Derek Glaeser

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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox observed in many-particle system for the first time

Physicists from the University of Basel have observed the quantum mechanical Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox in a system of several hundred …

Quantum Mechanics

Mass Flow Rate

<b>Mass Flow Rate</b><p>Glenn Research Center<p>The conservation of mass is a fundamental concept of physics. Within some problem domain, the amount of mass …

First observation of the quantized exciton-polariton field and effect of interactions on a single polariton

• J. L. O’Brien<p>, Optical quantum computing.Science 318, 1567–1570 (2007).<p>J. I. Cirac,<br>• P. Zoller,<br>• H. J. Kimble,<br>• H. Mabuchi<p>, Quantum state transfer and …

Researchers develop prototype of advanced quantum memory

Employees of Kazan Federal University and Kazan Quantum Center of Kazan National Research Technical University demonstrated an original layout of a …

Quantum Mechanics

5 sex positions to try for multiple orgasms

Worth a shot, eh?<p>Can you have multiple orgasms? Well...maybe! About 47 percent of women report having experienced multiple orgasms, according to a study by OMGYES, the Indiana University School of Public Health, and the Kinsey Institute. Here's how to get on the good side of that stat.

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

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

Statistical mechanics lattice systems concrete mathematical introduction | Probability theory and stochastic processes

This motivating textbook gives a friendly, rigorous introduction to fundamental concepts in equilibrium statistical mechanics, covering a selection …

Generalized Hardy's paradox shows an even stronger conflict between quantum and classical physics

In 1993, physicist Lucien Hardy proposed an experiment showing that there is a small probability (around 6-9%) of observing a particle and its …

Quantum Mechanics

Can thorium reactors dispose of weapons-grade plutonium?

Thorium reactors have long been proposed as a cleaner, safer alternative to conventional nuclear energy, and now a new Russian study has added …

Energy

Experiments Show The Effects of a Fourth Spatial Dimension

Wow.<p>We're used to dealing with three physical dimensions and one extra dimension of time as we move through the Universe, but two teams of scientists …

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to buy Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased with yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to …

These stickers make computer vision software hallucinate things that aren’t there

If you’re trying to fool an AI vision system in the future, then stickers like these might help.<p>For a long time, computer scientists have been developing special types of images that bamboozle AI eyes. These pictures and patterns are known as “adversarial images,” and they exploit weaknesses in the …

Why Symmetry Continues to Beguile Mathematicians

You could forgive mathematicians for being drawn to the monster group, an algebraic object so enormous and mysterious that it took them nearly a …

A Zero-Math Introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods

For many of us, Bayesian statistics is voodoo magic at best, or completely subjective nonsense at worst. Among the trademarks of the Bayesian …

Mathematicians Find Wrinkle in Famed Fluid Equations

Two mathematicians prove that under certain extreme conditions, the Navier-Stokes equations output nonsense.<p>Blowup is also a strong hint that your …

Why the Law Doesn't (and Sometimes Shouldn't) Protect Us From the Algorithms That Rule Our Lives

Most people are aware that algorithms control what you see on Facebook or Google, but automated decision-making is increasingly being used to …

Secret Link Uncovered Between Pure Math and Physics

An eminent mathematician reveals that his advances in the study of millennia-old mathematical questions owe to concepts derived from physics.

Google offers Raspberry Pi owners this new AI vision kit to spot cats, people, emotions

Google's Vision Kit lets you build your own computer-vision system for $45, but you'll need your own Raspberry Pi.<p>Earlier this year Google introduced …

Real-time machine learning with TensorFlow, Kafka, and MemSQL

TensorFlow has emerged as one of the leading machine learning libraries, and when combined with an operational database, it provides the foundation …

Machine Learning

Two Stars Slammed Into Each Other And Solved Half Of Astronomy’s Problems. What Comes Next?

Progress, as they say, is slow. In science, this is often true even for major breakthroughs; rarely is an entire field of research remade in a single …

The Trump administration just published a report saying 'there is no convincing alternative explanation' for climate change

The federal government just released its latest research on climate change, and the findings are conclusive:<p>"It is <i>extremely likely</i> that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century,'" it says.<p>The 15-chapter US Global Change Research Program Climate …

Trump Administration

The First Ever Fund Managed by a Robot Is Here. So Far It's Beating the Market

It can process over 1 million pieces of information a day.<p>As if professional mutual fund managers didn’t have it hard enough.<p>Not only do they have to …

The mostly complete chart of Neural Networks, explained

The zoo of neural network types grows exponentially. One needs a map to navigate between many emerging architectures and approaches.<p>Fortunately, …

In the AI Age, “Being Smart” Will Mean Something Completely Different

Andrew Ng has likened artificial intelligence (AI) to electricity in that it will be as transformative for us as electricity was for our ancestors. I can only guess that electricity was mystifying, scary, and even shocking to them — just as AI will be to many of us. Credible scientists and research …

Baked polenta chips with pesto dip | Cheese recipes | Jamie magazine

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>400 ml organic vegetable stock<br>• 150 g quick-cook polenta , plus 2 tablespoons for dusting<br>• 40 g Parmesan cheese , plus extra to …

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.<p>When Jean-Philippe Michel, an Ottawa-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on …

Employment

You Can Get Paid to Improve AI By Performing Simple Tasks

Artificial intelligence is capable of amazing things (conquering Jeopardy, fighting disease), but it’s also been known to make some stupid mistakes …

Artificial Intelligence

Even people with old PCs can play top games with Nvidia's new streaming service

LAS VEGAS — Playing high-end games will no longer require having a high-end PC with the right specs. At least, if Nvidia has anything to say about it.<p>…