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The next big fad: electric scooters on demand

Electric scooters are popping up in cities all over the U.S. They're a convenient and fun way to get around, but local governments are now trying to …

Forgiveness

15 Patents That Changed the World

The drone. The iPhone. Bluetooth. GPS. Before they changed the world, these technologies were schematics on paper. Here is where the future began.<p>Forget the image of the lonely inventor tinkering away in a workshop. Today, it's more common that numerous technologies developed by a variety of …

Immune System

18 Highly Successful People on the One Song That Gets Them Hyped

From Kendrick to Coltrane.<p>There’s something oddly intoxicating about a good pump up jam.<p>All those Prince hits, those Hall and Oates tunes, those …

Success

The Cleaners shines light on the Filipino workers who sift through Facebook’s digital sewage

Child pornography. Beheadings. Immolation videos. Every day, thousands of pieces of repugnant content are removed from Facebook by a secret army of censors. (After the van attack in Toronto on Monday, Facebook deactivated the account of the alleged assailant, who had posted a call for femicide.) …

Internet

Top 10 work skills you will need by 2020

<b>Despite the fears that automation will require workers to have technical and digital skills, the World Economic Forum’s ‘Future Jobs Survey’ found that employers actually think they will need more human skills by 2020. Skills, robots and computers cannot replicate like critical thinking, active</b> …

Top 10

These online volunteers fight fake reviews, ghost listings and other scams on Google Maps — and say the problem's getting worse

Tom Waddington was hanging out at a friend's house when he got an unexpected notification from Google Maps.<p>Waddington is part of a group of Google …

Maps

Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work

The generation that is quickly occupying the majority of business leadership roles is one that's grown up playing video games, spends the most time …

Human Resources

Tech Firms Sign ‘Digital Geneva Accord’ Not to Aid Governments in Cyberwar

WASHINGTON — More than 30 high-tech companies, led by Microsoft and Facebook, announced a set of principles on Tuesday that included a declaration that they would not help any government — including that of the United States — mount cyberattacks against “innocent civilians and enterprises from …

Cybersecurity

The Young and the Reckless

I. The Bumper<p>The trip to Delaware was only supposed to last a day. David Pokora, a bespectacled University of Toronto senior with scraggly blond hair …

Crime

These 1923 Copyrighted Works Enter the Public Domain in 2019

For the first time in twenty years, as the Atlantic points out, a whole year’s worth of copyrighted works will enter the public domain in the U.S. on …

How much is an hour worth? The war over the minimum wage

Some economists say it should be raised. Others say it’s already too high. But what if both sides are missing the point? By Peter C Baker<p>No idea in economics provokes more furious argument than the minimum wage. Every time a government debates whether to raise the lowest amount it is legal to pay …

Income Inequality

Why trying to be too efficient will make us less efficient in the long run

Edward Tenner explains the efficiency paradox<p>Today’s headlines are filled with technological breakthroughs that promise an optimized future, from artificial intelligence to diagnose disease to self-driving cars that revolutionize transportation. One day, everything will be easier, faster, and …

Artificial Intelligence

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

Used Cars Full Of Used Electronics Set Sail For Nigeria

Lower-income countries get a lot of old stuff from the U.S. and Europe. Used cars and buses and trucks, for instance, roll onto ships to be resold at their destination.<p>But you'd be surprised at what might be inside these vehicles. Two photocopiers plus two TVs can typically fit in a car. A bus …

E-waste

Westworld twists were hidden in Futureworld all along

The original Westworld's 1976 sequel Futureworld is a bit rubbish, but it did make CGI history -- and it held the key to the new TV show's secrets.<p>Hit television show Westworld is a remake of an iconic '70s sci-fi movie, but the keys to the show's mind-bending twists can actually be found hidden in …

Action Movies

TNW's Big Spam: Meet the first VR porn star

Welcome to our second ever newsletter takeover.<p>Ela Darling, the queen of VR porn, feminist activist, and avid robot enthusiast, has pulled together her favorite stuff from around the internet. She’s also joining us on TNW Answers tomorrow. Have you <b>asked her your question yet?</b> Make it good, and …

Virtual Reality

A Sidelined Wall Street Legend Bets on Bitcoin

Michael Novogratz is searching for redemption in cryptocurrencies.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Michael Novogratz was in a good mood. It was the thirtieth reunion of Princeton’s class of 1987, and the on-again, off-again billionaire …

Cryptocurrency

An infamous Japanese erotic game company makes its English debut

VR Kanojo is the first English-language game from the eroge dev<p>Illusion Software has become infamous both inside and outside of Japan for its very explicit 3D eroge, also known as pornographic games. But none of them have ever been available to play in English — until <i>VR Kanojo</i>, a virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

How platforms alter history

The rush to delete digital evidence of violent tendencies or ideologies is understandable, but what is the cost?<p>After Nasim Aghdam opened fire at …

Internet

I Lived Exclusively Off Doomsday Prepper Food for a Week

Fearing natural disasters and nuclear war, Americans are investing in freeze-dried food. But how does it taste?<p>After 9/11, my dad filled a duffel bag with some energy bars, a couple gallons of water, some penicillin, and a map. Amid scaremongering headlines about imminent anthrax and “dirty bomb” …

Slow Cookers

More than half your body is not human

<b>More than half of your body is not human, say scientists.</b><p>Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists.<p>Understanding this hidden half of ourselves - our microbiome - is rapidly transforming understanding of diseases from allergy to Parkinson's.<p>The …

Microbiome

'Social media has poisoned us': young Britons on why they are unhappy

From student debt to loneliness, young people in Britain share their reasons for why the happiness of 16 to 25-year-olds is so low<p>Research says that young Britons are unhappy and lack confidence in themselves and their future. But what are the reasons for this?<p>According to the Prince’s Trust the …

Mental Health

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here's how that could change.

As automation disrupts the labor market and good middle-class jobs disappear, schools are struggling to equip students with future-proof skills.<p><i>Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series entitled Map to the Middle Class, which is being jointly published by NBCNews.com and The Hechinger</i> …

Education

From pranks to nuclear sabotage, this is the history of malware

Since the dawn of modern computing, software has been as capable as the programmers who created it. Their intentions became its capabilities, and …

Cybersecurity

Microsoft is ready for a world beyond Windows

Cloud and AI are Microsoft’s future bets<p>”We want to move from people needing Windows to choosing Windows, to loving Windows. That is our bold goal,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella three years ago. At the time, Microsoft was unveiling more details about Windows 10, and surprising people with …

How to download a copy of everything Google knows about you

If you use Google services, there's a really easy way to download everything you have stored on the company's servers.<p>This is particularly important …

Google Maps

Silicon Valley Warms to Trump After a Chilly Start

SAN FRANCISCO — Two days after Donald J. Trump won the 2016 election, executives at Google consoled their employees in an all-staff meeting broadcast around the world.<p>“There is a lot of fear within Google,” said Sundar Pichai, the company’s chief executive, according to a video of the meeting …

Silicon Valley

Teachers and Parents Share Stories From Inside the 'Fortnite' Phenomenon

From prom invitations to confused girlfriends to shy kids becoming the center of attention, you don't understand how obsessed kids are with 'Fortnite.'<p>Rachel is a middle school teacher in Chicago. Earlier this month, her students were restless, and she was looking for a way to focus their …

Flipboard

Waymo and Jaguar will build up to 20,000 self-driving electric SUVs

Jaguar I-Pace will be the second official vehicle in Waymo’s robot taxi fleet<p>Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover have inked a deal that will add tens of thousands of all-electric I-Pace SUVs to the Alphabet unit’s growing lineup of self-driving taxis. The I-Pace, which made its global debut earlier this …

Waymo