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The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

Jack Kerouac

FBI says this hacker took over a plane through its in-flight entertainment system

Security researcher Chris Roberts got kicked off a United flight last month for tweeting a joke about hacking into its electronic control systems.<p>Now the FBI alleges, in an affidavit for a search warrant, it was no joke. In fact, the FBI claims, Roberts actually did such a thing, causing a plane he …

Security

Apple CEO Tim Cook tells graduates: Values and justice belong in the workplace

Apple chief executive Tim Cook delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of George Washington University today. His speech spoke directly of justice, injustice, and his optimism that values belong in the workplace.<p>Cook mentioned Martin Luther King, Jr. three times in his address, …

Tim Cook

What sets LeBron James truly apart? His mind.

Some years ago, I got a call from Lance Blanks, who was then the assistant general manager of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. I’d known Lance since …

Inside The Mind That Built Google Brain: On Life, Creativity, And Failure

<i>(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty)</i><p>Here's a list of universities with arguably the greatest computer science programs: Carnegie Mellon, MIT, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. These are the same places, respectively, where Andrew Ng received his bachelor's degree, his master's, his Ph.D., and has taught for 12 …

The ability to balance on one leg for 20 seconds is a sign of a healthy brain

A lot has been written about the debilitating and potentially deadly after-effects of stroke. That’s why many of us try (or at least attempt) to steer clear of junk food, exercise regularly, keep an eye on the scales, and sit on the yoga mat once in a while. But what about standing on one leg for …

Neurology

Apple 'iPhone 6S' Upgrading To 12-Megapixel Camera, Says Report

At the beginning of September, Apple is expected to announce a new line of iPhones. There are rumors that the new iPhones will be called the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 6C. Over the last few years, Apple has not upgraded the number of megapixels built into the iPhone camera so it is due …

Mobile Technology

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Time Management

10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years

In the epilogue to his book on data, privacy, copyright and what the changing tides of these big ideas mean for writers and other creative types, prolific sci-fi behemoth and tech blogger Cory Doctorow tries to guess what the future will hold. He begins with a disclaimer: “Science-fiction writers …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read …

Self-improvement

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful (AAPL)

The year was 1977. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak had barely moved out of the Jobs' family garage to the company's first official corporate address, 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd., (Building 3, Suite C) in Cupertino, Calif.<p>The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit …

Apple II

She's Almost Real: The New Humanoid On Customer Service Duty In Tokyo

The latest robot sensation in Japan is so lifelike that when she was on the floor of a Tokyo department store recently, she was confused for a human being. The new humanoid's name is Aiko Chihira, and she was working in customer service, clad in a traditional silk kimono.<p>"She's 165 centimeters [5 …

Robotics

MIT researchers create an algorithm that removes digicam photo reflections

Professional photographers understand the complexities of compensating for errant reflections when shooting a scene through a window. But what about the rest of us who are using arguably less than stellar equipment for the same kinds of shots?<p>MIT researchers are getting ready to present a new …

Machine Learning

The yearbook photos of 13 famous titans of tech

From Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak to Microsoft's Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, we've collected some of the most hilarious, awkward, and (sometimes) suave yearbook photos of some of the world's most famous leaders in tech.

Silicon Valley