Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired My Parents and Kids Love Facebook’s Portal. I’m Not So Sure

Hexbyte Tech News Wired My Parents and Kids Love Facebook’s Portal. I’m Not So Sure

When I was little, I communicated with my grandparents on the other side of the globe through awkward, truncated phone calls, letters sprinkled with foreign languages, and care packages full of dried mangos and underwear.FaceTime has been an immeasurable improvement, but it’s not perfect. I can convince my 2-year-old and 4-year-old children to sit in…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Death of Cars Was Greatly Exaggerated

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Death of Cars Was Greatly Exaggerated

Throw your driver’s license out the window. Better yet, don’t get one at all.For nearly a decade, that’s been the message from buzzy transportation companies. In 2011, car-sharing company Zipcar touted a study claiming millennials believe car ownership is difficult. The same year, Zimride, founded by the guys who would later cofound Lyft, was touted…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | New Technology Can Instantly Identify Airborne Chemicals – Down to Parts-Per-Billion – SciTechDaily

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | New Technology Can Instantly Identify Airborne Chemicals – Down to Parts-Per-Billion – SciTechDaily

A Raman laser shining on the special chip, which traps gases and amplifies the laser signals, allowing for rapid analysis. Credit: NTU Singapore Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly. The new prototype device is portable and suitable…

In Democratic Debate, A Fiery Clash Over U.S. Role In Syria

In Democratic Debate, A Fiery Clash Over U.S. Role In Syria

Democrats onstage during their party’s presidential debate were quick to condemn President Trump’s abrupt and unilateral decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria. But their responses as to what role the U.S. should play in the region were generally cloudie…