Emmanuel Constant

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Genevieve Bell: ‘Humanity’s greatest fear is about being irrelevant’

Genevieve Bell is an Australian anthropologist who has been working at tech company Intel for 18 years, where she is currently head of sensing and insights. She has given numerous TED talks and in 2012 was inducted into the Women in Technology hall of fame. Between 2008 and 2010, she was also South …

Artificial Intelligence

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function | Inc.com

Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised cognitive and memory benefits from playing its games, was fined $2 million …

Nougat is coming to the Nexus 4 courtesy of CyanogenMod 14

You’ve got to give credit to the loyal CyanogenMod ROM team, not only are they still hard at work despite the garbage fire Cyanogen Inc has become, they’re still so committed they are about to breathe new life into the ageing Nexus 4 courtesy of CyanogenMod 14 nightlies based on Android 7.1 …

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Everything you wanted to know about Indus OS, world’s first regional operating system

India’s homegrown operating system, Indus OS, is a multilingual Android fork developed for the regional languages users in the country. Touted as the world’s first multilingual operating system, Indus OS supports 12 major Indian languages at the moment.<p>Launched in 2014, initially as Firstouch, …

Malware uses Facebook and LinkedIn images to hijack your PC (updated)

Malware doesn't always have to attack your computer through browser- or OS-based exploits. Sometimes, it's the social networks themselves that can be the problem. Researchers at Check Point have discovered that a variant of known ransomware, Locky, is taking advantage of flaws in the way Facebook …

Ransomware

Hackers Are Using MailChimp to Spread Malware

It’s not yet clear whether the MailChimp customer’s re-used a compromised password, or whether the issue is on MailChimp’s side.<p>You probably know MailChimp either as an email newsletter service, or the company that seems to have adverts on every single podcast you've ever listened to. Hackers …

Weight Training Diet: How to Build Muscle Mass and Lose Fat

Designing any weight training diet may be one of the most important factors in achieving your body building goals. Some bodybuilders declare that a …

Which superhero should Matt Damon play in Ben Affleck's Batman movie?

Matt Damon once said the only superhero he would ever consider playing was Marvel’s Daredevil, and only if Christopher Nolan agreed to direct. But that was before best pal Ben Affleck was handed the keys to the Batmobile.<p>Speaking at the UK premiere of Jason Bourne, Damon revealed he would consider …

Ben Affleck

The 25 most high-tech cities in the world

In less than 35 years, the World Health Organization estimates that two-thirds of the world population will be living in urban areas. That's an additional 2.5 billion people. The cities that will flourish the most are those that rely on cutting-edge technologies and create opportunities for people …

The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning

Overview<p>The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning by Ernest Kurtz, Katherine Ketcham<p><i>I Am Not Perfect</i> is a simple …

The Killer 8-Minute Kettlebell Workout

In a world of hollow fitness promises, getting a great workout in less than 10 minutes may seem dubious. But we can guarantee that at the end of this …

Workouts

4 Arm Toning Moves That'll Make You Love Short Sleeves

My old flex is my new flex.<p><i>C9 Champion® Women's Seamless Strappy Cami Sports Bra</i><i>, $20; target.com; C9 Champion® Women's Performance Leggings</i><i>, $28; similar at target.com;</i> <i>Nike FREE TR 6, $100; six02.com</i><p>Want arms that rival your favorite flexing emoji? Do these four workouts, created especially for …

Clothing

Gregg Popovich Comments on Tim Duncan's Decision to Retire

Seldom does San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich dish out gaudy praise or open up to the media, but in the aftermath of Tim Duncan's retirement, he spoke Tuesday about the man who played 19 seasons under him.<p>ESPN.com's Michael C. Wright passed along what Popovich said during a press …

Basketball

Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

F*ck it. Let's Just Put All the Superheroes Into One Movie

Marvel and Fox are reportedly in talks to combine universes.<p>Here's an idea: Put Professor X, Magneto, Wolverine, Mr Fantastic, The Thing, Deadpool, Captain America, Iron Man, The Hulk, Thor, Ant Man, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Hawkeye, Mystique, Cyclops, Falcon, Jean Grey, Gambit, Black Widow, and …

5 More Machine Learning Projects You Can No Longer Overlook

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>Last month's post "5 Machine Learning Projects You Can No Longer Overlook" was a well-received piece on 5 lesser-known …

Machine Learning

The Surrealist Art of Rafal Olbinski

In the words of Richard Wilde, Chairman, Graphic Design and Advertising, School of Visual Arts, New York:<p>May it be fine art, poster or illustration, through contradiction, absurdity and the banal, truth resides. This is where <b>Rafal Olbinski</b>’s contributions are realized. He explores the hidden properties of his subject matter which results in poetic compositions that encompass a great stillness. It is this very experience which nourishes. It is no accident that the power of his imagery touches …

Becky Cloonan Is the Most Metal Artist in the Marvel Universe

When she’s not writing high-profile comics like 'The Punisher' or drawing Batman, the Texas-based artist is creating art for bands, music festivals—and even Black Sabbath.<p>Becky Cloonan stays busy. When she’s not writing high-profile comics like <i>The Punishe</i>r and <i>Gotham Academy,</i> or drawing books like</i> …

NBA free agency primer: The biggest need and key targets for all 30 teams

Here's the skinny on the key free agents to keep and target for all 30 NBA teams<p>Free agency is just about here, and despite teams preparing for this …

In Obsidian's new RPG Tyranny, you play a bad guy in a world where evil has won

Learn about the factions and political intrigue at the heart of this old-school role-playing game<p><b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>When developer Obsidian Entertainment showcased its latest title, <i>Tyranny</i>, at the PC Gaming Show last week, it came with an intriguing tagline: …

Dungeons and Dragons

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

Time Travel

Jodie Foster Couldn’t Bring Herself To Speak To Anthony Hopkins During ‘Silence Of The Lambs’

Did Anthony Hopkins scare you as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in <i>The Silence of the Lambs</i>. Um, here’s a hint: the answer is yes unless you have something other than blood flowing through your veins.<p>Anyway, viewers of the seminal horror classic weren’t the only ones terrified of Hopkins’s chilling first …

Steven Spielberg Comments On Roald Dahl’s Alleged Anti-Semitic Views

Steven Spielberg just directed a highly-anticipated movie adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic <i>The BFG</i>. Spielberg is also committed to Holocaust awareness, through his films like <i>Schindler’s List</i>, and through his Shoah Foundation. With this probably in mind, at the Cannes Film Festival, a reporter …

Introducing WALT: an open-source latency testing tool from Google

In mobile reviews, we toss around the word “snappy” a lot. When we describe something as snappy, what we really mean is that the device has a low latency between input and output, right? A snappy touch screen feels like you’re actually moving physical objects around when you swipe and tap because …

InkHunter is an AR app for trying tattoos before you ink indelibly

If you’ve been procrastinating about getting a tattoo here’s a neat little AR app, called InkHunter, that’s aiming to help you decide what and where to ink without having to regret that snarling wolf facial tat after the fact.<p>The app includes a selection of designs by different tattoo artists that …

Body Art

Plays.tv wants to be like Facebook for gamers. It's off to a good start

Since some gamers like to show off what they can do or learn by watching others, it makes sense someone started a social network for all things gaming.<p>Dennis Fong knows firsthand that having the inside track on how to play a game makes the difference between winning and losing.<p>Fong, 39, started …

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile API Security

<b>Update 10/23/2016</b>: Interested in securing Android and iOS apps? Be sure to check out our guide to Securing Android Applications as well as our guide …

Female nudity almost three times as likely as male in Hollywood films

Women are almost three times as likely as their male counterparts to appear in a state of undress in Hollywood movies, according to a new report.<p>Study shows female film-makers made up 19% of top Hollywood jobs in 2015<p>Read more<p>The annual Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California found …

Feminism