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The Pivotal Ages of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

1 min read<p>From college dropouts to talk show hosts, people are always talking about entrepreneurs who have made history. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey -- they’re all known for their massive successes, but did you ever wonder at what age they really earned their wealth?<p>From 23 years old …

Success

Bill Gates Says We're on the Verge of These 3 Amazing Technological Advances

If you were worth $80 billion dollars, you might not be too worried about American’s productivity slump either.<p>Microsoft founder Bill Gates waded …

My 100 Favorite Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part Five

Hey everyone! Here's part five of my 100 favorite programming, computer and science books. If you're just joining, please see part one, part two, …

Unicorns along the Wasatch: Utah’s flourishing startup and enterprise scene

Silicon Valley has traditionally been the startup Garden of Eden, but it’s no longer the only game in town. Utah — specifically Salt Lake City and its ecosystem — has become a formidable breeding ground for startups, even developing its own unicorn herd.<p>As in nature, a startup’s habitat can shape a …

Silicon Valley

5 things to consider before buying a Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi computers are incredibly fun to tinker with and make it both affordable and possible to have a computer dedicated to one or two very specific tasks around your house.<p>The applications for Raspberry Pi are virtually limitless, especially with the growing interest in smart homes. But …

Raspberry Pi

Can You Slay The Puzzle Of The Monsters’ Gems?

Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up a problem related to the things we hold dear around here — math, logic and probability. These …

Mathematics

An Unbeatable Game From the 1960s That Uses Physical Computing to Win

In “The Unbeatable Game from the 60s: Dr. Nim,” <i>Standup Maths</i> host Matt Parker demonstrates Dr. Nim, a seemingly simple plastic game that uses …

Reddit

A Notorious Hacker Just Released a How-To Video Targeting Police

The hacker behind the Hacking Team breach is hoping to get others into the game.<p>The pseudonymous hacker behind the catastrophic breach of notorious police surveillance tool seller Hacking Team is now teaching others how to hack.<p>Phineas Fisher, who also goes by the handles Hack Back! and …

The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit | Popular Science Shop

<b>Raspberry Pi 3</b><p>Learn to Code & Build Programs with this Family-Friendly CPU Designed by Leading Computer Science Educators<p>Raspberry Pi is a compact computer developed by leading computer science educators to help people of all ages explore computing and learn how to program. Simply plug it into a …

Online security is so lousy that most “hacking” doesn’t require actual hacking

Getting into a well-guarded computer system doesn’t always require sophisticated tricks like breaking through a firewall or injecting a virus. In many cases, intruders can simply log in with a username and password they’ve stolen or simply guessed.<p>According to Verizon’s latest annual data breach …

Information Systems

Use Facebook's Capture the Flag Platform to Test Your Hacking Skills and Learn Cybersecurity

Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions train participants in information security and technical skills, including things like encryption and reverse …

The Opposing Leaders of the Transhumanist Movement Got Salty in a Debate

Transhumanist point-counterpoint.<p>Zoltan Istvan is widely known as the leader of the Transhumanist movement through his well-publicized presidential campaign. However, there have been multiple past leaders, including Dr. James Hughes, the former head of the World Transhumanist Association (the …

This Tiny Satellite Could Be Your Own Personal Spacecraft From Just $1,000

We want one!<p>How much do you think a typical spacecraft costs? Millions, or even billions, of dollars? If you're talking about the kinds of vehicles …

Space Exploration

One of the world's most innovative architects just released these free designs for affordable homes

AP<p>In January, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won a Pritzker Prize, architecture's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, for his commitment to designing …

Alexander Hamilton’s Deep Work Habits

<b>A Deep Revolution</b>I’m a little over 300 pages into Ron Chernow’s excellent biography of Alexander Hamilton (I also highly recommend his biographies of …

Microsoft deletes 'teen girl' AI after it became a Hitler-loving sex robot within 24 hours

A day after Microsoft introduced an innocent Artificial Intelligence chat robot to Twitter it has had to delete it after it transformed into an evil Hitler-loving, incestual sex-promoting, 'Bush did 9/11'-proclaiming robot.<p>Developers at Microsoft created 'Tay', an AI modelled to speak 'like a teen …

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

I'm well aware that a bowl of Quaker oats is hardly the most nutritious or substantive fare. Honestly, it doesn't even taste that good.<p>But at the end of a long workday, the absolute last thing I want to do is start chopping up vegetables or steaming tofu or — worst of all — cleaning up after I've …

Watch humanity fall in love with a robot trash can

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8 Things Successful People Do Before 8 A.M.

<i>Anyone can use these tips from ClassPass—even if you’re NOT a morning person.</i><p>We're always talking about how it would be great to have just one more …

Success

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

How to Learn Advanced Mathematics Without Heading to University - Part 1

I am often asked in emails how to go about learning the necessary mathematics for getting a job in quantitative finance or data science if it isn't …

Bill Gates says there's one problem even his massive wealth can't solve

"The problem of how we prevent a small group of terrorists using nuclear or biological means to kill millions is something I worry about," Gates writes.<p>Gates shared his thoughts today during a live "Ask Me Anything," or "AMA," session on Reddit, where users could ask him questions directly. This …

These New Quantum Dot Crystals Could Replace Silicon in Super-Fast, Next-Gen Computers

Bring it on.<p>Solid, crystalline structures of incredibly tiny particles known as quantum dots have been developed by engineers in the US, and they're …

Quantum Physics

Learn IT security and ethical hacking for just $30

The time has never been better to enter IT: with demand for high-level security professionals rising as the evolution of malicious hackers intensifies.<p>If IT and digital security interest you, TNW Deals has put together an offer to greatly improve your employability in a promising field with the …

A 19-year-old made a free robot lawyer that has appealed $3 million in parking tickets

Hiring a lawyer for a parking-ticket appeal is not only a headache, but it can also cost more than the ticket itself. Depending on the case and the lawyer, an appeal — a legal process where you argue out of paying the fine — can cost between $400 to $900.<p>But with the help of a robot made by British …

The myths of Moore's law - ExtremeTech

The myths of Moore’s law<p>By on February 16, 2016 at 2:33 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Earlier …

Want to Excel in Computer Science? Here’s How.

<b>Waseem Ahmad</b>, a computer science major at <b>Rice University</b>, told Jaxenter certain steps students should take if they want to successfully study …

Computer Science

Hanging out with the script kiddies

<b>It takes time to win the trust of hackers who hang out online.</b><p>For the last six weeks I have kept strange company. I have mixed with ewhores, quizzed hardened hackers, asked account hijackers how their day is going, tried to get malware makers to talk about their trade and debated ethics with people …

Top 5 Best Security-Centric Linux Distributions Of 2016

Staying anonymous on the Internet might not necessarily mean the same as surfing the web safely but rather keeping yourself safe from prying eyes …