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The mysterious artificial intelligence company Elon Musk invested in is developing game-changing smart computers

Vicarious, the mysterious company that’s been funded by Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and actor Ashton Kutcher, wants …

12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. Here's what sets them apart.<p>A study at Strayer University found that most people think success is about achieving your personal goals.<p>Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal …

Self-improvement

5 Unusual Marketing Ideas For Startups

Why waste your time with your one more marketing guide? You already know the basics. And you’ve probably heard the advice a million times; create a …

The man behind the Google brain: Andrew Ng and the quest for the new AI | Kurzweil

Artificial intelligence (credit: Alejandro Zorrilal Cruz/Wikimedia Commons)<p>There’s a theory that human intelligence stems from a single algorithm.<p>The …

Eileen Burbidge is the new Chair of Tech City UK

Burbidge is a well-known figure in the London technology scene. She is a partner at VC firm Passion Capital, which has invested in high-profile startups such as GoCardless, Smarkets, and Thread.<p>But Burbidge has also taken on other roles that involve working alongside the government and the tech …

30 Women Who Have Revolutionized A Male-Dominated Industry

The tech industry has a gender problem, but fortunately there are still women who have broken through the glass ceiling.<p>Some of them are CEO’s at household-name companies, others are up-and-coming stars with fresh, industry changing ideas.<p>Approximately 5 percent of America’s Fortune 500 Companies …

Women in Tech

8 Swift Judgements That Are Made When People Meet You Within Seconds

According to recent studies, people are inclined to form an impression of one another within just seven seconds of meeting them. So whether you are …

11 IoT Programming Languages Worth Knowing

Choosing which language to use for an Internet of Things project can be as big a decision as choosing a hardware platform. Here are 11 options to …

‘The Fabulous Future’ Asks: What Will the World Be Like in 25 Years?

They’ve been wildly wrong before, but experts looking at our future are surprisingly optimistic.<p>The future just won’t stay still. We imagine we can …

7 key questions about our newly discovered human ancestor, answered

In groundbreaking new research published on Thursday, a new species of human relative has been discovered in South Africa. The findings, published in …

Anthropology

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

Self-help

This chart shows the hottest emerging tech of 2015

From the connected home and self-driving cars to virtual reality, there are tons of emerging technologies we hear about everyday.<p>But most of the time its hard to tell when, if ever, any of these things will become part of our daily life.<p>Fortunatley, research firm Gartner does its best to track the …

3 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Change Every Business

Have you entered the Internet of Things yet?<p>If you have a FitBit or other activity tracker that talks to your smartphone, you have. If you have a thermostat, alarm system, or lights in your home that you can control with your computer or phone, you have.<p>But even if you haven’t got one of those …

Internet of Things

Own Monday Like a Boss: 10 Tips to Increase Productivity & Learn to Love Mondays

When Monday morning comes do you wish you could crawl back in bed, cover up your head and come back to the real world on Tuesday or Wednesday?Monday …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Personal Finance

I took a personality test to assess my leadership potential and it was freakishly accurate

Having never been asked to complete one while applying for a job, I assumed they were somewhat similar to the quizzes in Seventeen magazine I spent the better part of my adolescence taking.<p>Those quizzes, it seemed, were only useful for diagnosing people on the extremes — those who were destined to …

Female DJs: Britain's sweaty nightclubs are dead. Blame Generation Instagram

New figures show that almost half Britain's nightclubs have closed in the last decade. Have we lost interest in dancing, are they too expensive or is there something else going on? Two DJs explain all to Radhika Sanghani<p>Clubbing has officially become a thing of the past. Nearly half of British …

Which Programming Language Should You Learn?

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Nothing Bad Happened Except My Mind

There is a voice in my head that tells me I am constantly on the verge of a catastrophe. Mysteriously, over the last few weeks a new voice has emerged, and it's telling the first one to shut the fuck up.<p>Someone asked me if it gets better and I said <i>yes</i> and they said <i>how?</i> and I got silent.<p>The truth is …

A revolutionary tool is helping us unlock the secrets of DNA

But in the meantime, this tool, called CRISPR, is helping us do something else — something that's essential if we want to really re-write the genetic code. <b>It's helping us understand what genes actually do, both in humans and in animals.</b><p>The big misunderstanding of the age of genetics is that people …

The 2017 Top Programming Languages

It’s summertime here at <i>IEEE Spectrum</i>, and that means it’s time for our fourth interactive ranking of the top programming languages. As with all …

Programming Languages

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

96 per cent of UK unaware of ‘smart city’ initiatives

News New research has revealed that almost everyone in the UK is unaware of their council’s ‘smart city’ plans

People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO

CEOs know that they depend on their company’s human resources to achieve success. Businesses don’t create value; people do. But if you peel back the layers at the vast majority of companies, you find CEOs who are distanced from and often dissatisfied with their chief human resources officers …

Management

10 Rules Of A Great Conversationalist

5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

For better or worse, how we spend or misspend our time is our own choice. While you might already <i>know</i> that you procrastinate, or that you're always late, or that you're a little flaky, you might not recognize how much of that behavior is rooted in your own unique and possibly dysfunctional …

Cisco and Red Hat at the Center of IT Transformation

The open hybrid-cloud and big data are at the center of the IT transformation that will enable every business, country, and city to become a digital and technology organization. Cisco and Red Hat share a common vision for the future of IT. That’s why Cisco is going big at the Red Hat Summit, which …

How To Be Productive

5 Ways Skynet Is More Real Than You Think

Robots and world domination have long been the reserve of Hollywood and what-if scenarios -- right up there with the zombie apocalypse and alien abduction. As artificial intelligence advances, however, there’s been a lot of recent buzz about threats AI could pose in the very near future. An …