TechCrunch

Authentication now comes with a wave of your hand

[ad_1] Two former Leap Motion employees think they’ve solved the perennial problem of passwords and identity management. Under the nom de guerre of Redrock Biometrics, the company’s technology is waging war on the world’s legions of identification cards, pin numbers, passwords, and voice identification technologies with a combination of off-the-shelf hardware and proprietary software to […]

Mashable

Western heat wave could lead to hottest World Series game on record

[ad_1] You’re not going to need those sweaters for Game 1.Image: TANNEN MAURY/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Andrew Freedman2017-10-23 20:56:49 UTC Another heat wave is in full swing across the West, with triple-digit heat roasting southern California and raising wildfire risks to “critical” levels. Strong offshore Santa Ana winds have been blowing in parts of southern California, leading […]

Gizmodo

Observatories Across the World Announce Groundbreaking New Gravitational Wave Discovery

[ad_1] From LIGO: “Artist’s illustration of two merging neutron stars. The narrow beams represent the gamma-ray burst while the rippling spacetime grid indicates the isotropic gravitational waves that characterize the merger. Swirling clouds of material ejected from the merging stars are a possible source of the light that was seen at lower energies.” Image: National […]

Geek.com

IBM Fits AI Wave Forecaster on Raspberry Pi

[ad_1] Scientists have developed an advanced wave forecasting system that can run speedy simulations on a Raspberry Pi. Using deep learning, analysts at IBM Research Ireland, Baylor University, and the University of Notre Dame built a system that far outpaces existing prediction models. Costly and sluggish, traditional platforms require a supercomputer to calculate how tides, […]