Centuries before Moses wandered in the “great and terrible wilderness” of the Sinai Peninsula, this triangle of desert wedged between Africa and Asia attracted speculators, drawn by rich mineral deposits hidden in the rocks.
1. Your data is collected and scored. Then databrokers use algorithms to reveal thousands of private details about you—friends and acquintances, religious and political beliefs, educational background, sexual orientation, reading habits, personality traits and flaws, economic stability, etc.
Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex question, problem, or challenge.
The Mac has always been very different from its close relative, iOS, especially when it comes to what a user is or is not allowed to run on their system.
Intel during CES 2021 showed off its next-generation Alder Lake family of chips, which it says offers a “significant breakthrough” for the x86 architecture.
There’s rarely time to write about every cool science-y story that comes our way. So this year, we’re once again running a special Twelve Days of Christmas series of posts, highlighting one science story that fell through the cracks in 2020, each day from December 25 through January 5.
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This Christmas, a family member sent me a URL to a family Zoom call. However, they didn’t send me a direct link to Zoom. Instead, they sent me a “tinyurl.com” link. When I clicked on the link, my URL bar flashed an intermediate domain that was neither Zoom nor TinyURL.