1) Stephen Hawking writes that Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) may be the single greatest achievement of mankind, and also its last. He warns us that a technological singularity in which machines out-perform humans cannot be controlled.
2) On the same subject, scientists at Stanford University create a “Human Brain” circuit board that works 9,000 times faster than the human brain.
3) “Covert Redirect” security flaw threatens Facebook, and Google Users. Experts say it should be patched soon.
4) Internet Explorer security flaw patched as of May 1st, even for Windows XP.
5) Halo headband alleges to make you smarter by improving brain function via electro-stimulation.