Facebook open-sources Opacus, a PyTorch library for differential privacy

Facebook’s Opacus is a library for training PyTorch models with differential privacy that’s ostensibly more scalable…

Comedian uses Trump supporters’ ‘conservative logic’ to defend the most evil people in history

Comedian Greg Larsen on Monday challenged his Twitter followers to name some of the most evil people in…

Vintage NASA satellite falls to Earth, meets fiery doom after 56 years in space

RIP, OGO-1 satellite. You’ve had a long trip since 1964. Read more at Space.com…

Repeating fast radio burst woke up again on schedule. Now what? | EarthSky.org

FRB 121102 is one of the few known repeating fast radio bursts, and astronomers are trying…

iOS 14: Facebook’s Apple Nightmare Keeps Getting Worse

Soon-to-launch iOS 14 is a momentous leap for iPhone privacy, but this week Facebook confirmed its…

Study suggests hibernation was an ancient adaptation to harsh winters

The image seen below is an illustration of a creature called a Lystrosaurus. The strange-looking creature…

Neuralink demonstrates its next-generation brain-machine interface

During a press conference held online, Elon Musks Neuralink gave a progress update on its ambitious…

Fix For Potential SSD-Damaging Bug Coming in Windows Update – ExtremeTech

Microsoft is rolling out a fix for an SSD defrag bug introduced in the 2004 update…

Did life travel between Earth and Mars? New study supports theory of panspermia

Scientists conducted an experiment onboard the International Space Station that supported the controversial theory of panspermia.…

Nano-diamond self-charging batteries could disrupt energy as we know it

California company NDB says its nano-diamond batteries will absolutely upend the energy equation, acting like tiny…

The USB Null Modem Cable Is Now A Thing

The classic serial null-modem cable was, among other things, used to connect two computers together for…

Solved astronomy mystery after just one year at university

Three first-year students have found a way to detect violent explosions in distant galaxies. Now, one…