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Top 5 JavaScript Libraries — September 2017 – COBE

Top 5 JavaScript Libraries — September 2017<p>Summer is slowly fading away, but our love for JavaScript only grows stronger with the seasons! ❤ So put …

Implementing the function composition operator in JavaScript

Function composition is the process of applying a function to the output of another function.<p>If you are JavaScript developer, you are probably …

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17 life-saving facts that everyone should know

Just about everyone knows that you should never text and drive, and that you should stop, drop, and roll if you catch on fire.<p>But life can also throw …

How to Get the Upper Hand in Any Negotiation, According to an FBI Negotiator

The secret to getting what you want is this simple but powerful question.<p>The trick in negotiations, experts agree, is managing to balance the need to be tough with the need to be liked (especially, it's sad to say, if you're a woman). The people that drive the best deals somehow manage to keep …

Everything You Can Do With Windows 10’s New Bash Shell

Windows 10’s Anniversary Update brings a “Bash on Ubuntu on Windows” environment to Windows 10. But don’t be deceived: This is more than just a Bash …

Could a computer algorithm be put on trial?

Should we hold algorithms and artificial intelligence accountable for their actions? That's the question asked by a provocative piece of performance …

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has increasingly gained more popularity in the past couple of years. …

Machine Learning

The (Surprisingly Funny) Code for the Apollo Moon Landings Is Now on GitHub

BURN_BABY_BURN- -MASTER_IGNITION_ROUTINE<p>Computing has come a long way since the 1960s. The Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) on board the Command Modules and Lunar Modules of the Apollo missions had about as much processing power as a simple electronic calculator. Yet through ingenuity—and thousands …

Apollo Missions

Five Linux networking commands to help with network connectivity issues

These five helpful networking commands to monitor connectivity issues on Linux PCs<p>Linux is everywhere and nearly all Linux distros need network …

Next Time You're Late To Work, Blame Dark Energy!

Ever since Lemaitre and Hubble’s first proposed it in the 1920s, scientists and astronomers have been aware that the Universe is expanding. And from …

This man had no idea his mind is ‘blind’ until last week

Imagine realising that you’ve spent your whole life unable to visualise anything in your mind. Helen Thomson speaks to a 42-year-old man whose internal world is pictureless.<p>Close your eyes and visualise the face of the person you love the most. The colour of their eyes, the texture of their hair, …

The Brain

Bestselling Scifi Author John Scalzi Is Beginning a Brand New Space Opera

Earlier this year, John Scalzi announced that his next book would be coming out in 2017, and now we finally know what it is: a brand new space opera …

Science Fiction

What Do Black Holes Sound Like?

Janna Levin, professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College and author of <i>Black Hole Blues</i>, describes the noise that black holes make this way: “You could say black holes are playing drums out there. Space-time is the drum, and black holes are the mallets.” The collision of two black holes, …

Watch Stephen Colbert parody Kanye West’s 8-minute ‘Ellen’ speech

"A lot of people, after seeing that, are saying that Kanye engaged in a rambling, incoherent word dump. I disagree."<p>Stephen Colbert has parodied the …

Ancient Rus and Medieval Europe: The Emergence of Early Medieval States

The complex questions of the emergence of states in Ancient Rus and Medieval Europe were at the forefront of a conference in 2012. The Papers have …

It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code<p>Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly …

Quantum Computing

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15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

What's Going to Kill You? Scientists Rank the Most Likely Causes - This Year

The apocalypse is nigh! From zombies to bird flu, there is no shortage of ways the human race can go extinct in the near future. But before you run …

Criminal hackers who locked computers and demanded ransoms suddenly apologized and unlocked everything

More than that, when a security researcher from ESET, a maker of antivirus software, asked them if they would release the key so anyone infected by their malware could unlock their files, they agreed.<p>They also announced "project closed" and apologized, reports the ESET blog.<p>The ESET researcher had …

This Brick Wall Optical Illusion Will Freak You Right The Hell Out

Forget The Dress, the twins, the other twins, and that jacket no one could figure out the color of: there’s a new optical illusion in town and it’s so incredibly obvious that you will actually slap yourself (as I did) after figuring it out. For real? For real. Because this thing is so obvious you …

Optical Illusions

The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit | Popular Science Shop

<b>Raspberry Pi 3</b><p>Learn to Code & Build Programs with this Family-Friendly CPU Designed by Leading Computer Science Educators<p>Raspberry Pi is a compact computer developed by leading computer science educators to help people of all ages explore computing and learn how to program. Simply plug it into a …

And the real reason Zuck didn't loan Kanye $1 billion is...

Kanye West has gone on another epic rant.<p>But not on social media; this time the hip-hop star waxed poetic on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.<p>During an eight-minute-long interview that aired Thursday, West kept it 100, talking about his occasional bizarre antics, including asking Facebook CEO Mark …

Social Media

Can you see the confusing optical illusion driving the internet crazy?

Can you see which way this man is facing?<p>It may appear he is looking straight at you – but take a closer look and you may just see him looking the other way.<p>It’s the latest optical illusion sweeping the web, with the image -created using Photoshop- leaving many confused.<p>German photographer and …

UDOO X86 is 10x more powerful than Raspberry Pi 3, and can run Windows, Android, and Linux

If you’re looking for an uncased maker board for a project, then the Raspberry Pi is usually the first choice, not least because it’s inexpensive, …

23 Movies Everyone Needs To See In Their Teens

Duh.

Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …

Astronomy

Fortnightly for the next two months, I’ll be investigating different drugs, busting some myths and explaining potential harms and benefits. This week: cannabis<p>Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the UK. It’s the resin of a plant, and is consumed by smoking (sometimes with, sometimes …

Cannabis