Sunday, August 20, 2017

Kelly Paik

Kelly Paik
Kelly Paik writes about science and technology for Fanvive. When she's not catching up on the latest innovations, she uses her free-time painting and roaming to places with languages she can't speak. Because she rather enjoys fumbling through cities and picking things on the menu through a process of eeny meeny miny moe.
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Google is funding a project that will have AI write the local news

Local newspapers and print journalism in general have seen their struggles in recent decades as declining revenue leads to cutbacks. Now Google wants to...
View of Jupiter from outer space

What we’ve learned in Juno’s year orbiting Jupiter

July 4th marked the one year anniversary of Juno’s orbit around the planet Jupiter. With about 71 million miles (114.5 million kilometers) logged circling...
inside of a bestbuy store

Best Buy wants to be your showroom for smart home devices

I’ll be honest. The last time I stepped inside a Best Buy was to hold in my hands a mirrorless camera I ended up...
electron micrograph of multiple bacteriophages attached to a bacterial cell wall. The magnification is approximately 200,000

Scientists use CRISPR modified viruses to combat bacterial disease

Antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise worldwide. But intriguing new research is using modified viruses to combat bacterial disease. Scientists have created viruses engineered...
Amazon Prime Wardrobe

Prime Wardrobe: Amazon aims to disrupt the clothing retail industry next

Books and household accessories are easy enough to order online through Amazon but buying the right outfit is a bit trickier. Many of us...
uber app opening on smartphone

Travis Kalanick leaves the driver’s seat at Uber

It’s only been a week into Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s sudden leave of absence from the ride-hailing startup but he’s already telling us he...
a binary consisting of two red dwarf stars shown here in an artist's rendering, unleashed a series of powerful flares seen by NASA's Swift

Study suggests that a sun is born in pairs, ours is dubbed ‘Nemesis’

We see stars in pairs and triplets all the time in space. Three-starred Alpha Centauri is just one such example. But scientists never knew...
Uber CEO travis kalanick sitting on a chair with his hands crossed at chest level

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announces leave of absence

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just announced he’ll be taking a leave of absence while the company struggles to transform itself in the wake of...
Two reconstructions of the second hominin face

Homo Sapien fossils in Morocco could rewrite human evolutionary history

What looks to be the oldest fossilized remains of Homo Sapiens have been unearthed out of Morocco. As it turns out, this discovery is...
aerial photo of the san francisco bay area

Google using StreetView cars to map air pollution

More than just mapping our streets, the Google StreetView car can now map a city’s air pollution levels as well. For the last year,...

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Last minute ways to view Monday’s Solar Eclipse

America’s total solar eclipse is fast approaching on August 21st and you still haven't bought your eclipse glasses. Don't panic, there's still time for...
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The man who invented password rules regrets it

Hate having to change your password every 90 days? Forgot again which special character went where and which letter was supposed to be capitalized?...
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India launches a solar-paneled train to help fight air pollution

India’s legendary railway network lays out over 41,000 miles of track winding through everything from jungles to deserts to mountainsides as it reaches into...