Elon Musk warns ‘AI is a fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization’

Elon Musk has claimed that we need to be proactive in regulation of AI, or face dire consequences. Elon Musk is undoubtedly one of the most prominent and exciting futurists out there at the moment, but it's not stopped him from nervously l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarJul 17th, 2017

USAF provides new detail on KC-46 issues

The US Air Force s Boeing KC-46 tanker is facing three outstanding issues as it moves through testing, including a boom scraping problem that could pose serious risk to the tanker s aircrew......»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

If you thought Tom Price"s $300K in private flights was bad, you won"t believe his other expenses

Look, we all have our vices. The U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's vice just happens to be spending at least $300,000 of taxpayer money on private jets. Oops! Unfortunately, if you're going to be upset about the reported 24 private.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

CRISPR breakthrough could drop miscarriage rates

 Gene-editing technology CRISPR has revealed a clue in how human embryos begin to develop, possibly reducing the risk of miscarriage in those crucial first few weeks of pregnancy. CRISPR Cas9 can modify or snip out genetic defects thought to con.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 24 min. ago

Recall Alert: FCA Recalls Approximately 494,000 Ram Trucks for Potential Fire Hazard

Exactly a week ago, The News Wheel first reported on a recall issued by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that affected approximately 1,200 Dodge Hellcat vehicles. A faulty part connected to the engine’s oil cooling hose created a risk for oil sprayi.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

How one "I lost my job" LinkedIn status led to 20 interviews in 15 days

Being vulnerable isn’t our first instinct. We’re human after all, which means most of the time we’re shamelessly stubborn and independent in the hopes of appearing strong and put-together. This is especially true when we’re in.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Major Cyber-Attack Will Happen Soon, Warns UK"s Security Boss

Alex Hern, writing for The Guardian: A "category one" cyber-attack, the most serious tier possible, will happen "sometime in the next few years", a director of the National Cybersecurity Centre has warned. According to the agency, which reports to GC.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

This Cockatoo woke up with a serious case of bird attitude

“Yes, human, I knocked over your cup. What are you gonna do about it? Nothing." (more…) “Yes, human, I knocked over your cup. What are you gonna do about it? Nothing." (more…).....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Mechanism that underlies age-associated bone loss

A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis -- the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures. Researchers have now detailed an underlying mechanism leading to that osteoporosis. When.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News10 hr. 16 min. ago

Positive, negative or neutral, it all matters: NASA explains space radiation

Charged particles may be small, but they matter to astronauts. NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is investigating these particles to solve one of its biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars: space radiation and its effects on the human body......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Instagram algorithm allows rape threat to be used in Facebook ad

The problem with algorithms is that they still can’t spot certain offensive content that a human would flag. The latest example of this comes from Instagram, who used an image that said “I will rape you before I kill you, you filthy whore.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Uber will be banned from operating in London for deceptive practices

Londoners may soon be facing an existence without ridesharing company Uber. Transportation regulators have banned Uber from operating in the city because for the use of deceptive software hidden in the Uber app. The post Uber will be banned from oper.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 1 min. ago

Emergency broadcast alert warns TV viewers that the world is going to end on Saturday

How did an Orange County preacher's warning that the world is ending tomorrow appear as an emergency broadcast alert on cable TV this week? The short answer is "Orange County." This chain-store ridden megalopolis is well-known as a California en.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Broom pusher gives cat an enjoyable slide across floor

This cat has trained its human to repeatedly push it across the floor. HMC, while you curl me again. from holdmycatnip This cat has trained its human to repeatedly push it across the floor. HMC, while you curl me again. from holdmycatnip.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

Nuclear War Survival Skills (PDF)

Nuclear War Survival Skills is a guide to getting through the inevitable forthcoming nuclear devastation of America and the radioactive immolation of the last and greatest of human dreams. Written in 1986 by Cresson Kearny, it'll take you through eve.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

IGN UK Podcast #401: Pennywise, Jigsaw and D**ks

What impact does watching every Saw film in a day have on the human mind? This and more in today's podcast. So you came back? Good. Here we are, ushering in a new era of the podcast, replete with new theme tune and a special guest – none othe.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News14 hr. 9 min. ago

Breathing dirty air may harm kidneys

Outdoor air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease and contribute to kidney failure, say researchers. Scientists culled national VA databases to evaluate the effects of air pollution and kidney disease on nearly 2.5 million people.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 24 min. ago

Trump"s Breathtaking Hypocrisy on Coal Mining

He has said he supports miners and their communities, but his actions put their health and their lives at risk -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

LPWAN ideal for managing spacious cattle farms, green houses

The global animal husbandry industry is growing in economy of scale, but in the vast natural pasturelands, operators would see a certain risk of assets loss if they lack precision cattle and sheep positioning systems. Currently, most operators still.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2017

How to avoid the next Equifax scam

The Federal Trade Commission warns that impostor calls might begin, perhaps claiming that Equifax needs to verify your data. Equifax does not.         The Federal Trade Commission warns that impostor calls mig.....»»

Category: autoSource:  freepRelated NewsSep 21st, 2017

US Forces Korea Warns of Fake Evacuation Messages

U.S. Forces Korea said Thursday it has received "multiple reports" of fake messages saying an evacuation order had been issued......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated NewsSep 21st, 2017