Mason Chaffee

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War crimes prosecutor seeks jurisdiction over Rohingya deportations

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has asked it to rule on whether it has jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a possible crime against humanity, according to a filing published on Monday.<p>A ruling affirming …

North Africa

Apple Says It is Now Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy Worldwide [u]

Apple has announced today its global facilities are now powered with 100 percent clean energy, which includes retail stores, offices, data centers …

Machine Learners - TNW Conference

What to expect<p>The Singularity is Near<p>The future of AI is that AI is our future. Artificial Intelligence in narrow, specialized forms are already radically changing our lives and industries. Now the race is on to build a truly general artificial intelligence, capable of thinking for itself and …

Artificial Intelligence

Cutting down the cost in the O&G sector

SINCE oil prices took a tumble in 2014, the global oil and gas (O&G) industry has witnessed a 45% reduction in capital expenditure.<p>To curb costs, …

Big Data

Apple's Pact with 13 Health Care Systems Might Actually Disrupt the Industry

Apple's agreement with 13 prominent health systems,that would allow Apple to download onto its various devices the electronic health data of those …

Digital Health

Frost & Sullivan Presents the Top 50 Disruptive Technologies & Innovations Transforming Our World

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TechVision, Frost & Sullivan's global emerging technology, innovation and convergence practice, will be hosting a live, complimentary Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) briefing titled, Top 50 Disruptive Technologies & Innovations You Need to Know …

Innovation

Nvidia's Project Clara Medical Imaging Supercomputer Will Speed Up Detection Of Deadly Diseases

Nvidia is using AI to revolutionize the healthcare space.<p>The Santa Clara based company, which is renowned for its gaming graphics and more recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI), unveiled a medical imaging supercomputer called Project Clara at its annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC), in …

Supercomputers

Incredible Sahara Forest Project to generate fresh water, solar power and crops in African desert

Can you imagine being able to produce enough water in the Sahara to grow crops there? Can you imagine harnessing sufficient quantities of solar power …

Renewable Energy

Buffett to Berkshire Shareholders: Be Prepared to Lose Half Your Money

There's a price to pay if you want long-term riches.<p>Few investors can match the track record of investing performance that Warren Buffett has …

How to Make a Knife Sheath – DIY Guide for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Every camper needs a good knife but keeping such a sharp tool open could be dangerous. Read our tutorial on how to make a knife sheath. Handcrafting …

The Next Bear Market: How To Prepare Now

We discuss the current market scenario.<p>We also discuss how to deal with high volatility that we have witnessed since February of this year.<p>As …

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Success

Kobe Bryant drops ‘shut up and dribble’ reference after winning Oscar for ‘Dear Basketball’

We already knew that the Oscars were going to have a sociopolitical layer, and host Jimmy Kimmel wasted little time Sunday bringing up gender inequality, the #MeToo movement and disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein. As it turned out, the recent “shut up and dribble” episode between a pair of NBA …

Beauty and the Beast

Technology Gives Healthcare an Adrenaline Shot

With technology generating futuristic advances, look for investment opportunities within healthcare — and beyond.<p>The silicon chip and the stethoscope have long gone hand in hand. Indeed, Moore’s Law, a widely used forecast of rising computing power, can often seem to be nudging healthcare into the …

Subaru Releases In-Car Footage of Record Nurburgring Run

Ride along for a ‘Ring time of just 6:58.9<p>The latest titan to tackle the Nürburgring Nordschleife usually can’t hang with the top-spec super and hypercars that tend to eat the Green Hell for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. After all it’s just a rally car—we speak of course of the Subaru WRX …

Le Mans

14 Luxury Camping Trips Around the World

We all love camping...at least in theory we all love camping. In practice, some people take pleasure in the exhaustive prep work, set up, and break …

Opinion: Five reasons you have to buy biotech stocks now

A great thing about living in New York City as an investor is that, sooner or later, almost everyone who is anyone in the financial markets passes …

Biotechnology

Turkish Get-Ups: The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing

Turkey

Airbnb's Biggest Weapon Against Hotels: Machine Learning | Inc.com

Airbnb numbers among the Valley's darlings, reportedly valued at $31 billion and actually profitable, the latter being a novelty among startups. It's less beloved by the hotel industry. Although its share of revenue in the global hospitality market is only 3 percent, according to an analysis from …

Machine Learning

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

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 …

Photography

A Tiny Island Off Singapore May Hold Keys to Energy's Future

On a small island off the southern coast of Singapore, a French energy company is experimenting with what it hopes will be the future of renewable …

Renewable Energy

Woodworking: Clever Japanese Technique for Getting Perfect-Fitting Joinery

It's called "kigoroshi" and it ensures there's no gaps<p>A half-lap joint is good-looking, functional and, once you get good at it, quick to cut with …

Woodworking

Save big on this affordable camping gear for the modern outdoorsmen

Spring is finally here, and now is a great time to score some deals on camping essentials in preparation for the warmer weather. Before you head into …

Outdoors Gear

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

Workouts

Why Do More Intelligent People Tend To Be Atheist?

Historical evidence collected over time and data gathered through recent surveys both point to a curious fact: intelligent people tend to be …

Solar is now cheaper than coal-based electricity in India, but the math makes no sense

Solar energy prices are crashing through the floor in India.<p>In the last three months, solar tariffs have dropped by over 25%, with much of the recent action focused around Rajasthan’s Bhadla solar park, a 10,000-hectare facility on the edge of the Thar desert.<p>At an auction for 500 megawatt (MW) of …

Solar Power

What You Can Learn From This Angel Investor's 5 Rules of Investing

Whether you're an entrepreneur thinking about where to place your next investment or a passionate startup seeking capital funding, understanding these rules can make a big difference.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Throughout history, startup capital has driven the …

Entrepreneurship

Energy storage could be revolutionized by adding an atomic layer of water

We all want to make the switch to more sustainable energy sources (or at least the sane ones), but the problem is making it reliable enough to replace our current systems. Big part of that is creating better energy storage, which according to scientists could be achieved with good ol’ H2O.<p>North …

7 Nutrients That Keep Your Brain Young, According To Science

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no …