Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
Your electronics are watching you. The good news is that it’s usually to fix bugs. The bad news is that the data they collect can be abused without some serious oversight.
The NSA wants to scan the internet in real time and store whatever it can catch for later. But are they ready for the challenge that poses?
DARPA wants a program that can monitor your actions and predict your every move. Is that even remotely plausible?
Can we really crunch enough numbers to predict future trends, products, and people's behaviors?