This AI Predicts How Old Children Are. Can It Keep Them Safe?

Predicting how old someone is based only on how they look is incredibly hard to get right, especially in those awkward early teen years. And yet bouncers, liquor store owners,…

Dark Web Drug Busts Lead to 150 Arrests

“Operation Dark HunTor was launched with one clear goal: to hunt down the vendors, buyers, and suppliers who had been hiding on that site and make sure they did not…

The way forward: Merging IT and operations

“People in operations see a ton of opportunity,” says Irani-Famili, who has worked in the energy sector for the better part of a decade. For problems they encounter every day,…

10 Video Game Series That Deserve to Be Resurrected

When a video game is successful, a string of sequels is usually inevitable. With fans clamoring for more, developers want to deliver. Sometimes these follow-ups run out of ideas, and…

Investing in people is key to successful transformation

People can be your most important catalyst for digital transformation—or the greatest obstacle. When people-related challenges to transformation progress emerge, the problems are usually very easy to identify but much…

This AI Resurrects Ancient Board Games—and Lets You Play Them

In 1901, on an excavation trip to Crete, British archaeologist Arthur Evans unearthed items he believed belonged to a royal game dating back millennia: a board fashioned out of ivory,…

The Future Is Bleak. Pondering Pangaea Gives Me Hope

The human passion for gouging burnable stuff out of the earth and reducing it to ashes may well be the end of us. But it’s not clear who the “us”…

How to Find a PlayStation 5: Tips, Retailers, Stock Alerts

Sony’s latest console officially launched last year, but both models of the PlayStation 5 have repeatedly sold out. Supply chain issues have also contributed to a console shortage that has…

This Groundbreaking Simulator Generates a Huge Indoor Ocean

“It’s a complex mixture of chemistry, biology, and physics,” says Scripps oceanographer Grant Deane, co-principal investigator of Soars. “That’s one of the things that we’ve discovered in the last, I…

Covid-19 vaccines for children: Why the Pfizer and Moderna data supports it

That’s why, when officials meet, they will weigh up a complicated set of factors. What are the chances that a child will be infected with covid? How much protection does…