Chinese children must endure years of stress and impossible expectations preparing for their final school exam. The students who do best can look forward to glittering careers and even good marriage prospects.
If you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses.
Innovation The half-finished letters are designed to make us more engaged with what we’re reading, which increases memory retention. Cramming for exams, learning new languages, and remembering your to-do
Watch and learn Programmer SethBling has built and trained a neural network to play Mario Kart (the original). After showing the program 15 hours of video and refining some of its behavior, he got it win
What’s an atheist to think when thousands of believers (including prominent rabbis and priests) are praying for his survival and salvation—while others believe his cancer was divinely inspired, and hope