An AI Was Trained To Create New Colors. It Was Wonderfully Terrible

By: Alfredo Carpineti/IFL Science  Artificial Intelligence has made enormous progress in matching and surpassing human abilities. Luckily for us, however, there are many areas where carbon still beats silicon. And one of those areas is in making colors. Computer researcher Janelle Shane has developed a machine learning algorithm that can not only create colors but also name…

This Guy Stopped The Biggest Ransomware Attack In History. This Was His Reward…

By: James Felton/IFL Science On the 14th of May, one of the biggest ransomware attacks in history took place. Organizations such as the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and FedEx were hit by an attack of unprecedented scale. The ransomware encrypted countless NHS files, demanding ransom money for them to be unencrypted, and caused widespread chaos…

Volvo Says That They Will Stop Making Diesel Engines, Thanks To Tesla

By: Patrick Caughil/Futurism) The Chief Executive of Volvo has announced that, thanks to Tesla, the company is increasing focus on electric vehicles at the expense of diesel engines. The company expects to launch their first electric cars in 2019. DIESEL’S DEATH KNELL Electric vehicles (EVs) are rapidly becoming a juggernaut in the future of personal vehicles….

Elon Musk Just Announced His Solar Roofs Will Have “Infinity Warranty”

By: Jolene Creighton/Futurism Last night, Elon Musk announced via Twitter that orders would begin today (10 May 2017) for his revolutionary solar roof hardware. In another tweet, he promised that ordering would be available in most countries throughout the world. He also clarified that people could expect to see delivery begin in the United States in…

This 25-Pound Blanket Is Scientifically Proven To Help Relieve Stress and Anxiety

By: Jolene Creighton/Futurism  Clinical studies show that proprioceptive input (deep pressure stimulation) relaxes the nervous system by increasing serotonin and melatonin levels. The Gravity Weighted Blanket uses this form of input to activate pressure points across the body, reducing stress and assisting with sleep and relaxation. The Science of Sleep and Stress Today, we are healing and augmenting…

These New Quantum Materials Can Conduct Electricity At Nearly The Speed Of Light

By: BEC CREW/Science Alert  Physicists have been testing the properties of new 2D quantum materials that could usurp graphene as the ‘wonder materials’ of the future. These materials, which can conduct electricity at nearly the speed of light, could replace silicon in the next generation of hyper-speed computers. One could even form the basis of…

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