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These stickers make computer vision software hallucinate things that aren’t there

If you’re trying to fool an AI vision system in the future, then stickers like these might help.<p>For a long time, computer scientists have been developing special types of images that bamboozle AI eyes. These pictures and patterns are known as “adversarial images,” and they exploit weaknesses in the …

Neat

Germany Had So Much Renewable Energy Over Christmas It Had to Pay People to Use It

This is the future.<p>People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas.<p>Electricity prices in the country went negative for many …

Renewable Energy

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People | Inc.com

There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely likable over the long haul is tougher. Building and maintaining great …

Self-improvement

3 self-made billionaires share the books that helped get them there

If you're looking for something to read this weekend, consider recommendations from some of the world's wealthiest, most successful …

Bill Gates

The incredible architectural secrets of Steve Jobs Theater

Steve Jobs Theater is empty.<p>Hours earlier, the massive lobby, demo area (or foyer) space below, and theater were humming with Apple employees, media, …

‘Iron Man 4’ Release Date Slated In 2020? Robert Downey Jr. Ready To Hang Up His Famous Suit

After Robert Downey Jr. confirmed on the <i>Ellen DeGeneres Show</i> that <i>Iron Man 4</i> is happening, nothing much was said about the Marvel superhero film. With …

Marvel Universe

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

Time Management

13-foot-tall Korean mech suit aims to assist with Fukushima cleanup

You probably don't know Vitaly Bulgarov's name – but you've almost certainly seen his work before. His highly technical, futuristic robot designs …

Robotics

How To Escape The Procrastination Doom Loop

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway station with their laptop and still manage to get more done in an hour than you would in a day …

Procrastination

Supermoon Forecast: The Moon Hasn't Been This Close in Almost 69 Years

On Monday (Nov. 14) at 6:15 a.m. EST, the moon will arrive at its closest point to the Earth in 2016: a distance of 221,524 miles (356,508 …

Tesla Model 3 will feature new type of glass developed in-house, Elon Musk confirms ‘Tesla Glass’ tech group

Two months ago, we reported in exclusivity about a new program at Tesla called ‘Tesla Glass’. We admitted at the time that we didn’t know much about the program other than its director and the high level of secrecy surrounding it.<p>But now CEO Elon Musk confirmed that it’s a new “glass technology …

Tesla

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research …

This Cool Imperial Probe Droid Is Made From a Drone

Star Wars has no shortage of iconic characters and machinery, but one underrated droid is finally getting its due.<p>Arguably, the flying Viper Imperial …

Drones

Video Friday: Russian Android, Swarm User Interface, and Robot Drone Man

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Image: Russia's Foundation for Advanced Studies via YouTubeRussia's humanoid robot Fedor.Video Friday …

Robotics

This robot sweats to keep cool

Just like human muscles, the motors that drive a humanoid robot generate a lot of heat. But unlike humans, robots haven’t had the chance to evolve cooling mechanisms like sweat—until now.<p>A robot built by the University of Tokyo tackles the problem of overheating by sweating water through its metal …

Robotics

The Secret To Becoming Unbearably Attractive

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest as part of Healthy Narcissism Month.</i><p>People obsess way too much about the physical changes needed to become more attractive to others.<p>I'm not saying that eating right and exercising aren't important. It's just that there are other minor changes …

Relationships

DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge Ends In Triumph

A machine named Mayhem took home the $2 million prize<p>Seven machines entered the competition, and Mayhem won. The field of battle was the Cyber Grand Challenge put together by the Pentagon’s future projects wing DARPA, a variation on a traditional computer security tournament. Normally, in computer …

Wild Charger Juices Up Your iPhone While It Floats in Mid-Air

It's a gimmick, but a rad one.<p>Are you sick of charging with wires, and gravity? Well, the suffering could be coming to an end.<p>Either through some dark magic or cool tech (I'm pretty sure it's tech), you could soon be charging your phone while it levitates.<p>The OvRcharge device is currently gaining …

This Cute Robot Is the Coolest Toy Since Furby

San Francisco A.I. startup Anki has a great reputation for making robot cars you can race with your phone. And considering all three founders got …

How to Be Totally Anonymous Online (Part 2)

<i>This is the second installment of our two-part series on being completely anonymous online. If you missed part 1, you can find it here.</i><p>Cookies and …

Privacy

How to Be Totally Anonymous Online (Part 1)

We hate to make you paranoid, but there’s a strong chance that everything you read, share, like, comment on, buy or bookmark online is being tracked. …

Have you been hacked? These four websites can tell you

These days, data breaches are growing more numerous — and more worrisome. After all, how are you supposed to protect your passwords and login …

Ashley Madison

Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone

Next year, Google will sell a smartphone that lets you swap in interchangeable parts to get new abilities.<p>Rafa Camargo is playing ping-pong. Thirty minutes ago, he placed the world's most interesting smartphone into his jacket pocket. Now that jacket and its precious contents are lying on the …

Mobile Technology

Bill Gates: Read these 5 books this summer

Bill Gates is a technology pioneer as founder of Microsoft. He is one of the world's richest people. And he now is focused on promoting education and health around the world. What does somebody like that recommend for summer reading? Here are five of his recommendations.<p>Gates, the founder of the …

Bill Gates

A former FBI hostage negotiator says there's one question you should ask when you can't get the salary you want

At some point, the hiring manager may tell you that, yes, you'd be a valuable asset, but they just can't go any higher.<p>Assuming you really want the job, it's tempting to accept their answer and leave feeling like a pushover.<p>Don't.<p>There's a more important question you should be asking than how much …

Employment

How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.<p>Your iPhone knows everywhere you've been, Google Maps is always tracking your location, and Facebook has built a detailed character profile of all its users.<p>By following these five …

My 10 Favorite Books: Bill Gates

<i>For his bookshop and website One Grand Books, the editor Aaron Hicklin asked people to name the 10 books they’d take with them if they were marooned on a desert island. The next in</i> <i>the series is Bill Gates, who shares his list exclusively with T.</i> <i>(Through May 22, One Grand is hosting a pop-up shop at</i> …

Books

'Captain America' star bears eerie resemblance to Luke Skywalker

The Force is strong with the Winter Soldier.<p>Luke Skywalker is potentially the pop culture figure with the <i>most</i> conspiracy theories circulating about …

A startup CEO and former Googler says these 4 mistakes make you seem unqualified in a job interview

But sometimes nerves get the best of us — or we just don't prepare properly — and we end up doing things that discount our qualifications and make us seem irresponsible or incompetent.<p>"I've easily conducted over 200 job interviews in the past 12 months," says Liz Wessel, CEO and cofounder of WayUp, …

Employment

Here's why Elon Musk has been sleeping on Tesla's factory floor

But the launch has been marred by a range of quality issues, parts shortages, and other growing pains. There have been a handful of reports of early Model X units having a wide range of problems, inevitably taking a toll on Tesla's lofty share price.<p>Last week, reports surfaced that two high-level …

Tesla