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A.I. Created to Spot Gravitational Waves

A deep-learning system that can sift gravitational wave signals from background noise has been created by physicists in the UK. Deep learning is a …

Aterian buys Vander-Bend

<b>Aterian Investment Partners</b> has acquired San Jose, California-based <b>Vander-Bend Manufacturing</b>, a maker of precision products. No financial terms were …

How to optimize powertrain solutions for electric trucks and buses

<b>Sponsored by AVL</b><p>Local air pollution, noise emissions, global CO2 reduction and public pressure are driving the need for zero emission transportation …

Linux-Driven Modules and SBC Tap i.MX8, i.MX8M and iMX8X

By Eric Brown Phytec has posted product pages for three PhyCore modules, all of which support Linux and offer a -40°C to 85°C temperature range. The …

Researchers Delve Deeper into the World of Microelectronics

A new kind of microchip that’s able to transfer data optically could soon be hitting the market, solving a worldwide bottleneck in current data …

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here's how that could change.

<i>Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series entitled Map to the Middle Class, which is being jointly published by NBCNews.com and The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. The series will examine how schools can</i> …

College & University

Police release footage of fatal shooting of Virginia man

Body camera footage released Tuesday of the fatal police shooting of a black man in Virginia shows him ignoring police commands and then turning …

Feds charge Backpage founder after human-trafficking investigation

PHOENIX — A founder of a 45-year-old alternative weekly newspaper in Phoenix has been charged in the apparent culmination of a federal human-trafficking investigation.<p>Michael Lacey, 69, of Sedona, Ariz., who helped build a nationwide media empire out of the <i>Phoenix New Times</i>, was charged Friday as …

Crime

These things shape political views of biracial youth - Futurity

Biracial young adults who identify with the races of both of their parents are more likely to be socially progressive and liberal, the author of a …

Science teacher, 26, sent nudes, had sex romps with teen boy student, cops say

A Florida middle school teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old male student and sending him nude photos.<p>Stephanie Peterson, 26, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of lewd or lascivious battery and one count of transmission of harmful materials to a …

A Michigan man hobbled into a Chicago hospital. His injury: a week-old gunshot wound from the Syrian civil war

The clerk at the intake desk was unfazed when Stevens said he had been wounded in Syria. She took his passport and told him to join the rest of the …

Bias kept black scientists out of Oak Ridge's atomic bomb work

Adolf Hitler's quest to build a master race drove European scientific talent into the United States' ranks, giving the nation a jump-start on the …

University of Chicago

Trump aims to reduce drug costs under Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will propose lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries by allowing them to share in …

Leaked Photo Suggests NSA Infiltrated Cryptocurrencies | Investopedia

Recent news that the National Security Administration (NSA) may have successfully launched investigations into "Tor, I2P, and VPN," with an …

Cryptocurrency

The Long Telegram of George Kennan: The Birth of Containment

The 'Long Telegram' was sent by George Kennan from the United States Embassy in Moscow to Washington, where it was received on February 22nd, 1946. …

Geopolitics

Prayers Up! Black Man Severely Beaten in a ‘Racist Rage’ for Spending the Night with His Attacker’s Sister

26-year-old DeShawn Horne was severely beaten in Seattle by a man who used racial slurs after finding out the victim spent the night with his …

How To: Use Kismet to Watch Wi-Fi User Activity Through Walls

Your home has walls for privacy, but Wi-Fi signals passing through them and can be detected up to a mile away with a directional Wi-Fi antenna and a …

Questlove denies ‘ridiculous allegations’ in racial discrimination lawsuit

NBC and The Roots’ Questlove have been named in a lawsuit filed by two former employees of <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i>.<p>Former camera …

The CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies endorses just 4 cryptocurrencies and 'wouldn't touch' ICOs: 'It’s just too risky'

LONDON — The founder and CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies says he would not invest in so-called "altcoins," which are new cryptocurrencies created by companies through "initial coin offerings" (ICOs).<p>BTCC CEO and founder Bobby Lee told Business Insider: "Unfortunately I'm very …

Actuary inspires youth to learn to love maths through new app

A young actuary from the Eastern Cape is on a mission to zap the myth that maths is a complex monster that only a few can conquer.<p>Athi Rwexu, 27, …

Number Talks

Importance of Number Talks for conceptual understanding.

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the technology and open the door to levitating much larger objects, including humans.<p>Engineers from the …

Breakthroughs

Will blockchain transform the public sector?

Blockchain’s influence in the public sector will be mostly behind the scenes. But the technology has the potential to bring security, efficiency, and …

The US Air Force lost 4 nuclear bombs in Spain 52 years ago — and the disaster is still being felt now

Early on the morning of January 16, 1966, a B-52 Stratofortress bomber took off from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina.<p>The bomber headed toward Europe, where it would patrol near the borders of the Soviet Union with four nuclear weapons, part of Operation Chrome Dome, a Cold War …

Bitcoin: The Big Short Is Already Here And It Could Get Far Worse

<i>Source: theatlantic.com</i><p>Bitcoin (COIN) has had an incredible rollercoaster ride over the past year. Prices have fluctuated wildly from about $800 to …

Cryptocurrency

Anita Hill and her 1991 congressional defenders to Joe Biden: You were part of the problem

<i>On Nov. 16, Anita Hill sat down at The Washington Post offices with five current and former Democratic lawmakers: Nita M. Lowey (N.Y.), Barbara A. Mikulski (Md.), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D.C.), Pat Schroeder (Colo.) and Louise M. Slaughter (N.Y.) — all allies of Hill during her</i> <i>historic appearance at</i> …

How the Clinton-�Gingrich years became ‘the good old days’: Republicans revisit 1994

<i>This piece is part of our Jan. 7, 2018, Reflection Issue, in which we take a step back from the daily onslaught of news and controversy and try to get some perspective by reexamining the past. We gathered newsmakers who took part in pivotal Washington events over the past 30 years and asked them to</i> …

How Much Mathematics Does an IT Engineer Need to Learn to Get Into Data Science?

When I started diving deep into these exciting subjects (by self-study), I discovered quickly that I don’t know/only have a rudimentary idea about/ …

Contents

Open Source Society University<p>Path to a free self-taught education in Computer Science!<p>Summary<p>Curriculum<p>Prerequisites<br>• Introduction to Computer …

ChordBud has got all the tools you’ll need for making interesting progressions

If writing your tracks by using chords is the way you work, then you might want to take a look at ChordBud, a new universal iOS app for doing just …