Month: January 2022

Russian space debris nearly hits Chinese satellite

Debris from a Russian space probe that hit the International Space Station also threatened the Chinese space program. Debris from the Russian satellite destroyed last year by Moscow grazed a Chinese satellite , in an “extremely dangerous” incident, according to Beijing. The Chinese have an ambitious space program , which includes the launch of observation and positioning satellites -with military or civil …

Opera launches a browser with a built-in cryptocurrency wallet

Opera is introducing its new Web3 initiative called the Crypto Browser Project, which includes a crypto wallet . Opera introduces its Web3 “Crypto Browser” in beta which includes features such as a built-in cryptocurrency wallet, easy access to non-fungible token swaps , support for decentralized applications, and more. The goal of this new browser is to “simplify the often bewildering Web3 user experience for mainstream users ,” Jorgen …

The creator of PlayStation believes that the metaverse “sucks”

Ken Kutaragi, 71, believes that the metaverse and virtual reality “will cut us off from the world.” Just because the metaverse  is the buzzword, doesn’t mean everyone agrees with it. And proof of this is the living legend Ken Kutaragi, inventor of the PlayStation, who says that this new concept “sucks”. Kutaragi, at 71, spoke with Bloomberg and referred to the metaverse that companies like Meta are promoting . “Would you rather …

Tom Cruise producers sign contract with Axiom to build studio in space

The British studio Space Entertainment Enterprise contracted with the space company Axiom to build a module that would serve as a studio in space . The film industry wants to continue rising even to space. Elena and Dmitry Lesnevsky, producers of the upcoming Tom Cruise movie set in space, have signed a deal to build a movie studio connected to the International Space Station . The 20-foot-wide studio, called Space …

Artificial intelligences that converse with humans began to show symptoms of ‘depression’

Artificial intelligence chatbots are taking in the sadness and nihilism of the people they chat with. The study notes that bots would be “alcoholics” if they could. Chatbots , artificial intelligences  that converse with humans and learn about them through dialogue, have begun to develop “depression”. According to research by the Chinese Academy of Sciences , popular chatbots have begun to answer questions as …

Astronomers identify the second exomoon candidate in the universe

The discovery of a second exomoon candidate outside our solar system raises the possibility of more discoveries and that these moons are as common as exoplanets . In 2017 a group of astronomers claimed to have “convincing evidence” of the first moon  orbiting a planet outside our solar system and now the same team reports the discovery of a second; If confirmed, …

Indian airline restricts flights to the US over fears of 5G deployment

Air India fears that the country’s 5G mobile network will interfere with the system on its planes. The airline Air India announced on Wednesday a restriction of flights to the United States due to the deployment of 5G  mobile network services  in that country, which has caused concern that the new signals interfere with aircraft systems. “Due to the rollout of 5G communications in the US , our …

Space anemia, a challenge to overcome for future astronauts to Mars

A new study links anemia to space travel, which will make it harder for astronauts to experience. Anemia  is a problem on Earth, but it is also a problem in space . A new study indicates that this condition, previously considered a temporary annoyance, is an illness to be considered by astronauts  due to weightlessness. Anemia was considered a “15-day illness” by NASA, because it was …

Instagram keeps a hidden avatar creator in the application: this is how it works

The avatar creator is hidden among the Instagram options , but it can be used in the future in your conversations and posts. Meta is beginning its transition to the metaverse  first by giving us the option to create avatars of our identity, little drawings that will represent us in the digital world. Facebook  has its own tool, but few have realized that Instagram  has it …