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The future of Ethereum looks bright

In what amounted to one of the most far-reaching and interesting conversations at TC Sessions in Zug, Ethereum masterminds Vitalik Buterin, Justin Drake, and Karl Floersch spoke openly – and often candidly – about a bright future for Ethereum scaling and, more interestingly, their way to build …

Cryptography

Superhero Fit Workout Move of the Day: Plank Row

Build up your superhero back.<p>While there are hundreds of different exercises you can do in the gym, some of the best stem from just a few basic starting positions.<p>One of these is the plank, which can be used as the base for a wide range of superhero sculpting moves. Once you add implements like …

Workouts

New website format is so revolutionary its creator doesn't know its potential

<b>A new web tool has made it possible to format an entire website as a URL string, but it’s such a different way of making websites that even its</b> …

Dropbox

Basic Blockchain Lingo Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Do the terms 'proof-of-stake,' litecoin' and 'mining' mean anything to you? If not, keep reading.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With all the buzz lately around blockchain technology, it can be tough to keep up. Given how fast this industry is growing, new …

Blockchain

Our Microsoft Andromeda “folding Surface” hopes just got iced

Enthusiasm about the Microsoft Andromeda folding Surface tablet may have been premature, with new whispers suggesting a 2018 release simply isn’t …

Windows 10

Surprise, surprise: Comcast is already throttling users

In a move that is not surprising in the slightest, Comcast shared via email today that it will begin throttling internet speeds for its mobile …

Telecoms

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is a pocket storage powerhouse

SanDisk's speedy new rugged SSD is water-resistant and comes in capacities up to 2TB.<p>Sarah Tew, CNET's photographer here in New York, shoots tons of products for me. But rarely have I seen her as excited about a product as San Disk's new Extreme Portable SSD.<p>That's because the 38.9-gram Extreme …

Computer Hardware

Why You Should Be Cleaning Your Grill with an Onion

Hallelujah! It’s grilling season, y’all!<p>Unfortunately, nothing takes the joy out of juicy meats cooking away over a bed of hot charcoals like knowing …

Cooking

Tech companies just woke up to a big problem with their AI

Tech companies are beginning to accept that the artificial intelligence they’re building their futures on could be flawed. From studies showing that language-processing AI can be sexist to more recent research on facial recognition’s failures on darker skin tones, years of research have erupted …

Artificial Intelligence

Bitcoin bloodbath nears levels of dot-com bust; many tokens go to zero

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency’s 2018 crash may help cement its place in the bubble record books.<p>Down 70% from its December high after sliding for a fourth straight day Friday, Bitcoin is getting …

Cryptocurrency

Every Cut of Steak, Ranked by How (Un)Healthy They Are

Red meat isn’t so healthy to start with, but some cuts are significantly worse than othersWe’ve already written about how the meat industry is …

Cooking

Apple Takes Sizeable Risk With New iPhone X Plus

We already know a lot about Apple’s new iPhone plans and there’s a lot to like, especially their reduced prices. But there’s always a ‘but’, and now insider information has revealed a bump in the road which has the potential to upturn Apple’s biggest ever iPhone…<p>Bloomberg reports Apple will source …

Mobile Technology

No Lie: These 7 Indoor Plants for Low-Light Actually Thrive in Darkness

<b>Not everyone has the luxury of living in a space that basks in natural light. When I first visited my East Village apartment, for instance, it was a</b> …

Plants

Power-multiplying exoskeletons are slimming down for use on the battlefield

The technology has been long-anticipated by military commanders.<p>Dashing around a battlefield in the bulky robo-armor Tom Cruise wore in <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> won't cut it in the real world. For starters, it’s way too big. And the energy required to power something that size—via a gas engine strapped to …

Tom Cruise

Lego's Voltron Set Is the Giant Brick Robot of Our Dreams

We’ve been quivering with anticipation ever since Lego officially confirmed it would be adding Voltron—the universe’s premiere lion-based defender—to …

Lego

What Blockchain Can’t Do

Blockchain technology has the potential to do amazing things. It can provide an immutable, digital audit trail of transactions, and can be used to cheaply verify the integrity of data. It can help businesses and individuals agree, on a global scale, about the true state of affairs within a market …

Blockchain

Man, Crows Are Even Smarter and Scarier Than We Thought

They seem to be able to learn from each others' tools.<p>As humans, we love to think we have a monopoly on brain power. But the more we learn about the …

Birds

Keras or PyTorch as your first deep learning framework

<b>So, you want to learn deep learning? Whether you want to start applying it to your business, base your next side project on it, or simply gain</b> …

Deep Learning

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

How I Bought Millions of Dollars’ Worth of Luxury Cars and Got Blacklisted by Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes, and Porsche

A single car can earn a straw buyer anywhere from $500 to $7000 in commission. It’s enough to take the kids to Disneyland but nothing you can build a career on.<p><i>From the July 2018 issue</i><br>In the summer of 2013, I was an unemployed ex-con, twice over, living next door to my mother-in-law in a house with …

Land Rover

30 Free Resources for Machine Learning, Deep Learning, NLP & AI

Check out this collection of 30 ML, DL, NLP & AI resources for beginners, starting from zero and slowly progressing to the point that readers should …

Machine Learning

The Military Reinvented the Wheel, They're Triangles Now

A new wheel that Carnegie Mellon scientists developed for DARPA adapts to its environment.<p>Twenty inch rims are cool, but 20 inch rims that shapeshift to conquer any environment are next level. Magic wheels that look like a Transformer doing its thing are a new innovation from the Pentagon’s Defense …

Robotics

A woman taught herself to code and made $137,000 in one year — and it all started with Neopets

Kelly Vaughn has never taken a class in web development.<p>She's never attended a coding bootcamp.<p>Amid a sea of dudes and CompSci majors, she's rare: a self-taught female developer.<p>At the age of 24, she quit her job to freelance full time — and in her first year, she earned $137,000. Here's how she …

Social Media Marketing

Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents

LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current …

Tesla

This $119 Windows 10 computer is the size of a flash drive

The Intel Compute Stick CS125 Computer is more portable than any laptop on the planet, but it isn’t a notebook computer. Instead, it’s a full-fledged …

Windows 10

Why you should get a burner phone number, even if you aren't a spy

Apps make it easy to create a second number.<p>The first time you heard of a burner phone—a cheap prepaid mobile intended for temporary use—was probably while watching a crime drama. But an extra cell phone comes in handy even when you operate on the right side of the law.<p>A second number can help you …

Apps

Apple Considered Removing iPhone X Lightning Port

Two years ago Apple shocked the world by removing the iPhone’s headphone jack. While the move still angers some users, new information reveals this is nothing compared to Apple’s radical plans for the iPhone X…<p>Bloomberg, via the famously accurate Mark Gurman, has today revealed Apple’s plan to …

Mobile Technology

Those "Use By" Dates on Food Are Confusing a Lot of People — Food News

People throw away billions of dollars worth of perfectly good food every year. Nobody wants to waste food, but it's an easy thing to do when you're …

Agriculture

This VC Firm Just Gave Two Twenty-Something Investors $20 Million To Find The Next Snapchat

In the hunt for high-risk, high-reward consumer tech hits, one of Silicon Valley’s oldest venture capital firms is taking its own gamble by giving the reins to its two youngest investors.<p>Canaan Partners unveiled a program on Wednesday called Canaan Beta, a semiautonomous fund (the firm calls it a …

Venture Capital

USB-C Is a Mess—How to Navigate It

USB Type-C, or simply USB-C, sounds fine in theory—a single port to handle charging, data transfer, video output, and more, and one that’s reversible …

Gear & Gadgets