DJI Mavic Mini Review: The Best Drone for Most People

DJI Mavic Mini Review: The Best Drone for Most People

Making a smaller, less feature-filled product that’s cheaper can often lead to a lot of compromises, but there’s also a chance of making something truly special (see: the Nintendo Switch Lite). DJI has done exactly that with its new Mavic Mini, which packs nearly all of what’s great about the company’s larger, more expensive drones…

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Apple might be releasing a new Apple TV soon

Apple might be releasing a new Apple TV soon

Apple might be preparing to release a new Apple TV sometime soon, as the tvOS 13.4 beta released yesterday references an unreleased Apple TV model, as spotted by 9to5Mac. The references to the new hardware apparently suggest that the new Apple TV is based on the same architecture used in the A12 and A13 Bionic…

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Yes, You *Can* Map Out an Electric Field at Home

Yes, You *Can* Map Out an Electric Field at Home

Some things that physicists study are harder to measure than others. If you’re looking at the acceleration of a free falling object, it’s pretty easy. Just take a ball and drop it—measure the height and time and you get some nice data. You can even measure the gravitational field without too much difficulty.But what about…

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Digital IDs Make Systemic Bias Worse

Digital IDs Make Systemic Bias Worse

Last week, the Kenyan High Court blocked the country’s new digital ID initiative from moving forward in its current form. Other nations’ judiciaries have taken on similar biometric ID programs—the Indian Supreme Court set limits on the subcontinent’s massive Aadhaar program, which has scanned the irises of over a billion people. But never before has…

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Cisco Flaws Put Millions of Workplace Devices at Risk

Cisco Flaws Put Millions of Workplace Devices at Risk

Workplace phones and routers have a long, storied history of very bad vulnerabilities. Now it’s time again to add to the list: Researchers say that a crop of recently discovered flaws in Cisco enterprise products—like desk phones, web cameras, and network switches—could be exploited to penetrate deep into corporate networks. Because Cisco dominates the network…

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Jeff Weiner Updates His LinkedIn Profile

Jeff Weiner Updates His LinkedIn Profile

The last three and a half years haven’t been so great for social media platforms. They’ve been accused of fomenting genocide, breaking Western democracies, and abetting mass shooters. The CEOs have sweated in front of Congress, meditated deep in the forests, and deleted the very apps that made them billionaires. Amid this drama, Jeff Weiner,…

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