Jonathan van Wijngaarden

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A Tesla electric motorhome design based on Tesla Semi: love it or hate it?

Electric motorhomes are slowly starting to creep up on the market, but Tesla hasn’t jumped on board yet.<p>A designer tried to envision what a Tesla motorhome would look like and it is quite encouraging for the future possibility.<p>Motorhomes are often associated with freedom. The idea that you can take …

Tesla

Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

Edmunds Says Long-Term Tesla Model 3 Has Tons Of Issues

Edmunds released its April update related to its long-term Tesla Model 3 and it’s far from positive. As many of you are probably aware, Edmunds has a …

model3

Autocar Reviews Tesla Model 3, Gives 4.5 Out Of 5 Stars

MODEL 3 REVIEW: AUTOCAR AWARDS TESLA’S NEWEST 4.5 OUT OF 5 STARS [VIDEO] UK’s Autocar recently published its review (and video) for the Tesla Model …

AI is the new space race. Here’s what the biggest countries are doing

The United States and China currently dominate the world of artificial intelligence, but used very different approaches to get there. While the US’s academic system has generated and incubated the research that made today’s AI possible, China’s government has pledged billions in funding and offered …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

This Is How to Get Started With AI When the Only Thing You Know Is the Acronym

AI integration can't happen overnight, and it won't happen at all unless you initiate the process.<p>7 min read<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard the buzz around artificial intelligence. So it might surprise you to learn that, according to a 2017 survey published by McKinsey Global …

9 pitfalls to avoid in building a successful machine learning program

During my past two decades working in the IT field, I’ve seen artificial intelligence technologies move from conceptual to practical — with machine learning techniques at the forefront, becoming more accessible, even for teams without specialized expertise.<p>With increased use of predictive modeling …

NASA's next Mars mission launches Saturday: Everything you need to know

On Saturday, NASA will launch its next mission to Mars. This time the lander, known as InSight, is focused squarely on learning more about the …

5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what many people don’t …

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to your face. You talk to it. It talks to you. But no words are said. You say things in your head, like "what street am I on," and it reads the signals your brain …

Bitcoin Could Become Illegal Almost Everywhere, After Shocking Discovery in The Blockchain

There's something hidden inside it.<p>The Bitcoin world is coming to grips with a shocking revelation that could potentially threaten the very existence …

Bitcoin

Yale's most popular class teaches happiness: 6 lessons you can practice now

When Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>“Psychology and the Good Life,” which began this semester, is the most popular class in the history of Yale College, with more than 1,200 students enrolled, the Yale …

Happiness

A Study of 1 Million Teenagers Reveals This Much Screen Time a Day Leads to the Happiest Kids

And it might be longer than you think.<p>Think your teenager would be happier if he or she spent no time texting, using social media, or playing games on phones or tablets?<p>Granted, this study shows that adolescents who spent more time on social media, the internet, texting, etc., and less time on …

Parenting

What an ayahuasca retreat showed me about my life - Vox

What the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life.<p>When I finally puked on the fourth night, I felt an odd sense of pride.<p>Inside the loud, stuffy ceremony room, people were laughing, crying, chanting, gyrating, and, yes, vomiting, around me. When my time finally comes, I think: Just aim …

Physicists create new form of light

Try a quick experiment: Take two flashlights into a dark room and shine them so that their light beams cross. Notice anything peculiar? The rather …

Why Porsche Mission E Charges Into the Future with 800-Volt Tech

The Porsche Mission E will charge its battery pack, Porsche promises, in half the time it takes present-day Tesla vehicles, which are the charge-rate champions now. Porsche certainly plans to deliver on the strong and silent straight-line performance that has been Tesla’s longtime YouTube party …

Hanergy's thin solar panels break multiple world records for efficiency

China-based Hanergy just launched the highest efficiency single-junction solar panel ever created. Hanergy’s US-based subsidiary Alta Devices …

SpaceX Aims to Begin BFR Spaceship Flight Tests as Soon as Next Year

The Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) will have an enormous booster and a second stage spaceship, and Elon Musk says the spaceship could start taking short test flights next year.<p>Only a few hours after the world beheld the launch of Falcon Heavy, Elon Musk had already decided the monster rocket was too small.<p>…

KDnuggets™ News 18:n06, Feb 7: 5 Fantastic Practical Machine Learning Resources; 8 Must-Know Neural Network Architectures

5 Fantastic Practical Machine Learning Resources; The 8 Neural Network Architectures Machine Learning Researchers Need to Learn; Generalists Dominate …

SpaceX successfully launches the world’s most powerful rocket

At long last<p>SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, this afternoon and soared to space, carrying its payload — CEO Elon Musk’s red Tesla Roadster — into orbit. The Falcon Heavy’s first flight is finally over, and despite a fudged landing in the ocean, the rocket has …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

Private rocketeers snuck their own “star” into orbit, and it will be visible from earth

When Mike Melvill piloted the first private vehicle to reach space, he enjoyed a hidden bag of M&Ms in microgravity. Elon Musk put an enormous wheel of cheese in the first SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that took to orbit, inspired by Monty Python. And, when Rocket Lab’s Electron reached orbit for the …

Space Exploration

This Is The World’s First Graphical AI Interface

Designed by Argodesign and CognitiveScale, Cortex offers a glimpse at the future of accessible AI design tools.<p>Machine learning and artificial intelligence are so difficult to understand, only a few very smart computer scientists know how to build them. But the designers of a new tool have a big …

Artificial Intelligence

Ex-Tesla CEO's focus: Battery integration

Martin Eberhard is considered one of the godfathers of electric vehicles after he and Marc Tarpenning co-founded Tesla Motors, now known as Tesla …

Electric Vehicles

Woman Tries To Attack Elon Musk On Twitter, Doesn’t Expect A Response Like This

If you’re going to challenge the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and Neuralink on Twitter, you had better come with all of your facts straight. A woman named …

Elon Musk

Rocket Lab to Attempt Second Test Launch: How to Watch

<i>Update 12/14: Rocket Lab delayed the launch of its Electron rocket again, this time because a power fault was detected during ground checkouts.</i> …

How to be resilient: 8 steps to success when life gets hard

<i>“Stick with it!”</i><p><i>“Be resilient!”</i><p><i>“Never give up!”</i><p>I see a lot of stuff about resilience, persistence and grit. What I don’t see is a lot of legitimate …

The first interstellar object from another solar system has been observed speeding past Earth

The first asteroid observed visiting our solar system from elsewhere isn't just unusual in its interstellar origin.<p>It's also unlike any other asteroid we've seen before. Astronomers have trained a flurry of telescopes on the object discovered last month, and now we're being rewarded with …

Here’s everything you need to know about SpaceX Starlink

Unless you’ve been living in a technological black hole for the last few years, you’re probably heard of Elon Musk, and read stories about his …