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Scientists Calculate the Pressure Inside a Proton and It's Higher Than in a Neutron Star

The pressure inside the particles that make up every atom in the universe could be greater than the pressure inside the densest stars, according to a …

Physics

The 10 best books on AI

One can get lost in the rich history, rabid speculations and intriguing fictionalized world of AI. Here are some of the best books on artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

The Personal Finance Advice Everyone In Their 20s Should Follow

Typically, our 20s are marked by a number of milestones, including graduating college, entering the workforce, moving up the career ladder, and, for …

Personal Finance

How Politically Biased Are Colleges? New Study Finds It's Far Worse Than Anybody Thought.

It's no secret that the majority of the faculty at our colleges and universities lean heavily to the left and generally support the Democratic …

Social Sciences

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

How To: Easily Generate Hundreds of Phishing Domains

A convincing domain name is critical to the success of any phishing attack. With a single Python script, it's possible to find hundreds of available …

Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric

Amazon Web Services has launched a tool to allow users to build Blockchain DApps running on Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric.Amazon Web Services (AWS) …

Blockchain

New AI creates self-training digital twins, predicts the future

Imagine being able to predict the behavior of a traffic signal at an intersection as a vehicle approaches. Cool info to know, especially for …

Artificial Intelligence

Blockchainpreneur: ‘I don’t know any good Ethereum developer that isn’t a millionaire’

The initial coin offering (ICO) market has grown rapidly over the past year, specifically since mid-2017. Several successful ICOs, including Bancor, EOS, and Tezos have raised billions of dollars through bitcoin and Ether (the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum). ICO tokens are particularly …

Cryptocurrency

This amateur mathematician just made an enormous “lucky” breakthrough in solving the 60-year-old Hadwiger-Nelson problem

The breakthrough is the first time the problem’s answer has been narrowed down since last century<p>Some of the greatest mathematical minds have been …

Google's New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI

Google’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

11 signs you’re writing great code

Bill Sourour has a great post on Medium about code he’s ashamed of from an ethical standpoint. But there are also a lot of technical reasons to be …

Microsoft Visual Studio

This 22-year-old college student makes $10,000 a month off Amazon's Alexa

David Markey, a 22-year-old senior studying applied mathematics and economics at Brown University, got his first Amazon Echo during the e-commerce …

Vocabulary

How Blockchain Is Threatening to Kill the Traditional Utility

If utilities think rooftop solar panels and batteries are bad for business, blockchain should scare the bejeezus out of them.<p>That’s because in …

Wind Power

NAB: Location-Based Entertainment Could Be $12 Billion Industry in Five Years

A Starbreeze Studios exec warned that strong creative must lead this movement: "If we let technology lead this, we will fail."<p>Location-based …

Memory-boosting brain prosthesis shows impressive results in human trials

A DARPA-funded study has raised the possibility of memory-enhancing brain prostheses. Following animal research that had returned successful results, …

The Brain

Spring Labs raises $14.75 million for blockchain-based fintech identity business

Spring Labs has raised $14.75 million to create a blockchain-based network to solve identity and credit data problems for financial institutions and consumers.<p>Spring Labs is creating the Spring Network, which uses the blockchain for data exchange. Blockchain is an internet-based ledger that relies …

This blockchain-based surveillance startup detects crime in real-time

<b>A security company wants to modernize the “backward-looking” and “inherently inefficient” video surveillance industry by offering a blockchain-based system which allows users to react to threats in real time.</b><p>Faceter’s decentralized surveillance technology – which it claims is a world first for …

A 21-year old Swedish AI prodigy wants to revolutionize the $6 trillion education industry – here’s why 'Zuck' and Tim Cook are impressed

• Sana Labs is an edtech startup founded by 21-year old Joel Hellermark.<br>• It provides AI platform that individualizes a student’s learning in subjects …

Artificial Intelligence

New algorithm will allow for simulating neural connections of entire brain on future exascale supercomputers

(credit: iStock)An international team of scientists has developed an algorithm that represents a major step toward simulating neural connections in …

Quantum Computing

Don't Try to Be 'Disruptive.' To Really Have an Impact, You Need to Reverse Engineer the Future.

Innovation is moving at an accelerated rate. Here's how you can get in on the action.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The inventor and author Ray Kurzweil likes to say that the next 100 years will resemble 20,000 years of progress if we continue to innovate at our …

Online thieves are impersonating authors to launder money on Amazon

Patrick Reames earned over $20,000 selling books on Amazon last year. He didn’t see a dime of it.<p>Reames, a credited author who’s earned money selling books on Amazon in the past, first learned of the mistake after receiving tax paperwork from the company. His 1099 form reported almost $24,000 in …

UiPath raising around $120M at $1B+ valuation for its ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

The initial hype around bots — applications that run partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision and other AI tech to help consumers ask and answer questions, buy things and get other stuff done — may have waned a bit, but a startup building the …

The Brain-Boosting Tonic This Neurologist Drinks Every Morning

It may sound like hyperbole, but this morning juice recipe really did change my life. What we do first thing in the morning to feed our bodies can …

The 19 US states where young people are moving in, jobs are plentiful, and business is booming

If you're considering a move across the country, you'll definitely want to know where the economy is strongest — and weakest.<p>U.S. News & World Report just released its annual best states ranking, and they looked partly at economic factors. Each state was ranked on three economic …

This Software Works Just as Accurately as Your Lawyer--Only 200 Times Faster

Artificial intelligence startup LawGeex put its software up against a group of lawyers. The results were pretty eye-opening.<p>Watch out, attorneys. The bots are coming--and they're getting good at your job.<p>For some lawyers, contract review takes up a huge chunk of time and it can be extremely tedious.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to spot errors in contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted …

7 Steps to Improving Your Critical Thinking

Every day, I’m amazed at the amount of information I consume; I listen to the news on my morning run, scan the papers while I’m eating breakfast, …