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1. Setup | Build Your Own Text Editor

Setup<p>Ahh, step 1. Don’t you love a fresh start on a blank slate? And then selecting that singular brick onto which you will build your entire …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Algorithms Top 10 Articles For The Past Month

Algorithms Top 10 Articles in September<p><b>Algorithms</b> are the building blocks of computer programs. They give the programmer the power to implement …

Want to Finally Understand Physics? Read This Book

Physics is hard. It’s one of those subjects you studied for a bit in a required high school class, then left behind in college for something you …

Google Beats Out Apple as the World’s Most Valuable Company at $229 Billion

Alphabet—Google's holding company—is also the world's most valuable alpha dog.<p>Today, Millward Brown and WPP released their annual BrandZ Top 100 Most …

Astronomers say they’ve found the biggest structure in the universe and they named it the BOSS

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The BOSS is big. Really big. <i>Yuuuuuge</i>.<p>So big that when a star is born on one side of the BOSS, it takes a billion years for the light to reach the other side.<p>So big that comparing the BOSS to the next biggest thing like it is …

Universe

New 'Captain America: Civil War' Trailer Causes Major Speculation

"You chose the wrong side."<p>With a great trailer comes great responsibility.<p>And Marvel did a perfect job of causing major speculation over the new trailer for "Captain America: Civil War" that premiered during Super Bowl 50.<p>One of the biggest mysteries of the movie is how Spider-Man will be …

Computer scores big win against humans in ancient game of Go

Computers just got even more scarily smart. A program designed by Google (GOOG) researchers has become the first to defeat a professional human player at the ancient Asian game of Go.<p>Google Deepmind's program, AlphaGo, recently crushed the current European Go champion, Fan Hui, by five games to …

Artificial Intelligence

Samsung's Iron Man edition Galaxy S6 Edge lacks J.A.R.V.I.S.

With Samsung being an active promoter of Marvel's latest <i>Avengers</i> movie, it's no surprise to see the tech giant releasing some sort of special edition product to sweeten the deal. Why yes, it's an Iron Man limited edition Galaxy S6 Edge with matching red-and-gold color theme -- something that HTC …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

This inflatable plane could explore the clouds of Venus

Northrop Grumman has a new idea for exploring Venus. Announced earlier this month, the Venus Atmospheric Maneuverability Platform (or VAMP) would let NASA skim Venus' upper atmosphere with an inflatable aircraft, deployed from space.<p>Since the craft is self-inflated, it would be light enough to stay …

Sci-fi obsessed tycoon builds replica of Star Trek ship as company HQ

A sci-fi obsessed multi-millionaire hopes to boldly go where no man has gone before, after building his office headquarters to look like the Starship …

Star Trek

Solar-Powered Ecocapsule Allows You to Live Off the Grid Anywhere in the World

Slovakia's Nice Architects recently revealed several exciting details about the Ecocapsule that will give you the opportunity to live anywhere in the world. Ecocapsule is a micro-shelter that operates off-grid by using sustainable technology such as solar power, rainwater collection and filtration, …

The Moon, An Alien Observation Base For The Humankind

The moon has always been a place of wonder. When most people were boys and girls they looked up at the night sky and wondered what the moon was made …

PlayStation’s E3 2015 plans revealed – here’s everything you need to know

On Wednesday afternoon, Sony started sending out invitations for its E3 2015 press conference. Both Nintendo and Microsoft announced their own E3 …

No Man's Sky

3 New Programming Languages You Should Know

While the statistics for Rust seem underwhelming, support for Rust could start trending upward very fast after a version 1.0.0 release. Supporting …

Criticizing the Rust Language, and Why C/C++ Will Never Die

We liked the article "Criticizing the Rust Language, and Why C/C++ Will Never Die" very much. We offer the author that we will do the translation on …

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