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Four takeaways from AlphaGo's victory over a world champion Go player

With a decisive victory over a world champion Go player, a computer program not only mastered what may be the world's most complex board game, it also changed the scope of future AI research.<p>Google DeepMind's AlphaGo defeated Lee Sedol for the fourth time in a five-game match, wrapping up the …

Got an old phone? Make it into a home security camera. | Ars Technica

Apps let you turn that old iPhone into a home security camera, albeit with limits.<p>Smart security cameras are one of the easiest ways to start …

7 Splendid New Gadget Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p><b>Cubetto – Hands on coding for ages 3 and up</b> <br>So kids can learn programming concepts without staring at a screen.<p><b>Tovala: The</b> …

Robotic third arm turns musician into cyborg drummer

After an accident fused a quartet of robotic limbs to his body, nuclear physicist Dr. Otto Octavius devoted himself to a life of crime and fighting …

Robotics

Jean-Michel Jarre on the Evolution of Music Technology

<b>Living legend of electronic music discusses sampling, delays, and how to keep music making fun</b><p>Native Instruments has released the second video in their two-part feature on pioneering composer, performer, songwriter, and producer Jean-Michel Jarre.<p>The video continues the conversation from the first, …

Music Technology

Jumpstart Your Music And Tech Startup At Music Startup Academy

___________________________________<p>The Music Business Association (Music Biz) is bringing its popular Music Startup Academy series back to Nashville …

The Music Startup Meltdown - And it’s going to get worse before it gets any better…

photo: Ted Reiderer<p>_____________________________________________<p><i>By music industry and music tech consultant Cortney Harding, author of How We Listen</i> …

Music Production
Music Production

How to master an 'unfixable' mix

<b>MASTERING WEEK</b><b>:</b> <b>Picture this: you're nearing the completion of your mastering chain, you've pulled out all your usual tricks and the mix still isn't</b> …

Xbox Live now supports cross-platform multiplayer with PS4

At this point, there’s very little difference between the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. But there was one key differentiating point. Xbox gamers could only play with Xbox and PC players as Microsoft was restricting access to the multiplayer component. Microsoft just announced that game developers …

Xbox

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The Minix NEO C hub made my tiny MacBook a desktop powerhouse

On launch, Apple’s new MacBook didn’t have much going for it with regard to accessories. Now that USB-C is more familiar to device manufacturers, we’re getting some really powerful plug-in devices, and Minix’s NEO C is no different.<p>The hub plugs into a MacBook’s USB-C port and offers a lot of …

Phree - Make the world your paper

Make the world your paper.<p>Phree lets you write, sketch, annotate and express yourself in countless other ways. On virtually any surface…<p>It’s a …

Apps

Watch This Monkey Control a Wheelchair With Its Tiny Monkey Brain

Sometimes it’s okay for scientists to monkey around. That’s particularly true of Dr. Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University, whose team has published …

Neurophilosophy

Monkeys taught to control robotic wheelchair by thought alone

Study concludes that new technology involving brain-machine interfaces could benefit humans living with paralysis or motor neurone diseases<p>A pair of monkeys have learned to control a robotic wheelchair by thought alone, using electrodes implanted into their brains.<p>Scientists were able to decode …

The Brain

The most unbelievably simple trick to improve your memory

Try ignoring it<p>If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately remember<p><b>The magical number</b><p>Some scientists say that you should be able to remember about seven of them. More precisely, since a paper from …

Humanity

These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …

Consumer Tech

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, March 2

As a new recurring feature, we’re going to share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, March 2.<p><i>Mental Floss</i> …

Shopping

I tried a new 'holographic' headset that could be the future of work

It's 10 years in the future, and you're headed to work. Instead of sitting down at your computer monitor, you put a small headset over your eyes — the size of a thin strip of glass — and gaze at four jumbo screens superimposed over your normal field of vision.<p>Then you reach inside one of the …

Augmented Reality

How Fast Do You Need to Lift Weights? | Men's Health

So someone struggling to lose weight might be advised to eat slower and walk faster, and to beware of fast-talking salesmen trying to push the latest supplement miracle.<p>It’s no surprise that in the gym, we also lift at different speeds. The open question is how much difference it makes.<p>Brad …

6 Meditations to Get You Through the Most Annoying Parts of Your Day

That stressful email will NOT ruin your mood.<p>Shutterstock<p>You’re on your way to work, minding your own business, when someone sneezes all over you on the train or a minivan comes flying into your lane. Accordingly, you almost lose your sh*t, before reminding yourself that you’re a civilized human …

Income Inequality

‘If you can pay attention, you do not have ADHD’ — and 9 other misperceptions about the disorder

I’ve recently run two posts about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder that have proved to be popular with parents and teachers, many of whom don’t fully understand how ADHD affects kids. (You can read those posts here and here.) Here’s a new piece on common ADHD misperceptions, by Ned …

Mental Health

Meet the 440-million-year-old Scottish fungus which kick-started the human race

This tiny pioneering fungus was among the first organisms populate dry land, sparking an explosion in plants and animals<p>It might not look much, but without this fossilised Scottish fungus you probably would not exist.<p>Some 440 million years ago this tiny organism was among the first to make its way …

Hands-on with the $949 mind-bending Meta 2 augmented reality headset

As modern virtual reality welcomes its consumer moment with the impending releases of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, off in the distant far-less-sexy enterprise space exists a class of augmented devices that will eventually replace our smartphones.<p>Right now this industry is full of products that are …

Augmented Reality

This exercise bike concept would wash your clothes as you pedal

Not having enough time to exercise is a common excuse — and the same goes for doing laundry. But a quirky new concept imagines a stationary bike that …

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

New virtual reality gadgets and signs of funding slowdown are among week's L.A. tech highlights

The virtual reality industry received more clarity Sunday as HTC announced the price and release date for its Vive headset and Samsung introduced a 360-degree camera.<p>The news from the two Asian technology companies affects dozens of Los Angeles start-ups -- and bigger entertainment firms -- that …