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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

We don't pay visual artists properly – that needs to change

The Fair Pay for Artists campaign is right to push for a fees fund, super changes and an income supplement pension<p>Jane is a fairly typical artist who is trying to build and maintain her career. She has had reasonable success with her art thus far but has needed to subsidise her income by taking on …

The Arts

Top 8 Free and Easy Website Builders

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Web Design

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Mechanics

US scientists create metallic hydrogen on Earth ending 80-year quest for 'holy grail of high-pressure physics'

US scientists have succeeded in squeezing hydrogen so intensely that it has turned into a metal, creating an entirely new material that might be used as a highly efficient electricity conductor at room temperatures.<p>The discovery, published in the journal Science on Thursday, provides the first …

Chemistry

Structure of LSD and how it fits into receptors in the brain explains its potency

Lysergic acid diethylamide–more commonly known as “LSD” or simply “acid”–is one of the longest lasting and most potent hallucinogens, but researchers …

China builds world's biggest solar farm in journey to become green superpower #GlobalWarning

Vast plant in Qinghai province is part of China’s determination to transform itself from climate change villain to a green energy colossus<p>High on the Tibetan plateau, a giant poster of the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, guards the entrance to one of the greatest monuments to Beijing’s quest to …

Renewable Energy

12 keyword research tools and creative ways to use them

For over seven years, I’ve used keyword research to consistently bring myself and clients valuable, targeted long lasting traffic. It can be one of the biggest land grab opportunities in SEO – if you know the <i>tools to use</i> and <i>how to use the tools</i>.<p>For this piece I’m going to not only share 12 of the …

NOBEL ECONOMIST: 'I don’t think globalisation is anywhere near the threat that robots are'

Angus Deaton, who won the Nobel Prize last year for his work on health, wealth, and inequality, told the Financial Times he believes robots are a much greater threat to employment in the US than globalisation.<p>Addressing the theory that Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections was …

Economics

Distant black hole may disprove Einstein's theory of relativity

More than 26,000 light years away, deep within the heart of our galaxy, lies Sagittarius A* - four millions Suns' worth of unseen mass concentrated …

Black Holes

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

'Star in a Jar' Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy

For several decades now, scientists from around the world have been pursuing a ridiculously ambitious goal: They hope to develop a nuclear fusion …

A group of high school students has made Martin Shkreli's $750-drug Daraprim for $2

To prove how much of a dick move that was, a group of high school students in Australia has now created 3.7 grams of Daraprim's active ingredient in their chemistry lab for just $20 - an amount that would sell in the US for between $35,000 and $110,000 at the current rate charged by Shkreli's …

High School

Climate change may spark next financial crisis, former Bank of England regulator says

“It is potentially a systemic risk.”<p>Climate change could cause the next financial crisis, the former deputy head of the Bank of England’s regulatory …

In a historic moment for AI, computers gain ability to generalize learning between activities - ExtremeTech

By on October 24, 2016 at 12:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>With the many meteoric victories …

Artificial Intelligence

artist turns 6-year-old son's doodles into absurd animals

jan 12, 2018<p>in a series of uncanny tree-men-like hybrids, the artist maps an imaginative trail through the woods narrating the absorption of human …

Why Liberal Arts Majors Make Great Product Managers

There is a canard rampant in Startup Land that you need to have a computer science or engineering degree to be a great startup product manager. As a …

Product Management

3tags.org

Warner Bros Sues Innovative Artists For Oscar Screener Piracy Of ‘Creed’ + More

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Just as studios are getting ready to send out screeners for this year’s Oscar hopefuls, Warner Bros Entertainment today hit talent agency …

Warner Bros

Is Amazon or Microsoft a better place to work? Advice for an MBA student

Competition for tech talent in the Seattle area is fierce, and Amazon and Microsoft are the heavyweights in this fight. Many professionals find …

New York Times

The eurozone is turning into a poverty machine

There are constant bank runs. The bond markets panic, and governments along its southern perimeter need bail-outs every few years. Unemployment has sky-rocketed and growth remains sluggish, no matter how many hundreds of billions of printed money the European Central Bank throws at the economy.<p>We …

3tags.org

Google quietly changed its privacy policy, no longer promises to anonymize your personal information when selling ads - ExtremeTech

By on October 24, 2016 at 10:16 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>For years, researchers have …

Privacy

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely …

Business Strategy

Mexico Economy: What Oil & Unemployment Mean For Rates

The latest data show a rise in Mexico's inflation in recent weeks, but the <b>iShares MSCI Mexico Capped exchange-traded fund</b> (EWW) is moving higher this …

3tags.org

Elon Musk reveals more about his plans to colonise Mars and robot miners in a Reddit AMA

Less than one month ago, Elon Musk detailed his <i>'Battlestar Galactica'</i> plan for colonising Mars. Now he has provided more details.<p>In a Reddit Ask Me …

Space Travel

Why Bankers Are Leaving Wall Street to Make Ice Cream, Beer and Greek Yogurt

<i>This is the final part of a two-part series called</i> Escape from Corporate America<i>, which highlights people who have left their traditional jobs for</i> …

Ice Cream

The Universe Might Have a Delete Button - And It Could Destroy Physics as We Know It

Eep.<p>Here’s something to think about - physicists have proposed that the Universe could have a 'self destruct' mechanism, whereby everything in …

Physics