Nathan LaWarre

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10 U.S. Cities Where Tech Workers Make Good Money and Don't Pay Sky-High Rent

Think beyond the coasts.<p>3 min read<p>The rent is too damn high in San Francisco and New York, but all of the good tech jobs aren’t confined to these two metropolitan hubs.<p>Although you might make a bit less as a developer, IT specialist or Project manager working outside of Silicon Valley (or Alley, or …

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

Mexico Agrees to Pay for Trump’s Psychiatric Care

MEXICO CITY (The Borowitz Report)—Hoping to resolve the seemingly intractable conflict over immigration, Mexico surprised the world on Thursday by agreeing to pay for Donald J. Trump’s psychiatric care.<p>Speaking to reporters, the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, said that he had authorized …

Donald Trump

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Portable SolSource Sport solar stove heats up 5X faster than a charcoal grill

Imagine visiting your favorite local park with a portable stove that’s 100 percent powered by the sun and heats up five times faster than a charcoal …

Portable

Chemists create molecular 'leaf' that collects and stores solar power without solar panels

An international team of scientists led by Liang-shi Li at Indiana University has achieved a new milestone in the quest to recycle carbon dioxide in …

Google Test Of AI's Killer Instinct Shows We Should Be Very Careful

If climate change, nuclear weapons or Donald Trump don’t kill us first, there’s always artificial intelligence just waiting in the wings. It’s been a …

Tesla's Former Chief Engineer Has a New Luxury Electric Car

One of the key engineering minds behind Tesla’s groundbreaking electric Model S sedan has a daring new luxury electric car he and his team will …

How Science Fiction Inspired Skype Cofounder To Start A Sidewalk Robot Company

In 2003, Ahti Heinla sat in a small office in Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, writing software. The program he was working on was called Skype, which would go on to become the first mass-market Internet calling software, representing some 40% of all international calling traffic, and change …

Google's DeepMind trains AI to cut its energy bills by 40%

Google has created artificial intelligence that's able to save the amount of electricity it uses to power its data centres.<p>Using machine learning …

Nike’s Ultra-Sustainable Distribution Center Is So Clean It Uses Sheep Instead Of Lawn Mowers

Most of the deliveries arrive directly by boat, the cranes are all hybrids, and it runs on 100% renewable energy.<p>At a typical distribution center somewhere next to a midwestern highway, an endless series of trucks lines up next to a massive, energy-sucking warehouse. At Nike’s new distribution …

Researchers created a robotic hand that is eerily human-like and can learn on its own

Typing out an email or setting up a pot of coffee are things we can do bleary eyed in the morning, but the movements our hands have to make to complete such tasks are truly complex, human skills.<p>That's why for robots to advance to the point where they can take care of our elderly or help clean our …

In the first of a series, we visit the Hellisheiði plant, which provides 300MW of power – and Reykjavik’s hot water<p>Thanks to its position on a volatile section of the Mid-Atlantic ridge, Iceland is a world leader in the the use of geothermal energy, and of the six geothermal power plants in …

Hydroelectric Power

New Climate Study Paints Bleakest Picture of Our Future to Date

Canadian study models what will happen over the next few hundred years if we fuck this up in the worst possible way. Turns out warming won't "slow down" if we burn all our oil.<p>Some Canadian researchers from the University of Victoria got pretty pragmatic about the world's ability to fuck up on …

Transparent, flexible supercapacitors pave the way for a multitude of applications

(Phys.org)—The standard appearance of today's electronic devices as solid, black objects could one day change completely as researchers make …

Solar-powered Mistbox slashes summer cooling costs

Last year was the hottest on record and this year promises to break that record. This means an upcoming summer with stifling temperatures and a …

Creationists fail to appreciate the history of science as well as science itself<p>One very positive aspect of the digital world for scientists is that there are various websites that track citations and mentions of research papers and link them together. This can be an excellent way of finding out …

Dinosaurs

Introducing Hover, An AI-Powered Indoor-Safe Camera Drone

The AI-powered micro quadcopter hovers in place and shoots 4K video from within a people-safe carbon fiber casing.<p>Most popular consumer drones are affordable quadcopters robust enough to fly outdoors and snap photos or video. But they don’t work very well inside buildings. The startup Zero Zero …

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

Anker PowerHouse 400Wh portable generator can charge via solar power

A new version of the Anker PowerHouse compact generator has hit Amazon and can be purchased now. The device has 400Wh of power inside that is stored …

This Solar Hub Provides Clean Water, Electricity, And Internet In One

A remote village in Ghana is now being served life-changing infrastructure in a box.<p>While American cities try to figure out how to deal with lead pipes and an aging power grid, a remote village in Ghana has skipped traditional infrastructure completely. The Watly–a sleek, spaceship-like hub that …

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A New, Efficient Solar Material Could One Day Roll On To Windows

Perovskite might be able to replace silicon as the material we use for solar panels. And it could change the way we get power from the sun.<p>It took silicon-based solar panel technology 30 years to reach an efficiency of 21%. At the end of 2015, a new kind of solar material hit that milestone in a …

Moth eyes inspire solar cells that work indoors

As a rule, most solar cells need to catch direct sunlight. Even those that work indoors can only do so much to generate power from artificial light sources. However, British researchers have found a clever (and decidedly) unusual way to harvest energy while inside: by imitating moths. They've …

Solar Panels

Revolutionary new solar power plant generates energy all day and all night

A new solar plant in Southern Nevada can generate energy both during the day and at night, overcoming what has traditionally been one of the biggest …

Researchers Have 3D-Printed Usable Human Bones and Muscles

For years, printing a new ear, muscle, or jaw has been nothing but science fiction. That’s largely because “bio-printed” tissues haven’t been strong …

This House Follows The Sun Like A Plant To Soak Up More Solar Power

For these homeowners the sun is always shining (and the power is always flowing).<p>One of the many trials of solar power: Solar panels work best if they’re directly under the sun, and since the sun moves through the day, a fixed panel doesn’t work as well as it could most of the time. A new house …

Navy tests first ‘reversible’ clean energy fuel cell storage system

Boeing has announced that, after 16 months of development, it has delivered a "reversible" fuel cell for the U.S. Navy that stores energy from …

Clean Energy

Researchers release open source code for powerful image detection algorithm

A UCLA Engineering research group has made public the computer code for an algorithm that helps computers process images at high speeds and "see" …

Machine Learning