What We’re Reading | June 20

By Mauricio Poveda June 20, 2015
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Kick off your weekend with another round of entertaining reads from the BrainStation team! From hackers to remote controlled cars, we have something for everyone to enjoy!

Canadian Government Website Hacked | BBC

On Wednesday, the Canadian Government’s sites were hacked by a group called Anonymous. The cyber attack was reciprocation for the passing of Bill C-51, which Anonymous claimed to be a violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Interesting read!

Light’s Wave Particle Duality Caught on Camera | NewsWeek

Physicists have accepted the wave-particle duality of light for a long time. However, up until now, they have only been able to observe light in one of the two states at a time, not both at once. Thanks to a new technique, they have captured an image of light demonstrating both it’s wave and particle properties!

Deep Learning Machine Beats Humans in IQ Test | MIT

Chinese scientists have discovered a new way to enhance a computer’s ability to perform on the verbal component of the IQ test, one of which they used to be outperformed by the average person. Not anymore!

Remote Controlled Range Rover | Wired

An app has been developed to drive a Range Rover remotely on a smartphone. You no longer have to be in the driver’s seat to be the driver.

Most Successful e3 To Date | IGN

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) was a huge success this year, with many revealing some incredible new games (and some old ones) and awesome tech! Definitely worth checking out.

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