Luke Dormehl

Luke Dormehl

I'm a UK-based tech writer covering Cool Tech at Digital Trends. I've also written for Fast Company, Wired, the Guardian, Politico and others. I'm the author of Thinking Machines and The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems... And Create More.

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What Blade Runner got right (and wrong) about 2019

1982's Blade Runner is rightly considered a masterpiece. But how accurate were its predictions about the world of November 2019? Here's what it got right and, in one case, very wrong.
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Your Alexa speaker can be hacked with malicious audio tracks. And lasers.

Think your smart speaker is secure? Two recent demonstrations will make you think again. From adversarial music to laser attacks, this is how hackers could turn your smart speaker against you.
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Have trouble staying focused? These brain-training earbuds might help

FocusBuds, the world's productivity-boosting earbuds, use a brain-training technique to help wearers block out distractions. Here's how you can get your hands (well, ears) on them.
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Plant-based burgers? Old news. This startup makes steak with fermented fungus

Meati Foods has developed a meat substitute that it claims both looks and tastes like steak, but is made entirely from mushrooms.
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Forget Face ID! Next-gen biometrics will listen to the sound of your bones

Researchers from South Korea have developed new biometric technology that can identify people based on the way sound waves pass through their bodies. Here's why it could prove so useful.
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World’s first robotic brain surgery could be a game-changer for patients

A neuroradiologist has carried out the world’s first robotic brain surgery. The robot-assisted aneurysm coiling was conducted on a 64-year-old in Canada.