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11 Expert Tips to Help Put an End to Self-Judgments

The only thing worse than feeling crummy is feeling crummy <i>about</i> feeling crummy. We’ve all been there — angry with an S.O. after a fight that started over something admittedly silly (those dishes in the sink are so annoying, though), then saddled with an extra layer of frustration because we hate …

Mindfulness

Mathematicians Awarded $3 Million for Cracking Century-Old Problem

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 3:15 a.m. E.T. on Monday, Dec. 11</i><p>Two mathematicians have each earned the (massive but countable) sum of $3 …

I coach entrepreneurs and execs — and they do 10 things to go from good to great

No matter who you are, there's always room for improvement. And there always will be.<p>Because when you hit pause in your busy life and reflect on your emotional well-being, small parts of your life in which you are not fulfilling your true potential bubble and rise to the surface.<p>When you stay busy …

Self-improvement

Why philosophers should hang out at the humanists’ parties

We all know what the humanities are. They are the branches of learning that have to do with culture, people, history, language, ideas – and, above …

Humanism

9 Rules To Follow When Wearing A Suit

The suit is the be-all and end-all of men's style. Therefore we show you the rules to abide by when wearing one to make sure you look classy and …

Huawei debuts new Kirin 970 chip with advanced AI processing

At the IFA 2017 event in Berlin this week, phone maker Huawei pulled the wraps off its latest flagship chipset, the Kirin 970. The new processor …

Mobile Technology

Vladimir Putin says the leader in artificial intelligence 'will be the ruler of the world'

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world.<p>Putin, speaking Friday at a meeting with students, said the development of AI raises "colossal opportunities and threats that are difficult to predict now."<p>…

Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

Dark Energy May Arise From Matter

Since the expansion of the Universe was first found to accelerate nearly 20 years ago, scientists have yearned for a compelling, simple, and testable …

How to stay human in the digital age

A few years ago, seeing a group of people paying more attention to their smart phones than to each other — whether in a line, at a restaurant, on a …

Connectivism

Scientists Finally Prove Strange Quantum Physics Idea Einstein Hated

The equations of physics are things that we humans created to understand the Universe, and it can be hard to disentangle them from the Universe’s …

Quantum Mechanics

Top 10 websites for Programmers to learn coding

September 2, 2017<p>In every industry, there are at least a handful of experts considered authorities on the subject. Most have a blog or website, …

Can Trauma Experienced by Your Great-Great-Grandparents Be Passed on to You?

Our families pass on pieces of themselves to us in more than one way. Your eye color may be thanks to genetic inheritance, but not everything we …

Genetics

Quantum Internet Is 13 Years Away. Wait, What's Quantum Internet?

A year ago this week, Chinese physicists launched the world’s first quantum satellite. Unlike the dishes that deliver your Howard Stern and cricket …

Quantum Computing

Mindful eating: 'Suddenly, you have power over food'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It happened by accident.<p>Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.<p>Hutchinson was diagnosed with prediabetes at the time and was obese, with …

Mindfulness

Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival: It’s the Network, of Course

The tech world just witnessed a robbery. The heist was so brazen you kind of had to admire it, even if it was pulled off with all the grace of a gas station stickup.<p>Facebook barged into Snapchat’s happy Venice Beach, Calif., mansion, took a solid inventory of the goods, then lifted the crown …

Social Media

For the first time on record, human-caused climate change has rerouted an entire river

A team of scientists on Monday documented what they’re describing as the first case of large-scale river reorganization as a result of human-caused climate change.<p>They found that in mid-2016, the retreat of a very large glacier in Canada’s Yukon territory led to the rerouting of its vast stream of …

Global Warming

Glasgow Warriors handed potential Pro12 lifeline against weakened Munster

Gregor Townsend, the Glasgow head coach, sought to take the blame for his side’s poor display in the Champions Cup quarter-final at Saracens, promising that the Warriors will be more competitive in Saturday night’s game against Munster in Cork.<p>Glasgow realistically need to win all four of their …

Glasgow Warriors

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by …

Machine Learning

Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quicker

Google’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library. Sonnet doesn’t replace TensorFlow, it’s simply a higher-level library that meshes well with DeepMind’s internal best-practices for research.<p>Specifically, DeepMind says in its blog post …

Deep Learning

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

This is crazy.<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human brain …

Artificial Intelligence

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

The Most Common Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…