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A New Theory Based On Quantum Entanglement Says Your Mind Exists In Another Dimension

Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers once phrased the question: “how can something immaterial like subjective experience and …

Drinking diet soda could be linked with serious health issues

Sweeteners have also been shown to change brain activity associated with eating sweet foods. A functional MRI exam, which studies brain activity by measuring blood flow, has shown that sucralose, compared to regular sugar, decreases activity in the amygdala, a part of the brain involved with taste …

Facebook Says It Disabled Almost 1.3 Billion Fake Accounts. (And the Numbers Only Get More Insane From There)

This is like the combined populations of the United States, Russia, Mexico, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Brazil, and the Philippines.<p>It was barely a year ago that Facebook proudly declared it had more than 2.2 billion monthly users. But on Tuesday, the social media giant …

Social Media

How Many Investors Should You Talk to in a VC Fund Raise? And How Do You Prioritize?

This is part of a series of advice for founders who need to raise money from venture capitalists. The first in the series is “Lemons Ripen Early,” …

Venture Capital

Term Sheet -- Thursday, May 10

BIG BUCKS<p>Good morning, Term Sheet readers.<p>Robinhood, a zero-commission stock trading platform, has officially closed its monster round. It looks like …

Exclusive: Material Theming Is Google’s Ambitious New Design Tool

Google is evolving its landmark Material Design philosophy–and making it easier for everyone to use.<p>Today at Google I/O, the company revealed a major overhaul of its Material Design language with a new tool called Material Theming.<p>Material Theming, on the most basic level, is a plugin for the …

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 …

Rock star physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is an illusion

“I found something extraordinarily beautiful and extraordinarily radical. And I thought, wow, this is better than LSD”<p>At the outset of Julian …

How to Make a Website that Influences People: 9 Web Design Psychology Tips [Infographic]

Are you looking for ways to improve your business website? Want to use web design psychology to convince more visitors to do business with you?<p>SSls …

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

Machine Learning

6 Sneaky Ways Your Competitors Are Keeping Ahead of You

Competition among entrepreneurs is fierce. Be prepared for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Online marketing is no longer the type of thing only certain industries or businesses care about. No matter who you are or what you sell, you can assume that your competitors …

Online Life

Term Sheet -- Friday, April 27

MEGA-MONEY<p>Happy Friday, Term Sheet readers.<p><b>MONSTER FUND:</b> More details have emerged on Sequoia Capital’s new mega-fund. So far, investors have …

All the new Gmail features explained (Updated with video)

Google launched its shiny new version of Gmail yesterday. The email client has received a design overhaul, offering a little more color and softer shapes. Despite this, the new look still maintains the familiar layout that we’re all used to with folders and contacts on the left, and emails front …

What Does GDPR Really Mean For HR Teams?

One of the main challenges of HR data is the thorny issue of data privacy. With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in May 2018, this issue is set to become even more critical for HR teams. But what is GDPR and how might it impact the work of HR teams?<p><b>What is the</b> …

Everything created is predicted by nature: A new video explains the physics of flow

Going with the flow isn’t just the cool thing to do. According to a prominent theory of physics, it’s a rule of evolution that dictates the design of all things and ensures individual survival.<p>The Duke University professor responsible for this theory, Adrian Bejan, received the 2018 Franklin …

Physics

Hands-on with Google Tasks: Another beautiful but disjointed way to get things done with Google

Article Contents<p>Google just launched its rumored Tasks revamp alongside a new Gmail experience this morning. The new interface will show up inside …

Google just revealed a huge update to Gmail — here's everything new

Google's Gmail is getting its biggest refresh in years, the search giant announced in a blog post on Wednesday morning. You can try it all out by clicking "Try the new Gmail" under settings in your Gmail account.<p>That means a shiny new look, sure, but also some useful-sounding new features. The …

Apps

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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The ‘Terms and Conditions’ Reckoning Is Coming

Eleanor Margolis had used PayPal for more than a decade when the online payment provider blocked her account in January. The reason: She was 16 years …

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

Washington State

Elon Musk Just Invested a Staggering Sum of Money Into The Boring Company

Elon Musk is dedicated to digging. The tech entrepreneur is so committed to his newest venture, tunnel-building firm The Boring Company, that he’s …

Drift raises $60 million to be an Amazon for businesses

When you’re raising venture capital, it helps if you’ve had “exits.” In other words, if your company has been acquired or you’ve taken one public, investors are more inclined to take a bet on anything you do.<p>Boston-based serial entrepreneur David Cancel has sold not just one, but four companies. …

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Maps

Linking talent to value

Getting the best people into the most important roles does not happen by chance; it requires a disciplined look at where the organization really …

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

Google

This Former Google Exec Shares Why Leaders Get Happiness Wrong and Why Meditation No Longer Makes Sense

Mo Gawdat, author of 'Solve for Happy,' shares his happiness equation, so you can be content at work and in life.<p><i>In this series,</i> The Way We Work, <i>Entrepreneur Associate Editor Lydia Belanger examines how people foster productivity, focus, collaboration, creativity and culture in the workplace.</i><p>Mo …

Happiness

The Best UX/UI Tools for Designers in 2018

The demand for UI/UX designers has never been higher, and it continues to grow. This is especially true for UX designers as user experience is a …

UX Design

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

Cambridge Analytica