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Photos: Inside one of the world’s largest bitcoin mines

One of the world’s largest bitcoin mines is located in the SanShangLiang industrial park on the outskirts of the city of Ordos, in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region that’s part of China. It’s 400 miles from China’s capital, Beijing, and 35 miles from the the city of Baotou. The mine is just off …

Bitcoin Mining

React Native Tutorial: Building iOS and Android Apps with JavaScript

React Native Tutorial: Build native iOS applications with JavaScript.<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated to React Native 0.46, Xcode 9, and …

The Comprehensive List of What Needs to Be Above the Fold on Your Homepage

http://ift.tt/2t1RDrr<p>The Comprehensive List of What Needs to Be Above the Fold on Your Homepage<p>http://ift.tt/2saPqKo<p>The majority of people have the …

Marketing

Ask Ethan: What Does The Edge Of The Universe Look Like?

13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it began with the hot Big Bang. Over that time, space itself has expanded, the matter has undergone gravitational attraction, and the result is the Universe we see today. But as vast as it all is, there’s a limit to what we can see. Beyond a certain …

Galaxies

How to host lightweight apps for free

Once you’ve written your code on your local desktop, you can execute commands that deploy the code onto a workspace in Heroku. The code then executes …

Python Programming

Antarctica's cracking ice sheet is part of a process that could reshape the world

The first summer without an Arctic ice sheet is already on the horizon. The massive chunk of frozen ocean has capped the northern pole of our planet year-round for millennia, but it's now at risk of receding until it disappears entirely.<p>Unlike its northern sibling, the kilometers-thick Antarctic …

Time Crystals Have Now Been Officially Declared as a New State of Matter

This year has already been monumental for physicists worldwide as a blueprint for making and measuring time crystals was produced. This was an …

Even a Novice Can Quickly Make a Bot or App on This Simple New Coding Site

Whether you’re just learning how to code or you’re a seasoned vet, experimentation is a key part of the learning process. Glitch is a free new coding …

Credit Card-Sized Super Computer That Powers AI Such As Robots And Drones Unveiled By Nvidia

A supercomputer the size of a credit card that can power artificial intelligence (AI) such as robots, drones and smart cameras has been unveiled by computer graphics firm Nvidia.<p>Revealed at an event in San Francisco, the super intelligent yet tiny device is called the Jetson TX2 and is part of an …

Artificial Intelligence

In the future apps will be programmed in models not code: Microsoft's Norm Judah - PCMag India

People will not write applications the way they do currently do revealed Microsoft's Services chief technology officer Norm Judah on the sidelines of …

Satya Nadella

Algorithms Control Our Lives: Are They Benevolent Rulers Or Evil Dictators?

As these collections of code take greater and greater precedence in our decision-making, we need greater transparency and some sort of Hippocratic oath for the people who build them.<p>From phone apps and GPS maps to music recommendations and artificial intelligence, our lives are increasingly molded …

Google's Biggest Search Algorithm Updates of 2016 [Animated Infographic]

Just when you think you've got search engine optimization down, Google shakes things up. And in 2016, the search behemoth was busy.<p>An animated …

SEO

Porsche Panamera Goes For A Spin Again (Video)

Porsche announced their new sedan, the Porsche Panamera back in June, we have already seen a couple of videos of the car in action and now Porsche …

Porsche

How Should a Society Be?

<b>HOW SHOULD A SOCIETY BE?</b><p>My academic background is in computer science and philosophy. My work has been about the relationship between those two …

Roslyn - Generate JavaScript with Roslyn and T4 Templates

By Nick Harrison | December 2016<p>The other day my daughter told me a joke about a conversation between a smartphone and a feature phone. It goes …

10 Ways Drones Are Changing Your World

Drones have been a hot topic in the news for some time. Depending on what you’ve read, they’re devastatingly effective weapons of war, the next big …

Virginia Tech

How to Start Developing Layered Web Applications with Spring

Spring is a great framework to develop enterprise Java web applications. It really eases life of Java developers by providing tons of features. In …

Inside the black box: Understanding AI decision-making

Artificial intelligence algorithms are increasingly influential in peoples' lives, but their inner workings are often opaque. We examine why, and …

Celebrate Black Friday with These Great Web Products and Services

Black Friday 2016 is here and to celebrate we’ve compiled a list of outstanding web development tools and services.Build a great website using an …

Future of App Development - Native Apps or Web App?

This guest column is authored by Gaurav Manchanda, Co-founder TryKaro.com<p>Today all digital businesses is moving towards native mobile apps. Most of …

Machine Learning Exposed!

Bio<p>James Weaver is a Consultant Technologist at Pivotal. He is a Java developer, author, and speaker with a passion for helping Java to be …

Machine Learning

How algorithms influence us every day

Their omnipresence raises interesting questions about day-to-day life.<p>Computer algorithms have become an increasingly integral part of our personal …

University of Washington

The Complete Computer Science Bundle

We still have an awesome deal on the Complete Computer Science Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, you can save 89% off the normal price.<p>The …

London's most quirky cocktails

Fancy a drink with a twist? In London, creative cocktail bars go above and beyond just a run-of-the-mill twist, creating the most dazzling drinks …

England

Hackers are using this nasty text-message trick to break into people's accounts

It requires a second level of proof of who you are — typically a code sent to your phone — before you can log in. This prevents anyone from gaining unauthorised access to your account, even if they manage to get hold of your password.<p>However, hackers and hijackers are managing to find ways around …

Gold demand soars 21% in strongest first quarter on record

Negative interest rates and global uncertainty are likely to boost demand further, says World Gold Council<p>Demand for gold soared at the start of the year, the strongest first quarter on record, the World Gold Council (WGC) has said. It predicted that negative interest rates, global uncertainty and …

Watch the Met Police take on the #RunningManChallenge

Isabelle is deputy features editor at Time Out London. She has a hate-hate relationship with the Northern Line. Follow her on Twitter at @izzyaron

The Panama Papers leaker speaks out, with a tantalizing offer for law enforcement

The anonymous source responsible for the surfacing of the Panama Papers has issued a statement on the website of the journalism consortium that has been sorting through the document trove. The unidentified whistleblower, writing under the name John Doe, rules out some of the speculation about his …

Corruption