Peter Weyland

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4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

MIT Ranks the World's 13 Smartest Artificial Intelligence Companies

From chatbots to robots, these global leaders combine brains with business sense.<p>Editors at the <i>MIT Technology Review</i> recently weighed in with their annual review of the world's 50 Smartest Companies. This list celebrates the most effective pairing of innovation and business across the globe. For …

Deep Drumpf: the Twitter bot trying to out-Trump the Donald

MIT project uses artificial-intelligence algorithm to learn Republican frontrunner’s speech patterns before publishing ‘remarkably Trump-like statements’<p>“OK, it’s amazing right now with Isis, I tell you what? I don’t want them to vote, the worst very social people. I love me.”<p>Donald Trump may be a …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's AI Just Did Something Nobody Thought Possible

Human beings who design intelligent computers have a long history of getting those computers to beat other humans at games to prove how great their …

Elon Musk is right about the threat of AI, but he’s dangerously wrong about why

Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are right: AI is dangerous. But they are dangerously wrong about why.<p>I see two fairly likely futures:<p>Future one: AI destroys itself, humanity, and most or all life on earth, probably a lot sooner than within 1000 years.<p>Future two: Humanity radically restructures its …

Artificial Intelligence

The science myths that will not die

In 1997, physicians in southwest Korea began to offer ultrasound screening for early detection of thyroid cancer. News of the programme spread, and …

University of California

Motion AI raises $700,000 to expand artificial intelligence chatbot service

Artificial intelligence can help a chatbot answer a customer-service issue in a live chat, and a Naperville founder is hoping soon it can take your pizza order or answer basic questions about a business.<p>Motion AI wants to make it easier for retailers, restaurants or any company to offer chatbot …

In 5 years, a robot could be your boss

Robots are after your boss’ job.<p>Managers spend much of their day working on tasks that robots will do better in the future, according to a survey …

Oxford University

Here's Why Elon Musk and Everyone Else Is Betting Big on AI

Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and fellow tech kingpins committed $1 billion to researching artificial intelligence. The group’s findings would be …

thegoodreads.in

Does infinity really exist?

Our universe appears to be bound by a finite set of laws, yet we often talk about things that go on for an eternity. "Infinity" is a strange idea. …

A look at robots and other coding toys for the youngest kids

NEW YORK (AP) — It's no longer tough to find coding toys for young kids. Here's a look at your current options. All of the toys are either sold …

Kids

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian: Don't Be Fooled by the Glamorous Trappings of Entrepreneurship

What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur?<p>Onstage at the Entrepreneur360<i>™</i>conference in New York City, Reddit co-founder, author and investor Alexis Ohanian urged the audience not to mistake the glamorous idea of entrepreneurship for the actual daily grind that goes into running a successful …

Entrepreneurship

The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most …

8 Things We Simply Don't Understand About the Human Brain

Despite all the recent advances in the cognitive and neurosciences, there’s still much about the human brain that we do not know. Here are 8 of the …

Elon Musk: I met Steve Jobs and he was a jerk

Tesla CEO and all-around real-life Iron Man Elon Musk has been on quite the roll, making various verbal swipes at Apple as of late — and a new interview he gave to <i>GQ</i> doesn’t break the mold.<p>Describing Steve Jobs as “kind of a jerk,” and saying, “It’s not that I care about currying favor with Apple” …

Why Creativity Can Be a Curse for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the course of a two-decade-long career advising and strategizing with entrepreneurs, I have noticed a trend, particularly amongst those driven by creativity and passion. For these creative types, it is that their biggest strength -- …

Entrepreneurship

Google just launched a new way to help you stay on top of your to-do lists

For all the G-Cal users out there, the company just launched a new feature called "Reminders" that will put your obligations front and center on your schedule.<p>Every time you add a new task to your to-do list, it will show up on your Google Calendar every day until you swipe it as complete. (Because …

Apps

Cambridge University is opening a £10 million centre to study the impact of AI on humanity

The 806-year-old university said the centre, being funded with a grant from non-profit foundation The Leverhulme Trust, will explore the opportunities and challenges facing humanity as a result of further developments in artificial intelligence.<p>Over the next 10 years, the Leverhulme Centre for the …

Artificial Intelligence

Emotech Is Building Olly, A Robot Assistant With Personality

A robot with a unique personality might sound like an oxymoron. Or science fiction. But that’s the goal of London-based startup Emotech, launching on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015 today, with a plan to crowdfund its first product, a voice-controlled robot assistant called Olly, early next …

Smart Homes

5 Questions to Ask Before Going All-in as an Entrepreneur

A Silicon Valley mogul explains how to know when it's time to risk everything.<p>You have a winning idea for a new business. But how do you know when it's time to risk everything and go for it? Just ask Farhad Mohit, founder and CEO of Flipagram, an L.A.-based content platform that enables people to …

Business Strategy

Learn to Leverage the p5.js Javascript Library for Art and Design

What originally drew me to Processing was that it wasn’t just a platform, it was a community. I was inspired seeing how Ben Fry, Casey Reas, and Daniel Shiffman had created and fostered this community over the years. I wondered if this community and the core values of Processing could actually …

JavaScript

Coding is the next level of literacy, says Apple software boss

Teaching your kids how to code is pretty much as important as teaching them to write, according to Apple’s senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, in an interview promoting the company’s Hour of Code project.<p>Apple is turning all of its retail locations into coding centers for kids this …

Charisma

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

Employment

What Top Accelerators Are Really Looking For In A Startup

Every month hundreds of startups in the United States apply to accelerator and incubator programs. Their hope is that acceptance will grant them access to the wise mentorship, industry connections and money that will lead them to the promised land. With a bit of luck they will scale, achieve …

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

<b>Technology makes some types of jobs</b> obsolete and creates other types of jobs — that’s been true since the stone age. While in the past, machines have …

Google Calendar adds reminders so you can nag yourself into getting stuff done

Google Calendar is getting a big feature update today: Reminders. It means Calendar can now nag you until you complete a task.<p>Reminders – available now on Android and iOS – are set to recur daily until you dismiss them permanently. They’ll show up at the top of your Calendar list each day along …

Apps

China wants robots to replace millions of low-paid workers

China is laying the groundwork for a robot revolution by planning to automate the work currently done by millions of low-paid workers.<p>The …