The Engineering Behind Elon Musk’s Bid to Save Thailand’s Cave Boys

The SpaceX and Tesla CEO’s work to help the rescue operation captivated the internet and reinforced the most flattering image of Musk, as a brilliant engineer with a nose for unexpected solutions to pressing problems. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b452bc49bc3f356f4059475/master/pass/Cave_AP_18176408805848.jpg

Cybersecurity engineering: A new academic discipline

GUEST: Cyber startups and legacy technology companies know exactly how to attract top undergraduates: a six-figure salary, a signing bonus, even a new car. With these luxuries in reach, choosing to forgo the job offer in pursuit of advanced higher education seems irrational for most new grads. However, this is exactly what’s being asked of […]

Google futurist and director of engineering: Basic income will spread worldwide by the 2030s

Tech Insider Basic income will be widespread by the 2030s, according to Google futurist and director of engineering Ray Kurzweil. Kurzweil is known for making seemingly wild predictions. In 2016, he predicted that by 2029, medical technology will add an extra year to human life expectancies on an annual basis. “We’re going to have more […]

Slack forms safety engineering team to reduce outages

(Reuters) — Collaboration software provider Slack Technologies Inc is building a safety engineering team that will develop methods to help reduce the disruptions that have been more frequent on Slack’s service than rival systems, the company told Reuters. Recurring outages have prevented Slack users from connecting with its service as the fas…Read More

IKEA and Teenage Engineering preview their collaboration on Instagram

Teenage Engineering is known for its wonky-looking yet functional synths and speakers, while IKEA furniture fills college (and folks who still live like it’s college) apartments. Their powers combined has produced…some neat, boldly-colored speakers, actually. On its Instagram, Ikea just posted a sneak peek at their upcoming line of collaborated products built “so that you […]