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Scientists Discover That Everything Is Energy and Information

What else can we do in the face of what scientists have discovered about reality? It’s unbelievable! Fantastic! And it is quite clearly showing that …

5 Ways to Build Your Business Brand on LinkedIn

LinkedIn: 5 Ways to Build Your Business Brand on LinkedIn<p>Updated October 29, 2017<p>LinkedIn can be an important part of your social media marketing …

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Startups

Healthcare startup League announces U.S. launch of digital health benefits platform

League, a Toronto-based digital health startup with ties to Seattle, announced Tuesday that it has launched its digital health benefits platform in …

The future of ad agencies has never been more in doubt

A few years ago, Booking.com, a hotel e-commerce site owned by Priceline, worked closely with a media-buying agency to figure out where to allocate its ad budgets.<p>"We'd have meetings where we'd sit down and say, 'We should put this much on YouTube, this much on other sites,' et cetera," Pepijn …

General Motors

Fluid Tests Hint at Concrete Quantum Reality

Surprising oil drop experiments suggest that the quantum world may not be as strange as advertised.<p>For nearly a century, “reality” has been a murky …

Quantum Physics

Innovating in a Highly Regulated Industry Like Health Care

When I was Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital, I often felt that my title should have been Chief Innovation <i>Communication and Relations</i> Officer. In any firm, an innovation program cannot be effective without building bridges within the firm. But, in highly regulated industries, …

HelloSign raises $16 million so you can stop signing paper documents

HelloSign, the eSignature platform, is announcing a $16 million financing round led by Foundry Group and Zach Coelius. Greylock Partners, U.S. Venture Partners and Tien Tzuo also participated.<p>Although the San Francisco-based company has been around since 2010, they are calling it a Series B, since …

Industrial IoT is the most important tech scene you haven’t heard of

Artificial Intelligence, the technology Hollywood predicts might be the death of us all — has been around for ages. From fictional Skynet to Apple’s Siri, we’ve all been gawping at AI’s unstoppable rise. Recently, although the hype around AI has continued to build, it hasn’t been matched by …

Internet of Things

New research on the biology behind over-thinking shows how it makes us less creative

According to new research, one reason for experiencing this is biological.<p>Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Goldsmiths University of London have discovered that using a targeted electric current to suppress a particular region of the brain can help break us out of these states of …

The Brain

The Marketing Power of Rewards Programs

A rewards program can help you build customer loyalty, deepen engagement and serve as a marketing benefit you can tout to attract new customers.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>A rewards program can help you build customer loyalty, deepen engagement and serve …

At $75,560, housing a prisoner in California now costs more than a year at Harvard

The cost of imprisoning each of California’s 130,000 inmates is expected to reach a record $75,560 in the next year<p>HOW MUCH?<p>More than tuition atHarvard University<p>That’s enough to cover the annual cost of attending Harvard University and still have plenty left over for pizza and beer<p>Gov.<p>Jerry …

A group of Dutch children may sue their sperm donor father on grounds that they 'should not exist'

Midway through the BBC's write-up of this strange case is this doozy of a sentence:<p>As the father of a child and a resident of the perverse plane of existence in which we all find ourselves, I must object to the potentially dangerous precedent that could be set here.<p>If you can sue a lying sperm …

Scientists Hope to Use Stem Cells to Reverse Death in Controversial Study

Back From The Dead<p>Researchers seem to be setting their sights on increasingly lofty goals when it comes to the human body – from the world’s first …

VirtualSpaces - A Startup Bringing Immersive Virtual Reality to Realty Sector

Real estate has been one of the most competitive yet lucrative industries for many in India. Irrespective of how the recent economic changes will …

How Augmented Reality Can Change the Way We Do Business

Any modern business which wants to interact with its clienteleThe post How Augmented Reality Can Change the Way We Do Business appeared first on …

Augmented Reality

Evaluating IP infringement risks for designers and consumers of 3D printing services

Marcus Thymian Contributor<p>Marcus Thymian is a partner at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, a Chicago-based law firm. His intellectual property practice focuses primarily on electrical and software technologies.<p>Consumer-grade 3D printers really just kind of suck. From the tedious maintenance …

Why This Startup Thinks You Need 3-D Selfies | Inc.com

Transforming actor Mark Ruffalo into the Incredible Hulk for multiple big-screen films over the past few years has been no simple point-and-shoot feat. Adding all that grey-green fierce bulk to his face and body required dozens of talented engineers creating algorithms as well as artists who could …

Virtual Reality

How to Create a Killer LinkedIn Profile | Inc.com

Do you know how your LinkedIn profile stacks up against other users'? Are you maximizing all the features to give you an edge on your competition?<p>Good news--LinkedIn recently brought back a feature that will help you determine just that.<p>The platform's popular "All Star" profile feature is your …

Logging

SeedLegals’ automation aims to replace lawyers in startup funding rounds

With AI and machine learning breathing down the neck of the vast quantities of dull contract checking, which currently goes on in many law firms, it’s no wonder startups are training their guns on this sector.<p>Legaltech is, naturally, driving down the cost of legal work, and the new wave of these …

Startups

Is the “augmented customer” the future of tech?

A report released this week by global research and consulting firm Ovum has explored the changing identity of the customer in the digital age with the emergence of what they term the “Augmented Customer” — an interconnectedness between customers, retailers, and technology.<p>“With the number of …

German Researchers Discover Cause of OCD

This is major.<p>Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can take many forms. Perhaps someone washes her hands over and over again, leading to cuts and skin damage. Or maybe she can’t fall asleep at night until she’s gotten out of bed to make sure the door is locked. Perhaps she always orders objects in a …

Autism News: Mapping Of Genomes Leads To Breakthrough Study On Disorder

A new study on Autism released Tuesday reveals 18 new candidate genes. Previously, researchers had identified 42 genes that they knew played a role …

Humans 2.0: these geneticists want to create an artificial genome by synthesising our DNA

In July 2015, 100 geneticists met at the New York Genome Center to discuss yeast. At 12 million base pairs long, it's the largest genome scientists …

People With ADHD Have Different Brains

Certain brain structures related to emotion and reward are smaller in people with the disorder, new research finds.<p>The largest-ever brain imaging study on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has led scientists to say the condition should be considered a neurological disorder, not just a …

Neuroscience

Algorithm predicts autism diagnosis in young children with 81 percent accuracy

A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a deep learning algorithm that can accurately predict whether …

Beautiful Minds: Relations Between Genius, Creativity and Mental Illness

Why do creative and/or intelligent people often suffer from some kind of mental illness, or at least bouts of, if not a steady, depression? Citing …

Autism predicted by infant brain changes, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> It may be possible to predict whether an infant will go on to develop autism, researchers say.<p>Overgrowth in brain volume during the first year of life forecasts whether a child at high risk of developing autism spectrum disorder is likely to receive a diagnosis at age 2, according to a …

Autism

The Legal Issues You Need To Know If You’re Launching A Startup In 2017

A legal expert from the J+O Firm talks capital, patents, taxes, crowdfunding, and—oh yeah—remembering to form your company.<p>Thinking of finally launching that startup in this year? You’d be in for a ride even if the next 12 months weren’t shaping up to be as change-filled as it appears they might. …