2582 Results for

professor

Article

Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips

Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.

By June 29, 2015

Article

What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015

Article

In 200 years, rich humans will be cyborgs, says professor

Technically Incorrect: An Israeli professor says the amalgamation of man and machine will be the "biggest evolution in the history of biology" in 4 billion years.

By May 25, 2015

Article

Professor's online course delves into all things 'Doctor Who'

A new MOOC, short for massive open online course, from a Syracuse University professor will take "Doctor Who" fans on an epic journey.

By November 5, 2014

Article

Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By April 11, 2015

Article

Supreme Court refuses to hear Google's appeal in Java patent case

The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

By June 29, 2015

Article

​Professor Wozniak takes on new role at Australian university

Sydney's University of Technology has a new teacher, with Steve Wozniak taking on his first ever adjunct professorship and being dubbed "the coolest person in the universe" in the process.

By October 20, 2014

Article

Bills banning Google Glass while driving are toothless, professor says

Legislation aimed at barring the use of Glass have stalled in many states. One professor suggests changing the wording of the bills.

By August 13, 2014

Article

Appliance Science: How to make espresso without an espresso machine

How do you make espresso coffee without using pumps, presses and other complicated devices? Appliance Science looks at the AeroPress, a simple coffeemaker that uses physics to make better coffee.

By June 26, 2015

Article

Dumpster-living professor out to make a point

Professor Dumpster is a combo of Bill Nye the Science Guy and Oscar the Grouch, and he wants to show us that living minimally can help save our cities. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives in.

By July 1, 2014