Luis Terrazas

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Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg Think This 1 Teaching Method Will Shake Up Education. Here's Why You Should Care

Personalized learning is the way forward in education and therefore our economy. Here's why.<p>We currently don't have the silver bullet to education. We're not quite sure what works and what doesn't. Maybe it's because we all learn differently. But whatever the reason, "personalized learning" is on …

A React (+ Redux) replacement in 40 lines of code

Browsing the JavaScript sub-Reddit the other day, I was greeted by a peculiar thread called <b>innerself</b>:<p>Unsure as to whether or not it was click-bait, I …

Annual US broadband report shows significant improvements in internet speeds

In a report released by Ookla using data collected from speedtest.net, both mobile and fixed broadband connections have shown significant growth in …

13 ideas for non-sandwich school lunches

<b>Sick of the same old bread-and-filling combo? You're not alone.</b><p>May I confess something? I hate sandwiches. I’ve always hated sandwiches. The …

Cream Cheese

The world is facing a global sand crisis

When people picture sand spread across idyllic beaches and endless deserts, they understandably think of it as an infinite resource. But as we …

Why everyone in Silicon Valley is using an app called Droplr

Staying organized and efficient is hard. And no one knows better than the fine people of Silicon Valley (no, not the show).<p>It can be hard enough to …

Quantum computing’s terrifying promise

Rob Reid, Steve Jurvetson, and a big-ass rocket engine<p>Hit Play, below, to hear a wide-ranging interview with venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson, …

This Successful Entrepreneur Explains Why Revenue Is Not the Most Important Thing (and What Is)

LittleBits founder and CEO Ayah Bdeir says that if you cultivate a vision you believe in, you'll gain the traction you need for long-term success.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about</i> …

5 Countries With the Highest Installed Solar Capacity (No. 2 May Surprise You)

Solar is booming around the world, and there are some surprising leaders -- and up-and-comers -- in the industry.<p>Solar energy is the fastest-growing …

Yes, humans are still evolving. Here's how you can tell.

Even more evidence that we’re continuing to change.<p>The nice thing about bacteria is that they multiply really fast. This is inconvenient if they happen to infect, but useful if you want to see how evolution works. Put antibiotics on a Petri dish with enough bacteria, and a few days later you’ll …

Alzheimer's Disease

The science of why coffee is good for you

Caffeine is the most commonly-used psychoactive drug in the world, and most people get their daily caffeine fix by drinking coffee.<p>However, because the caffeine in coffee can affect blood pressure, heart rate, and brain activity, researchers weren't always sure if coffee was actually healthy.<p>In …

Hurricane Irma: A Practically Impossible Storm

Hurricane Harvey, which killed 60 people and may end up costing $150 billion, parked over Houston and dumped four feet of rain. The water overwhelmed …

Rainfall

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Stop pretending you really know what AI is and read this instead

You’ve probably heard the news: AI is going to take your job. Wait, no: It’s going to create a new job for you. AI is going to kill us all! Wait, no it’s not. AI is already totally smarter than us at, like, all the smart things. But that probably doesn’t matter? Neural networks. Machine learning. …

Windows Phone 8.1 is dead

Microsoft is officially ending support for its aged mobile OS, Windows Phone 8.1, which means that users will no longer receive updates. It also marks the end of the road for Redmond’s initial foray into phones, and essentially paves the way for Android and iOS to rule the roost.<p>With the death of …

Chinese Scientists Teleport First Object from Earth to Space

In a major breakthrough, scientists in China announced yesterday that they have successfully teleported a photon, or light particle, from the ground …

These arresting photographs by the young Stanley Kubrick show why he became a great director

From office lingerie models to Chicago street scenes, his camera caught it<p>The best filmmakers are often photographers. But not every snap shooter can …

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Finally Learn How to Code With The Complete Programming Language Bootcamp

96 hours of immersive Java, Python, C++ and more.<p>Sometimes when you're trying to learn something new, immersion can be the way to go. That can go for …

Flow And The Machine

“In the future, either you’re going to be telling a machine what to do, or the machine is going to be telling you.” -- Christopher Penn, VP of …

Is Intelligence Genetic?

A study has found 52 genes responsible for intelligence, raising questions.<p><b>By Raffaele Ferrari, UCL</b><p>Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what …

Will The Blockchain Boom Redefine India's Role In The Tech Industry?

India has a reputation for producing the world’s best technology experts, many of whom flock to global tech epicenters like California. But a few …

Andhra Pradesh

7 Podcasts That Will Make You a Smarter Leader

Top tech investors share the best podcasts for becoming a better leader.<p>"Venture capitalists are great aggregators of information (and opinions) on specific industries, geographies and market sentiment," said Kara Nortman a seasoned entrepreneur and venture capitalist at Upfront Ventures. "They're …

What convolutional neural networks look at when they see nudity

<i>Warning & Disclaimer: This post contains visualizations of nudity for scientific purposes. We ask that you read no further if you are under the age</i> …

Python as a Declarative Programming Language

If you look at the programming languages benchmarks game, Python is one of the slowest commonly used programming languages out there. Typical …

FCC chairman says net neutrality was a mistake

He's ready to roll it back<p>FCC chairman Ajit Pai said today that net neutrality was “a mistake” and that the commission is now “on track” to return to a much lighter style of regulation.<p>“Our new approach injected tremendous uncertainty into the broadband market,” Pai said during a speech at Mobile …

License Plate Tracking Has Gone Open-Source

OpenALPR makes it all so, so easy.<p>Computer vision-assisted license plate reading seems to be a favorite spectre of a certain sort of privacy worrier, at least anecdotally speaking. Something to do with its potential for tracking and profiling an activity that seems to make Americans in particular …

Google's TensorFlow hits v1.0 with upgrades to speed, flexibility, and production-readiness

At the TensorFlow Developer Summit, Google announced that its second-generation machine learning platform has reached the v1.0 milestone. In the time …

Machine Learning

Microsoft open-sources its drone simulator: Now you can crash robots, self-driving cars

The simulator may offer a cheap way to generate enough data to train AI systems for autonomous vehicles.<p><i>Microsoft says its high-fidelity simulated</i> …

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …