We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We’re At

We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We’re At

What you’re looking at is a hermetically sealed glass laboratory.Scientists here are engineering special chips that could power the next computing revolution:a universal quantum computer.Chances are you’ve heard of quantum computer and that they’re going to change everything.“So quantum computers have the potential to completely change how we use technologyin the future.”“The computational power is […]

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The Vanishing of Flight 370

The Vanishing of Flight 370

At Kuala Lumpur International Airport, a Boeing 777 is preparing for departure.Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is a daily passenger flight between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Beijing, China.Forty-two minutes past midnight, Flight 370 is given clearance to depart.On board are Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, First Officer Fariq Abdul Hamid,ten cabin crew members, and 227 passengers.Less than […]

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Campus Argument Goes Viral As Evergreen State Is Caught In Racial Turmoil (HBO)

Campus Argument Goes Viral As Evergreen State Is Caught In Racial Turmoil (HBO)

Last month, Evergreen State College in Washington went crazy—when a professor of evolutionary biology named Brett Weinstein objected to a Day of Absence—when white students and faculty were asked to voluntarily leave campus.Weinstein branded it a form of racial segregation.A group of student protesters called him a racist.The confrontation incited further protests,debates over free speech, […]

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North Korean Labor Camps – VICE NEWS – Part 2 of 7

North Korean Labor Camps – VICE NEWS – Part 2 of 7

[MODEM NOISE][MUSIC PLAYING]SHANE SMITH: When I was a kid, I always want to take theTrans-Siberian because it seemed so far away, andromantic, and freaky.I imagined Tartars and Mongolians cooking in theircabins and trading with Turkmen and Uyghurs for rareand delicate silks.But instead what I got was trees, lots of trees,interspersed with rotten industrial wastelands andpeppered […]

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North Korean Labor Camps – VICE NEWS – Part 1 of 7

North Korean Labor Camps – VICE NEWS – Part 1 of 7

[MODEM NOISE][CEREMONIAL MUSIC]SHANE SMITH: I’ve been to the mostfucked up place on Earth–twice.The Hermit Kingdom of North Korea.(WHISPERING) It’s totally insane. The thing is, when you go to North Korea,you’re not a tourist.You’re on a government-sanctioned tour.And you can’t go anywhere outside your hotel withoutyour guide, your translator, and your secret police.You’re also not allowed […]

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