Christopher Collopy

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15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know

Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in …

Artificial Intelligence

The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple's MacBook Pro and 2017 iMac

The inclusion of Thunderbolt 3 on the MacBook Pro and iMac has created an entire industry of docks and other accessories that take advantage of …

USB Type-C

Agile Internet of Things Gateway

Developers, makers and hobbyists looking to create their own open standards Internet of Things Gateway may be interested in a new piece of hardware …

Internet of Things

Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

The top 11 innovations in recreation this year

Ted Cavanaugh<p>Technology<p>Skis that fold in half, wool that glows, and a smokeless fire.<p><i>This article is a segment of 2017's Best of What's New list. For the complete tabulation of the year's most transformative products and discoveries, head right this way.</i><p>CAT7 Connect Bat<p>Buy Now!<p>Most bats approved …

Internet of Things

An Expert Explains What Brain Fog Really Is — and What's Causing It

<i>What's his name again? I'm totally drawing a blank. Ugh, where are my keys?! I just had them. Crap! I totally forgot to prepare for that meeting starting in five minutes.</i> If this inner-monologue sounds familiar, you might have brain fog.<p>The most common words to describe the sensation include …

Deep Learning Machine Teaches Itself Chess in 72 Hours, Plays at International Master Level

It’s been almost 20 years since IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer beat the reigning world chess champion, Gary Kasparov, for the first time under …

Microsoft's Surface Book 2 is what the next MacBook Pro should be (but almost certainly won't)

If Microsoft's new Surface Book 2 ran macOS, it would be the perfect MacBook Pro.<p>Microsoft's new Surface Book 2 is a beast. Once again Microsoft is …

Monitor Deal Roundup: The best bargains on external displays for your Mac

Whether you have a Mac mini or are looking to add a second, larger display to your MacBook Pro setup, having a high resolution monitor on your desk …

6 essential libraries for every Python developer

Python has seen wide adoption across industries and disciplines by dint of being easy to work with. But it has also been aided by a wealth of …

Python Programming

Even a tech reviewer struggles with upgrading a MacBook Pro to High Sierra

I tried to upgrade my MacBook Pro to High Sierra this week.<p>Yes, tried — and failed.<p>Last week, Apple released new versions of all of its operating …

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29

A lot happens in those 10 years.<p>It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on …

Motivation

This "Ghost Gun" Machine Now Makes Untraceable Metal Handguns

For the past five years, Cody Wilson has applied every possible advance in digital manufacturing technology to the mission of undermining government …

Why Alarm.com Should Be on Your Radar

Alarm.com is growing at an incredible clip by bringing home security into the age of the Internet of Things.<p>As the world becomes more and more …

Investing

22 top seasonal jobs: The best gigs seeing a hiring boost — to leave you richer with holiday cash

As the temperature falls, the need for cash rises, given the parade of holidays <i>—</i> meaning gifts and parties <i>—</i> competing for your money. With 2017 …

Internet of Things gadgets to make your home smarter | ZDNet

Switchmate<p>Switchmate is an interesting IoT device. It is designed to cover your existing, boring white light panels, and simply by clicking them on …

Securing the Intelligent Edge

The Intelligent Edge brings the power of the cloud to mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices and demands security for trust. Azure IoT Edge is …

Internet of Things

Stephen Hackett’s Mac and iOS setup for 2017

<i>Every week we post a new interview with someone about what software they use on their Mac, iPhone, or iPad. We do these interviews because not only</i> …

Nebulas

​Umain eyes UWB sensors in sync with Raspberry Pi 3

Umain's latest development kit for its Ultra Wide Band (UWB) short-distance radar sensor, called HST-D3, works with Raspberry Pi 3 and will allow …

How the 'Internet of Things' Will Change Everything

Life promises to be a lot easier when all our devices are communicating with each other.<p>We’re all familiar with the Internet, and the way it connects humans to one another and to vast amounts of data. But computer visionaries foresee the day when not just humans but all our devices are connected to …

Internet of Things

Apple is reportedly thinking about ditching Intel and making its own chip for Mac laptops

Apple may be considering releasing a laptop in the future that uses its own chips instead of a chip from Intel, Nikkei reported on Friday.<p>Apple's iPhones use an Apple-designed chip based on the ARM instruction set, but its current lineup of Mac laptops and desktops use chips from Intel that run the …

MacBook Pro

How to Get One Trillion Devices Online - MIT Technology Review

ARM Holdings designed the chips inside almost every single smartphone on the planet. But when the Japanese telecom company SoftBank acquired ARM last …

Newly available in 8 regions

As part of Microsoft’s mission to enable more customers and organizations worldwide to achieve more, <b>Azure IoT Hub</b> is expanding within 4 countries …

Metadata

Review: OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock adds 12 I/O ports and charging to MacBook Pro with a single cable at your desk

The promise of Apple’s USB-C laptop future is expandability, versatility and flexibility. Plugging in single-device dongles for USB and HDMI is a stop-gap, but is wasting the potential of the port.<p>The OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock ($299) better fulfills the idea: one port, one cable, provides power and a …

Gear & Gadgets

A dock is the one accessory every MacBook Pro user should have — these are the 6 best options right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Apple's latest take on the MacBook Pro is impressive, but not without its drawbacks.<p>It's faster and slimmer than previous …

Gear & Gadgets