United Airlines Announces Extended Flight Cancellations Due to Grounded Boeing 737 Max

United Airlines Announces Extended Flight Cancellations Due to Grounded Boeing 737 Max

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines takes off at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: GettyFlight cancellations continue as the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded pending an ongoing review of its software update, with United Airlines on Friday announcing yet another schedule revision.A spokesperson said the…

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MIT researchers are working on AI-based knitting design software that will let anyone, even novices, make their own clothes

MIT researchers are working on AI-based knitting design software that will let anyone, even novices, make their own clothes

The growing popularity of 3D printing machines and companies like Thingiverse and Shapeways have given previously unimaginable powers to makers, enabling them to create everything from cosplay accessories to replacement parts. But even though 3D printing has launched a new world of customized objects, most of us are still buying clothes off the rack. Now…

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Life Without iTunes Is Sweet Indeed

Life Without iTunes Is Sweet Indeed

Screenshot: GizmodoIt feels like I’ve been waiting years for iTunes to die. (A quick search of the Gizmodo archives reveals that I have, in fact, been waiting four years.) The bloated software was confusing to navigate, annoying to use, and increasingly obsolete, so you might imagine what a treat it was when I finally fired…

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As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias

As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias

[For more coverage of race, sign up here to have our Race/Related newsletter delivered weekly to your inbox.]DETROIT — Twenty-four hours a day, video from thousands of cameras stationed around Detroit, at gas stations, restaurants, mini-marts, apartment buildings, churches and schools, streams into the Police Department’s downtown headquarters.The surveillance program, which began in 2016, is…

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The Origins of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis

The Origins of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis

The Daily|The Origins of Boeing’s 737 Max CrisistranscripttranscriptThe Origins of Boeing’s 737 Max CrisisHosted by Michael Barbaro, produced by Michael Simon Johnson, Jessica Cheung and Clare Toeniskoetter, and edited by Lisa Tobin and Larissa AndersonA dangerous software system was implicated in two fatal crashes in less than five months. Why was the plane deemed safe…

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Congress is bad at Rocket League

Congress is bad at Rocket League

On Wednesday, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) hosted a Rocket League tournament in Congress, pitting members against each other in 2v2 matches. The ESA paired up with Congress’ Future Forum caucus to teach members about the e-sports and gaming communities. A whole slate of members picked up the game and faced off head-to-head, teaming up…

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