Welcome to another issue of “Hawaii Science Digest”–a Hawaii Island-based blog focusing on science, technology, medicine, health, the environment, cyber security, and artificial intelligence (AI). Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. In this post, we turn to several cyber security and AI issues discussed in the current edition of “WIRED Magazine.”
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Email edition of “WIRED Magazine”, 01 January 2019.
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Everything Science Knows About Hangovers—And How to Cure Them
In the past five or six years, a small group of researchers have dedicated themselves to the hangover.
Going Dumb: My Year With a Flip Phone
The upsides of a downgrade.
3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Shift Ideas About Earth’s Start
A series of fossil finds suggests that life on Earth started earlier than anyone thought, calling into question a widely held theory of the solar system’s beginnings.
Tor Is Easier Than Ever. Time to Give It a Try
LILY HAY NEWMAN
Been curious about Tor but worried it’s too complicated to use? Good news: The anonymity service is more accessible than ever.
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Meet the High Schooler Upending Artificial Intelligence
One author of a new paper on artificial intelligence is a 17-year-old high school senior.
Inside the Weird, Industry-Shaking World of Donald Glover
Childish Gambino. Atlanta. Lando Calrissian. Glover has just about every performance space covered, and all his projects intersect in strange ways.
Before They Go Back to School, Turn Your Kids Into Masterful Makers
Now is the perfect time to press pause on your kids’ use of smartphones, tablets, and game consoles to teach them how to create something.
The Inside Story of the Great Silicon Heist
The tech economy runs on highly purified polysilicon. It’s pricey and difficult to trace. Two Alabama factory workers found it surprisingly easy to steal.
5 Tips For Using Amazon’s Fire Kids Tablet and Echo Dot
Before you hand your kid an Amazon device, here are a few ways to make sure they enjoy it.
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