How Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain chip works

[ad_1] Have you ever wished you could control your computer or phone with your mind? Well, you might not have to wait too long for that to happen. Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and visionary, has just announced that his brain-chip start-up Neuralink has successfully implanted a device in a human patient for the first … Read more

Bluesky’s Big Bet, and Are Deals Dead in Silicon Valley?

[ad_1] Listen and follow ‘Hard Fork’Apple | Spotify | Amazon | YouTube Bluesky, the Twitter spinoff, is now open for public sign-ups. Can its dreams of decentralization fix social media? We talk with the company’s chief executive, Jay Graber. Then, the New York Times reporter Erin Griffith on how Adobe’s failure to acquire Figma has … Read more

A volcano in Iceland is erupting again, spewing lava and cutting heat and hot water supplies

[ad_1] GRINDAVIK, Iceland — A volcano in southwestern Iceland erupted Thursday for the third time since December, sending jets of lava into the sky, triggering the evacuation of the popular Blue Lagoon geothermal spa and cutting heat and hot water to thousands of people. The eruption began at about 0600 GMT (1 a.m. EST) along … Read more

Baby boom of African penguin chicks hatches at a San Francisco science museum

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO — A bounty of 10 African penguin chicks has hatched in just over a year at a San Francisco science museum as part of an effort to conserve the endangered bird. The penguins began hatching in November 2022, ending a four year period without any new chicks, and continued through January of … Read more

Why the e-bike boom is raising fire fears

[ad_1] To give people a chance of escape, any means of delaying the spread of a fire or toxic gas can help. “Even if someone doesn’t have a dedicated storage cabinet, if they have a room that’s enclosed with doors that’s away from where they sleep, that might be safer than leaving it in kind … Read more