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You Aren’t Who you Think you Are & How to See It.

We are crazy people when we allow ourselves to be controlled by stuff that has nothing to do with who we really are. Our internal state is an

Happiness

We were unfair to traditional pollsters

A couple days ago, Slate ran an article by David Rothschild and myself, “We Need to Move Beyond Election-Focused Polling,” in which we wrote about …

Polling

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

I'm well aware that a bowl of Quaker oats is hardly the most nutritious or substantive fare. Honestly, it doesn't even taste that good.<p>But at the end of a long workday, the absolute last thing I want to do is start chopping up vegetables or steaming tofu or — worst of all — cleaning up after I've …

Stanford University

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Productivity

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Self-improvement

2015 was the year of Minions and “isms,” says Merriam-Webster dictionary

In 2015, we had minions on the mind.<p>So says Merriam-Webster. According to the English-language dictionary’s list of most-searched this year, the word for “a servile dependent, follower, or underling” was one of the most searched online, of the year. <i>Minions</i> made headlines in 2015 as one of the …

Language

Ten takeaways from a revelatory college football Saturday

Ten takeaways from a college football weekend that could reverberate throughout the rest of the season:<p><b>1. What if the first major game of 2015 turns</b> …

College Sports

physics.org | Home

Fit for Mars<p>How will the human body cope with a mission to Mars?<p>How do you smell?<p>King conkers<p>An insight into the world of collisions.<p>The Fallacies of …

Mac OS + Ubuntu VirtualBox + Ubuntu Docker Image – Sergey Anisimov

This article is about how to install Docker on your Ubuntu virtual machine running on Mac OS or Windows properly so that you can use Ubuntu docker …

Inside the Wesleyan Molly Bust

A pair of neuroscience majors helped their fellow students experiment with MDMA and other drugs — but at what price?<p>A<p>round 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, …

How to: Improve photos with Lumia Creative Studio. Welcome to the world of image processing...

It's no secret that I'm not a huge fan of Instagram, filters, and so on. But it's not the overall effect, on the page, that I take issue with. It's …

Tutorials

Computer Vision Fun with Intel(R) INDE OpenCV

If you want to get started with exploring Computer Vision algorithms, the best place to start used to be http://opencv.org/ - home of the OpenCV …

Python Programming

Home surveillance and motion detection with the Raspberry Pi, Python, OpenCV, and Dropbox

By onJune 1, 2015 in Raspberry Pi, Tutorials<p>Wow, last week’s blog post on building a basic motion detection system was <b>awesome</b><i>.</i> It was a lot of fun to …

G'MIC - GREYC's Magic for Image Computing: A Full-Featured Open-Source Framework for Image Processing

Among all features available in <b>G'MIC</b>, our <b>Film Emulation</b> filters are able to apply various pre-defined <b>color presets</b> on your images. Most of those <b>300+</b> …

Tutorials

New package for image processing in R

(This article was first published on <b>dahtah » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>I’ve written a package for image processing in R, with the goal …

Here are the big winners in DARPA’s Robotics Challenge

A South Korean team has won DARPA‘s Robotic Challenge Finals, besting US rivals and taking home $2m after demonstrating its disaster-response ‘bot. …

Robotics
Data Science

After Nine Years of Secret Development, Hound Voice Search App Has a Dazzling Demo

Startups, especially mobile app startups, don't do nine years of R&D before launch.<p>More than nine years of top-secret work have gone into creating this product demo. And it’s one of the better ones I’ve seen.<p>“Show me hotels in Seattle for Friday, staying one night,” SoundHound CEO Keyvan Mohajer …

Apps

SoundHound Unveils Hound Voice Recognition Platform

SoundHound, maker of the popular music identification app, has unveiled Hound, its app combining voice recognition with search technologies. …

Apps

SoundHound App Emerges to Take On Apple and Google in Voice Search

After spending years developing technology for voice recognition and search, SoundHound introduced a new app just as technology’s biggest companies escalate a turf war over artificial intelligence and digital assistants.

Artificial Intelligence

Creativity is the ability to see relationships where none exist | StatsBlogs.com | All About Statistics

(This article was originally published at Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)<p>Brent Goldfarb …

Data Science

New Math Model Shows How Neural Networks Create Memories

<b>Scientists at EPFL have uncovered mathematical equations behind the way the brain forms – and even loses – memories.</b><p>Memory is one of the most crucial …

ECS PCoS White Label Mini PC Unveiled

Taiwanese manufacturer Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) who create a range of different hardware devices for resellers to rebrand, have unveiled a …

Gear & Gadgets

Honda RC213V-S To Be Officially Official on June 11th? - Asphalt & Rubber

French-speaking publications are letting slip that Honda has a media event planned June 11th for the Honda RC213V-S — where it is expected that the …

Lineup

Honda RCV road bike coming soon

<b>HONDA'S</b> RCV MotoGP-inspired road bike could be unveiled in production form in just over a fortnight.<p>Honda has scheduled June 11 for the world launch …

Motorcycles

2015 Mugello MotoGP Friday Round Up: The Problem With The Honda, And Ducati vs Yamaha | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

What did we learn from the first day of practice at Mugello? We learned that Jorge Lorenzo is still at the same steamroller pace he was at Jerez and …

Motorsport