Brian Choi

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Sentient machines are a greater threat to humanity than climate change, according to Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom<p>You’ll find the Future of Humanity Institute down a medieval backstreet in the centre of Oxford. It is beside St Ebbe’s church, which has stood on this site since 1005, and above a …

Singularity

Toronto is poised to become the next great producer of tech startups

Josh Guttman Contributor<p>Josh Guttman is a partner at SBNY, formerly Softbank Capital.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Impending Opportunity In Real Estate Technology<p>I’ve spent more and more time in Toronto over the past few years and learned there’s more to this city than Drake calling it home …

Quartz’s Spartan Chart Maker Is Now Free For Anyone To Use

The media publication’s internal tool, Atlas, can make minimal charts in minutes.<p><i>Quartz</i>–the digital-first publication owned by <i>The Atlantic</i>’s parent company–made a splash in 2012 for its lean approach to reporting, optimized for people less interested in long reads than phone-friendly skims. Over …

IBM Watson Brings AI Wonders to Cybersecurity

After dominating its human competitors on the television gameshow <i>Jeopardy!</i>, IBM’s artificial intelligence platform Watson began dabbling with …

This Is How to Increase Grit, According to Research

Ever feel like you just wanna give up on something? How can you develop the inner strength necessary to achieve your long term goals?<p>Turns out that …

Skyrocket Your Landscape Photography Composition

When you start to get into landscape photography, you come to realise that Ansel Adams was correct when he said it is the ultimate test and often the …

To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars<p>Every week in London, 30,000 people download Uber to their phones and order a car for the first time. The technology company, which is worth $60bn, calls this moment “conversion”. Uber has deployed its …

Transportation

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You've never seen anything like this new green energy innovation

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word, "windmill"?<p>Do you think of some Hansel and Gretel-type structure on a farm in the …

Green Energy

Cosmologist’s tweet appears to confirm rumours of discovery that could ‘open a new window on the universe’<p>Not for the first time, the world of physics is abuzz with rumours that gravitational waves have been detected by scientists in the US.<p>Lawrence Krauss, a cosmologist at Arizona State …

Physics

Return of incandescent light bulbs as MIT makes them more efficient than LEDs

Ever since the EU restricted sales of traditional incandescent light bulbs, homeowners have complained about the shortcomings of their energy-efficient replacements.<p>The clinical white beam of LEDs and frustrating time-delay of ‘green’ lighting has left many hankering after the instant, bright warm …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

Time Management