The Benefits of Synthesis Speech Technology – Tech Guide

We live in a time of speed. Moving so quickly from one activity to another, running errands, grocery shopping, taking the kids to practice, trying to squeeze in a workout here and there, and...

It’s too late to stop QAnon with fact checks and account bans

The traditional understanding of QAnon was that its ideas are spread by a relatively small number of adherents who are extremely good at manipulating social media for maximum visibility. But the pandemic made that...

Contraband cellphones have given us prison TikTok

When Adnan Khan was sent to jail in 2003 at the age of 18, texting wasn’t all that popular. But by the time he was released from prison in January 2019, texting was the...

The FBI Botched Its DNC Hack Warning in 2016—but Says It Won’t Next Time

Even so, the growth in the sheer number of hacking incidents means the FBI is notifying far more victims than in the past, says Jake Williams, a former NSA hacker and founder of the...

The 12 Best Laptop Backpacks for Work and Life (2020)

Earlier this year, Timbuk2 launched their "No Wet Laptops" campaign with several water-resistant options. I tested the Lane Commuter, which is the smaller, stormproof version of their popular Parker backpack. The bag has its...

Technology Is Integral To The New Normal In Retail – Forbes

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: Economic Club of New York's fireside chat with Michael Dell at the Hyatt ... Hotel on November 21, 2019 in New York City. Dell was made a...

Most Americans think social media companies are censoring people

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and other social media companies are scrambling to take down and fact-check rampant misinformation about topics like Covid-19 and the 2020 election that spread on their platforms. But complicating these companies’ efforts...

If Only Any of the ‘Hobbit’ Movies Were the Right Length

The Rankin/Bass cartoon The Hobbit, released in 1977, features beautiful artwork, catchy music, and great acting. As a child of the 1980s, science fiction author Matthew Kressel is one of the film’s many fans....

We need to go to Venus as soon as possible

Venus has long played second fiddle to its redder, smaller, and more distant sibling. Given how inhospitable we’ve learned Venus to be, we’ve spent the majority of the last century pinning some of our...

Inside the get-rich-quick scheme that cost Amazon sellers thousands — and then got them...

Like many Amazon sellers, Chad Christensen had his ups and downs over the years trying to make a living on the giant shopping platform. But when the 58-year-old from Ogden, Utah, heard about an...

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