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AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It?

Researchers at Facebook realized their bots were chattering in a new language. Then they stopped it.<p>Bob: “I can can I I everything else.”<p>Alice: “Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to.”<p>To you and I, that passage looks like nonsense. But what if I told you this nonsense …

The very best notebooks for getting yourself organized

Journals to write home about.<p>Whether you want to get more done every day—have you heard of bullet journaling?—or are trying to be more organized at work, school, or home, a notebook you cherish can be the difference between a happy hum of productivity and, well, watching another episode <i>Boston Legal.</i><p>…

Doodling

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

Shutter Speed

How Silicon Valley is teaching language to machines

The dream of building computers or robots that communicate like humans has been with us for many decades now. And if market trends and investment levels are any guide, it’s something we would really like to have. MarketsandMarkets says the natural language processing (NLP) industry will be worth …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump’s Lies vs. Your Brain

Unfortunately, it’s no contest. Here’s what psychology tells us about life under a leader totally indifferent to the truth.<p><b>All presidents lie. Richard Nixon said</b> <b>he was not</b> a crook, yet he orchestrated the most shamelessly crooked act in the modern presidency. Ronald Reagan said he wasn’t aware of …

Donald Trump

White House Photographer Releases Favorite Images of Obama Through His Presidency

As the end of Obama’s eight-year presidency comes to an end, official White House Photographer Pete Souza has unveiled a series of intimate …

Back to School in the World’s Murder Capital

In El Salvador, students are afraid to study and teachers say doing their job is more dangerous now than it was during the bloody 10-year civil …

How quantum entanglement changed the nature of physical reality forever

Is the universe all about predictable matter where everything is in linked in a chain of cause and effect, one that is independent and oblivious to …

4 Innovative Teaching Methods to "WOW" Your Students

<b>“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery” – Mark Van Doren</b><p>The transformation from traditional teaching methods such as blackboard, …

Costa Rica Is On A 113-Day Streak Using 100% Renewable Electricity

The country’s geography helps a lot. The majority of this power comes from hydroelectric plants, which are possible thanks to lots of rain and lots …

Renewable Energy

26 crazy McDonald's items you can't get in America

McDonald's Veggie Crunch burger is just one example of how the chain alters its menus to appeal to crowds around the world. While the Big Mac is a mainstay on menus worldwide, many global outposts offer completely different items.<p>Here are some items McDonald's items you can't get in America.