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Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

11 Helpful Tools for Every Step of Building a Mobile App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You cannot build a mobile app in isolation using just the native developer kit. Building an app requires that you have the right tools to deliver efficiently on every aspect of its life cycle.<p>Developing your first app can be a daunting …

Apple engineer makes printer from Lego

<i>This article was taken from the December 2014 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

Here’s a typical day for a pampered Google engineer

Year after year, list after list, Google consistently ranks as the best place to work in America. Great pay, fun projects, and a downright astounding number of perks make it so.<p>But what’s it really like to work there, as in what’s a typical day in the life of a Google engineer? A lot more ordinary …

The Truth About GMOs

Genetically modified foods are safe for humans and pose no special environmental risk. Yet there are serious policy questions to consider.<p>Mama Moses …

NWO’s Biological Weapon Against Humanity-GM Foods

• Home<br>• GMO<br>• NWO’s Biological Weapon Against Humanity-GM Foods<p>The Truth Denied Demands~NO GMOs in Our Food!<p>Genetically modified foods (GM foods or GMO …

The Bizarre Future of Genetic Engineering for the Masses

Over the past five years we’ve seen technologies like 3D printing go from making plastic cubes, to making plastic firearms. It’s a huge game changer …

The 20 Greatest Engineering Feats of 2014

As we’ve done in 2012 and 2013 we’re bringing you what we think were this year’s biggest engineering feats. But, as our writer Kal astutely pointed …

HearingAmp for iPhone & iPad

HearingAmp allows you to amplify and filter the sounds in your environment. It uses the microphone in your phone to tune sound in real-time, …

Will search replace engineer’s brain in the future?

Computers are changing the way we work. It is probably too broad statement. But if I think about the fact today is Friday afternoon, it should be …

How We’ll Really Feel if Robots Take Our Jobs

Visitors staying at Starwood’s Aloft Hotel in Cupertino, California, not only have the luxury of humans greeting them and toting around their luggage. They also may be taken care of by a robot bellhop, named Botlr, who is mainly charged with delivering toiletries to guests’ rooms and eliciting …

Super Mario AI learns how to play by listening to your advice

As fun as <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> games are to play, wouldn't it be nice if you could coach from the sidelines every now and then? The University of Tubingen has developed an artificial intelligence that lets you do just that. Its Mario AI project makes Nintendo's plumber both aware of his environment and …

What Artificial Intelligence Isn’t

Advertisement<p>Are intelligent, sentient robots going to take over the world? Not today — and maybe not ever.<p>Give credit to Hollywood for many of the …

Mario May Become A Self-Aware Artificial Intelligence, If Researchers Get Their Way

Everyone loves Nintendo’s rotund red plumber, but Mario is really defined by what we do with him, whether that’s pelting wildlife with fireballs or plunging into a bottomless pit. Now, however, researchers are attempting to make him self-aware.<p>Created by the University of Tubingen, the idea behind …

Top scientists worried about artificial intelligence: CBC News on the Technological Singularity

Yesterday CBC News was one among many mainstream media outlets that had a prime-time story about the growing fear of Artificial Intelligence. Check …

Very big thinkers ponder: "What do you think about machines that think?"

Over at BB pal John Brockman's Edge.org, nearly 200 very smart people, like Daniel C. Dennett, Brian Eno, Alison Gopnik, Nina Jablonski, Peter …

Robots are getting more like us and famous scientists are concerned

If 1984’s cautionary tale, <i>The Terminator</i>, is anything to go by, humanity should be wary of any more advances in robotics or artificial intelligence. Elon Musk recently pledged $10 million to keep artificial intelligence from running amok, and physicist Stephen Hawking told the BBC in December: “The …

Scientists upload a worm's mind into a Lego robot

<b>(CNN) —</b> A humble roundworm is leading the race in artificial intelligence, showing that it may be possible one day to upload our brains to a computer.<p>Called the Open Worm Project, the research brings together scientists and programmers from around the world with the aim of recreating the behavior …

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'Sociopathic' robots could overrun the human race within a generation

Computers should be trained to serve humans to reduce their threat to the human race, says a leading expert on artificial intelligence<p>We are all doomed to a dystopian future run and controlled by smart machines of our own making - or perhaps not.<p>At a session at the World Econoimc Forum in Davos, …

“Apply by API” attracts the best engineers to Perka.

Here’s why.<p>What engineer doesn’t love a juicy puzzle? Actually, there are more than you might suppose. At Perka everyone we hire loves solving …

Educating The Next Generation Of Energy Engineers

In 2005 Susan Hockfield, President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), challenged her university to make a significant response to trends in global energy supply, such as exploding demand in emerging markets, and concerns about climate change and the environment. Today, the MIT …

Scientists and Engineers Warn Of The Dangers Of Artificial Intelligence

An open letter calling forcaution to ensure intelligent machines do not run beyond our control has been signed by a large and growing number of …

How To Tell If Someone Has A Degree In Redneck Engineering

Rednecks don't really get enough credit for all their 'Merican Ingenuity. There have been times when something has broken and I've had to go to the …

Teenage Engineering will put a synth in your pocket for $59

Teenage Engineering has carved out a niche in the electronic music world. Its OP-1 is a highly adaptable synth that puts industrial design on par with sound quality and features. If there's one thing the OP-1 isn't, it's affordable. The basic synth is priced at a cool $799, pitting it against …