Nuno Ferreira

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Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Storm in a Teacup by Helen Czerski review – physics for first-timers

The physicist and oceanographer explains the science of everyday things – from popping popcorn to spilling coffee – with erudition and enthusiasm<p>Helen Czerski’s engaging debut book seeks to demystify physics in everyday life, so whether you know your refraction from your reflection, or find the …

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Google's 'DeepMind' AI platform can now learn without human input

DeepMind is now capable of teaching itself based on information it already possesses.<p>In a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, Alphabet’s hybrid system — called a Differential Neural Computer (DNC) — uses the existing data storage capacity of conventional computers while pairing it …

Artificial Intelligence

Fujifilm X-T2 review

The X-T2 is the most full-featured camera Fujifilm has ever made, with a best-in-class user experience.<p>The X-T2 is the most full-featured camera …

Sony Alpha

Impact! New Moon Craters Are Appearing Faster Than Thought

New craters are forming on the surface of the moon more frequently than scientists had predicted, a new study has found. The discovery raises …

Astronomy

8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

Street Photography

How To Organize Your Life Through Organizing Your Home

How many times have you found yourself waking up to a messy, chaotic house, and likewise having a stressful and chaotic day? As Louise Smith once …

Minimalism

Physicists Create World’s First Time Crystal - MIT Technology Review

Crystals are extraordinary objects, not least because of their symmetry. Crystals form repeating patterns that are the same in some directions but …

Hear Trent Reznor's Dark, Environmental Ode 'A Minute to Breathe'

Nine Inch Nails singer and frequent collaborator Atticus Ross posted lyric video for first 'Before the Flood' contribution<p>A day after Trent Reznor …

Leonardo Dicaprio

It’s All in the Details: How to Train Your Photographer’s Eye

It’s easy to be presented with a scene and take in the totality of it rather than focusing on the details. We see the landscape before us, not the …

Landscape Photography

The 5 Decorating Principles Everyone Should Know

Interior design can be a mystery to those who are not professionals. And of course, every designer has their own set of rules and ideas gleaned over decades of work. Now, a new book out next week offers a glimpse at that interior expertise, and in a unique format. <i>Interior Design Master Class: 100</i> …

Can Duolingo's chatbot teach you a foreign language?

The less embarrassed you are, the better you tend to be at learning languages. The answer? Chatbots<p>Chatbots suck. We all know it. If you want to get something done with a computer, it turns out, there are better ways to do it than laboriously type out conversational sentences to be read by a …

CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why businesses should be paying attention to the chatbot revolution

Advancements in artificial intelligence, coupled with the proliferation of messaging apps, are fueling the development of chatbots — software programs that use messaging as the interface through which to carry out any number of tasks, from scheduling a meeting, to reporting weather, to helping …

Chatbots

Best Full-Frame Cameras For Everyone

Digital cameras with full-frame sensors can provide better image quality than digital cameras with smaller sensors, and that’s their main attraction. …

Cameras

Want To Be An Amazing Chef? These Home Cooks Are Giving Away Every One Of Their Secrets

Cooking skills are hard-won in the kitchen. Honing those skills takes practice, time, experimentation, and even more practice. It’s often a lifetime of learning and the more you cook, the better you’ll get. That’s a hard fact, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that a few tips from the pros can’t help …

Anthony Bourdain
Universe

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

Gene Wilder Shared His Thoughts On Johnny Depp’s Willy Wonka In His Last Major Interview

08.31.16 2 Comments<p>With the loss of Gene Wilder, everybody is in a hurry to look back on the life and career of the comedic legend. This includes the later portions of his life that weren’t as clear in the public eye. This interview from 2013 with TCM’s Robert Osborne, the star’s last major sit …

Film Industry

There May Be a Major Design Defect With the iPhone 6

An increasing number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices are suffering from a gray, flickering bar at the top of their display and an unresponsive …

NASA Just Made All Its Research Free Online

Well that takes care of our Sunday plans.<p>Yesterday, NASA announced a massive new public project that will make all of its publicly funded research available online for free. A new portal, Pubspace, will host thousands of NASA research articles on topics like the toxicity of lunar dust or the make …

Space Exploration

A new ‘Einstein’ equation suggests wormholes hold the key to quantum gravity

It's pretty easy to remember: ER=EPR.<p>You might suspect that to make this equation work, P must be equal to 1. But the symbols in this equation stand not for numbers, but for names. E, you probably guessed, stands for Einstein.<p>R and P are initials — for collaborators on two of Einstein's most …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists are talking about a fifth force of nature. What are the other four?

Some scientists are speculating that they’ve observed hints of a fifth fundamental force of nature. That’s awesome, but it doesn’t mean a thing if you don’t know what fundamental forces are. But get this: You interact with the four known forces of nature every single day.<p>The four forces are …

Physics

Crime Pays: Malware authors enjoy an average 1,425 percent return on investment

A recent report from Trustwave on the state of malware relays that online crime, unfortunately, does pay. The report, originally cited by <i>Net Security</i>, relays that attackers on average enjoy a 1,425 percent return on investment, with the average return checking in at $84,100 on an average initial …

Return on Investment

Will Bitcoin Finally Bring Down The House Of Medici?

In the 14th century, the Medici family used the power of its newly invented, double-entry accounting system to build a cross-border banking empire that banks still use today. Now more than 600 years later, cross-border payments total more than $22 trillion.<p>These transactions are essential to …

Elemental Turntable