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Think You Know the World’s Most Popular Websites? Think Again
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Think You Know the World’s Most Popular Websites? Think Again

See the chaos of the Internet in this ridiculously detailed world map.

How Wikipedia’s Volunteers Became the Web’s Best Weapon against Misinformation
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How Wikipedia’s Volunteers Became the Web’s Best Weapon against Misinformation

In the Facebook era, the volunteer editors behind the archaic-looking website have built Wikipedia into a formidable force for truth.

Schools in China Track Students With GPS-Enabled 'Smart' ­niforms
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Schools in China Track Students With GPS-Enabled 'Smart' ­niforms

Students at 11 schools in the Chinese province of Guizhou are wearing "smart uniforms" incorporating computer chips to ensure they attend classes and behave properly...

A Google Intern Built the AI Behind These Shockingly Good Fake Images
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A Google Intern Built the AI Behind These Shockingly Good Fake Images

Google researchers have developed an artificial intelligence system that generates incredibly realistic fake images.

Here's a Peek at the Iphone's Next Big Trick
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Here's a Peek at the Iphone's Next Big Trick

We've all heard about the promise of augmented reality coming to the iPhone. With iOS 11 due later this year, Apple is releasing ARKit–a software that allows developers...

MIT Invents a Magic Lens That Combines All Your Screens Into a Single Experience
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MIT Invents a Magic Lens That Combines All Your Screens Into a Single Experience

When we need to send a command or a file from our smartphone to our laptop, we do it through menus.
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