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Latest 'Star Citizen' Footage Looks Amazing, and Hard to Believe

New presentation shows planetary landings, first-person spaceport visits, and more.<p>One of the main selling points of the highly anticipated and somewhat disappointing space exploration game <i>No Man's Sky</i> is the ability to take off from a planet and fly into space (and vice versa), seamlessly, without …

20 Steps To Start An Internet Business: Learn if You Can Start Online Business - OLBlog

Through these 20 practical steps to start online business anyone can get the best result of the business who are really wishing to start an Internet …

Homeschooling is the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century

If anything, says the mom from Williamstown, New Jersey, when it comes to raising her two children, she's doing the sensible thing.<p>"You're not going to be put in a work environment where everybody came from the same school and everybody is the same age," she tells Business Insider. "In my opinion, …

Why AI's massive disruptions may be just what you're looking for

It's your nighttime routine: You drop your phone onto the nightstand charging pad, and it asks about your day. You tell it, talking to the virtual personal assistant just like you'd talk to a friend.<p>And why not? Your phone's artificial intelligence knows you almost as well as you know yourself …

Artificial Intelligence

The top 17 startups to launch so far in 2016

While the start of 2016 might have spelled trouble for some well-established startups, it also saw the birth of companies tackling things like a cure for cancer, superfast internet, and competition for Uber.<p>Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data …

How to Boost Your Business Using Mind Maps

From the moment you wake up, you have a gazillion things to do, but between breakfast and your late night favorite TV show, time literally flies by. …

Productivity

Humans are still evolving—and we can watch it happen

Many people think evolution requires thousands or millions of years, but biologists know it can happen fast. Now, thanks to the genomic revolution, …

Genetics

4 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Well-Connected People

The reality is that the more influencers you know, the better your chances of realizing greater success.<p>When we see an incredible success story, many of us entertain the notion of a lone entrepreneur, hustling day and night to bring his or her dream to life. But that rarely happens.<p>Mark Zuckerberg …

Jerry Seinfeld

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

50 Brilliant Science Fiction Movies That Everyone Should See

Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are …

The Race to Make Virtual Reality an Actual (Business) Reality

<b>By Jeffrey M. O'Brien</b><p>Photographs by Bob Croslin for Fortune Magazine<p>April 27, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p><i>Big corporations are investing billions—but the</i> …

The latest animation films from around the world

Animation films from 50 different countries are being shown in Stuttgart this week. With animated oil paintings and an adult-only movie among them, …

Animation

The UX Of Ethics: Should Google Tell You If You Have Cancer?

Big data can spot things we’d never see coming. But are companies like Google and Amazon responsible for telling us the bad news?<p>“If I’m on a park bench, and I’m next to someone, and I hear them talking about symptoms of cancer, am I obligated to turn around and tell them they might have …

Google Search

Waste the rest of your day with yet another awful Microsoft image detection bot

We’re pretty used to Microsoft unveiling image detection bots by now; so far we’ve seen How Old, Twins Or Not, and Project Oxford the emotion-detection bot – but its latest one is by far the least successful at detecting images.<p>Called the CaptionBot, the tool looks at the image you’ve uploaded to …

Superhero Performance? It's All in Your Mind

As so many Americans flock to the multiplex to see Iron Man, Batman, and Captain America, I'm one of few fortunate enough to work with real superheroes every day. Instead of putting together futuristic shiny suits that can fly and shoot missiles and crack jokes all at the same time, my colleagues …

The 7 Biggest Trends in Entrepreneurship of 2016

The traditional sense of entrepreneurship has evolved. Here are some of the new trends.<p>Entrepreneurship seems to be a popular pastime.<p>In developed nations, where opportunity abounds, more and more people are choosing the path of entrepreneurship. Rather than the road less travelled, …

Entrepreneurship

22 web trends every designer should know

The web never stops evolving. 2015 was a year of increasing device diversity, amazing scripting smarts, gorgeous image-rich news sites, and a …

Inside Facebook’s Biggest Artificial Intelligence Project Ever

<b>By Stacey Higginbotham</b><p>Michael Short — Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>April 13, 2016, 1:01 PM EDT<p>The next time you load Facebook, whether its website or …

Play With the Inner Workings of a Neural Network on This Neat Website

Neural networks are a fundamental part of Artificial Intelligence: Software systems that train themselves to make sense of the human world. But if …

15 Game-Changing Artificial Intelligence Startups

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google are just getting started acquiring companies working on A.I. technology.<p>You don't have to be a Go champion to have artificial intelligence change your game. Artificial intelligence touches lives every day. You get in your car, and your Apple iPhone tells you what …

Artificial Intelligence

Download Your Mind into Another Body? To No Longer Die Changes Everything

<b>Steven Kotler:</b> In the face of immortality, morality is going to radically change, right. We’ve evolved to die. Like for the entire history of life on …

Startups Don't Fail On Ideas, They Fail On Execution

Young companies don’t fail on good or bad ideas. They fail on execution. Yet many young startups make the mistake of focusing on the big idea or the high concept rather than the art and science of turning business plans into thriving businesses.<p>In a candid conversation with Yossi Vardi, an icon of …

Entrepreneurship

Wind-powered vertical Skyfarms are the future of sustainable agriculture

What if the future of farming took root in the city rather than in the countryside? London firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners explores that idea …

How Computers Can Tell What They’re Looking At - MIT Technology Review

High Level

A New Solar Cell Creates Electricity From Water as Well as Light

Rain means clouds and clouds mean less sunlight. That’s bad news for most solar cells, but a new design can actually make use of rain drops that fall …

Artificial Intelligence Sheds New Light on the Origins of the Bible

Twenty six hundred years ago, a band of Judahite soldiers kept watch on their kingdom’s southern border in the final days before Jerusalem was sacked …

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

Your Future Home Will Be Designed For Sharing (By Airbnb)

The rental company is considering the next step: designing spaces made specifically for homeowners who want to easily rent out spare rooms.<p>Joe Gebbia, Airbnb’s cofounder and chief product officer, likes to observe the simple ways that Airbnb hosts “hack” their homes in order to take on guests. He …

Hospitality

Physicists discover new type of material that may speed computing

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have discovered a topological metal, PtSn4 (platinum and tin), with a unique electronic …

7 best German computer games of the year

The real time strategy game "Anno 2205" and the breathtaking VR climbing simulation "The Climb" are among the winners of the German Computer Games …

Virtual Reality