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Fusion Energy Could Be a Reality in Less Than 5 Years

The joke about nuclear fusion is it’s always 30 years away. There are currently massive projects like ITER with the goal of delivering clean limitless energy but a working fusion r...

Alex in Tech 23 October · 4

Future of Tech - Energy

Today, we cannot imagine a world where we don't have streetlights, where we have to go more than say a day without charging our smartphone, and where something as simple as pluggin...

Alex in Tech 22 October · 7

Do This Before Selling Your Computer

Your computer probably contains a ton of sensitive information about you, your job, and maybe even your finances. Before you sell or dispose of your computer, you absolutely must m...

Alex in Security 21 October · 8

Can You Actually Put Your PC In A Fridge?

Heat is the constant nemesis of any computer enthusiast, and between custom water loops, RGB fans and beefy tower-style heat sinks, a massive industry has sprung up around keeping...

Alex in Tech 20 October · 2

Will Nvidia Chips Be Inside Everything?

Nvidia is trying to strong-arm its way into more devices than ever before. And yes, this article is going to be about Nvidia's acquisition of Arm. At first, the two companies don'...

Alex in Hardware 16 October · 5

Why Is Florida Releasing 750 Million GMO Mosquitoes?

In May 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gave the greenlight to release hundreds of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. I realize that sen...

Alex in Environment 15 October · 4

How A Console Could BEAT Your PC. Direct storage API

As the years have gone by we've gone from having painfully slow mechanical hard drives in our computers to super fast SSDs but there's one area where SSDs are still frustrating. H...

Alex in Gaming 08 October · 5

How Quantum Diamonds Will Help Us Detect Cosmic Collisions

Back in 2015, the two detectors that make up the experiment called LIGO made waves. Well, technically they detected waves — they picked up the gravitational waves generated by two...

Alex in Space 07 October · 6

We’re Teaching Robots and AI to Design New Drugs

Every year, there are thousands of new drugs  in development at labs around the world.   But only a tiny fraction of them make it through  to human trials -- never mind final appro...

Alex in AI 01 October · 4

Linux This Month - BottleRocket is GA, GNOME 3.38 is out, and go for a drive with Super Tux Kart

Google's android 11 has released on September 8th, 2020, and now offers additional benefits to enterprise clients. The introduction of asset management and personal use policies me...

Alex in Linux 01 October · 6

How Your Graphics Card Will Get To 8K

The focal point of any graphics card, once you get past the RGB lighting of course, is the GPU itself, which does all the number crunching that pushes the frames of your favorite g...

Alex in Hardware 30 September · 6

Earth’s “Evil” Twin May Hold Signs of Life

After earning a bad reputation as Earth’s “evil twin”, Venus is finally getting some good press. Recently, a team of international astronomers announced the discovery of a rare ga...

Alex in Space 29 September · 7