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Researchers Tricked AI Into Doing Free Computations It Wasn't Trained to Do

Google researchers demonstrated that a neural network could be tricked into performing free computations for an attacker. They worry that this could one day be used to turn our smartphones into botnets by exposing them to images.<p>Facial recognition systems have become ruthlessly efficient at picking …

Deep Learning

How Medieval Artists Used Monsters as Propaganda

An exhibit called <i>Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders</i> is on display now through September 23 at at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York …

Medieval

Scientists pump up chances for quantum computing

New research has moved the world one step closer to reliable, high-performance quantum computing. A ground-breaking single-electron "pump" device …

Quantum Computing

Drug that stops progression of Parkinson's disease heads for human trials

An exciting experimental drug developed by scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine has been found to stop the progression of Parkinson's disease in live …

Dementia

What Politicos Are Reading This Summer

13 heavy-hitters tell us what they’re taking to the beach.<p>Our Twitter-fried collective attention span notwithstanding, the summer reading list is the rare school-days holdover that many of us actively work to keep in our lives. Of course, whatever deleterious effect social media may have on our …

Books

Why Mexico's historic elections may bring about big change

The election of a leftist party in Mexico for the first time in decades has the potential to transform the country as it dislodges its ruling elite, …

Economics

The Rial's Fall Shakes Tehran

A small number of merchants in Tehran on June 24 protested against the rapid depreciation of the rial, the Iranian currency. One day later, that …

South Asia

Empress Nur Jahan and the Politics of Erasure in Modern India

The land of the Buddha, India is home to Muslims, Hindus, Jews, Christians, Sikhs, Zoroastrians and scores of other confessional identities. The …

India

Iranian Hackers Impersonate Israeli Security Firm

<b>A group of Iranian hackers focused on cyber-espionage recently built up a website to impersonate ClearSky Cyber Security, the Israeli firm that</b> …

Cybersecurity

IntelBrief: Iran's Economic Crisis

IntelBrief: Iran’s Economic Crisis<p>Posted on July 05, 2018<br>• |<p><i>President Hassan Rouhani addresses the nation in a televised speech in Tehran, Iran</i> …

South Asia

The Battle for Iran: Policy or Regime Change?

<i>by James M. Dorsey</i><p>Iran, in the latest of a series of incidents on its western and south-eastern borders, said it had disbanded a Pakistan-based cell …

Middle East

Fashion retail giant Zara's success is no secret

One of the first things Steve asked me to do when I started at Forager was to identify my circle of competence.<p>Five minutes in a room full of value …

eCommerce

Chatbots Projected To Save Businesses $11 Billion; Retail Leads

There’s money in chatbots, as the technology takes the place of some humans.<p>Businesses can expect to save $11 billion by 2023 by using chatbots as …

Chatbots

Launch Your Big Idea by Starting with Why

Building a successful business is hard work. If you're not strongly rooted in why you're doing it, it's much simpler to quit or fail.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Scott Duffy</i><i>’s book</i> Breakthrough. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & …

Entrepreneurship

Apps Aren't Listening to You, But They Are Recording Your Screen

Apps on your phone may not be stealthy snooping on your conversations, but they are doing something equally, if not more, creepy: recording your …

Apps

Cryptocurrency Theft Drives 3x Increase in Money Laundering

The first half of 2018 saw more cryptocurrency theft than all of 2017 combined, driving a rise in digital money laundering as criminals elude …

Cryptocurrency

How to Create Design Plans for Virtual and Augmented Reality Experiences

<i>Whenever you design something new</i> <i>– be it an interface, service or a product</i><i>– you should start with a plan for what you want the user</i><i>’s experience to</i> …

Augmented Reality

The Psychology Behind Engaging User Experience

The Psychology Behind Engaging User Experience<p>Larry Reed<p><i>Larry is a tech writer with DesignRush - a new digital destination to offer inspiration and</i> …

UI Design

Iris Van Herpen's Fourth Dimension Femininity

The designer's creations belong in museum shows and conceptual photo shoots​,​ but one could imagine today's liquid plissé kaftans making a serious …

Red Carpet

Research Says: Your Mom Influenced Your Intelligence

Were you the kind of kid who always aced math tests, could memorize historical facts with ease, and recite Shakespeare back to your English teacher …

Socioeconomics

Unexpected Method Of How To Write Your Unique Brand Offering

Think you’re in a so-called oversaturated market? You and everyone else! Luckily, there are always ways to stand apart from the competition. You’re probably already distinct in your own mind, but the challenge is capturing that difference and getting it into your message. Being different from the …

uniquebrand

How I realised my happy-ever-after marriage wasn’t happy at all

There’s a trumpet in my face the moment I realise my marriage is over. I’m in a Mexican restaurant in New York, on holiday visiting friends, a mariachi band is circling our table.<p>My friends are laughing as hard as me, while my husband, Will, is 3,000 miles away, back home with our children, Elfie, …

Relationships

The Enterprise Marketing Disconnect that Nobody Wants to Talk About

Enterprise marketing teams have a big problem that nobody wants to talk about; they have no idea if their cross-channel campaigns have performed well or completely failed. The dilemma comes from a fundamental disconnect between analytics and business intelligence (BI) tools and the thousands of …

Big Data

5 Sex Positions For Women Who Don’t Orgasm Easily

Suggested by a sex educator.<p>Sex! It’s a fun way to pass the time. It helps you work up a sweat. It allows you to bond with your partner and …

Empowering Photo Collages of Women

Sara Shakeel is a brilliant Pakistanis collage artist. Women often occupy central stage in her art. She portrays them as beautiful creatures and …

How to Delete Instead of Archive Your Emails on iPhone

Email inboxes fill up quickly, and it's easy to get overwhelmed by the ever-increasing pile of unopened messages in your inbox. That's why it's so helpful to be able to check your email on your iPhone; even a few minutes of deleting emails here and there can make a big difference. If you've …

Archives

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Natural Gas

Anna Wintour age, net worth, husband, children, why she always wears sunglasses and what she looks like without them

Dame Anna Wintour is the editor-in-chief of the US Vogue – a position she has held since 1988.<p>She’s a force to be reckoned with in the fashion …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

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