Dima Litvinov

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Создатель World Wide Web Тим Бернерс-Ли изменил мир, но сам остался прежним

<i>фото: firepic.org</i><p>25 лет назад, 23 августа 1991 года, британский ученый Тимоти Бернерс-Ли официально представил первый в мире интернет-сайт. За это …

Using strands of fungi as a network, trees and plants communicate with one another and help each other to survive.

Ever borrow something from a friend or neighbor? You gossip while there too, right? Perhaps even align yourselves against a common enemy. The “Wood …

Botany

2 Lichen Mysteries Solved Reveal a Greater Hidden Truth

Two lichens were stubbornly stumping scientists. Genetic tests of <i>Bryoria tortuosa</i> and <i>Bryoria fremontii</i> could not show any reason they should be …

История нержавеющей стали: кто и когда ее изобрел

Сто лет назад мир услышал о замечательном материале, который чрезвычайно широко применяется в самых различных областях нашей жизни, — нержавеющей …

How To Hack Your Brain To Destroy Procrastination, According To Harvard Research

<b>How to beat the "Tomorrow Syndrome" that almost everyone faces.</b><p>People procrastinate for many reasons, but the result is always the same: they rush to get the task done at the last minute or miss the deadline. Even though it feels frustrating to procrastinate, people still continue this bad habit. …

Google Buys Machine Learning Startup Moodstocks

Google has acquired Paris-based machine learning startup Moodstocks as part of its ongoing effort to improve visual recognition technology.<p>Google is …

How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team

James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.<p>I didn’t intend to go into computer science, and I definitely didn’t expect to become a manager. Instead, I started out thinking I’d be a laboratory scientist. In …

Gravity Not Linked To Quantum Spin, Scientists Show In Setback To Hunt For Theory Of Everything

Physicists have a problem. One they can’t seem to get any closer to solving.<p>The universe we live in obeys two seemingly incompatible laws — quantum …

How to Rob Microsoft, Google, and Instagram With Just a Phone Call

You don’t think of tech giants as likely victims of a phone scam. But a researcher found a simple yet ingenious way to trick three …

Google tests its own quantum computer – both qubits of it

Here's something to like about 2016: 'Quantum Software Engineer' is a job titleA couple of years ago, a quantum physicist suggested to Vulture South …

Quantum Mechanics

The U.S. navy is developing a new weapon: tattooed, backpack-wearing, bomb-sniffing, cyborg locusts

Locusts came to fame as agents of destruction during the eighth plague of Egypt in the Bible, but some researchers envision a new occupation for the …

Physicists Just Quantum Entangled 10 Photon Pairs And Set a New World Record

Nailed it!<p>Once derided by Einstein himself as "spooky action at a distance", quantum entanglement is a strange phenomenon where two quantum particles …

3tags.org

This new study reveals some very interesting news about adult ADHD

You may have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, aka ADHD, or know someone with it. After all, 2.5 percent of adults have it, as well as …

Black money outflow of $505 bn from India exaggerated: Revenue intel body

The estimate of $505 billion black money outflow from India by a US-based think tank is “heavily exaggerated”, the Directorate of Revenue …

Black Money

How big data and poker-playing bots are blurring the line between man and machine

In his new book, <i>The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling</i>, Adam Kucharski details how trying to understand dice games …

Equity crowdfunding can do for biotech what Kickstarter did for hardware

Building any company is hard, but building a biotech company is particularly hard. Not only do biotech companies have significant inherent costs due to lab space, DNA, and reagents purchase, but the life cycles of the organisms in question limit product development speed. Hardware companies faced …

7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

Ученые прочитали инструкцию к древнегреческому «компьютеру»

Исследователи, участвующие в греческо-британском проекте Antikythera Mechanism Research Project, применили рентгеновскую томографию и другие методы …

[Письмо молодым] Мечтайте. Мечты сбываются. И я не знаю почему

В детстве я мечтал о том, что стану богатым и буду путешествовать по уютным городам Европы. Но, находясь в центре Барселоны я не ощущал особенности …

I tried the plant-based meat that Google wanted to buy and I never want to eat a 'real' hamburger again

Environmentalists have described beef consumption as the "new SUV" for its effects on climate change, and I've heard the horror stories about livestock mistreatment.<p>But ... every so often I still find myself caving to the craving for a juicy cheeseburger or beef burrito.<p>That's why Impossible Foods' …

Поиск работы за рубежом: дайджест полезных материалов для потенциальных ИТ-экспатов

Вопрос о поиске работы за границей при нынешней нестабильной экономической ситуации в России стоит перед многими ИТ-специалистами довольно остро. …

3tags.org

Forget 3D: holograms are coming to smartphones

Forget FaceTime – why not say hello with a hologram? Imagine making a holo-call on your phone, with a 3D image of the caller appearing to leap out at …

This Startup Trains Africa’s Elite Coding Apprentices For Giants Like IBM & Microsoft

For-profit education venture Andela pays its students to learn.<p>As a teenager growing up in Lomé, the capital of Togo, Faiçal Tchirou taught himself to code at a cybercafé. He wanted to help his mother manage the small pharmacy she owned. Prescription orders, inventory levels: Piece by piece, he …

Watch how to make a plasma ball out of a light bulb

Using a hand-held Tesla Coil and a light bulb, YouTube star CrazyRussianHacker shows how easy and fun it is to make your own DIY plasma ball.<p>If you've ever had aspirations to become a mad scientist, or just look like one, you not only need an impressive lab, but also fun and interesting gadgets to …

Light Bulbs

Scientists propose project to build synthetic human genome | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of 25 scientists on Thursday proposed an ambitious project to create a synthetic human genome, or genetic blueprint, in an endeavor that is bound to raise concerns over the extent to which human life can or should be engineered.<p>A DNA double helix is seen in an undated …

Genetics

How to Hack Your Brain to Become Radically More Confident and Less Fearful

<b>A guide from Harvard Psychologist and TED Talk star Amy Cuddy</b><p>We’ve all had those paralyzing moments where our palms are sweating more than a marathon …

How the luxury resorts on Egypt’s perfect beaches turned into abandoned “ghost hotels”

The Seashell is a resort with grand ambitions. Its villas, apartments, pools and bars have room for several hundred guests, and its domed roofs and arched balconies look across the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia. Every morning, the sunrise fills the mountainous coastline with reddish gold light that …

Swimming Pools

Hiring a programmer? Ditch the coding interview and get back to basics

10 articles from the Basecamp archives focused on common sense hiring practicesThis week was going great…until I saw yet another article coaching …

Employment