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Kopi Joss – Sweet Coffee Served with a Lump of Burning Coal

If you’re looking for a new and interesting way to enjoy your daily cup of java, try dumping a lump of hot coal into it. The trick worked for a small …

Google’s AlphaGo AI defeats world Go number one Ke Jie

DeepMind goes 1-0 up in three-game match<p>Google’s AI AlphaGo has done it again: it’s defeated Ke Jie, the world’s number one Go player, in the first game of a three-part match. AlphaGo shot to prominence a little over a year ago after beating Korean legend Lee Se-dol 4-1 in one of the most potent …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

Artificial Intelligence

Demystifying the PageRank Algorithm

PageRank is arguably the most widely-utilized and influential algorithm in our modern day - chances are you use it tens of times every single day. In …

Sergey Brin

Writing Angularjs the Elm's Way

This is a pattern for writing sane and predictable Angularjs code coming from someone who had a hard time with JavaScript and Angularjs.<p>Recently, …

Pattern recognition

I helped work on a thing last weekend that I can’t write about, yet, and then last week I found my way to San Jose for Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference, and fine, all right, OK, I’m convinced: Now that the smartphone boom is plateauing, AI/deep learning is the new coal face of technology — and, …

Machine Learning

This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Read Poetry

When I think of poetry that packs a sensory punch — that gives me the chills, that makes my hair stand on end — I think of Rainer Maria Rilke’s …

First hint of 'life after death' in biggest ever scientific study

Death is a depressingly inevitable consequence of life, but now scientists believe they may have found some light at the end of the tunnel.<p>The largest ever medical study into near-death and out-of-body experiences has discovered that some awareness may continue even after the brain has shut down …

Afterlife

Talking science and God with the pope's new chief astronomer

<b>ROME—</b>On 18 September, Pope Francis appointed Jesuit brother Guy Consolmagno as the new director of the Vatican Observatory, which employs a dozen …

Astronomy

Richard Dawkins: Religion could be altering the biological evolution of humans

Religion could be influencing the course of human evolution, atheist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins said in an interview published …

Evolution

A Religion for the Nonreligious

<i>The mind…can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.</i> ― John Milton<i>The mind is certainly its own cosmos.</i> — Alan Lightman________You go to school, …

The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most …

Warriors Waltz Past Jazz to Finish Sweep as Stephen Curry, Draymond Green Shine

While the rest of the playoff teams are busy battling each other, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are sweeping their way toward a potential third straight NBA Finals matchup.<p>Golden State joined Cleveland at 8-0 in the playoffs Monday when it finished its sweep of the Utah Jazz …

Basketball