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How To: Flood Your ISP with Random, Noisy Data to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

Net neutrality is dead and your internet service providers can collect all the data they want. While VPNs are a great way to protect some of that …

White Hat

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve got …

Google

"Octonion" Math Could Underpin Physics

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Physics

A Short Guide to Hard Problems

What’s easy for a computer to do, and what’s almost impossible? Those questions form the core of computational complexity. We present a map of the …

Mathematics

New Optimization Algorithm Exponentially Speeds Computation

Finding the optimal solutions to complex problems can be dramatically fasterA new algorithm could dramatically slash the time it can take computers …

New Polling Reveals Percentage Of Democrats Who Support Open Borders. It Is Terrifying

8:43 PM 07/02/2018<p>Trump has passed the three-week mark of blistering media coverage following the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Media outrage …

Machine learning to predict component failure

The Army will be using cloud-based machine learning software predict when Bradley Fighting Vehicles need maintenance.

OPINIÓN: ¿Qué dice la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores para locales y extranjeros?

El mercado internacional que mira sus inversiones en dólares ha castigado al mercado mexicano medido a través del EWW duramente en el gobierno de …

Google’s Machine Learning (AI) Crash Course

Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, as it’s better known as, is something that has garnered my interest over recent years. I even used the …

60+ Popular Restaurant Dishes — Hacked!

From Magnolia Bakery's classic vanilla cupcakes to Red Lobster's addictive Cheddar Bay Biscuits, we've rounded up the best restaurant copycat recipes. (Some even come straight from the source!) Keep reading for 68 tempting options, but be warned: you're about to get very, very hungry.

Versions of Han Solo’s blaster already exist

And they’re way more powerful than real lightsabers would be.<p>People who think physics is boring couldn’t be more wrong. It can explain everything from spooky interactions on the tiny scale of atoms and particles to how the entire universe behaves. As if that wasn’t enough, it can also be used to …

Dynamic Programming – 7 Steps to Solve any DP Interview Problem

<i>Originally posted at Refdash Blog. Refdash is an interviewing platform that helps engineers interview anonymously with experienced engineers from top</i> …

Seven Strategies for Optimizing Numerical Code

Talk given at PyCon 2018Abstract:<br>Python provides a powerful platform for working with data, but often the most straightforward data analysis can be …

Here Are All the Best Job Posting Sites for Every Single Industry

So you can go beyond the usual suspects.<p>You’re probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you’re deep in the job search …

JP Morgan's latest hire shows what the hottest field at investment banks is right now

J.P. Morgan Chase hired a veteran professor as head of artificial intelligence research as the investment bank prepares for wider adoption of …

Three Decades Later, Mystery Numbers Explained

Zeta values seem to connect distant geometric worlds. In a new proof, mathematicians finally explain why.<p>Almost thirty years ago, a group of …

Mathematics

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 …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are a popular way to stay safe online. When you connect to a VPN, all outgoing network traffic is …

Best IDE for Python in 2018

1. Atom<p>2. IDLE<p>3. Thonny<p>4. Visual Studio Code<p>5. eric<p><b>Read on for our detailed analysis of each IDE</b><p>Our first baby steps with Python, which typically …

Python Programming

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Earth Science

How does a professional conference get banned from Vegas? Ask these physicists

The city of Las Vegas hosts more than 21,000 conferences a year, gatherings that collectively draw 6.3 million delegates from around the world to gamble, drink, and frolic between program sessions.<p>Hosting a convention in Las Vegas is a win-win for organizers and city officials alike. The …

Ethereum Smart Contracts in Python: a comprehensive(ish) guide

It’s one thing to get a basic smart contract up on Ethereum — just google “ERC20 Token Tutorial” you’ll find plenty of information on how to do it. …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "SparkNotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

How network theory predicts the value of Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

Philosophers, economists, and theorists have various ways to judge how money should be valued. Some have said that its worth lies in a high cost of …

Cryptocurrency

AI touch myself: Scientists create self-replicating neural network

A pair of researchers from Columbia University recently built a self-replicating AI system. Instead of painstakingly creating the layers of a neural network and guiding it’s development as it becomes more advanced – they’ve automated the process.<p>The researchers, Oscar Chang and Hod Lipson, …

Deep Learning

How the AI cloud could produce the richest companies ever - MIT Technology Review

For years, Swami Sivasubramanian’s wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans …

Machine Learning