Intro to Quantum Computing MOOC. Free, too.
Google Duplex sounds so lifelike, down to the hesitations and verbal tics. It’s exciting and it’s scary. Can’t wait till the trolls get down to misusing this for arguments and such.
Five methods of interstellar travel, speculative, certainly, but appearing in a scientific journal. Still, it does look like it’s cribbed all of them from sci-fi novels. Nothing new.
Elderly women in Japan feel more secure in prison than outside. It’s not just financial, it’s also familial. Prison provides companionship. Quite a statement of today’s society.