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Please Don’t Use Your iPhone To Self-Diagnose COVID-19

Please Don’t Use Your iPhone To Self-Diagnose COVID-19

The coronavirus is scary for all of us. I’ve seen one too many stories this weekend about seemingly healthy, young people being hit with COVID-19 and dropping dead within a week’s time. I was even tempted to Google symptoms when I had a slight cough and a possibly stuffy nose,…

How To Protect Your Smart Speaker From A Laser Attack

How To Protect Your Smart Speaker From A Laser Attack

I love a good scientific mystery—stuff like quantum weirdness, dark matter and dark energy, strange gravitational behaviour, or even why smart speakers respond to light waves as if they were sound. That last one was the topic of a recently published paper from researchers at the University of Electro-Communications Tokyo…