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25.02.17 Universal Design 2017 Conference NYC Universal Design Conference, an inaugural event bringing together leading professionals from the fields of architecture and design, technology, healthcare, education and government, is being hosted to promote accessibility and ensure inclusion and equality for people of diverse abilities and backgrounds, no matter their size or age. http://ift.tt/2ljzv8e
25.02.17 Killing Kim Jong Nam With VX Nerve Agent Crossed a ‘Red Line’ The apparent assassination of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother sets of alarms for chemical weapons experts. The post Killing Kim Jong Nam With VX Nerve Agent Crossed a ‘Red Line’ appeared first on WIRED. http://ift.tt/2ljpAzu
25.02.17 How to secure your data after the Cloudflare leak Cloudflare revealed yesterday that a bug in its code caused sensitive data to leak from some of the major websites that use its performance enhancement and security services. Uber, Fitbit, OkCupid and 1Password are among Cloudflare’s millions of clients, and it’s possible that personal data such as passwords and cookies leaked from many client websites during the five months… Read More http://ift.tt/2mgq0ea
25.02.17 Super Smash Borg Melee: AI takes on top players of the classic Nintendo fighting game You can add the cult classic Super Smash Bros Melee to the list of games soon to be dominated by AIs. Research at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has produced a computer player superior to the drones you can already fight in the game. It’s good enough that it held its own against globally-ranked players. Read More http://ift.tt/2mmC1ve
25.02.17 The NBA gets high-tech with virtual reality, drones and big dreams This past weekend, something kind of incredible happened; basketball aficionados from across the globe were able to don high-tech goggles to live-stream stereoscopic virtual reality of a highly paid athlete receiving a bounce pass from a custom-designed drone to perform a highly technical slam dunk. This is the NBA in 2017. New technologies have always played a major role in how sports… Read More http://ift.tt/2lDZee9
25.02.17 Announcing the Startup Battlefield Scholarship Fund for Disrupt NY 2017 After the success of the Startup Battlefield Scholarship Fund at Disrupt SF and Disrupt London, we are pleased to announce that we will once again be offering scholarships to Startup Battlefield companies at Disrupt NY 2017, taking place May 15-17. Startup Battlefield is TechCrunch Disrupt’s startup competition that takes place three times a year. Applications to participate in… Read More http://ift.tt/2lDVKbn
24.02.17 Uber says it’s “absolutely not” behind a smear campaign against ex-employee Susan Fowler Rigetti Uber is under attack once again today as the Twittersphere quickly concluded it was behind a smear campaign against a former engineer for the company, Susan Fowler Rigetti, who dropped a scathing blog post earlier this week detailing sexual harassment claims while working at Uber over the course of a year. Rigetti tweeted today people were being contacted for “personal and intimate… Read More http://ift.tt/2mghxrk
24.02.17 DARTdrones pitches Shark Tank to build a flight school for drone pilots Entrepreneurs who pitch on ABC’s Shark Tank typically make packaged goods and apparel. Occasionally, the high tech breaks through. XCraft, the company behind the PhoneDrone Ethos, scored a rare investment from all of the judges on the ABC show last spring, for example. And tonight, drones are once again flying “in the Tank” as DARTdrones seeks funding to build… Read More http://ift.tt/2lj2tFc
24.02.17 It’s Eagles vs. Drones, Plus the Week’s Other Prizefights We’re proud to bring NextDraft—the most righteous, most essential newsletter on the web—to WIRED.com. The post It’s Eagles vs. Drones, Plus the Week’s Other Prizefights appeared first on WIRED. http://ift.tt/2lj2JUS
24.02.17 Smart cities must be people-centered, equitable cities Technology has always been a critical force deeply intertwined with the evolution of cities. The development of smart cities builds upon this strong historical foundation with a digital foundation that allows cities to function more efficiently, be more responsive to community members and ultimately create better, more equitable urban environments where people thrive. Read More http://ift.tt/2lDBk2c