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MIT taught a neural network how to show its work

MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory Intelligence and Decision Technologies Group yesterday unveiled a neural network capable of explaining its reasoning. It’s the latest attack on the black box problem, and a new tool for combating biased AI.<p>Dubbed the Transparency by Design Network (TbD-net), MIT’s latest …

Artificial Intelligence

20 Popular Side Hustles That Will Make Your Salary Soar

These weekend jobs can help pad your bank account.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Traditional 9-to-5 jobs provide a stable, steady income for many Americans. But life isn't always steady, and some people need to find ways to make extra cash on the side to pay off debt or just to …

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18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

10 things you need to do in order to quit your job and travel the world, according to people who have done it

Psssst — hey, you. Yeah, you. The one discreetly clicking on this article at work while your boss sits inches away. We know your secret: You're itching to drop everything and book a one-way ticket across the world.<p>We're not judging. In fact, we support you. At Travel + Leisure, we talk to people …

'The Walking Dead' Fans Devastated By the Mid-Season Finale's Big Final Scene

Fans are despairing after a heart-wrenching reveal during “The Walking Dead” mid-season finale means one main character won’t survive the …

The Walking Dead

Roger Goodell hints at no more cold-weather Super Bowls, says no tanking in NFL

The NFL's experiment in New Jersey apparently didn't go the way the league planned<p>The NFL ran an experiment of sorts in Super Bowl XLVIII, allowing …

Do This 1 Thing to Immediately Become Happier, Healthier, and More Successful

Have you ever wanted something so much it hurt? Healthy detachment will take away the pain and get you what you want.<p>Desperately wanting, or needing a specific outcome in any given circumstance--to the point of stressing out about it--is harmful to your health and happiness. Literally. Stress …

Here's how to remove Facebook from your life and never miss a beat

So you've decided to dump Facebook.<p>But you're worried. Worried about missing out, struggling to stay connected, or getting left behind by the almost …

7 Nutrients That Keep Your Brain Young, According To Science

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no …

Allan Holdsworth obituary

Spellbinding jazz, funk and fusion guitarist dedicated to the art of improvisation who played with Soft Machine and Gong in the 1970s<p>Allan Holdsworth, who has died aged 70, was a contrary kind of guitar hero – one given to implying that he would rather have played the saxophone, who disliked the …

If You're Under Stress, Changing This 1 Habit Can Make a World of Difference

By reducing how much pressure you put on yourself, you open the door to some relief.<p>Stress, even when not a killer (and it can be), can leave you tired, in pain, and less able to deal with life and work. You could listen to a song that reduces anxiety, but welcoming an earworm can become its own …

Guinea Hen Weed Benefits

Get the truth about Guinea Hen Weed benefits. The <b>Guinea Hen Weed benefits</b> are simply amazing and the world should consider it a miracle! It has the …

Inside DEA Ban on Marijuana Extracts

Chris and Trish Thomas’ Good Body Products table was a hotspot at the Cotton Mill Holiday Craft Fair in Brattleboro, Vermont, early this December – …

17 Movies So Freaky They'll Probably Make You Shit Yourself

"It's so surreal, horrifying, and uncomfortable."<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Horror

10 alcoholic versions of hot chocolate because this is what being an adult is for

Christmas might be for the kids — or at least that’s what we tell them — but Christmas cocktails are for the adults. Instead of your traditional …

Hot Chocolate

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Programmers are having a huge discussion about the unethical and illegal things they’ve been asked to do

In it he recounts a horrible story of being a young programmer who landed a job building a website for a pharmaceutical company. The whole post is worth a read, but the upshot is he was duped into helping the company skirt drug advertising laws in order to persuade young women to take a particular …

9 Subtle Ways Psychopaths Communicate Differently, According to Science

A single conversation could be all you need to spot a psychopath.<p>For years, scientists have known that psychopaths' brains are different from normal ones. Brain scans show reduced activity in areas that regulate impulses, emotions, aggression, and morality.<p>But since you probably don't have brain …

'Nightmare Machine' is an AI project that uses our own fears against us

It’s safe to say that there’s a paranoid subset of our readers that fear the future as it relates to AI. Those people should look away now.<p>Artificial intelligence already scares people. It makes sense; we have entire generations raised on ‘The Terminator’ in which ‘Skynet’ is hell-bent on …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

The One Thing You Need to Stop Procrastinating

A brain hack to get yourself going.<p>We can try to psych ourselves up to be motivated all we want, but it's often easier said than done. But recent research suggests that it can be scientifically crafted. All you need is a little of your own motivation. And an fMRI scanner.<p>The research, published in</i> …

Artificial intelligence: Elon Musk backs open project 'to benefit humanity'

Non-profit research company OpenAI to seek ‘a good outcome for all over its own self-interest’, say Tesla boss and others donating a combined $1bn<p>Some of the most prominent executives in the technology industry including the Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk are backing a non-profit artificial …

Artificial Intelligence