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What Technology Will Revolutionize Education?

In this video, Derek Muller (@veritasium and Veritasium on youtube) makes a video about revolutions in education. I think he's right. In the past, we …

Google is killing CAPTCHA as we know it

If you've signed up for an account recently, you've probably seen it: a quick test that gives you a few distorted words and asks you to type them back in plaintext. The official name is CAPTCHA, a test designed to weed out the automated scripts used for spam, but it's been broken for a long time. …

5 Destructive Ways To See Yourself As You Truly Are | Aha!NOW

Advertisement<p><i>This is a guest post by Ikechi Awazie, who is a motivational blogger. He was the runner-up and GEM of October’s ABC Leaderboard and thus</i> …

What You Are Not Being Told About The Secret Law Of Attraction

Whether you have been perusing the self-help or personal development section of the book store, been around people who are looking for personal …

Google, Spotify, & Pandora bet a computer could generate a better playlist than you can

Google, Pandora, and Spotify haven’t exactly advertised it, but they are all working on using a type of artificial intelligence called “deep learning” to make a better music playlist for you.<p>All three have recently hired deep learning experts. This branch of A.I. involves training systems called …

This Google robot's 'Karate Kid' move is perfectly mind-blowing

It’s a pose every kid who grew up in the '80s can show you: the "crane" from the 1984 classic <i>The Karate Kid</i>. Now a humanoid robot built by Google has …

IoT Won’t Work Without Artificial Intelligence

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Mark Jaffe, Prelert. Mark Jaffe, Prelert<p>As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues its run as one of the most popular …

YouTube “Music Key” Subscription Service Beta Opens Next Week In Beta

YouTube’s long-awaited music subscription service is finally here, with a $7.99 price tag for an initial promotional period, with a standard rate of $9.99 per month. The service is called YouTube Music Key, and it offers access to Google Play Music’s entire library, as well as providing ads-free …

7 Things You Didn't Know About Facebook From Mark Zuckerberg's Q&A

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Is the Internet broken, and can it even be fixed?

Our modern global communications infrastructure still relies on core principles that were defined when the Internet had only a few thousand users.<p>We have faster computers, more storage space, and more people using the network, but worryingly, some of the key assumptions haven't changed.<p>As an …

The future of books is on your phone, not your tablet

An interview with Oyster co-founder Willem Van Lancker<p>Subscription book app Oyster has come a long way since launching just over a year ago. The service has more than quadrupled its library of books to 500,000, landed big publishers like Disney, and released apps on several new platforms like the …

Q&A: What is 4chan and where did it come from?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — So, what exactly is 4Chan?<p>4chan's roots date back to a pre-Facebook age of the Internet, where anonymity ruled and rules were few to come by. Hackers deposited nude celebrity photos on the site over the summer. It's also the birthplace of the hacker collective Anonymous, along …