IBM, the Linux Foundation, and Grillo unveil global earthquake early-warning system

Only a handful of countries (Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, and China) have nation-wide earthquake early-warning systems. Isn’t that weird? Many other

Read more

This app uses AI to make your selfies look fabulously ridiculous

Artificial intelligence has emerged in the past decade as a bedrock technology. We use it for important endeavors such as

Read more

Scientists modified a strain of cannabis to kill cancer cells

It’s well-documented that chemical compounds found in cannabis, especially cannabidiol (CBD), are effective at treating the symptoms of many forms

Read more

A beginner’s guide to the AI apocalypse: Humanity joins the hivemind

Welcome to the latest article in TNW’s guide to the AI apocalypse. In this series we’ll examine some of the most

Read more

Here’s why AI didn’t save us from COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic began we were all so full of hope. We assumed our technology would save us from

Read more

Elon Musk claims his brain chip can stimulate your pleasure center

Neuralink‘s mission has never quite been clear. We know it’s working on a chip designed to be surgically inserted into

Read more

GitHub buried a data archive at the north pole in case post-apocalyptic society needs help

Dear people of the future: we’re sorry for whatever horrible thing we did that caused the apocalypse (was it nukes?

Read more