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Emotionally Intelligent Advice From an 80-Year-Old Man

Number 32: Take charge of your attitude. Don't let someone else choose it for you.<p>From time to time, I come across a list of life lessons "as described by an 80-year-old man." They've been widely shared online, and maybe you've seen them pop up in your social feeds.<p>As I read them again recently, I …

Self-help

Schnorr Is Looking Poised to Become Bitcoin's Biggest Change Since SegWit

Schnorr is coming...<p>In fact, the bitcoin upgrade arguably took its most significant step yet toward implementation last week when influential …

Bitcoin

13 Wild Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn in High School

Show kids the good stuff!<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

Black Holes

Hodler’s Digest, May 7-13: From Facebook To NYSE, Mainstream Thinks Of Adoption

In a series of strong wins for blockchain adoption this week, Facebook is considering the technology for its messaging app, West Virginia ran the …

An Introduction to Deep Learning for Tabular Data

Written: 29 Apr 2018 by <i>Rachel Thomas</i><p>There is a powerful technique that is winning Kaggle competitions and is widely used at Google (according to Jeff …

These 8 books are required reading for anyone who wants to change the world with tech

"Changing the world," the rallying cry of the technology industry, sounds like a concept bursting with optimism. But in reality, it's …

Neural Networks… On a Stick!

They probably weren’t inspired by [Jeff Dunham’s] jalapeno on a stick, but Intel have created the Movidius neural compute stick which is in effect a …

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Aims to 'Surpass the Original'

Square Enix aims to create "a title that surpasses the original" Final Fantasy VII with its upcoming remake for PS4.<p>According to a job listing (via …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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TensorFlow in your Browser

If you want to explore machine learning, you can now write applications that train and deploy TensorFlow in your browser using JavaScript. We know …

Secret to financial freedom: Why the 50/30/20 savings rule is a win

<i>JOHANNESBURG — In this excellent article, independent financial advisor and asset management consultant Candice Paine outlines some key tips to</i> …

How to Mine Bitcoin for Free With Google BigQuery

You won’t get rich, but it’s a pretty neat mining hack.<p>Cryptocurrency miners are always looking for a way to save on electricity costs. Sometimes that involves funding huge mining operations moving to small towns to take advantage of cheap hydro power, or developing obscure mining rig set ups that …

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

Mining

Zuckerberg Hits Users with the Hard Truth: You Agreed to This

After another privacy bombshell, Facebook tells horrified users, “it’s explained right there in the app.”<p>After embarking on exactly the kind of cringe-inducing apology tour one would expect following the revelation that Cambridge Analytica plundered the data of millions of Facebook users, <b>Mark</b> …

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

Elon Musk is making a big change to his Hyperloop and Boring Company plans

Elon Musk's proposed, high-speed transit systems, Loop and Hyperloop, are designed to decrease traffic congestion and give public transit users a faster option than traditional train or bus systems. According to a Twitter thread Musk wrote on Friday, the latter will be the first priority for the …

Buterin Presents Blockchain Scaling Solution That Could Make Exchanges ‘Hack Resistant’

Vitalik Buterin has revealed a new Blockchain scaling solution, Plasma Cash, at the Ethereum Community Conference in Paris.Vitalik Buterin, …

Now's your chance to send your name hurtling into the Sun's atmosphere

Meanwhile in space: dusty donuts, 50 launches, and pizza storms on Jupiter.<p>Send your name to the Sun<p>You’re probably not going to go to space any time soon. But your name could. NASA is continuing its long tradition of sending people’s names into the cosmos with the Parker Solar Probe, set to blast …

This Octopus is 40,000 Times Heavier Than Her Mate

Many females are larger than males—for good reason.<p>We've had many King Kong remakes and spinoffs, but you never hear much about Queen Kong.<p>It's true that gorilla males are much bigger than females. But dramatically large females are the norm in some species of frogs, turtles, lizards, snakes, and …

Ravens Are Evolving, and Not in the Way You'd Expect

Instead of branching into new species, raven groups experienced something called "speciation reversal."<p>A new study shows that the common raven is anything but commonplace in its evolution.<p>Using DNA samples taken from ravens for nearly twenty years, the study provides evidence that common ravens on …

Birds

New Species of 'Indestructible' Animal Found in Surprising Place

Discovered in a parking lot in Japan, the tardigrade species could provide clues for how the animal has changed over time.<p>Tardigrades are microscopic, resilient organisms that might just outlive the Sun—and their known world just got a little bigger.<p>Kazuharu Arakawa, a researcher at Tokyo's Keio …

Travel Photography

Hacking the Brain With Adversarial Images

Researchers from Google Brain show that adversarial images can trick both humans and computers, and the implications are scary Image: Google BrainIn …

Deep Learning

This Donald Trump-Alec Baldwin 'deepfake' video is beyond disturbing

Looking to enhance your nightmares? Allow us to recommend this video that swaps the face of Donald Trump seamlessly onto the body of Alec Baldwin …

What an ayahuasca retreat showed me about my life - Vox

What the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life.<p>When I finally puked on the fourth night, I felt an odd sense of pride.<p>Inside the loud, stuffy ceremony room, people were laughing, crying, chanting, gyrating, and, yes, vomiting, around me. When my time finally comes, I think: Just aim …

Mind

This block of sand defies physics

Sand is one of the least strong materials since it only relies on internal friction for support. YouTuber Practical Engineering found that using even …

The Amazing, and Alarming, Science Behind Red Snow

Normally, snow looks white. This is because the ice crystals that make up clusters of snow reflect and scatter every color frequency in the visible …

Global Warming

'Paramedic' Ants Are the First to Rescue and Heal Their Wounded Comrades

Weird & Wild<p>Matabele ants nurse each other back to health after battle with a surprisingly high success rate, a new study finds.<p>Weird & Wild<p>Matabele ants, native to sub-Saharan Africa, lay siege to the termite colonies they eat by the hundreds, braving the potentially life-threatening bites of …

Insects

What is a DAICO, Explained

1.<p>What is a DAICO?<p><i>It’s an improvement on the ICO fundraising model that incorporates certain aspects of DAO’s.</i><p>The idea was suggested by Vitalik …

As The Olympics Deal With A Cyberattack, All Eyes Are On Russia

The 2018 Winter Games were hit Friday with a cyberattack, officials confirm — and Russia is the prime suspect.<p>Hackers have disrupted the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, and the world’s security experts are trying to determine if Russia is the culprit.<p>For about 45 minutes on Friday night, some …

Researchers who made praying mantises wear glasses discover a new type of vision

Praying mantises do not perceive the world as you and I do. For starters, they're not very brainy — they're insects. A human brain has 85 billion neurons; insects such as mantises have fewer than a million. But mantises, despite their neuronal drought, have devised a way to see in three …

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