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The Industrial Design Prototyping Process, Part 4: Laser Cutting, Plastic Welding

The mobile solar charger starts to take shape, assembled using deft techniques<p>Here in Part 4, the prototype of the mobile solar charging platform …

Product Design

If You Want to Glimpse the Power of AI, Play These Games

Google made one thing abundantly clear at this week's big I/O developer conference: It is an AI-first company now. The brass spent hours explaining …

Google made a site that shows how millions of people draw the same object

Back in November, Google released artificial intelligence experiment that asks you to draw a random object and see if the neural network can identify your doodle. Quick, Draw! was eventually turned into a tool that transformed drawings into clip art based on the best results it got, helping people …

Artificial Intelligence

FuturePerfect Lab Launches Blockchain, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Security Convergence Project

ADVERTISEMENTS<p>Share with:<p>Future\Perfect Ventures’ Jalak Jobanputra, a veteran venture capitalist and an early champion and investor in some of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists think they found proof of a parallel universe

Composite; NASA<p>Scientists believe they may have discovered evidence of a parallel universe that crashed into our own in a galactic impact mirroring a …

This computer language is teaching kids to code

When Zuckerberg entered the room, many of the young students had a hard time pulling themselves away from their projects, even to gawk at one of the world's richest men. Facebook's founder instead came to them.<p>"What are you making?" he'd ask. And they would proudly say, "A game!" or whatever it …

Computer Science

How to Make Instagram Followers Buy Your Product or Service

Last week, I was discussing Instagram strategies with a colleague. Naturally, the conversation flowed from building followers and engagement to …

Marketing

WannaCry kill switch under nonstop botnet attack by hackers attempting to reignite ransomware

Hackers are trying to funnel junk traffic to WannaCry's kill switch web address in an attempt to start the ransomware epidemic once again.<p>After …

Now Artificial Intelligence Is Inventing Sounds That Have Never Been Heard Before

AI's greatest hits.<p>As well as beating us at board games, driving cars, and spotting cancer, artificial intelligence is now generating brand new …

Artificial Intelligence

8 Ways to Earn Full-Time Income From Your Hobby | Inc.com

A study in the <i>Annals of Behavioral Medicine</i> found that people who engaged in leisure activities were 34% less stressed and 18% less sad while enjoying their hobbies. Odds are good you don't need to be told that leisure activities are fun and make us feel good. The problem is, you may not have the …

Real Estate

Artificial intelligence is getting more powerful, and it's about to be everywhere

There wasn’t any one big product announcement at Google I/O keynote on Wednesday,the annual event when thousands of programmers meet to learn about Google’s software platforms. Instead, it was a steady trickle of incremental improvements across Google’s product portfolio. And almost all of the …

Artificial Intelligence

This Famous Quote Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Leadership | Inc.com

Robert K. Greenleaf coined the term "servant leadership" in the modern corporate setting when he wrote these famous words in his legendary essay <i>The Servant as Leader,</i> published in 1970. He said:<p>The servant-leader <i>is</i> servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve</i> …

Leadership

Google brings 45 teraflops tensor flow processors to its compute cloud

Up to 256 chips can be joined together for 11.5 petaflops of machine-learning power.<p>Google has developed its second-generation tensor processor—four …

Machine Learning

Bill Gates to college grads: Get a job in AI, but don’t forget inequity around you

In a series of tweets Monday, college dropout and Microsoft cofounder and former CEO Bill Gates tweeted told college graduates that if he were graduating today, he would look for a job in artificial intelligence, biosciences, or energy — industries “where you can make a huge impact.”<p>In the stream …

Report: New Pirates of the Caribbean Being Held for Ransom by Internet Pirates

It’s been a dizzying few days for news about hackers demanding ransom. It’s hard to tell which events are connected. But according to multiple …

Cybersecurity

Hackers release second stolen cyber weapon to criminals

Hackers have reportedly adapted a second cyber weapon stolen from US spies and released it on the internet to be picked up by criminals.<p>The new hacking tool also exploits weaknesses in older versions of Microsoft Windows software and was stolen from the US National Security Agency, like the stolen …

McAfee Sees Real Danger of Another Ransomware Attack

Ian Yip, Asia-Pacific chief technology officer at McAfee, discusses the Ransomware attack over the weekend, the current state of the cybersecurity …

Cybersecurity

So, you want a job in venture capital?

Until recently I worked as a VC investor, and I would often receive emails from recent college grads and others asking me what they need to do to get into venture capital.<p>I came up with a list of tips that I would respond with, and now that I am out of the industry I thought I would share that list …

Shape-shifting fog display ushers in a whole new world of holograms

Researchers at the U.K.’s University of Sussex developed a shape-changing fog display that projects 3D-looking images directly onto a thin wall of …

Virtual Reality

Scientists finally have a decent guess as to why Earth exists

Earth is a pretty nifty place. I mean, I’ve spent my entire life here and I’m guessing you have, too, and there’s plenty to see and do, but why is it …

Here Are The Earliest Known Versions Of 16 Items Most Of Us Still Use Every Day

Throughout the day, we use all sorts of incredible inventions that are brand spankin’ new and cutting-edge. We’re so preoccupied with the many …

Inventions

Bionic ear scientist creates 3D printed skin that could let robots feel

Scientists in the US have created a 3D printed bionic skin that could let robots feel. The stretchable electronic fabric can be printed onto a device …

30 ways graphene is about to change your life

It's strong, it's flexible, and it's here. After a long time cooking in the labs, the first graphene-based products are beginning to trickle out into …

Belgian researchers successfully test a device that turns air pollution into energy

Generating energy by cleaning the air we breath sounds like wishful thinking, but Belgian scientists are working hard on making it a reality.<p>According to University of Leuven’s website, researchers successfully managed to convert pollution into energy, in association with the University of Antwerp. …

Five amazing ultrasound inventions set to change the world (and not a pregnancy scan in sight)

Ultrasound can do a whole lot more than create images of unborn babies. Since it first became a near-indispensable medical tool in the 1930s, …

British 22-year-old jumped around in excitement after finding way to stop global cyber attack

A British cyber expert has told how he jumped around in excitement after discovering a kill switch which halts the global spread of the malicious software currently infecting the NHS and organisations in more than 100 countries.<p>The 22-year-old researcher has been hailed as an 'accidental hero' …

Elon Musk has discovered a new passion in life — and it could be Tesla's best product yet

But what are supercar-fast electric vehicles and low-Earth orbits in the face of ... roofing.<p>Against all odds, Musk has become perhaps the biggest booster in the history of the roofing business, thanks to a new Tesla product, the Solar Roof, that officially went on sale Wednesday.<p>It's the first …

Roofing

Cybercrime on the high seas: the new threat facing billionaire superyacht owners

Buyers at London superyacht conference shown the ease with which hackers can take control of vessels – and even procure private photos<p>Within a few hours of mooring up and opening his laptop, Campbell Murray had taken complete control of a nearby multimillion-dollar superyacht.<p>He could easily have …

Super Yachts

Hackers Can Now Sneak Past Two-Step Authentication, Thanks To A Glaring Security Flaw

Phones are vital to every day existence. We stay in touch with loved ones, answer work emails, play silly games, and use them to follow our favorite thirst traps on Insta. They’re also a centerpiece of two-factor authentication — used to make changes, or log into certain secure accounts. In an …

3 ways retailers are using AI to reinvent shopping

In this new age of ecommerce, marketing means providing a seamless experience across channels, delighting customers with same-day deliveries, providing excellent customer service and recommendations, and sending real-time personalized messages your customers will thank you for.<p>But personalized …