Low-cost ‘four-hour’ bamboo house wins top prize – BBC Newshttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46300790A 23-year-old from the Philippines has produced a cheap, sustainable solution to its housing crisis.
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How to Quit Facebook for Good, From 10 People Who Havehttps://medium.com/s/story/how-to-quit-facebook-for-good-from-10-people-who-have-76658c8b6ed8Last Friday, Facebook announced its largest security breach to date, compromising the data of nearly 50 million users. The news broke less than a year after Facebook came under fire for another security scandal when it was revealed that political data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had collected personal information from users’ profiles. (Profiles on Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, may have been compromised as well, though only if users had linked their accounts to Facebook.)
What might our 92-year old mother regret the most? – donvy – Mediumhttps://medium.com/@donvy/what-might-our-92-year-old-mother-regret-the-most-9465e99bbed0Since we all share some form of the longevity gene from our parents, we might as well prepare for the inevitable slow, painful spiral into…
AI as Fact Checker: Algorithm Identifies Fake News – Geek.comhttps://www.geek.com/tech/ai-as-fact-checker-algorithm-identifies-fake-news-1754452/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleFake news dates back further than a bullying president and Twitter. But the 125-year-old tradition of yellow journalism may have finally met its match. Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) developed a new system that uses machine learning to determine if a source is accurate or politically biased.
iOS 12.1 Features Dual-SIM Support (But You’ll Have to Wait to Use It)https://www.idropnews.com/news/iphone/ios-12-1-features-dual-sim-support-but-youll-have-to-wait-to-use-it/84106/This year’s lineup of iPhones will support dual-SIM capabilities thanks to Apple’s eSIM technology, but you’ll have to wait just a bit longer to use it. iOS 12.1 will also reintroduce support for Group FaceTime for up to 32 participants, a new real-time Depth Control slider for Portrait Mode, and new watch faces in the Apple Watch app.
8 Reasons Why You’ll Love Apple’s iPhone XS Maxhttps://www.idropnews.com/iphone-xs-max/8-reasons-why-youll-love-apples-iphone-xs-max/83952/11/Apple’s iPhone XS and XS Max bring a ton of new features and innovations to the table, and while they both tout the most premium build and specifications of this year’s iPhone models, it’s without a doubt the massive new 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max that has us astir (and we’re not alone!)
iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max, iPad Pros, Macs and more: Everything Apple could announce on Sept. 12 – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-xs-iphone-xs-max-iphone-xr-apple-watch-4-everything-apple-just-announced/This year’s launch event unveiled the pricey new iPhones, and the new Apple Watch Series 4 takes on some serious health monitoring.
Apple, Google No Longer Require College Degrees for New Hireshttps://www.idropnews.com/news/apple-google-no-longer-require-college-degrees-for-new-hires/80762/You may no longer need a four-year college degree to land a job at some of the largest technology companies in the world, according to a new report.