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The Top 50 Cryptos With Moon Potential In 2018 | Top 25 Large & Small Cap Picks With Highest Upside

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have become incredibly popular amongst individual and institutional investors across the globe. For those …

Blockchain

An Error-Ridden Job Application Steve Jobs Handwrote in 1973 Sold for 6 Figures at Auction

The auction house originally estimated it would sell for more than $50,000.<p><i>This story originally published on Feb. 23, 2018.</i><p>A job application that Steve Jobs filled out in 1973 has been sold at auction for $174,757, Boston-based RR Auction revealed Friday.<p>The late Apple co-founder famously dropped …

Entrepreneurship

16 Subreddits That Will Creep You The Fuck Out

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I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

Machine Learning

You Don’t Need an “India Strategy” — You Need a Strategy for Each State in India

The Indian economy has long been an attractive investment destination for multinational corporations. Already a large domestic market, Frontier Strategy Group’s estimates suggest the country will average growth rates between 7.4% and 7.6% over the next three years.<p>However, India remains a difficult …

Researchers Claim They Just Invented The "Ultimate" Method For Quantum Computing

Well, theoretically.<p>Today's working quantum computers are already more powerful than their traditional computing counterparts, but a pair of …

A Son’s Race to Give His Dying Father Artificial Immortality

<b>The first voice</b> you hear on the recording is mine. “Here we are,” I say. My tone is cheerful, but a catch in my throat betrays how nervous I am.<p>Then, …

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

A Marine who coaches Fortune 500 execs explains why setting goals is a complete waste of time

Combat veteran Andrew Wittman was an infantry Marine for 6 years. Wittman is the author of "Ground Zero Leadership: CEO of You," and coaches Fortune 500 CEO's and top executives. Here, Wittman explains why setting goals can be a complete waste of time. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Setting …

Veterans

Manchester surgeon: 'The families understand this attack does not represent Muslims'

Mohamed Ismail Aly, one of the surgeons to operate on victims of last week’s attack, tells of his experiences on the night<p><i>Mohamed Ismail Aly, 44, is a consultant burns and plastic surgeon at the Royal Manchester children’s hospital</i><p>I got the call at about midnight [on Monday 22 May] – it woke me up. …

Physiology

What's New in Android (Google I/O '17)

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

Upcoming Conferences

Annual SIGCHI Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems<p>Our flagship CHI (Human Factors in Computing Systems) conference has been organised every …

Thich Nhat Hanh recommends 5 meditation techniques that rewire your brain to live in the present moment

To become successful and joyful, you must succeed in generating inner peace. But when our lives are full of chaos, it can be difficult to work out …

The trick to persuading people you’re right, according to experimental psychology

It’s an old trope that humans don’t like change—especially when it comes to their opinions. Ancient Greek philosophers complained about the masses refusing to heed their advice. Scholars spearheading the scientific revolution in the 17th century bemoaned their predecessors’ stubbornness. And today, …

Critical Thinking

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like

Especially if you ask the right follow-up questions.<p>Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only …

8 Ways to Fake It Till You Make It

If you’ve ever felt like you’ll get caught out at your job for being incompetent, you’re not alone. According to a recent study conducted by …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

Want to Be Genuinely Likable and Charismatic? Do Any One of These 12 Things

Each is simple...but not always easy. Which is exactly how it should be.<p>Who do you want to work with? The people you like. Who are you more willing to help? The people you like. Who are you more likely to go out of your way to mentor, encourage, and support? The people you like. And on a strictly …

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

Andromeda Galaxy

The Most Important Thing That Great Innovators Do Differently

Revolutions don’t begin with a slogan. They begin with a cause. Related posts: Great Companies Don’t Adapt, They Prepare 6 Things Great Innovators Do …

Innovation

Where Even Nightmares Are Classified: Psychiatric Care at Guantánamo

Every day when Lt. Cmdr. Shay Rosecrans crossed into the military detention center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, she tucked her medical school class ring into her bra, covered the name on her uniform with tape and hid her necklace under her T-shirt, especially if she was wearing a cross.<p>She tried to …

Master These 10 Psychological Tricks You can Influence Others Easily

Have you ever wanted to mess with a person’s mind just to show how much of a ‘mind hacker’ you are?<p>Or you simply just want to find out something from …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Quantum Mechanics