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Will the next Siri be empathetic?

AI assistants are having their moment. Just a week ago, Google announced the aptly named Assistant, an AI capable of carrying on an “ongoing two-way dialog.” It joins a field crowded with Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, Facebook’s M, the unreleased Viv and a whole host of …

Artificial Intelligence

One-Hour Killer Cardio and Strength Training Workout

In an ideal world, you would have all the time in the world to do cardio and strength workouts separately. In the real world, you're lucky if you can …

Top 10 Hot Big Data Technologies

As the big data analytics market rapidly expands to include mainstream customers, which technologies are most in demand and promise the most growth potential? The answers can be found in <i>TechRadar: Big Data, Q1 2016</i>, a new Forrester Research report evaluating the maturity and trajectory of 22 …

Big Data

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

Workouts

6 reasons why your business cannot succeed without predictive analytics

Have you ever burnt your tongue while having hot soup when you were young? If you have, then you now use the understanding obtained from that …

The Jump Rope Workout That Challenges Your Calves, Cardio, and Coordination

Grab a stopwatch and get to work<p>This jump rope countdown workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour isn’t complicated or tough. But it will challenge your calves, cardio, and coordination, while boosting your metabolism and improving your bone density at the same time.<p>Plus, it’s fun as …

Workouts

This 30-Minute Follow-Along Workout Will Melt Fat All Day Long

No equipment needed—but grab a sweat towel<p>This workout is a classic metabolic conditioning circuit that requires just your body weight.<p>The exercises start easy, but they get progressively more difficult from round to round. Just stick with the variations that you can handle for your current fitness …

Fitness

Eight incredible American road trips you must experience in your lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive.<p>Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

The 10 best workouts for weight loss

When you’re looking to drop pounds, the basic formula is pretty simple: eat less and move more. But there are obviously ways you can optimize this …

Weight Loss

The creators of Siri just showed off their next AI assistant, Viv, and it's incredible

Viv wowed the crowd during a public demo in New York<p>Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer created the artificial intelligence behind Siri, Apple's iconic digital assistant, and one of the first modern apps to capably handle natural language queries on a smartphone. Today the pair showed off their newest …

5 Metabolic Moves to Supercharge Your Fat Loss

A resistance band and a medicine ball can significantly contribute to building a killer core, boosting your athletic performance and getting rid of …

Designing a Better Notes App

<i>The ability to record and catalog thoughts is a popular market — to the tune of 100+ million users according to</i> <i>Evernote</i><i> — but the experience is still</i> …

UI Design