Alex Ewenzor

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The "father of artificial intelligence" says singularity is 30 years away

You’ve probably been told that the singularity is coming. It is that long-awaited point in time — likely, a point in our very near future — when …

How one 24-year-old runs a $70,000-a-month business while traveling the world

Aileen Adalid entered the corporate world at age 19 after graduating from De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines, with a degree in business …

The FCC just repealed net neutrality. What happens next?

The FCC voted this morning to nullify 2015’s Open Internet Order and its strong net neutrality rules, substituting a flimsy replacement with a deeply (and deliberately) incorrect technical justification.<p>The battle is lost. What of the war? Here’s what happens next, and what you can do to …

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

Space Exploration

How Raf Simons Captured the Calvin Klein Empire

The Belgian designer has long been a darling of the fashion world, so it’s no surprise that his latest act, a creative reboot of an $8.4 billion American fashion house, has the industry swooning. In the designer’s first major interview since his New York debut, he describes his approach.<p>‘Actually, …

AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It?

Researchers at Facebook realized their bots were chattering in a new language. Then they stopped it.<p>Bob: “I can can I I everything else.”<p>Alice: “Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to.”<p>To you and I, that passage looks like nonsense. But what if I told you this nonsense …

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Undergoes A Big Development Change

Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII Remake is moving forward, but under a new development setup of sorts. Gematsu reports that the publisher said recently during a livestream event that the project is now being made internally at Square Enix instead of with the support of external help.<p>Additionally, …

Final Fantasy

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

The Witcher is getting a Netflix series

Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels being adapted for TV<p>Netflix is developing an English-language drama series based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher, according to a press release from production company Platige Image.<p>The Witcher series will be based on Sapkowski’s eight novels and story collections, the …

A Ghost Story of Ancient Egypt

The best-known ghost story from ancient Egypt is known, simply, as <i>A Ghost Story</i> but sometimes referenced as <i>Khonsemhab and the Ghost</i>. The story dates …

Ancient Egyptian Science Technology

The great temples and monuments of ancient Egypt continue to fascinate and amaze people in the modern day. The sheer size and scope of structures …

Video game releases for February 2017

Highlights include For Honor, Horizon Zero Dawn and Nioh<p>Here are some of the big video game releases for the month of February 2017. Be sure to check out the list we put together of our most anticipated games of 2017 and subscribe to Polygon's YouTube channel for tons of gaming videos. Also, here …

4 Things Every Writer Thinks While Working on a Book

I turned in my sixth book to my editor two weeks ago. I thought that at this point I would be over the rambling fears that seem to plague every young writer. I’m not young anymore. I’m forty-one, which I’m pretty sure Jay-Z says is the new thirty-one.<p>But even so, I still find myself thinking the …

Spiran Inscriptions and Writing in FFX

Spiran Inscriptions and Writing in FFX<p>Updated on June 6, 2018<p>Decoding Spiran Texts<p>Throughout the game of Final Fantasy X, there are inscriptions, …

Final Fantasy X Symbols & Glyphs

Final Fantasy X Symbols & Glyphs<p>Updated on April 13, 2016<p>Solving the Riddle: Yevon's Sacred Writing in FFX<p>The world of Final Fantasy X shimmers with …

Writing and the Creative Life: Structure and Freedom

When I was an undergraduate student at the University of Virginia, I took a music class with a delightful professor from Eastern Europe. His …

How ‘1984’ Became an Overnight Sensation

George Orwell’s classic novel sold well when it appeared in 1949, but ironically it took a now legendary live TV performance in 1954 to make the book …

You Can't Play Final Fantasy VII Remake Yet, So Here Are Some Figures

When will <i>Final Fantasy VII Remake</i> be out? Probably not next spring! But you know what will? These <i>FFVII Remake</i> figures, that’s what.<p>So far, Square …

Libby Walker - Illustrator

For Glasgow-based illustrator, Libby Walker, deciding what artistic discipline to specialise in pre-uni proved tricky, given her enthusiasm for …

Meet Tiffany & Co's design director Francesca Amfitheatrof

Francesca Amfitheatrof from Tiffany & Co. Picture / Supplied<p>It’s been an exciting time for New Zealand lovers of luxury over recent years with the …

25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times - but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.<p>In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books …

Tutorials

15 Android Apps Every Blogger Should Have

Blogging has always been about expressing yourself and sharing what you know on the Internet. Android as an operating system is growing fast thanks …

The most anticipated PlayStation game ever is gorgeous, endearing, and finally here

"The Last Guardian" is a game that shouldn't exist.<p>Not because it isn't good. On the contrary, it's an incredible game — the master work of a unique genius in director Fumito Ueda.<p>"The Last Guardian" shouldn't exist because the PlayStation 4 exclusive has been in development, in some form or …

Blog Income Report: January 2016

<b>UPDATE:</b> If you want to start a blog but aren’t sure where to start then I’d love to tell you about a simple and easy resource that worked for me. …

5 Typeface Challenges in Designing For Next-Gen Interfaces

<i>Jason Pamental is the co-founder of h+w design and</i> <i>author of ‘Responsive Typography.’</i><p>The explosion of new devices — phones, watches, health and fitness monitors and other wearable gadgets enabled by the Internet of Things — is yielding an increasingly interconnected set of user experiences. Even our …

Wearable Tech