Murtaza S

39 Flips | 1 Magazine | 5 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @MurtazaS | Keep up with Murtaza S on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Murtaza S”

One chart shows you all the main economic forecasts for Britain in the event of a Brexit

Australian investment bank Macquarie has produced a handy chart so you can easily see all the forecasts from a range of economists, from some of the world's most important organisations, about life after a potential Brexit — a British exit from the European Union.<p>All but one of the forecasts …

Great Britain

We're about to become more intelligent than at any other point in human history

We know of humans that we consider super-intelligent, but we don't yet know how to engineer that intelligence — or exceed it — in people.<p>But some researchers think that advances in genomic science and machine learning are going to open up new avenues of possibility in that realm, potentially …

Singularity

Portugal Just Ran For 4 Straight Days Entirely on Renewable Energy

Awesome!<p>As renewable energy matures into an ever more popular and cost-effective source of electricity, we're getting used to seeing some historic …

Goldman Sachs calls end to cheap oil

So that's it for cheap oil.<p>At least that's what Goldman Sachs says. The investment bank told its clients the oil market has flipped into deficit this month, after two years of persistent oversupply. It said it now expects oil prices to reach $50 per barrel in the second half of the year.<p>U.S. crude …

Oil

Our brain uses statistics to calculate confidence - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Human brains are constantly processing data to make statistical assessments that translate into the feeling we call confidence, according to a study …

Tesla put a Model X in a giant plastic bubble to test Bioweapon Defense Mode

The feature, which debuted last September on the Model X, uses a system of large HEPA filters and chemical converters to filter out and neutralize harmful particulates and pollution in the car's cabin.<p>According to Tesla, the system is designed to provide the passengers with the …

Tesla

Controlling Memories with Ultrasound

In the last couple of years memory science has really upped its game.<p>I generally write about social processes that can change our memories, but right …

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

The Doors to Design: 10 Essential Terms Every Marketer Needs to Know

<b>Everyone is a designer</b>. Well, at least everyone has the potential to be a designer, and that’s because people understand basic design principles …

UI Design

Here’s why kids fall behind in science

Globally, the US is at risk of declining economic competitiveness due to its continuing lower levels of educational attainment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).<p>The US currently ranks 44th according to the quality of its mathematics and science education.<p>A “leaky STEM …

Fixing business models by design

We live in a time of new business models, exponential technologies and digital native customers. Businesses are being challenged and looking for innovation. Some designers who design products and services today are the creators of new organisations and businesses tomorrow. Let me share some of the …

The Science of Why You Do Your Best Thinking While Walking

Science explains why so many of history's great thinkers have been obsessive walkers.<p>Charles Darwin, Friedrich Nietzsche, William Wordsworth, even Aristotle: The list of great minds that were also obsessive walkers is long. Why is the connection between wandering feet and a productive brain so …

Modi: The haters are wrong about India's economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hitting back at critics who say India's economic boom is the result of plummeting oil prices rather than sound government policies.<p>"For India to be at the top of global growth tables is an unusual situation," Modi said Monday in New Delhi. "Obviously, there are some …

Practical Advice for Fighting Fear

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>This is the first time I’ve done an interview for Entrepreneur. If I blow it, my career could suffer. Should I be a little afraid?</b> <br>Sure. One of the triggers …

This Brain-Reading Tool Can Teach You A New Skill In No Time

By measuring how hard the brain is working, the BACh system knows when to give a learner new information.<p>Beste Yuksel could soon put a lot of piano teachers out of work.<p>The Ph.D candidate at Tufts University in Massachusetts has created a tool that helps students learn the instrument faster and …

OPEC says a $10 trillion investment is needed to prevent a massive spike in oil prices

The OPEC published its World Oil Outlook 2015 (WOO) in late December, which struck a much more pessimistic note on the state of oil markets than in the past. On the one hand, OPEC does not see oil prices returning to triple-digit territory within the next 25 years, a strikingly bearish conclusion. …

Wall Street is cashing in on Silicon Valley's biggest problem

Lately, it seems to be a big source of agitation for top venture capitalists and CEOs. Venture capitalist Mark Suster, recently called "BS on 50 new billion-dollar US companies in just 18 months," but later admits he thinks "there is nobody to blame for this abandonment of common sense."<p>But there …

Venture Capital

Conducting a business versus being an entrepreneur

<i>"Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does."</i><p><i>- Jean-Paul Sartre (Being and Nothingness)</i><p>…

Entrepreneurship

Oil price crunch could leave Middle East's export giants out of cash within five years, warns IMF

Growing conflict and a vicious oil sell-off have left government budgets in a precarious state<p>The Middle East’s oil export giants face a $1 trillion (£700bn) crunch over the next five years if oil prices remain at their post-slump levels, the International Monetary Fund has warned.<p>A vicious oil …

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu criticized for saying Holocaust was mufti's idea, not Hitler's

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's no question Adolf Hitler led Nazi Germany when it implemented the "final solution" in an effort to kill all Jews.<p>But, in a speech this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested it wasn't Hitler's idea.<p>Rather, he pointed to Jerusalem's then-grand mufti, Haj Amin …

Zero interest rate policy may be bad for Wall Street but it's good for workers

Stock markets and investors may consider the Federal Reserve’s decision bad news, but it’s also a sign that they feel pressure on behalf of ordinary workers<p>It took them a day to absorb the news but by Friday investors across the world had decided that the Federal Reserve’s decision not to increase …

Russian pivot from West to China stunted as Beijing economy cools

When China's president graced Moscow's celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II in May, Russian President Vladimir Putin cast his nation's expanding economic collaboration with Beijing as a welcome substitute for the Western trade lost to sanctions imposed by the …

Rush for dual-nationality passports as EU migrants fear Brexit

From work permits to healthcare, pensions to tax, EU citizens in UK and Britons in Europe worry they could be in a precarious position after 2016’s referendum<p>Thousands of people – continental Europeans in Britain as well as UK citizens abroad – are so alarmed at the potential impact of a British …

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Popular life stories<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

3 ways to help you find meaning in a job that you hate

If you read one more article on happiness in the workplace, you're going to lose it.<p>For you, it's different. You need to continue in your current job …

Five bad taxes that should be axed right now

Many of the taxes the Government levies are wrong or counter-productive as they depress or distort economic activity<p>I know, I know: the Government has no money, and continues to spend more than it raises.<p>But many of the taxes it levies are wrong or counter-productive; they depress or distort …

The Dutch “basic income” experiment is expanding across multiple cities

Free cash is in the works for a growing number of Dutch urbanites. After the city of Utrecht announced that it would give no-strings-attached money to some of its residents, other Dutch cities are getting on board for social experiments with “basic income,” a regular and unconditional stipend to …