Mehreen Kasana

After undermining democracy, Facebook is directly hurting the environment too
Mehreen Kasana
It shouldn't surprise anyone that Facebook is an unfriendly and unsightly neighbor for many on the quiet Oregon coast.
Culture
You can update Control on PS5 and Xbox Series X if you're willing to pay again
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Fans are decidedly and understandably pissed.
Gaming
Researchers have created electronic skin inspired by 'Star Wars'
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E-skin could revolutionize healthcare technology, and we have Luke Skywalker's issues with his father to thank for it.
Tech
Xiaomi's transparent OLED TV makes projectors pointless
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Got an extra $7,200 lying around? Have you considered this transparent TV from Xiaomi?
Design
This app turns your basic animal doodles into detailed AR animals
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Doodlar has great potential for education and commercial purposes, and it's the sort of wholesome fun we can get behind.
Design
This 4K, 60 FPS, AI-enhanced video from 1896 is absolutely mind-blowing
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The technique includes neural networks, algorithms, massive amounts of training data, and a healthy dose of imagination.
Culture
Peter Bil'ak's Q type system is jovial, fluid, and beautiful
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It's less about legibility, the designer says, and more about unleashing your inner creativity.
Design
Chemists have found a way to make the most fluorescent matter ever
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Use cases have yet to emerge, but we expect the EDM community will think of something if no one else does.
Culture
Google policing its employees' words won't fix its antitrust problems
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The online search and advertising giant has issued guidelines on language usage within the company that are clearly a response to allegations it's monopolistic.
Implausible deniability
Bill Gates: American COVID-19 tests are 'completely garbage'
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The method of testing in the United States is hurting, not helping, vulnerable people, Gates warns.
Culture
AI experts warn deepfakes could lead to crimes like extortion and terrorism
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They're hard to spot and even harder to prevent.
Culture
Nintendo rakes in the big bucks with jaw-dropping increase in net profit
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Two words: holy shit.
Gaming
Mark Zuckerberg doesn't have a plan for if Trump uses Facebook to challenge his defeat
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No one is actually surprised.
Culture
Google is allegedly working on a Foldable Pixel due next year
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If Google can make an appealing folding phone it could still stake a claim in the nascent sector which its rivals have yet to convincingly take the lead in.
Tech
This AI privacy tool could be hell for facial recognition systems
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Researchers say that the slightest, almost invisible changes to your face could throw facial recognition systems off.
Culture
Research finds TikTok actually favors Republicans, not Democrats
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Researchers analyzed 8,000 TikToks posted between October 2019 and February 2020 and found a distinct favoring for Republican-flavored fare.
Culture
An Instagram 'bug' worked in Trump's favor and at Biden's expense
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While vexing for the Democratic presidential hopeful, it further rubbished claims by the right that the platform favors liberals.
Culture
Apple's solution for an AirPower mat that doesn't explode: magnets
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Rise from the dead, dear beloved AirPower!
Tech
Researchers will use Apple Watch to track signs of depression
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The study is a collaboration between UCLA and Apple.
Culture
Pepper robots can now call you out for not wearing a mask in public
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Since people won't listen to doctors, SoftBank Robotics Europe is sending Pepper on a public health mission.
Culture