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Here Are The Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

This makes old age sound awesome.<p>Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's …

Joto is a robotic whiteboard that can draw your tweets and Slack messages in real life

It also displays art<p>A design studio called Those is making a smart whiteboard that it calls “the first connected display that draws with a pen.” It’s named Joto, and it’s one part internet-enabled whiteboard, one part art display, and one part nostalgic throwback to a physical medium. It’s an …

Amazon makes it easier to order from your favorite restaurant through Alexa

As if food delivery wasn't lazy enough.<p>Amazon announced a new partnership with Grubhub on Wednesday that will let users order a meal by simply …

Smart Homes

How Google's New Slack Killer Will Change Your (Work) Life | Inc.com

Goodbye, meeting requests. Hello, meeting bots.<p>A new Slack-killing app called Google Hangouts Chat uses a bot that can watch what you say on your team chats. It works a bit like Apple's Siri or Amazon Alexa in that it understands natural language. Let's say you and the marketing team are talking …

Chatbots

Google’s AI Learned to Be “Highly Aggressive” When Stressed

Another day another disturbing discovery about Artificial Intelligence. This time, Google’s latest machine learning system, DeepMind, has learned to …

Hologram Hangouts Are Exciting Fans by Giving Them a Glimpse Into the Future

Thanks to hologram technology, hanging out with your favorite celebrity just got a whole lot easier. Holograms are giving fans and enthusiasts a new …

Steam Direct will let any developer sell any PC game

Expect more wacky, wild games to choose from in the world's biggest PC game store.<p>Steam, the world's biggest PC game store, is about to get a lot bigger.<p>That's because its owner, game developer Valve, is done picking and choosing which games will appear there. (Yes, the same Valve behind Half-Life, …

How to Respond to Four Common Salary Negotiation Questions

You want to be prepared for your upcoming salary negotiation, so you plan to research the standard pay range and practice asking for what you want. …

How a group of Redditors is creating a fake stock market to figure out the value of memes

Memes rule everything around me<p>Like jokes, dreams, and teen culture, it’s uncool to explain a meme. Explanations take effort, and effort is antithetical to an art form that begs to be perceived as effortless.<p>r/MemeEconomy is a quirky solution, a subreddit in which people discuss memes as if they’re …

You Just Hired Someone and They're Not Productive Yet. Here's Why | Inc.com

We all expect our new employees to hit the ground running. To gauge their progress, we now measure "time to productivity"--a metric that has become one of the primary performance indicators of successful onboarding programs.<p>The definition of "a productive" employee is unique from company to …

Watch: This drone can detect humans and follow you around

DJI’s Mavic Pro folds to the size of a water bottle.<p>Since the Federal Aviation Administration opened its drone registry at the end of last year, sales of small unmanned aircraft have skyrocketed.<p>In December 2015, sales grew five and a half times from the previous year, according to NPD Group’s …

A 15-minute quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p><b>Want to skip to the quiz?</b> …

Best science fiction and fantasy of 2016

<b>All the Birds in the Sky</b> <br>By Charlie Jane Anders (Tor)<br>Anders presents a boy-meets-girl story, but the girl (Patricia) is a witch, and the boy (Laurence) is a computer genius. They have to escape not only sadistic school bullies, but also a determined assassin. The pair must get help from old allies …

15 Tips from Famous Authors to Help You Finally Write That Novel

When setting out to write, it’s hard not to compare yourself to those classic authors whose work has endured for hundreds of years. Don’t let the …

5 Years from now, you’ll probably wish you grabbed these stocks

Not to alarm you but you're about to miss an important event.<p>You see, renowned investors David and Tom Gardner (whose investing newsletter was reported in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> as one of the best performing in the world*) just revealed <b>their next great stock ideas.</b><p>And I don't know about you, but I …

Investing

10 Dark Illustrations That Show the Struggles Of People With Mental Illness And Disorders

In his magnificent series of illustrations for Inktober, the artist Shawn Coss decided to portray the dark side of mental illness.

Memes Are Now Statistically More Popular Than Jesus Christ

In 1966, John Lennon gave an interview to the <i>London Evening Standard</i> in which he stated that Christianity was on the decline and that the Beatles were currently more popular than Jesus Christ. It didn’t raise hackles when published initially in the UK, but by the time that news hit the United …

Get your horoscope with these astrological meme signs

Thanks to NASA, astrology is all sorts of fucked up. The space organization went major buzzkill when they “did the math” and inadvertently revealed …

7 Warning Signs You Need to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

Those who lack emotional intelligence will self-destruct long before success is able to flourish.<p>It's not hard to understand the role of emotional intelligence when it comes to success: whether you're born with an abundance or you have to work hard to develop a smaller share, it's important to have …