Adil Karamally

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When the Singularity Comes, Will A.I. Fear Death?

Switching off our devices might get a whole lot harder soon.<p>What if turning off your computer was like killing a friend? It sounds farfetched, but if …

We’re about to get prosthetics that can not only move for you but feel for you

Johnny Matheny wants you to try something tomorrow: Put on some pants, and a belt—and then shove your dominant hand between your waist and your belt, so it’s strapped in at the wrist. Now brush your teeth, take a shower, make coffee, and do everything else you need to do—with just the other hand.<p>I …

Prosthetics

Lidar: the self-driving technology that could help Tesla avoid another tragedy

CEO Elon Musk has said the laser-sensing device used in Google’s driverless cars is not necessary. But after the fatal collision, will he reconsider his position?<p>The autopilot mode of the Tesla Model S, involved in a fatal collision made public last week, draws on a number of sensors including …

Number of EU migrants working in UK rises to record level

The number of European Union migrants working in Britain has risen by 224,000 to a record 2.15 million over the past year, the latest official labour force statistics reveal.<p>The 229,000 total rise in the number of all migrants from inside and outside the EU working in Britain compares with a …

​Apple makes a house call after iTunes zaps 122GB of customer's music

In a world where people buy electronics online without ever talking to another human being, the Genius Bar staff in an Apple Store offer a distinctly personal relationship between a company and its customers. But that's nothing compared to what James Pinkstone experienced when two Apple technicians …

Apple Store

What to Do If Your Kids Catch You Having Sex

Smart strategies from psychologists—and parents who have been busted before<p>The worst noise you can hear during sex is probably the sound of a rifle being loaded by your jilted ex.<p>But the dreaded bedroom door creak is a close second—especially if the person on the other side of the door is your …

Is the Tesla 3 the electric car that will change everything?

At £25,000 it’s being hailed as an ‘affordable’ option, and an astonishing 400,000 have been ordered. But is it worth the asking price?<p>It’s being marketed as the model that will finally make electric cars mainstream. To get one you will need a £1,000 deposit, and then have to wait for at least two …

Tesla

Robots are coming for our jobs — but the best solution is already being tested in Europe

In 1930, the influential economist John Maynard Keynes coined the term 'technological unemployment" to describe what happens when mechanical labor makes human labor obsolete.<p>He predicted that by 2030 we could all be working just 15 hours a week.<p>That hasn't happened yet, because until now most …

Do Google's 'unprofessional hair' results show it is racist?

Search term brings back mainly results of black women, which some say is evidence of bias. But algorithms may just be reflecting the wider social landscape<p>Recently, an MBA student named Rosalia discovered something alarming: Googling “unprofessional hairstyles for work” yielded image results mainly …

How to Be Happy: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Happiness

Supersonic jet startup vows 'affordable' travel – if you have $5,000 to spare

Sir Richard Branson says Virgin will partner with Boom to build and test plane to succeed where Concorde failed – ‘this lets you commute’ across oceans<p>Sir Richard Branson is hoping to bring back supersonic transatlantic passenger flights, and this time they will be “affordable”.<p>Branson, who has …

Air Travel

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Health and Productivity

The annual ritual of losing an hour of sleep to Daylight Saving Time (DST) is about to happen on March 13, the second Sunday of March and annual date …

Marissa Mayer Wants to Keep Her Job at Yahoo

A huge question looming over Yahoo as it considers various strategic alternatives is, What does the future hold for CEO Marissa Mayer?<p>In an interview …

Advertising

Ferrari chairman on self-driving Ferrari: 'You'll have to shoot me first'

"With Ferrari, it's almost an obscene concept," Marchionne said at this week's 2016 Geneva Motor Show.<p>Marchionne said there will never be an electric Ferrari because engine noise is such an important part of the Ferrari driving experience. Near-silent electric powertrains just won't cut it in a car …

'Firefall' mesmerizing at Yosemite Park in California | CNN Travel

Leonardo DiCaprio Gives Kate Winslet an Endearing 90s Nickname

These two will never let go.<p>Having recently split-up with his girlfriend, <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b> has been navigating this awards season without a romantic partner by his side. The actor brought his dad to the Golden Globes last month, his mom to the BAFTAs this weekend, and gallantly dedicated his win to …

Morocco's megawatt solar plant powers up

<b>(CNN) —</b> Morocco is close to completing the world's largest concentrated solar power farm.<p>The site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- aims to produce enough energy to power over one million homes by the …

2016 Evening Standard British film awards – in pictures

The London Evening Standard British film awards took place at the Television Centre in West London and were attended by scores of celebrities

Fears grow of repeat of 2008 financial crash as investors run for cover

As leaders gathered in Davos, FTSE 100 was gripped by panic selling and entered bear market with Dow Jones also plunging<p>Fears that the global economy could be heading for a repeat of the 2008 financial crash have sent shockwaves through financial markets – prompting a rush to safe havens by …

Stock Markets

Microsoft is killing support for old versions of Internet Explorer and Windows 8 today

The software will no longer receive software or security updates from Microsoft, leaving users out in the cold if it ever became compromised.<p>According to Netmarketshare, the three versions of Internet Explorer have around 20% share of the total browser market, with around 9% for IE 8, 6.7% for IE 9 …

Software

Oxford University students who don’t like Cecil Rhodes should 'think about being educated elsewhere', says chancellor

Lord Patten has argued the institution is able to be “for the whole world” thanks to the legacy of the colonialist politician<p>Oxford University students unable to embrace Cecil Rhodes legacy “should think about being educated elsewhere”, the institution’s chancellor has said.<p>"What actually Rhodes …

The chances of Britain leaving the E.U. may have just gone up

LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron announced Tuesday that he will allow his cabinet ministers to campaign for or against keeping Britain in the European Union.<p>Cameron is negotiating changes to Britain’s relationship with the E.U. ahead of an in-or-out referendum that he said will take place …

Harold Parichan dies at 92; attorney, almond farmer fought California bullet train project

Harold Parichan spent sleepless nights worrying about the California bullet train.<p>Over dinners with his daughter and sons, he would ponder the fate of his prized almond orchards in Madera County, which would be sliced diagonally by the future tracks.<p>Disabled since polio struck him in the 1920s, …

UC Berkeley

Chinese companies keep giving crazy reasons for losing their financial records

The truck was found; the documents were not. It was a very sad incident.<p>Now we have another harrowing tale of missing financial documents, this time from China's Shanshui Cement Group.<p>On Thursday the company informed the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that it too was the victim of some kind of paper …

9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

Oil is taking another dive

The commodity's miniature rally on Tuesday looks to have been a tiny positive hiccup in the otherwise grim story of its ever-increasing spiral downward.<p>Brent crude, the major European benchmark, started Wednesday at $38.44 (£25.62) a barrel, up around $0.40 or 1.05% from the start of trading on …

Why hated pharma CEO Martin Shkreli is the villain we need

Shkreli is infamous for jacking up the price of a 62-year-old drug by 5,000%, and then defending the move as the inevitable product of capitalism.<p>His company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, is small, and the drug, Daraprim, is rarely used. Nevertheless, the move grabbed national attention.<p>When the Senate …

Leaked ISIS Documents Reveal Terrorist Group's Plans to Set Up Full Government

A recently leaked document purportedly drafted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria provides details of the extremist group’s plan to set …

Foreign Policy