Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. When it comes to the next great tech breakthroughs, Steve Wozniak isn’t betting on the company he founded.Instead, he believes Tesla is at the forefront of anticipating the world to come.
The Airbus A380 superjumbo may be the next big thing in private jets, but the tiny Cirrus Vision Jet is the next game changer. At $1.96 million, the diminutive Cirrus is the most affordable private jet on sale today. In fact, it’s about half the price of its nearest jet-powered competitor.
AlphaGo is going out on top. After beating Ke Jie, the world’s best player of the ancient Chinese board game Go, for the third time today at the Future of Go Summit in Wuzhen, Google’s DeepMind unit announced that it would be the last event match the AI plays.
Researchers from Bochum, Germany, and San Diego, California, say they’ve found the precise mechanisms that allowed diesel Volkswagens and Audis to engage or disengage emissions controls depending on whether the cars were being driven in a lab or driven under real-world conditions.
Cryptocurrencies are booming beyond belief. Bitcoin is up sevenfold, to $2,500, in the last year. Three weeks ago the redoubtable Vinay Gupta, who led Ethereum’s initial release, published an essay entitled “What Does Ether At $100 Mean?” Since then it has doubled.