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Consciousness Is a Byproduct of Entropy According to New Research

It’s the second law of thermodynamics, one of the essential rules of the physical universe, everything is infused with a particle of chaos, and that …

This Is The List You Can Try If You Find "To-Do-List" Not Useful To You!

We all have the tendency to stock up work. We desire to achieve various targets, and it is easy for us to accumulate a list of work until it gets too …

How Fully Synthetic Complex Life Just Got a Lot Closer

From domestication to selective breeding and right up to DNA editing, humans have long sought to bend the genetic makeup of animals and plants to our …

Intelligent Machines are Teaching Themselves Quantum Physics

Machine learning could lead to unprecedented advances in quantum physics.<p>Last year, Google's DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol at Go, a strategy game like chess, but orders of magnitude more complicated. The win was a remarkable step forward for the field of artificial intelligence, but it got Roger …

A New Theory Explains How Consciousness Evolved

Ever since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859, evolution has been the grand unifying theory of biology. Yet one of our most …

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

Mathematics and Science ‘Will Prove God Exists’.....

By James.B<p><b>AUSTRALIA (ANS - October 1, 2016)</b> - Australia-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) researcher Alan Metcalfe, who is President/CEO of Safe …

Artificial Intelligence

A man who retired a millionaire at age 33 explains how to graduate from college with a positive net worth — even if you take out student loans

From undergrad, McCurry went straight on to law school. In 2004, he landed his first job out of law school, working at an engineering consulting firm for $48,000 a year. Frugal by nature, he and his wife began saving diligently and maxing out their retirement accounts each year.<p>By 2013, the couple …

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

25 Ridiculously Cool Things Every College Student Needs

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Shopping

So you want to play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

I started playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive when it was in open beta. It was a scary time for a Counter-Strike nerd like me. I had played CS …

PC Gaming

Neil deGrasse Tyson's 6 favorite books

I have aspired to write a book as influential to others as this book was to me. I read it in ninth grade, and it did what Gamow, a nuclear physicist, …

Books

This California university will pay half your college tuition just for playing video games

The University of California-Irvine is recruiting students on partial scholarships dedicated solely to video gaming. And with the upcoming grand opening of its eSports arena on campus, the school has become a "Mecca for gamers," according to Mark Deppe.<p>As the acting director of UCI eSports, Deppe …

The EU’s New Copyright Rules

After years of preliminary discussion, the European Union’s executive arm on Wednesday proposed an update of its 15-year-old copyright laws to account for a world where everyone listens to music online and a newspaper is something consumed via social-media apps. A major objective—and point of …

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How to master computer science, minus the student loans

These days, you don't need to spend a fortune on college tuition to gain valuable professional skills. The Complete Computer Science Bundle gives students a full programming education without having to spend the next ten years of your life in debt. Right now, Engadget readers can get this 8-course …

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5 free e-books for machine learning mastery

There are few subjects in computing as fascinating, or intimidating, as machine learning. Let's face it -- mastering machine learning isn't something …

Machine Learning

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

Black Mirror

Guy Documents His First Week Of Work At Target, And It Couldn’t Get More Hilarious

If you thought that working at a retail store is boring, we’ve got news for you. Well, actually Tumblr user kimpossibooty does. He recently uploaded …

Daily Deals: Star Wars Battlefront, PS4 With $100 Credit, Civ Game for Less Than $1

Join the battle in Battlefront, or pick up a super cheap PC game.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>Join Up in Star</b> …

Star Wars Battlefront

How to access NASA’s scientific research online for free

NASA‘s goal is to pursue scientific discovery for the betterment of all mankind. To that end, earlier this week, the agency released much of the …

European Union

Nasa just made all its research available online for free

Care to learn more about 400-foot tsunamis on Mars? Now you can, after Nasa announced it is making all its publicly funded research available online …

World's Smartest Physicist Thinks Science Can't Crack Consciousness

I’ve been writing a lot lately about consciousness, the ultimate enigma. I used to think why there is something rather than nothing is the ultimate …

Scientists Have Finally Shown That These Ancient Stones Align With The Sun And Moon

500 years before Stonehenge.<p>For the first time, Australian researchers have found statistical proof that the earliest standing stone monuments in …

These are the laptops with new Nvidia graphics you can buy right now, if you have no chill

Nvidia announced earlier today that it that was bringing its latest desktop GTX 1000 series GPUs to laptops — not as mobile branded "M series" versions, but the proper graphics card. Nvidia claims that these new GPUs are "VR ready," in theory bringing virtual reality experiences to laptops.<p>And …

We don't understand AI because we don't understand intelligence

Artificial intelligence prophets including Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Raymond Kurzweil predict that by the year 2030 machines will develop consciousness through the application of human intelligence. This will lead to a variety of benign, neutral and terrifying outcomes. For example, Musk, …

10 Free Online Courses to Increase Your Productivity

Increasing your productivity is a goal that many busy professionals, parents, students, and entrepreneurs share. Finding enough hours in the day to …

Time Management

Nintendo NX Console-Handheld Rumors False? Job Postings May Suggest 2 NX Devices

Nintendo NX may not actually be the console-handheld hybrid device most analysts have come to accept. Recent job postings call the popular rumor into …