Harry Santiago

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This Simple Thought Experiment Shows Why We Need Quantum Gravity

There are two theories we have that explain all the particles and their interactions in the known Universe: General Relativity and the Standard Model of particle physics. General Relativity describes gravity perfectly everywhere we’ve ever looked. From the smallest-scale attractions we’ve ever …

Quantum Physics

Kotlin: Everything you need to know about Android's newest development language

Google announced support for Kotlin in Android at Google I/O 2017. It reinforced how important Kotlin is for app development again in 2018, but many …

Programming

31 annoying words and phrases on your résumé that make hiring managers cringe

"Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated increasingly on their ability to communicate," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director for professional-placement firm Robert Half.<p>Some of the major problems with using buzzwords, according to …

Employment

Ditch Facebook And Make Yourself Smarter With These 10 Hottest Learning Sites

The average person spends nearly two hours every day on social media.1<p>Think about it, what will we achieve when we spend these two hours on something …

Social Media

A guy who runs an 8-figure business explains how to tell if you should be an employee or an entrepreneur

While sharing top marketing tips on OkDork, I founded AppSumo and Sumo, which is now an 8-figure business. (Before that, I saw what it's like to build a business as employee #30 at Facebook and employee #4 at Mint.com.)<p>For all the freedom to choose your own schedule, there are 90+ hour …

Entrepreneurship

How Can I Earn Tax-Free Income? Here Are 9 Ways.

The answer to the "How can I earn tax-free income?" question may surprise you -- because there are actually lots of ways to collect dollars without …

Retirement

Nasa's Chandra X-Ray observatory discovers a brand new type of 'cataclysmic event'- Technology News, Firstpost

A mysterious flash of X-rays probably resulting from a "completely new type of cataclysmic event" in space has been discovered by Nasa's Chandra …

Black Holes

Scientists Think Dark Energy Might Be Just an Illusion

Dark Energy: Captivating and Confusing<p>Dark energy and matter, two hot-button subjects of physics that have captivated and stumped enthusiasts and …

Stars Born Inside Violent Black Hole Jets Spotted for the 1st Time

Infant stars have been discovered inside raging streams of material spewed into space by a monstrous black hole, according to a new study.<p>The rather …

Botnets: The Dangerous Side Effects Of The Internet Of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the name given to describe the relatively new technology that connects everyday objects and devices to the web to provide additional data or functionality. But in the race to create that next “it” product that no one can live without (smart fry pans anyone?), …

Cybersecurity

Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2017

As promised, Microsoft today launched Visual Studio 2017, the latest version of the company’s integrated development environment (IDE) — you can download it now from visualstudio.com. At the same time, Microsoft also released Visual Studio for Mac Preview 4, Team Foundation Server 2017 Update 1, …

Software Development

Discover why an Amazon Web Services certification is your key to a six-figure salary

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Now sites can fingerprint you online even when you use multiple browsers

Online tracking gets more accurate and harder to evade.<p>Researchers have recently developed the first reliable technique for websites to track …

A stunningly beautiful close-up of the Orion Nebula, in one GIF

This animation zooms 1,350 light-years into the Orion Nebula, a cradle of star formation<p>Our galaxy is mind-blowingly huge. It has more than a billion stars and at least 100 billion planets. And it is just one of 2 <i>trillion</i> galaxiesin the universe.<p>It often can be difficult to imagine the enormity of …

New theory of gravity might explain dark matter

According to Erik Verlinde, there is no need to add a mysterious dark matter particle to the theory. In a new paper, which appeared today on the …

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

Surprise! The universe has 10 times as many galaxies as scientists thought

The universe just got a lot more crowded. Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope say that there are around two trillion galaxies in the cosmos — at least 10 times higher than previously thought.<p>The findings, to be published in the Astrophysical Journal, shed light on the evolution of the …

Universe

Solar cell sucks up CO2 and spits burnable fuel out the other side

Recreating a plant's ability to use sunlight to turn carbon dioxide into fuel, something known as artificial photosynthesis, is one of the holy …

Clean Energy

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness