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Trump Furious After Twitter’s Bot Purge Leaves Him with Fourteen Followers

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump was reportedly “furious” on Wednesday morning after a purge of right-wing bots by Twitter left him with a total of fourteen remaining followers, aides have confirmed.<p>Rising at 3 <i>A.M.</i> to engage in one of his trademark early-morning tweetstorms, Trump …

Donald Trump

An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better

He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique.<p>Victor Buso was looking forward to testing his new camera on September 20, 2016. The locksmith and amateur astronomer waited for nightfall and headed out to his rooftop observatory in the city of Rosario, …

Astrophysics

AI's Rapid Advance Should Be Truly Scary If You're Paying Attention

When it comes to identifying existential threats posed by technological innovations, the popular imagination summons visions of <i>Terminator</i>, <i>The Matrix</i>, …

Artificial Intelligence

How the UAE's New Minister of AI Views the Future Of Tech in His Desert Nation

How this 27-year-old is gearing up to make the United Arab Emirates a world leader in artificial intelligence.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Can you actually have a state "minister of artificial intelligence"? Yes: The United Arab Emirates has actually …

Artificial Intelligence

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.<p>Building on a controversial breakthrough made in 2017, scientists announced on Saturday that they have created the second successful human-animal hybrids: sheep embryos that are are 0.01-percent …

Genetics

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

Machine learning won’t kill lawyers, but blockchain will

I fear for the professions.<p>Those which have enjoyed a monopoly for so long due to their protection by Royal Societies and Official registries. Those which require accreditation and continued professional development.<p>I’m not saying they never provided a quality professional service, I’m saying they …

Blockchain

Who's Going to Buy the International Space Station?

For sale: orbiting space station. Room for eight. Fantastic views of Earth. Commercial opportunities for zero-g manufacturing, research lab, or …

Space Exploration

25 Years of Satellite Data Uncover Alarming Error in Sea Level Measurements

Climate change is worsening faster than we thought.<p>The Earth is changing in ways that could cause an actual mass extinction during our lifetimes. In …

Global Warming

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

Exclusive: World leaders just decided that the next step in AI is augmenting humans

Think that human augmentation is still decades away? Think again.<p>This week, government leaders met with experts and innovators ahead of the World …

Artificial Intelligence

A Groundbreaking Study of 5,000 Top Performers Identifies 3 Tactics Used by Great Communicators

A five-year study by an influential UC Berkeley business professor reveals the communication secrets that separate great leaders from average ones.<p>In a groundbreaking study of 5,000 successful employees and managers over a five-year period, UC Berkeley management professor Morten T. Hansen found …

Bill Gates

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

Parenting

For The First Time Ever, Astronomers Have Detected Planets Outside Our Galaxy

This is crazy!<p>In an incredible world first, astrophysicists have detected multiple planets in another galaxy, ranging from masses as small as the …

Universe

‘Sea Hunter,’ a drone ship with no crew, just joined the U.S. Navy fleet

A prototype autonomous ship known as the Medium Displacement Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MDUSV) has officially been transferred to the U.S. Navy from …

Military

'Human uber' lets you pay someone to live your life for you

A new "human Uber" could let you pay someone to live your life for you.<p>Japanese researcher Jun Rekimoto has developed a special screen that can be …

Robotics

NASA satellite maps global distribution of cloud ice

Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) A bread loaf-sized NASA satellite has produced the world's first map of the global distribution of atmospheric ice in the …

Space

We Don't Even Live There Yet, But Humans Have Already Left Over 400,000 Pounds of Trash on the Moon

It’s inevitable that one day humanity is going to need to live somewhere other than Earth, and our first step towards intergalactic colonization will …

Space Exploration

Scientists invent way to turn astronaut poop into food for long-haul space missions

Humanity has big dreams when it comes to space travel, but our technology isn’t quite there yet. Spacecraft that can take astronauts to Mars and …

Long Haul

China’s latest energy megaproject shows that coal really is on the way out

China has some of the worst air pollution in the world. In several cities, thick layers of smog are common, resulting in thousands of deaths every year.<p>According to a 2016 study, the top contributor of air pollution-related deaths in China is the burning of coal. The team of Chinese and American …

Renewable Energy

SpaceX has plans for Texas – but border wall could be barrier to progress

Elon Musk is eyeing land near Brownsville for a Mars launch site but locals fear Trump’s plans for a barrier will ruin the area forever<p>SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch – live<p>It is the place where Elon Musk might one day launch rockets on missions to colonise Mars, though it did not look like much on a …

Immigration

Space mining is going to seriously disrupt Earth's economy. And we're nowhere near ready for the shock

Zip into the future for a second. It’s 2035 and Earth’s population has grown dramatically. People are desperate to find alternatives to the dwindling …

Humans Will Have A ‘Robot Second Self’ In The Next 20 Years, Say Experts At Microsoft

Are you seeing double? You might be in the next 20 years. Experts at Microsoft say that all human beings will have a robot double that’s has a …

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft found a remarkable similarity between Earth and Saturn’s moon Titan

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft went on a long and treacherous mission that ended last year in spectacular fashion. The large space explorer dove into …

Laser Cut Notepads That Slowly Reveal Artworks As They Get Used

Japanese design firm Triad Inc have created a series of laser cut notepads that slowly reveal artworks as they get used. Dubbed “Omoshiro Blocks”, …

3D Printing

This urban design tool helps planners understand the entire street network

A new program prototype by Remix lets designers play SimCity at street level<p>For planners and transportation officials, the road to transit improvements often hits speed bumps when it comes to data sharing and visualizations. A new online tool wants to solve those misunderstandings with a shared …

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the Batman Effect

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Kids

Robo-helpers are being added to bank staff as AI technology penetrates the finance sector in China

Robot Jiaojiao takes a picture with a staff member at the Lincui Lu sub-branch of the Bank of Communications. Photo: Li Hao/GT<p>For many, the …

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image

Whoa.<p>Isn't it beautiful? This is an illustrated logarithmic scale conception of the observable Universe with the Solar System at the …

Robots Can Now Read Better Than Humans, Putting Millions of Jobs at Risk

An artificial intelligence algorithm has outperformed humans at a reading comprehension test for the first time, potentially putting millions of …