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The Everything Guide to Buying Your First Home

So you’re thinking about buying your first home. Your very own house (and mortgage). A place to call — and make — your own.<p>It’s a big move, literally …

Animal-loving graduate, 22, from 'supportive family' who starved, stabbed and burned boyfriend while controlling his life is jailed

A woman who hurled boiling water over her vulnerable partner and stabbed him with a knife has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.<p>In public, …

Sociology

Meet the 29-Year-Old CEO Who Turned His Hobby Into a $1.5 Billion Business That's Backed by Jay-Z

The company bills itself as the Uber of private jets<p>The first time Sergey Petrossov flew on a private jet in 2009, he was surprised. Not just by the …

Startups

One Galaxy Cluster, Through Hubble's Eyes, Can Show Us The Entire Universe

Galaxy clusters, like the massive one captured here by Hubble, PLCK G004.5-19.5, impress not just for their looks, but for their science.<p>Out there in the depths of space, collections of thousands of galaxies have formed over billions of years from gravity’s relentless pull.<p>These are the largest …

Universe

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Self-improvement

Citizen Data Scientists: Why Data Scientists aren't Enough

While the unicorns that are data scientists have their place in an organization, management needs to empower proven business leaders to take on the …

Big Data

Hackers broke into a casino’s high-roller database through a fish tank

In an anecdote that illustrates how our increasing reliance on the Internet of Things (IoT) has compromised the security of confidential information, …

Internet of Things

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Self-help

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

Don't want poo hands? Avoid bathroom hand dryers, study says

University of Connecticut found that hands stay cleaner if paper towels are used instead of air dryers.<p>Before you decide to use a hand dryer in the public bathroom, you might want to think again.<p>According to a new study published by Applied and Environmental Microbiology on Feb. 9 and posted online …

Research

7 Effective Ways to Work Super Long Hours Without the Health Risks of a Workaholic

It has everything to do with your ability to mentally detach from work.<p>When we think of workaholics, we conjure up images of unshaven, bloodshot-eyed entrepreneurs working 80-hour weeks, eating junk food lunches at their desk (in the middle of a conference call), and getting up at 4 a.m. for …

Workaholics

4 things executives should know about AI and data science

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning are buzzworthy terms in the world of business, ranging across channels from customer service to finance and beyond. Because big data is big news, companies want to implement AI to improve their businesses — but some are making the mistake …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know

Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what …

Artificial Intelligence

I Started My Company at 17. Here's What I Learned About What It Takes to Be Successful

The important thing is to stay optimistic.<p><i>What are the most important life lessons you've learned from your journey as a founder? 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 George Matus, CEO</b> …

Quora

This Elon Musk-approved documentary focuses on the wrong bits of AI

The challenges of artificial intelligence are huge, but they deserve better analysis than this<p><i>Do You Trust This Computer?</i> is not a particularly subtle watch. The documentary, from filmmaker Chris Paine, is dedicated to the dangers of artificial intelligence, and while it didn’t make a splash in …

Artificial Intelligence

How To: Attack Web Applications with Burp Suite & SQL Injection

Web applications are becoming more and more popular, replacing traditional desktop programs at an accelerated rate. With all these new apps out on …

Information Security

Chinese authorities nab fugitive in a crowd of 50k thanks to facial recognition AI

A Chinese fugitive was arrested after an AI-powered facial recognition system alerted authorities to his presence in a crowd of 60,000 people attending a pop concert. Welcome to the age of robot snitches.<p>Wanted for “economic crimes,” the 31 year-old man was reportedly surprised when police …

Personal Data

10 Underrated Horror Movies That Are Actually Scary AF

Horror movies aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, that is for sure. While some people love it, there are those who can’t stand the idea of them. Over the …

Horror

MySpace Tom beat Facebook in the long run

Wouldn’t you rather be a rich nobody than whatever Mark Zuckerberg is?<p>My MySpace profile was abandoned when, at the ripe age of 18, I decided it was …

Social Media

essay | A way to find out if an artificial intelligence has become self-aware | Kurzweil

image: by artist Gerd Altmann<p>story author: Susan Schneider, PhD <br>story author: Edwin Turner, PhD <br>story date: August 1, 2017<p>Every moment of your waking …

Consciousness

Here’s how you can master AI & machine learning for just $39

With self-driving cars navigating the streets and smart assistants discovering our preferences for food and music, one thing is clear: We're living in the midst of an artificial intelligence (AI) revolution. What's more, these innovations are just the beginning, which means now is the ideal time …

Machine Learning

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

Android Phones

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

Public Speaking

Big Data - How can we succeed?

By: David Ebert | Director – Government, Education, Healthcare - Industry Solutions (EMEA)<p>Data. It’s big. It’s getting bigger. In fact, it’s growing …

Big Data

7 Technology Trends for Actual and Future Business Competitiveness

Digital transformation is generating a myriad of changes in multiple industries around the world. Because of these advances, the companies are asking …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft releases source code of legacy Windows File Manager

Dating back to the days of Windows 3.0, File Manager was an application using the multiple-document interface to display the contents of several …

Logging

This Blockchain Ecommerce Platform Thinks It Can Take on Amazon and Major Retailers – Adweek

Thanks to the ever-growing list of data breaches across retail companies and Facebook’s privacy crisis with data firm Cambridge Analytica, data and …

eCommerce

World's most valuable AI startup also happens to be part of "the world's biggest system of surveillance"

Here’s a group of people that just made more money than you’ve ever seen: Chinese company SenseTime recently announced that it raised $600 million in …

Artificial Intelligence

This is the COOLEST! Everything that’s Orbiting the Earth Right Now

Okay, if you’ve got some spare time, check out this amazing website called Stuff in Space. It’s a simulation of every satellite (alive or dead), …

Space