Covid-19 technologies must be regulated – Mirage News

Technologies such as track and trace apps, used to halt the spread of Covid-19, have to be thoroughly examined and regulated before they are rolled out for wider adoption to ensure they do not...

Netflix soured the live-action remake of Avatar: The Last Airbender, its showrunners say

In a rare public fallout for Netflix, the creators of the platform’s highly anticipated, live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender, the acclaimed Nickelodeon cartoon, have walked away from the project. Avatar: The Last Airbender’s...

So How Wrong Were the Polls This Year, Really?

Going into Election Day, forecasters predicted a Joe Biden victory, but cautioned that Donald Trump still had a chance. Experts warned that the process of counting mail-in votes could take days or even weeks...

Dart 2.10 unifies command-line tooling

Dart 2.10, the latest version of the Google-developed, client-optimized programming language, has added a unified developer tool for creating projects and packages. Google is also moving forward with plans to add null safety to...

Canada’s narwhals skewer Silicon Valley’s unicorns

Toronto and the corridor that stretches west to Kitchener and Waterloo is already Canada’s capital of finance and technology—and naturally, the region’s leaders want to set an example for the rest of the world....

Keeping covid vaccines cold isn’t easy. These ideas could help.

Then there are the refrigerators themselves.In 2009, engineers at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle started designing an off-grid refrigerator for use in places with little to no infrastructure for the cold...

6 Great Couches You Can Buy Online—and 1 to Avoid (2020)

If you don't have room for a couch, an armchair might be more suitable for your home. I like this one from Inside Weather. You can customize it to no end by choosing the...

You got a vaccine. Walgreens got your data.

I became eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine on February 15. Hoping to get an edge on the millions of other newly eligible New Yorkers I’d be competing with for an appointment, I...

OSIRIS-REx collected too much asteroid material and now some is floating away

NASA confirmed that the OSIRIS-REx mission picked up enough material from asteroid Bennu during its sample collection attempt on Tuesday. In fact, the spacecraft’s collection chamber is now too full to close all the...

Explainer: What “poll watching” really means

And then there is the potential for self-appointed poll watchers to cause trouble. Trump’s messages are at odds with how the law actually works, and could lead to questionable behavior from people who don’t...

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