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Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

Why even a moth’s brain is smarter than an AI - MIT Technology Review

One of the curious features of the deep neural networks behind machine learning is that they are surprisingly different from the neural networks in …

Machine Learning

Vlad's Army: NATO uncovers Russian plot to spark UK race war using Twitter trolls posing as attractive young women

Russia is planning to destabilise Britain by sparking a race war – using scantily clad models instead of armed soldiers.<p>Cyber warriors at a …

Warren Buffett's 'snowball' retirement advice

You're a recent college graduate. Now that you've started your first job, you're probably wondering how to spend some of that new salary. A vacation? …

Retirement

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on the Ketogenic Diet

Yep, you can basically eat steak, avocado and cheese to your heart’s desire while you’re on the ketogenic diet. But there <i>are</i> a few dos and don’ts in …

Stuck in Old Ways of Thinking? Try This Simple Innovation Technique

How to root out orthodoxies and generate breakthrough ideas for innovation (that no one else has thought of)<p>A great way to get unstuck and find breakthrough ideas is to Identify the orthodoxies and assumptions that rule your business. Assumptions are beliefs we take for granted and accept as true. …

Creativity

Putin had to approve Russian attack on US troops

It was inevitable. Russian “mercenaries” attacked a forward base in Syria where they knew American advisors were stationed. It was a test. And our …

Education
Education
Education

Study Suggests PPC Ads Have a Better, Longer-Lasting Effect on Consumers than Social Media | Inc.com

For the modern online marketer, there is a wide variety of ways to market a business, product or service to consumers. The downside of this is that it can lead to questions about which tactics works best. While the answer will vary based on the target audience and the type of business, a recent …

Public Relations

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up here</i><p>Stocks bounce back, a warning on U.S. government debt, and signs of a policy shift …

North Korea

What happens in the brain when habits form?

There are a million things that we do every day without thinking. Brushing our teeth, drying our hair after a shower, and unlocking our phone screen …

The Brain

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

The Brain

OPEC's Oil Price Nightmare Is Coming True

The latest surge in U.S. oil output will probably hasten the country's rise to the top of the producer pile. More important, it's starting to look as …

Oil

Computers Can Now Tell What Songs You've Listened to Just by Using Brain Scans

What kind of wizardry is this.<p>It's not quite mind reading, but it's close: scientists have been able to identify songs people are listening to just …

Apple sold more watches than Rolex, Swatch, and the rest of the Swiss watch industry combined

Apple is one of the biggest watchmakers in the world.<p>How big? Based on newly available statistics, it now seems certain that Apple outsold the entire Swiss watch industry combined last quarter.<p>Yep. The company best known for making iPhones outsold Rolex, Omega, and even Swatch last quarter — …

Apple Watch

Here's why you shouldn't be worried about the big selloff in crypto

As the Satoshi Roundtable IV, a small gathering of some of the most influential and legendary figures in the crypto space, wraps up there's one primary reflection I'd like to share with you: <i>nobody</i> who attended this event appeared in the slightest bit panicked about the recent crypto correction… and …

Stock Markets

Scientists Have Mapped Out How Our Genes Might Lead To Mental Illness

It's often said mental illness runs in the family. But while that's true, scientists have had very little luck actually understanding how our genes …

Atoms

Neuroscience Says This Kind of Lighting Can Reduce Brainpower by 30 Percent

"Dim lights are producing dimwits," says the study's author.<p>Think about the environment in which you're reading this.<p>Specifically, how's the lighting?<p>I ask because a new laboratory study out of Michigan State University suggests that working in dim lighting can "change the brain's structure and …

Neuroscience

Being Outdoors May Change the Way Your Brain Works, Study Says

Getting outside may not only change your perspective — it could actually alter the way your brain works in some unexpected ways, according to a small …

The Brain

3 Dividend Stocks Perfect for Retirement

Dividend stocks can be an excellent investment for retirees. Here are three that might be perfect for your retirement portfolio.<p>Retirees have long …

The workplaces of the future will be more human, not less

In the 18th century, those operating at the highest levels of society, from London to Moscow, needed to be able to speak French, then the language of …

Ultra-sleek Mini Walk smart treadmill tucks away where others can't

The typical treadmill tends to be a heavy combination of a chunky running base topped with an armrest frame and large digital display. Even folding …

Treadmills

Chinese police are using glasses with facial recognition tech to scan people's faces

For as long as it has been around, there have been concerns over the privacy implications that come with facial recognition systems. Now, the debate …

Scientists Have Discovered How Traumatic Experiences Actually Rewire The Brain

This is why they're so hard to forget.<p>For many people dealing with traumatic memories, cognitive behavioural therapy is the best shot at living an …

Scientists have proven the existence of the strangest state of matter: superionic ice

In 1935, the <i>Harvard Crimson</i>, a student-run newspaper of Harvard University, carried the following clip:<p>Percy W. Bridgman ’04, professor of physics, can now make ice which will not melt until a temperature higher than the boiling point of water is attained.<p>This was newsworthy indeed. Bridgman went …

The Era of Easy Money Is Ending, and the World Is Bracing for Shocks

Mere days ago, in what feels like a different era now, the biggest thing that people in control of money appeared to fear was complacency. Stock markets in the United States were surging, enthralled by the regulation-slashing, tax-shrinking predilections of President Trump. Every major economy in …

Economy

Nasa has spotted two gigantic asteroids heading towards Earth – is it time to panic?

Nasa has just spotted two huge space rocks which are headed towards Earth.<p>The space agency only caught sight of the pair of asteroids on Sunday – …

AI Just Learned How to Boost the Brain's Memory

When it comes to black boxes, there is none more black than the human brain. Our gray matter is so complex, scientists lament, that it can’t quite …