The Gigabyte AORUS RAID SSD PCIe 3.0 card

Something to do with an empty PCIe slot Gigabyte has released a new expansion card that hides four 512GB M.2 drives and a Marvell 88NR2241-BWW2 RAID controller, which connects via…

Combine economy and empathy to study life in developing countries

Reshmaan Hussam ’09, PhD ’15, once dreamed of becoming a “psychohistorian” as the protagonist of the Isaac Asimov Foundation novels which combines sociology, history and statistics to save the world.…

Private schools distort China’s real estate market, frustrating Xi’s quest for equality

Officials in an economic swamp in central China have found a new way to boost the local real estate market: schools funded by reputable developers to get their students into…

‘Psychonauts 2’ launch trailer shows wacky levels and Raz’s psychic powers

It was a long, bumpy journey for Double Fine in its effort to make a sequel to its very first game, but Psychonauts 2 is almost there. Right before release,…

I guess dying for “freedom” and “choice” sounds nobler than “dying for Facebook”

The video is available on the Times‘ Twitter, and was also posted on YouTube. The seven-minute film features, among others, Christopher Green, 53, who (between coughing fits) describes himself as…

blockstream acquires ASIC spondoolies and a miner maker to build a Blockstream hornet miner: Bitcoin

A community dedicated to Bitcoin, the Internet currency. Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency, distributed around the world. Bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority: there is no…

Graphics (Intel, AMD, Google, Xilinx)

5:28 p.m. EDT – Welcome to Hot Chips! This is the annual conference dedicated to the latest, best and upcoming big silicon that we are all passionate about. Stay tuned…

A “distant” vision of transport planning

As a child, Eric Plosky ’99, MCP ’00, took the New York subway with his grandmother to get to all of the city’s attractions on the map. “Whenever someone asks…

Fuel cell vehicles set to advance in China’s truck market

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are expected to become a major player in the Chinese commercial truck market, predicts Elaine Wu of JPMorgan. “Currently, fuel cell vehicles represent less than 5%…

Biden slammed for not extending Afghan withdrawal deadline to August 31

Representative Michael McCaul harshly criticized President Joe Biden, saying on Tuesday the president will “have blood on his hands” after the commander-in-chief announced that the United States would not extend…