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Is it unethical to design robots to resemble humans?

Three men deliver an endless assault of kicks as the victim lies motionless on the grass. With venom in their eyes, one of the perpetrators delivers a crushing blow with a wooden bat. Another gets down on his knees and delivers a flurry of fists.<p>The printer is dead. Plastic parts and microchips are …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Essential Morning Rituals of Happy People

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move forward sometimes. From having a full-time job, to working on your relationships with your loved ones, …

6 pharmacology study tips for paramedic students

<b>How to learn and understand the medications paramedics administer</b><p><i>Updated April 16, 2015</i><p>When I had a paramedic student riding with me, the first thing …

An Oxford mathematician explains how time might have existed before the Big Bang

Marcus du Sautoy, mathematician and author of The Great Unknown, explained why we don't really know what happened before the Big Bang.<p>He told Business Insider: "We're really not too sure and in fact, that may be a question that doesn't even make sense because time, we think, started at the Big …

It’s Not Just Fox: Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Harassment

A male colleague grabbing her leg. Another one suggestively rubbing her back. Others at work dinners discussing who they’d want to sleep with.<p>Jane Park talked about experiencing all of this behavior in her career in business consulting and strategy. Never has she reported any of it to human …

Canada Tries to Turn Its A.I. Ideas Into Dollars

TORONTO — Long before Google started working on cars that drive themselves and Amazon was creating home appliances that talk, a handful of researchers in Canada — backed by the Canadian government and universities — were laying the groundwork for today’s boom in artificial intelligence.<p>But the …

Google's DeepMind is about to take on the world's number one Go player

This time last year, Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence division defeated champion player Lee Sedol in a game of Go.<p>Now DeepMind's "AlphaGo" AI is facing an ever bigger challenge: taking on the world number one player, Ke Jie.<p>Sedol is considered a legend, but Ke Jie is currently ranked …

The difference between Equality and Equity in design

Let’s take a closer look at what these words really mean, and how we have to change the way we think and operate to be able to make an impact on the …

32 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you, because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best …

Career Development

7 bad answers to common job interview questions

It's the first big step towards finally getting the job of your dreams. To recruiters, however, it's all just a part of the daily grind.<p>After all, professional recruiters often conduct hundreds, if not thousands, of interviews per year.<p>Now, that's not to discourage you or suggest that recruiters …

How To Live Longer? Scientists Identify Molecule That Plays Key Role In DNA Damage, Aging

You’d think that since dying is the one thing all of us — and our ancestors before us — have been doing for the last 3.7 billion years, we’d have …

15 terrible conversation starters you should avoid in a job interview

On the one hand, research suggests that building rapport with your interviewers before getting into the nitty-gritty details of the job can give you an edge over other candidates.<p>But on the other, it's so easy to flub and start the interview off on an awkward note.<p>"The secret is to have one to two …

How Big Was The Universe At The Moment Of Its Creation?

You might think of the Universe as infinite, and quite honestly, it might truly be infinite, but we don’t think we’ll ever know for sure. Thanks to the Big Bang — the fact that the Universe had a birthday, or that we can only go back a finite amount of time — and the fact that the speed of light is …

Dark Matter

Meet Nadia, the scarily ‘human’ chatbot who can read your emotions

Have you ever dreamt of gazing into the eyes of chatbot while explaining your frustration with a service? If so, that would be oddly specific, but you’d also be in luck, thanks to an ambitious New Zealand startup.<p>The company, which has the eerie name of Soul Machines, has created a virtual chatbot …

4 Job Interview Mistakes That Everyone Makes and You Can Avoid

Most people just answer questions in generalities without telling stories.<p><i>What are some of the most common mistakes people make in job interviews? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Employment

Can you solve the chess problem which holds key to human consciousness?

It might look like a simple chess problem, but this puzzle could finally help scientists uncover what makes the human mind so unique, and why it may never be matched by a computer.<p>75 years after Bletchley Park sought codebreakers in the Second World War by placing a crossword in The Telegraph, …

Star spotted in closest orbit ever around black hole

Astronomers have found evidence of a star that spins around a black hole twice an hour.<p>It is the closest orbital spin that scientists have ever seen, and was picked up by the two of NASA’s space-based telescopes, the Chandra X-ray Observatory and NuSTAR, and the Australia Telescope Compact Array …

7 Habits That Will Help You Build the Next Billion-Dollar Startup

Starting a business is tough, and most entrepreneurs don't make it the first time. Here's how to improve your chances by avoiding the common pitfalls.<p>Most budding entrepreneurs don't realize that nine out of ten startups fail within 24 months. They only see and remember the recent new entrants in …

Entrepreneurship

OMG: Doctors May Have Found a New Approach That Could Potentially Cure Cancer

It may be a shaky time for politics right now, with things changing in swift order, but the medical field is having a pretty good go of it. Case in point? Back in October, British doctors conducted what appears to be successful treatment of a 44-year-old HIV patient, suggesting they very well might …

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Biology

What made the stars disappear and the sky turn electric blue?

A curious thing happened at 3:16am on March 17. The stars briefly disappeared and the sky turned an electric blue.<p>The culprit was a very bright green meteor, or bolide. The colour green in a meteor trail typically indicates the presence of magnesium or nickel. Despite the obvious H.G.Wells link …

Our Favorite Reader Photos from "The Great Outdoors" Assignment

Outdoor photography is a favorite with <i>Shutterbug</i> readers so this was a very competitive assignment. But we were looking for more than just your …

Can I touch you there? Oxford University creates map of acceptability

A new study which shows where people feel comfortable being touched has found that stangers should stick to shaking hands<p>It is a familiar social dilemma. You meet a stranger for the first time and in a split second must decide whether to offer a chilly handshake or risk offence with a kiss on the …

Bayesian Regularization for #NeuralNetworks

If you are a science or math nerd, there is no way in hell you would have not heard of Bayes’s Theorem. It’s pervasive and quite a powerful inference …

To lower drug prices, start by fixing the FDA

In the early 1960s, pictures of babies with tragic birth defects, including shortened or missing limbs, caused an international scare.<p>The malformations were quickly linked to the drug thalidomide, an over-the-counter sedative that had recently been developed in Germany and was being used by …

The sky is (literally) falling on Jupiter's most hellish moon

You're a Jovian lunar explorer in the year 2200. You've piloted your lander to the surface of Io, the smallest and innermost of Jupiter's four largest moons. Genetically modified to survive even the most hellish environments, you move to the door of your craft, unlatch it, and allow it to clank …

For $8,000, a clinical trial will inject you with young blood to see if it makes you younger

It reads like the clichéd plot of a horror novel: by ingesting the blood of a younger person, you become younger yourself.<p>Incredibly, this more or less describes a clinical trial allowed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). For $8,000, you can buy a place in the trial which, over two days, …

Medicine

Programmable quantum computer can solve simple algorithms, scientists prove

A fully reprogrammable quantum computer which can solve simple algorithms had been shown to work, in a milestone which could eventually lead to super-fast machines.<p>The University of Maryland build the computer using just five electrically charged atoms, or ions, which took the place of normal …

The Secrets of Staying Cool | Valet.

We're officially a week into summer and we're already dealing with some impressive (or rather oppressive) heat. Temperatures have hit triple digits …

Men's Fashion

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness