Elon Musk Reveals His Cyborg Pigs

Elon Musk Reveals His Cyborg Pigs

On Friday, Elon Musk demonstrated the tech behind his brain-computer interface startup, Neuralink, in a livestreamed demo that involved significantly more pigs than anyone expected.

Sleep Scientists Want to Cancel Daylight Saving Time

Sleep Scientists Want to Cancel Daylight Saving Time

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a U.S. organisation representing sleep scientists and clinicians, has called for the eradication of the century-long practice of daylight saving time, in which clocks are moved an hour forward in the spring and returned back an hour in the winter. The twice-a-year transition, they…

The Tech My Dad Banned From Our House

The Tech My Dad Banned From Our House

Where technology was concerned, my dad liked things that were cheap. He liked things that did what they supposed to do. And he didn’t like being hassled. Anything else, and he’d excommunicate an entire company it forever, even if the quality improved down the road. His victims were marked by…

GoPro’s Latest Update Lets You Turn Your Action Cam Into a Webcam

GoPro’s Latest Update Lets You Turn Your Action Cam Into a Webcam

An update launched this week lets you turn your waterproof GoPro action camera into a working webcam. The update, which is compatible with the with the HERO8 Black, allows you to connect the camera via a USB-C cable and have it appear as a camera in apps like Zoom and…

Tesla Is Still Trying To Make An Affordable Car

Tesla Is Still Trying To Make An Affordable Car

Tesla makes the Model S, the Model X, the Model 3, and the Model Y, two of which were genuinely groundbreaking, one of which has become the volume sales success Tesla needed, and the other the possible sales success Tesla still needs. But CEO Elon Musk has been giving hints…

If You Like Pixels And Old Japanese Cars Boy Are You In Luck

If You Like Pixels And Old Japanese Cars Boy Are You In Luck

I bet you wouldn’t mind something fun and absolutely unrelated to all of this (gestures vaguely around with arms) mess around us all right now? Of course, you would. You’re human. And, as a human, I suspect that you also have a special love for well-crafted pixel art and old…

Chevy Says It’s Fixed Its Corvette Frunk Issues

Chevy Says It’s Fixed Its Corvette Frunk Issues

Chevy’s had some issues with the C8 Corvette’s frunk, namely that it had to issue a recall some ‘Vettes to fix the internal trunk release, while some owners reported that the frunk was flying open at speed, with a software update issued this week to address that.

How Tesla And Apple’s Stock Splits Will Work

How Tesla And Apple’s Stock Splits Will Work

Over the past few weeks Tesla and Apple stock splits have been announced. Here’s what that means. What is a stock split? A stock split is where a company divides its common stock by a certain amount. For example, a three way stock split would mean one share would become…

Samsung Is Hosting a Second Galaxy Unpacked Event Next Week

Samsung Is Hosting a Second Galaxy Unpacked Event Next Week

Earlier this month, Samsung announced a full refresh of its mobile portfolio. However, there were some important details that didn’t get announced — especially at it pertains to Samsung’s next flagship foldable phone — so Samsung has decided to finish the job by hosting a second event next week.

AR Plus Apple TV+ Sounds Like Something No One Wants

AR Plus Apple TV+ Sounds Like Something No One Wants

It’s clear that Apple is banking big on its streaming service TV+. The tech giant has made the service free for a year with new Apple devices; it’s introduced streaming bundles exclusively available to TV+ subscribers; it’s paying unfathomable sums of money to acquire visionary directors and talent; and now,…

Climbing Mount Everest Has Gotten Easier, Study Finds

Climbing Mount Everest Has Gotten Easier, Study Finds

Climbing Mount Everest is one of the hardest athletic feats a person can do. But new research out this week suggests that it has gotten easier to pull off in recent years. The study found the success rate of climbing the highest mountain on Earth has doubled in the last…

The reMarkable 2 Is the Tablet That Will Convince You to Go Paperless

The reMarkable 2 Is the Tablet That Will Convince You to Go Paperless

Up until about two years ago I was convinced that electronic paper was an outdated technology that no one really needed. What completely changed my mind was the original reMarkable, an E Ink tablet that so perfectly recreated the pen on paper writing experience that I haven’t used a real…

Five Techniques We’re Using to Uncover the Secrets of Viruses

Five Techniques We’re Using to Uncover the Secrets of Viruses

Viruses are often termed “the invisible enemy”. They aren’t visible with the naked eye, or even by using a standard optical microscope. So how do we know they exist or what they look like? There are biochemical methods, such as the ones used to confirm COVID-19 infection, that look for…

Many More Health Workers Than We Ever Thought are Catching COVID-19 on the Job

Many More Health Workers Than We Ever Thought are Catching COVID-19 on the Job

Yesterday, the Victorian government released much-anticipated figures showing the proportion of the state’s health-care workers who caught COVID-19 at work. Victoria’s chief medical officer Andrew Wilson said yesterday that 70-80 per cent of health workers testing positive to COVID-19 were infected at work. That’s compared with 22 per cent in the…