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Arrow

Blogs & Presentations<p>A selection of external links to some of the content created by maintainers and users.<p>Functional Programming in Kotlin with Arrow<p>…

Programming

Neuralink and the Brain's Magical Future

<i>Note: If you want to print this post or read it offline, the PDF is probably the way to go. You can buy it here.</i> <i><br>And here’s a G-rated version of the</i> …

Singularity

This Company Pays Employees $10,000 to Move Wherever They Want

Every employee at Zapier can work from anywhere, and its founders think that's a key advantage when it comes to hiring and retention.<p>The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the happiest cities in America, but it also boasts the highest housing costs. Technically, Zapier is one of the …

San Francisco Bay Area

NASA just released a ton of free software for space nerds

NASA released the third edition of its software catalog to the public—giving the world free access to tools it uses to explore the universe.<p>As you …

The Cheapest and Smartest Mobile and IoT Base Station of MWC17

<b>How to solve the top telecom industry problems (declining revenues, spiralling costs, slow time to market) and revolutionise the wireless industry?</b> …

Internet of Things

This Experimental Diet Slows Ageing and Staves Off Disease — If You Can Stand It

With the help of a small stool, Mercy Carrion clambers onto an examination table. The obese 50-year-old woman stands just 115.6 cm (3 feet, 9.5 …

Holistic Medicine

3D-Printed Vise Is a Mechanical Marvel

We often wonder how many people have 3D printers and wind up just printing trinkets off Thingiverse. To get the most out of a printer, you really …

3D Printing

How do beacons work? The physics of beacon tech

The year has come to an end. In the past 12 months we’ve seen enormous interest in Estimote, iBeacon, and Bluetooth beacons in general. However, with …

Internet of Things

Learn How to Cook Absolutely Everything You Eat from Scratch

Real food tastes better, costs less and usually doesn't take any longer to make. Learn how to cook virtually everything your family eats from …

Sour Cream

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

I played God with The Odin's DIY CRISPR Kit

Twenty-three years after its cinematic debut, I finally understand where Alec Baldwin was coming from in the 1993 psychological thriller <i>Malice.</i> The power to bring life where once there was none is a potent drug. I was recently afforded the opportunity to create a new kind of bacterial life thanks …

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9 tech skills that pay over $120,000 and are in demand

But in order to nab one of those jobs, especially one with a fat salary and loads of perks, you need the right skills.<p>If you're an expert in a rare tech skill, you will almost certainly be paid well. But the jobs requiring that skill could be harder to find.<p>Then again, some skills are needed …

Employment

5 Simple Math Problems No One Can Solve

Easy to understand, supremely difficult to prove.<p>Mathematics can get pretty complicated. Fortunately, not all math problems need to be inscrutable. Here are five current problems in the field of mathematics that anyone can understand, but nobody has been able to solve.

Mathematics

JavaScript Fatigue Fatigue

“The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>We are trying to build applications that run right in a dozen …

Open Source Microsoft Money Alternatives

300 Like<p>GnuCash Good alternative? YES NO<p>GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL and …

How German physicists reacted to the Hiroshima bomb

During World War II, a group of scientists led by Werner Heisenberg worked on designing a nuclear weapon for Nazi Germany. They were, thankfully, …

Move over Raspberry Pi, here are a dozen, better alternatives | ZDNet

BeagleBone Black<p>BeagleBone Black is a low-cost, community-supported development platform for developers and hobbyists. This $55 board allows you to …

Raspberry Pi

Can a Pill Fix Your Hearing?

Listen up, baby boomers (and others): Your damaged hearing may soon be improved—and it won’t require inserting a beige gizmo in your ear. Advances in …

Research Says This High-Fat Food Is The Secret To A Healthier Life

I know, I know. High fat cheese <i>can’t</i> be the secret to a healthier life, right? Well, according to a group of researchers from the University of …

Nutrition

Scientists Have Discovered A Way To Kill Superbugs Without Antibiotics

As antibiotics become more commonplace, whether we need them or not, superbugs are worrying doctors and turning up more and more often. So the race is on to find methods to kill superbugs without antibiotics, and a new paper might reveal a major breakthrough.<p>Shu Lam, a graduate student at the …

Medicine

After 9 years, the smartphone boom is finally over

Now, just over nine years since the introduction of the iPhone, it looks like the boom is over.<p>Data from analyst firm IDC released this week suggests that smartphone market growth will only be up 1.6% in 2016 versus 2015, with 1.46 billion phones sold. In 2015, it was up a solid 10.6% versus 2014. …

Mobile

The Thirsty Little Snake That Swam Across the World

It’s always dehydrated, and it's not a great swimmer, but it can somehow cross oceans.<p>If someone asked you to think about a global animal that has spread over much of the earth, you’ll probably think of something like the brown rat, the rock pigeon, or us humans. You probably <i>won’t</i> think about the …

Zoology

‘No Man’s Sky’ is so huge — and popular — players found 10 million virtual species in one night

In a March 2007 TED talk, Edward O. Wilson, the Harvard University scientist famous for studying ants, took to the stage to plead for what he described as a biological moonshot: a catalogue of all the known life forms on the planet.<p>“I wish we will work together to help create the key tools that we …

No Man's Sky

Three ways to raise money for your game

Creating a game is no easy task, but most people who undertake this mission are motivated by a passion and love of games. Raising money for …

Game Development

6 common legal mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

7 tips to create massive wealth

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>Imagine if you were a millionaire right now.<p>You would have practically everything you want. You could enjoy the …

Self-improvement

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Stop Pitching if You Don't Have These 5 Things Investors Look For

Pitching is what every entrepreneur does to raise money from investors. Learn 5 tips every startup should have before pitching to investors.<p>Seed investing is generally the first money that is put into a company and can be the start of an exciting journey for a company. Even though we are in a …