Parag Agrawal

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3D Printing Is About To Change The World Forever

I believe, along with a growing number of leaders around the world, that 3D printing will change the way things are produced more in this century than the industrial revolution did over the last 300 years.<p>Consider these two recent events:<p>A little over a year ago, a young Indonesian man named Arie …

How Tesla Will Change The World

<i>This is Part 2 of a four-part series on Elon Musk’s companies. For an explanation of why this series is happening and how Musk is involved,</i> <i>start with</i> …

The Triumph (and Failure) of John Nash’s Game Theory

Thanks to the sterling efforts of Sylvia Nasar, Ron Howard, and Russell Crowe, many people are aware that John Nash, the Princeton mathematician who was killed over the weekend in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, lived a remarkable life. It included early academic stardom, decades of …

I'm a liberal professor, and my liberal students terrify me - Vox

I'm a professor at a midsize state school. I have been teaching college classes for nine years now. I have won (minor) teaching awards, studied pedagogy extensively, and almost always score highly on my student evaluations. I am not a world-class teacher by any means, but I am conscientious; I …

Feminism

Here’s What Happens to Your Brain on The Way to Mars

Early studies suggest it's probably nothing good.<p>NASA plans to send a crewed mission to Mars within the next 20 years, but a recent study indicates …

No Pain, No Gain! 5 Magazines to Get You Moving

Making that New Year’s resolution to exercise more is easy, but if you’re new to a routine it can feel daunting or get boring very quickly if you’re going at it alone. Fortunately, we’ve found a variety of exercise options as well as visual guides complete with videos and GIFs.<p>With these five …

Europa: Facts About Jupiter's Icy Moon and Its Ocean

Europa is one of the Galilean moons of Jupiter, along with Io, Ganymede and Callisto. Astronomer Galileo Galilei gets the credit for discovering …

Microsoft's Cortana is coming to iOS and Android

Microsoft is planning to bring its Cortana digital assistant to iOS and Android as a standalone app. While the software maker has previously confirmed Cortana would come to additional operating systems, <i>Reuters</i> reports that the standalone app will be available on phones and tablets running iOS and …

Network theory sheds new light on origins of consciousness

Where in your brain do <i>you</i> exist? Is your awareness of the world around you and of yourself as an individual the result of specific, focused changes …

Five new albums to try this week: Flying Lotus, Caribou and more

Caribou – Our Love (City Slang)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: We haven’t heard from Dan Snaith as Caribou since 2010’s Odessa, and he returns here with another album of ambitious and textured electronica.<p><b>It might not be for you if</b> … You’re not sure you’re quite ready for a Caribou album influenced by what …

A Microchip That Mimics the Human Brain

IBM researchers build a chip that simulates a million neurons and more than 250 million synapses. Related: Origami Robot Folds and Crawls by Itself<p><b>A new brain-like microchip has 1 million</b> electronic neurons and more than 256 million artificial synapses connecting. IBM researchers and their …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

15 best Android apps of 2018!

Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The crème de la crème. The Android apps that stand alone at the top of the pantheon. These apps have become ubiquitous with Android and if you’re looking for good stuff it’s assumed that you have some of this stuff already. There are a ton of amazing Android apps …

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Five albums to try this week: Morrissey, Slow Club and more

Jungle – Jungle (XL)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: After stirring up hype last year, the mysterious Jungle deliver an album of slick, indie-disco tracks slathered in synths, falsetto hooks and octave harmonies. Although much of Jungle's intrigue has been heightened by their hidden identities, their music …