrorists?

Hexbyte News Computers Should we treat incels as terrorists?

Photo by Creative Touch Imaging Ltd./NurPhoto via Getty Images The Toronto attack showed us what gender-based terrorism looks like In April of 2018, a 25-year-old man killed 10 people in downtown Toronto and injured many more. A Facebook post hinted that the killer was part of the incel movement, a mostly online community of men…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech The Morning After: A Darth Vader dutch oven – Engadget

Hexbyte – Science and Tech The Morning After: A Darth Vader dutch oven – Engadget

A weekly news show chronicling our crippling collective addiction to technology.The Engadget Podcast returns!Get your headphones ready folks, because the Engadget Podcast is back in action! Early next week, Devindra Hardawar and Cherlynn Low will host our first new episode in nearly two years, diving in with reactions to Microsoft’s massive Surface event. After everything…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Exclusive: ‘New Google Assistant’ on Pixel 4 ‘coming soon’ to these countries – 9to5Google

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Exclusive: ‘New Google Assistant’ on Pixel 4 ‘coming soon’ to these countries – 9to5Google

Since exclusively showing the “new Google Assistant” in action on Wednesday, one common question we’ve been asked is about availability. Unsurprisingly, the next-generation Assistant will launch first on the Pixel 4 in the US, but it’s also “coming soon” to three other countries. At I/O 2019 in May, Google said the “next-generation Assistant” — which…