Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Microfibers Are the New Microbeads. Grab Your Pitchforks

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Microfibers Are the New Microbeads. Grab Your Pitchforks

Without synthetic, plasticky fabrics, we’d have no yoga pants for yoga-ing, no stretchy socks, no water-wicking sweatshirts. We may wear these plastic-infused clothes once, throw them in the washing machine, and repeat, each cycle shedding perhaps 100,000 synthetic fibers. Many of the particles end up getting dumped into rivers and oceans, where they’re embedding in…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired An AI Pioneer Wants His Algorithms to Understand the ‘Why’

Hexbyte Tech News Wired An AI Pioneer Wants His Algorithms to Understand the ‘Why’

In March, Yoshua Bengio received a share of the Turing Award, the highest accolade in computer science, for contributions to the development of deep learning—the technique that triggered a renaissance in artificial intelligence, leading to advances in self-driving cars, real-time speech translation, and facial recognition.Now, Bengio says deep learning needs to be fixed. He believes…

Hexbyte  News  Computers Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell joins the Vergecast to talk about how acquiring a streaming software company mak…

Hexbyte News Computers Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell joins the Vergecast to talk about how acquiring a streaming software company mak…

This week on The Vergecast interview series, The Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel speaks to current CEO of Logitech Bracken Darrell. Logitech has acquired a couple of companies over the past few years, notably Blue Microphones and Ultimate Ears. Recently, Logitech bought Streamlabs, a streaming software company used by almost half of all streamers on platforms…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Why Japanese gamers don’t buy Xbox – CNBC

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Why Japanese gamers don’t buy Xbox – CNBC

When Microsoft announced it was developing a video game console, the industry was skeptical. In the ’90s, Microsoft was known for its software, not its hardware business.Almost two decades later, Microsoft’s Xbox has become a popular console, holding its own against Sony and Nintendo.But there’s one market where Xbox hasn’t been a hit with consumers…