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Guy Documents His First Week Of Work At Target, And It Couldn’t Get More Hilarious

If you thought that working at a retail store is boring, we’ve got news for you. Well, actually Tumblr user kimpossibooty does. He recently uploaded …

Google says machine learning is the future. So I tried it myself

If deep learning will be as big as the internet, it’s time for everyone to start looking closely at it<p>The world is quietly being reshaped by machine learning. We no longer need to teach computers how to perform complex tasks like image recognition or text translation: instead, we build systems that …

Machine Learning

Your introverted child has secret strengths, says Susan Cain in her new book “Quiet Power”

A few years ago, introverts finally started to be understood. No, they aren’t shy or miserable. Yes, it’s draining when you constantly ask them “What’s wrong?” And really, introverts are powerful. All of this and much more was detailed in Susan Cain’s 2012 book “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a …

Are You New To the Global Warming Debate? James Hansen Admits a Couple of Things about Global Temperatures and Sea Levels You Should Know

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale<p>Yale University’s Katherine Bagley interviewed James Hansen, former director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, …

The Mess at Nest Echoes the Mess in the Smart Home

In January 2014, Google (now under the parent umbrella corporation Alphabet) said it would purchase Nest for $3.2 billion, which validated the hopes …

Hacker High School Teaches Cyber Security Skills To Teens

High school students thinking about a college education and career in the cybersecurity field may want to begin preparing now.<p>There are numerous programs to help high schoolers learn about cybersecurity, gain experience for potential summer internships, and enhance college applications.<p><b>Hacker High</b> …

High School

Google reveals Cardboard virtual reality numbers, and VR films are the surprise winner

Just one day after we highlighted Google's apparent interest in creating virtual reality hardware, the company came out on Wednesday to refocus …

Your Old Smartphone Could Be a Brand New Security Camera

A new project on Kickstarter seeks to recycle for an old Android or iPhone.<p>Around 44 percent of Americans upgrade their phones roughly every two years. That's a lot of e-cycling waste, or a lot of phones sitting at the bottom of a drawer. But Olmose, a new home security platform, wants to take …

Once Again El Nino Didn’t Do What Was Forecast. Why?

<b>Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball</b><p>Mark Albright, who reportedly lost his job as Oregon State Climatologist in 2003 apparently because of his views on global …

New Wireshark, Nmap releases bring pre-Xmas cheer to infosec types

Security types impatient for gifts under the Christmas tree may find that major upgrades to the popular Nmap and Wireshark infosec tools sate their …

Wireshark

Paper: Researchers’ Findings Will ‘Infuriate’ Climate Change Activists Who Warn of Global Warming-Caused Glacier Melting

A team of European researchers are out with a new study that will “infuriate” climate change activists warning of melting glaciers as a result of global warming.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>The scientists say that their research models indicate the earth is likely to undergo a “mini ice age” that may …

There's some surprising news in a NASA study on Antarctica's ice sheet

The new study directly contradicts a 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that concluded that the Antarctic ice sheet was shrinking and contributing to global sea level rise.<p>Though this study is great news, it's not quite the bombshell that climate change deniers may have …

Antarctica

Google Aims to Make VR Hardware Irrelevant Before It Even Gets Going - MIT Technology Review

The bright black sand at Diamond Beach, Iceland, is dotted with smooth gray pebbles and glassy chunks of ice. The crash of foamy waves fills my ears …

Virtual Reality

The nuclear deal gives a dangerous amount of atomic expertise to Iran

Other clauses in the agreement establish a framework for nuclear cooperation between the deal's other signatories — which happen to be world leaders in nuclear technology — and Tehran. That the deal would trade economic relief for nuclear concessions was to be expected. Education, however, is a …

The 10 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

What does Google know about the places you’ve visited recently? What are your interests as determined by Google? Where does Google keep a list of …

Google

Google just took the lead in the dangerous game called 'Race To Zero'

Price: $0.<p>The cloud-computing industry reads like a who's who of profitable tech giants. But they've been nervously watching a competition started by Amazon, matched by Microsoft, and taken up with gusto by Google.<p>It's called "the race to zero."<p>This race refers to charging nothing — absolutely zip …

Customers

Debate Over Global Warming Is Not Over, Despite Common Core Claims (Part 2) | The Freedom Pub

A poster produced by The Heartland Institute can be downloaded here with the faces, names, and titles of 58 experts who are current and former …

Ex-Muslim Imam Pens Open Letter, Giving Obama A History Lesson About Islam

Voyager 1 returns data of persisting 'tsunami wave' in interstellar space

Voyager 1 still continues to experience the bumpy effects of the "tsunami wave" it encountered in space this February.<p>This is the third shock wave it …

This Indian Start-up Could Disrupt Health Care

Frustrated at the lack of interest by the medical establishment in reducing the costs of diagnostic testing, and seeing almost no chance of getting the necessary research grants, Kanav Kahol returned home to New Delhi in 2011. He was a member of Arizona State University's department of biomedical …

Prenatal Development

Tesla Model Changes, Fuel-Cell Questions, Best Car To Buy: The Week In Reverse (Video)

<i>Which of five nominees did we choose for our Best Car To Buy 2015 award?</i><p><i>And what costs more per mile in a Tesla electric car: its electric 'fuel' or</i> …