Voyagers explores complexities of coming of age in space

Tye Sheridan and Lily-Rose Depp star in director Neil Burger’s science fiction film, Voyagers. A crew of young people on a lifelong expedition to colonize a distant planet grow frustrated with their rigidly controlled existence and begin to rebel, putting the mission at risk, in Voyagers. Director Neil Burger’s (Limitless) new film is part classic space epic, part mystery, and part […]

Best Android phones to buy for 2021 – CNET

Phone technology moves fast, with today’s top manufacturers pushing out innovations faster than ever. Features such as super fast 5G connectivity and Super AMOLED displays are commonplace, with more futuristic tech like foldable displays available for those who want the cutting edge (and who have the deep pockets to pay for them). Samsung’s Galaxy line dominates the Android category, and […]

YouTube’s policies block ad targeting on Black Lives Matter videos

YouTube is blocking advertisers from using social and racial justice terms like “Black Lives Matter” to target videos. At the same time, the site is allowing targeting for terms including “white lives matter” and “all lives matter,” according to an investigation by The Markup. Google’s ad policies officially deter advertisers from targeting users based on “identities and belief,” instead encouraging […]

Jump-start your car at a moment's notice with this $112 battery-free supercapacitor – CNET

autowit A dead car battery can be a pretty traumatic experience. It stops your day cold while you wait for rescue, traditionally from a friend with jumper cables or your insurance company’s roadside assistance. And while there are some pretty awesome jump-start batteries out there these days that let you rescue yourself, even they’re not foolproof. What if you need […]

Black women, AI, and overcoming historical patterns of abuse

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. After a 2019 research paper demonstrated that commercially available facial analysis tools fail to work for women with dark skin, AWS executives went on the attack. Instead of offering up more equitable performance results or allowing the federal government to assess their algorithm like other […]

Falcon and Winter Soldier episode 4 recap: New Captain America takes an extreme turn – CNET

The characters — Sam Wilson (from left), Lemar Hoskins, John Walker and Bucky Barnes — are sorta allies. Marvel Studios/Screenshot by Sean Keane/CNET After a trip to the Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s wretched hive of scum and villainy last week, episode 4 of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier — entitled The Whole World Is Watching — landed on Disney Plus Friday. […]