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Google is reportedly developing an AI assistant that recommends workouts and meal plans

Hot on the heels of a report that Apple might be developing a coprocessor for health data analysis, news broke this afternoon of Google Coach, a rumored Google wellness product powered by artificial intelligence (AI).<p>Fitness will be Google Coach’s bread and butter, Android Police reports. But …

Artificial Intelligence

How brand new science will manage the fourth industrial revolution

It's about artificial intelligence, data, and things like quantum computing and nanotechnology. Australian National University's 3A Institute is …

Artificial Intelligence

These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

Google wants to help your boss spy on you

On August 9, the US Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Google, the company who no longer tells its employees to not be …

Mobile Devices

Two photos of Tiger Woods taken 16 years apart show how much smartphones have changed the world

The shocking difference between 2002 and 2018 was pointed out by Ryder Cup and European Tour content director Jamie Kennedy in a viral tweet:<p>While Business Insider couldn't identify the specific events in the photos above, even pics from Friday show Tiger playing in front of a wall of …

Tiger Woods

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

Inside the Very Big, Very Controversial Business of Dog Cloning

Barbra Streisand is not alone. At a South Korean laboratory, a once-disgraced doctor is replicating hundreds of deceased pets for the rich and famous. It’s made for more than a few questions of bioethics.<p>The surgeon is a showman. Scrubbed in and surrounded by his surgical team, a lavalier mike …

Genetics

17 verbs that cut fat from your writing

Verbs are the powerhouse of your sentences; choose them wisely.<p>Another issue that I see frequently in the work that I edit is weak verbs coupled with …

Creative Writing

Video game obsession isn’t really about the video games. It’s about unmet psychological needs

Many parents are concerned with their child’s seemingly obsessive video game play. Fortnite, the most recent gaming phenomenon, has taken the world …

Psychology

Apple crushed Alex Jones — then tossed him a lifeline

Why Apple might be getting more credit for banning Infowars than it deserves<p>Alex Jones’ fate was decided over the weekend, when Apple CEO Tim Cook and his vice president of software and services, Eddy Cue, met to talk about it. So says Dylan Byers in his daily newsletter, Pacific, which lays out …

Internet

New genre of artificial intelligence programs take computer hacking to another level

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The nightmare scenario for computer security - artificial intelligence programs that can learn how to evade even the best defenses - may already have arrived.<p>FILE PHOTO: Servers for data storage are seen at Advania's Thor Data Center in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland August 7, …

Artificial Intelligence

Hacks For Overthinking Aren't As Complex As You'd Think, So Here's What Experts Suggest

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

Google adds lots of new tools to its Education suite

Summer break is normally a time for rest and recreation, but Google has been busy updating Classroom, Google Earth and other Google for Education tools in preparation for the next academic term.<p>Since its 2014 inception, Google Classroom has served to empower both teachers and students by …

Education Technology

10 useful Gmail settings you'll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about one in seven people on Earth, actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve …

Apps

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Tell me what you say ‘yes’ to, and I’ll tell you who you are

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.”  —  Warren …

Self-improvement

30 Egg Breakfasts That May Turn You Instantly Into a Morning Person

Maybe you know how to scramble eggs, but if you're looking to freshen up your breakfast routine, allow these 30 takes to do the trick. Most of these recipes can be prepared for one and at the snap of a finger, so you <i>actually</i> have time to savor the most important meal of the day.

Eggs

A beginner's guide to AI: Natural language processing

<i>This is the third story in our continuing series covering the basics of AI. While it isn’t necessary to read the first article, which covers neural networks, doing so may add to your understanding of the topics covered in this one. If you’d like to know how computers “see,” visit the second article</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

4 simple strategies to quell public speaking fear

Public speaking fear can become a career-crippling problem.<p>It’s nearly impossible to eliminate nervousness, but there are plenty of ways to ease …

Public Speaking

The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

<i>A version of this interview ran in 2015.</i><p>Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop off a forgotten assignment? Have you done a college student's laundry? What about coming along to Junior's first job interview?<p>These examples are drawn from two bestselling books —</i> …

Parenting

Grammar rules you were taught at school that are wrong

Do you remember being taught you should never start your sentences with “And” or “But”?<p>What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are …

Linguistics

iTeach: A Guide To The Most Useful Apps For The Classroom

Smartphones and tablets have quickly become a permanent part of students' daily lives. Kids up to 8 years old spent almost an hour a day on mobile devices, Common Sense Media reported last year.<p>And the amount of time kids spend with screens only increases as they get older. On average, 13- to …

Education Technology

Venmo: how the payment app exposes our private lives

Venmo is unusual because it combines social media with financial transaction. It’s hard to gauge expectations of privacy<p>Anyone can track a Venmo user’s purchase history and glean a detailed profile – including their drug deals, eating habits and arguments – because the payment app lacks default …

Venmo

Los Angeles high school students reveal a link between copious amounts of screen time and ADHD

What with all the swiping, scrolling, snap-chatting, surfing and streaming that consume the adolescent mind, an American parent might well watch his or her teen and wonder whether any sustained thought is even possible.<p>New research supports that worry, suggesting that teens who spend more time …

Los Angeles

Study links ADHD symptoms in teens to frequent gadget use

Many people will tell you that teens' constant device use leaves them unable to focus, but is that actually the case? The answer is a giant "maybe." A newly published study in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> has linked Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms in teens to …

Medical Journals

Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear

Do you remember the day you decided you were no good at math?<p>Or maybe you had the less common, opposite experience: a moment of math excitement that hooked you for good?<p>Thousands of studies have been published that touch on the topic of "math anxiety." Overwhelming fear of math, regardless of one's …

Education

How To Stop Your Mind From Racing At Night

Some nights, you get into bed and your mind starts going over every single thing you've done, ever, since you've been alive. Or, it goes through …

Want Students to Read Deeply? Ask Them These Two Kinds of Questions

Students often summarize or spout cliched morals when asked to analyze literature. But a new study finds two new ways teachers can get them to look …

Money lessons everyone should know before leaving high school

Learning how to effectively manage money can make a huge difference in high schoolers’ lives. If not immediately, then certainly later on in life.<p>But …

How to boost serotonin and improve mood

Serotonin is a chemical in the brain that can affect mood. Eating foods that contain the essential amino acid known as tryptophan can help the body …