A Case Of The Disappearing Books August 3, 2019

If you’ve ever read a book on a digital device such as a Kindle or iPad, you know that you can also purchase e-books. But ever stop to think if your

Passcode Please … July 25, 2019

If you’ve ever had to type in a passcode to access your computer or punch one in on your phone, you can thank computer scientist Dr. Fernando Corbat

What’s Better: A “V” Or A “T”? June 24, 2019

Imagine looking up at the sky and seeing what looks like an airplane, but when you take a second look, it doesn’t look like a traditional airplane a

Don’t Look At My Face Anymore June 9, 2019

Not so long ago, facial recognition meant that photographs were passed around, published in newspapers, or stuck on public billboards to help identify

Robocalls Aren’t Cool May 11, 2019

If you think robocalls are a cool trend involving robots and phone calls, you’re only partly right. Robocalling does indeed involve “robots,” bu

Game Boy Turns Thirty! May 3, 2019

Earlier this week, Nintendo’s Game Boy celebrated its 30th birthday. What’s a Game Boy, you might be wondering? It’s a handheld game device

How Do Emojis Get Made? April 27, 2019

Did you know that there’s an organization that controls whether or not an emoji exists? That’s right—the Unicode Consortium is responsible for m

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again … April 19, 2019

And that’s what Israel’s SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) plan to do after a failed attempt at landing their Beresheet spacecraft on

It’s A Launch! April 19, 2019

That’s right, the world’s biggest plane took its first test flight over the Mojave Desert last week and successfully flew for two and a half hours