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Google's machine learning algorithm gets human help in quest for fusion power

The challenge Tri Alpha Energy faced was that the enormous experimental complexity of its plasma research involved so many variables that it was …

Nanomaterial charges everyday batteries in seconds

If you want a battery that charges in seconds rather than hours, you go for a supercapacitor. There are some catches to that, though: either you give up the long-lasting energy of a chemical battery (like the lithium pack in your phone) or have to resort to exotic storage tech to get a long …

Clean Energy

Rote learning is essential for a child's education – play isn't, says expert

Traditional approaches to education such as practising rote learning and building pupils' memories are essential to allow for more complex tasks, a …

Elizabeth Warren is the US president we need, but can’t have – this time | Owen Jones

She’s a champion of workers’ rights, and a thorn in the side of Wall Street. What a tragedy that the Massachusetts senator isn’t on the ballot paper<p>If only it were Elizabeth Warren on the brink of taking the White House. At a New Hampshire rally, tearing remorselessly into the misogyny of Donald …

Everyone Is Talented In Their Own Way: The 9 Types Of Intelligence You Should Know

We always think of intelligence as one entity. We think that scientists and academics are brainy and “intelligent” people. But if we put them in a …

This Is Why Smart People Prefer Fewer Friends

Smart people value friendships and relationships just like anyone else, but they tend to be more selective with how they spend their time.

This Online Education Firm Is Offering an Artificial Intelligence Training Program

Artificial intelligence, the machine learning technology that allows “smart” machines to take over human tasks like driving cars or ordering pizza, …

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This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

Soon components will shrink to invisibility

This month we're celebrating EDN's 60th anniversary by looking ahead to technology we might see in 60 years. Components in 2076 will be transparent, …

What does artificial intelligence mean for the creative mind?

Assistive and smart technologies can lead to a whole new world of creative possibilities and greater understanding of consumers<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have huge potential to drive a new generation of creative brand experiences. They are at the forefront of a powerful …

Can Aging Be Reversed by Getting Blood Transfusions from Young People?

Silicon Valley bigwig Peter Thiel is a big fan of immortality. He’s using a lot of his biotech fortune to fund research aiming to reverse and …

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Marissa Mayer says the secret of success is working 130 hours a week

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You're desperate to be a success, aren't you?<p>What else is there in life?<p>If you can't waft into a fancy restaurant and turn heads with your sense of net worth, who are you?<p>How do you get there, …

Marissa Mayer

2 Muslims kicked off plane because flight attendant felt 'unsafe'

Two Muslim women were ejected from a Wednesday-morning American Airlines flight from Miami to Washington, D.C., after asking for a glass of water, because a flight attendant reported feeling "unsafe" with them on the plane, BuzzFeed reported.<p>Niala Mohammad, a senior broadcast journalist and …

A Rigged Outcome? Trump May Be Engineering It Himself

It appears that Donald Trump may be rigging himself an exit ramp from the presidential election. His self-created meltdown might suggest he isn't …

Researchers think we may have to protect our brains from hackers in a few years

What if hackers could one day control your mind, or at least take a glimpse inside, through the use of sophisticated malware?<p>It’s a scenario that’s sounds straight out of a science fiction novel, but we’re far closer than you might think. As scientists continue to make breakthroughs in implanting, …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks about the most valuable thing in life

That's because, as Nadella told Bloomberg, he views "time" as the most valuable thing we all have.<p>"I felt that one of the things that we should make sure we do for ourselves is to give people a sense for how are they spending their time so that they can then be more in control," he said. "The thing …

Pappu Tomato - Andhra Tomato Dal

Tomato Pappu mixed with a dollop of ghee and rice with Mango Avakai is a dearly loved combination and an integral part of everyday Andhra vegetarian …

How Intel missed the iPhone revolution

Jon Stokes Contributor<p>Jon Stokes is one of the founders of Ars Technica, an author, and a former Wired editor. He currently hacks ruby at Collective Idea, and runs AllOutdoor.com.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state<br>• Why the NRA hates …

Computer Hardware

Vegetarian Mexican Inspired Stuffed Peppers Recipe

"I created this so it's not too spicy, but is packed with flavor. My kids loved it! For variety, add corn or other vegetables or switch to other …

Engineers just created a programmable quantum computer

Computer scientists have created a small programmable quantum computer that can run a number of quantum algorithms.<p>Quantum computers have the …

Quantum Computing

To Chip or Not to Chip: Would You Get a Biotech Implant?

Many of us balk at the idea of biotech implants as an affront to privacy and good old-fashioned humanity - but what if it could restore your eyesight …

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

No more dry mucous membranes when flying

Hovering at around 20 percent, the relative humidity in aircraft is kept very low to keep condensation from building up in the cabin. The downside …

Condensation

The Domino Effect: How To Create A Chain Reaction Of Good Habits

Human behaviors are often tied to one another.<p>For example, consider the case of a woman named Jennifer Lee Dukes. For two and a half decades during her adult life, starting when she left for college and extending into her 40s, Dukes never made her bed except for when her mother or guests dropped by …

Apple in Talks to Acquire Jay Z's Tidal Music Service

Sources say talks are ongoing and may not result in a deal<p>Apple Inc. is in talks to acquire Tidal, a streaming-music service run by rap mogul Jay Z, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>Apple is exploring the idea of bringing on Tidal to bolster its Apple Music service because of Tidal’s …

Apple Music

Tesla driver dies in first fatal crash while using autopilot mode

The autopilot sensors on the Model S failed to distinguish a white tractor-trailer crossing the highway against a bright sky<p>The first known death caused by a self-driving car was disclosed by Tesla Motors on Thursday evening, a development that is sure to cause consumers to second-guess the trust …

Tesla