The Universal Law of Turbulence Isn’t So Unruly After All

Picture a calm river. Now picture a torrent of white water. What is the difference between the two? To mathematicians and physicists it’s this: The smooth river flows in one direction, while the torrent flows in many different directions at once.Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine, an editorially independent publication of the Simons…

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Oscars 2020: How to Watch

Oscars 2020: How to Watch

Hey, remember last year when the Academy Awards ceremony didn’t have a host because Kevin Hart couldn’t bring himself to apologize for his old tweets? Welp, it must’ve worked out, because this year the Oscars are once again hitting the air without a master of ceremonies.But that doesn’t mean the 92nd Academy Awards are not…

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Investors Hit the Brakes on Automotive Startups

Investors Hit the Brakes on Automotive Startups

Last year, Ted Serbinski called his accelerator, TechStars Detroit, the “‘comeback city’s’ startup ecosystem.” Since 2015, the accelerator had supported and mentored 54 transportation-related companies, with funding from some big transportation names, like Ford, Honda, AAA, and Nationwide. Success stories included Cargo, a startup that helps ride-hail drivers make supplemental income by running rider-friendly “convenience…

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BlueFrag security vulnerability allows code execution over Bluetooth on some Android devices

BlueFrag security vulnerability allows code execution over Bluetooth on some Android devices

The importance of receiving Android’s monthly security updates cannot be overstated. If you need another example for why that is, look no further than CVE-2020-0022 — a new vulnerability that allows code execution over Bluetooth connections on some Android devices. The security hole was discovered by ERNW, an IT security firm operating in Heidelberg, Germany.…

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‘The Witcher’ Might Get Better in Season 2

‘The Witcher’ Might Get Better in Season 2

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Netflix has already promised that there will be a second season of The Witcher. NetflixIn the last few months, fantasy fans have flocked to the The Witcher. Based on the book series by Andrzej Sapkowski, the new Netflix show is often described as the next Game of…

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