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This artificial intelligence turns horses into zebras – and winter into summer

While we’ve previously seen researchers train artificial intelligence algorithms to transform your crappy doodles into atrocious cat monsters, this hardly shows the true potential of the technology – though it certainly is a fun way to get people interested.<p>But now the researchers behind the AI …

Pair programming: The most extreme XP practice?

Get ready to expose yourself... intellectuallyI was an early adopter of XP (Extreme Programming). I read Kent Beck’s book when it was first released …

Why Successful People Choose To Wear The Same Outfit Every Day

Steve Jobs wore jeans, black turtleneck and sneakers on most working days. Mark Zuckerberg prefers going to office in his jeans,T-shirt, and a hoodie …

Foursquare has an amazing 'superpower' that wants to take over your phone

One of the top-rated pizza places in Brooklyn on Foursquare is called Lucali.<p>The first time I went there for dinner a couple of months ago, I sat down at a table, picked up the menu, and felt my iPhone vibrate. It was Foursquare sending me a notification with one of the app's millions of …

Apps

Atom: My New Favorite Code Editor

As a hobbyist Python programmer, over the years I have tried a variety of different editors. Back in the day I used to use <i>Eclipse</i> with the <i>PyDev</i> …

Linux

This is what a full-screen iPhone 7 could look like

There have been plenty of rumors about Apple creating a bezel-less iPhone, but a new concept by designers DeepMind, in collaboration with SvetApple, may be my favorite yet.<p>It’s a nifty feature which would keep the iPhone looking like the current model — only with the neat addition of letting users …

IPhone 7

'​Human' robot Pepper proves popular again and sells out in less than a minute in Japan

Pepper, one of the world’s first personal robots to understand human emotion, has flown off shelves in Japan<p>Japan’s first life-size personal robot with the ability to understand feelings has again sold out within a minute of going on sale.<p>‘Pepper’, which can live autonomously in a person's home, …

The Perfect Password Is Six Words Long And Rhymes

There’s a Catch-22 involved in choosing an online password: it’s either easy to remember and easy to break, or tough to hack and even tougher to …

This one small, inexpensive addition makes the new MacBook much better

The newest laptop from Apple may be <i>too</i> innovative for most people.<p>It's really thin and it's very pretty. But, unfortunately in this case, there's "one more thing": it doesn't have traditional USB ports. You know USB ports: they're the things you plug literally every electronic device you own into. …

MacBook

This charging hub is like having a tiny R2-D2 for your mobile devices [Deals]

It’s white, cylindrical, has a spinning head and is full of electrical connectors. It’s not Luke Skywalker’s trusty robotic assistant, but the Twist Plus+ World Charging Station could be yours with its ability to charge five devices simultaneously and through outlets anywhere in the world. It’s a …

Mobile Devices

Apple’s latest invention could ensure your iPhone display never cracks again

We’ve seen dozens of innovations throughout the lifespan of the iPhone line, but many users would forego 3D Touch, Touch ID and even an extra …

G-RO Carry-on Luggage Boasts Two Big Wheels, Charging Station, Location Tracker and More

With two big “all-terrain” wheels, the G-RO carry-on luggage balances better than other luggages and glides easily over various terrains. And …

Researchers create blackest material ever made

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers at King Abdulla University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia has made the blackest material ever created by …

Have Humans Evolved to Accommodate Walking and Texting?

Something to think about the next time you walk and text.<p>According to a recent study, society has reached a point where mobile devices are so heavily …

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Top executives reveal their chief complaints about the email they receive.<p>How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

How good is Skype’s instant translation? We put it to the Chinese stress test

Skype recently announced a new translation tool that can interpret live speech in real time, across a number of languages. But the digital calling company’s demos and promo videos—currently only available as a “preview” on newer versions of Windows—are heavily edited and show people speaking from …

Language

Apple iPhone 7 design rumors

The home button doubles as a fingerprint sensor.REUTERS/Stephen Lam<p>Apple is planning to change the design of its next iPhone, and there's a chance it may even remove the physical home button we've all grown used to, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster wrote in a recent note picked up by Barron's.<p>The idea …

Mobile Technology

Here’s what to expect from the iPhone 7

The latest speculation comes as the managing director and senior research analyst of US investment bank Piper Jaffray caused Apple shares to move 9 …

Three Words: Self. Destructing. Drone.

Imagine a team of commandos, cut off in rugged terrain. The futuristic drone ICARUS drops them their supplies, then pulls a disappearing act. This is …