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How to create an untraceable new identity - The Kernel

My machine is inextricably linked to who I am. All of us are in the same existential mess. Your identity is now part of your smartphone and laptop. …

10 Wildly Successful People on How They View Failure

Whether you’re an author, an entrepreneur or a musician, the road to success is often paved with rejection and failure. The difference between those …

Cloud wars: Google, Amazon and Microsoft battle to own the future of computing

Google is known in almost every country as the world’s dominant search engine, Amazon as the world’s biggest online retailer, and Microsoft as the computer software powerhouse behind Windows.<p>But the three companies are also locked in a battle to define the next revolution in computing, a gold rush …

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This Basic Quality

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance review – how one tech billionaire plans to save the world

The Silicon Valley entrepreneur wants to solve humanity’s problems with his electric cars, space travel and solar panels. Where did he come from and what makes him tick?<p>The hype about the information age has been going on for so long that you’d assume all Silicon Valley innovation these days is …

From an Elon Musk Bio to Malcolm Gladwell's 'Blink', These 9 Books Are Must-Reads

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s so much valuable business content clouding the blogosphere that it’s hard to choose what to keep up with.<p>Each year, I try to enlighten myself in a traditional way -- by selecting a few novel, relevant business books to put on my …

Self-improvement

19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful

Even the small things you do make a difference. Pick out a few of these and start today to make them a habit.<p>I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and …

This beautiful electric bike will charge itself with built-in solar panels

Leaos<p>Electric bikes are all the rage these days, especially among urban dwellers — and for good reason, too.<p>E-bikes are a green mode of …

Solar Panels

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

A science fiction writer from the Soviet Union found the secret to time-travel

For more than a century, science fiction and invention have been caught in a kind of quantum entanglement; certain technologies have emerged from a lab and simultaneously from the pages of pulp novels.<p>“Extravagant Fiction Today — Cold Fact Tomorrow”— that was the motto of the early 20th century …

Why Warren Buffett Is Right About U.S. Innovation

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders recently gained a lot of attention when he pointed out one very important point …

Astronomers just saw farther back in time than they ever have before

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>To look through the lens of a telescope is to peer back in time.<p>The light we view through it has spent hundreds, millions, even billions of years crossing the vastness of space to reach us, carrying with it images of things that happened long ago.<p>On Thursday, astronomers at …

Universe

Boeing Toiling Hard to Build 'World's Most Powerful Rocket'

A giant metal frame standing several yards wide rises up nearly 200 feet inside the Michoud Assembly Facility, NASA's massive 832-acre space park outside New Orleans.<p>"What you're looking at is the largest welding system in the world," said Jackie Nesselroad. She is leading a team from Boeing that's …

Clear Plastic Bubble Would Let Aircraft Passengers Enjoy View from Outside

If you're the sort of person who always tries to get a window seat when you book an airline flight, imagine being able to get an <i>even better</i> view. …

NASA selects Lockheed Martin to design supersonic X-plane

NASA has selected Lockheed Martin to design a half-scale supersonic X-plane with boom-suppression technology in an effort to lift the international …

Lockheed Martin completes $9B US takeover of Sikorsky

Lockheed Martin Corp. has completed its $9-billion US acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft, the maker of Black Hawk and Cyclone helicopters, it announced …

Boeing-Built Fighter Jets Could Launch US Military Satellites Into Space

And you thought space launches couldn't get any cooler: The next generation of small satellites may blast into orbit from the belly of a fighter …

This Week in Modern Software: The Future of AI and Why It Matters Now

Welcome back to This Week in Modern Software, or TWiMS, our weekly analysis of the need-to-know news, stories, and events of interest surrounding the …

Artificial Intelligence

Will the singularity mean the death of religion? - The Kernel

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Will we ever really talk with the machines?

As the era of true artificial intelligence draws closer, the problem of a shared language rears its head<p>Like many people nowadays, I do not talk <i>on</i> my iPhone as much as talk <i>to</i> it. That’s because it runs a program called Siri (Speech Interpretation and Recognition Interface) that works as an …

Artificial Intelligence

Why You’re Still Smarter Than a Computer

Computers today are smart. Recently, they’ve mastered the art of one of the most difficult board games. They’ve proven themselves capable of reading …

These New Quantum Dot Crystals Could Replace Silicon in Super-Fast, Next-Gen Computers

Bring it on.<p>Solid, crystalline structures of incredibly tiny particles known as quantum dots have been developed by engineers in the US, and they're …

Professor Brian Greene answers everything you wanted to know about string theory and the multiverse

Lateline asked you to send in science questions for famed physicist Professor Brian Greene.<p>Professor Greene is the author of The Elegant Universe, a …

Our Brave New World of 4K Displays

It's been three years since I last upgraded monitors. Those inexpensive Korean 27" IPS panels, with a resolution of 2560×1440 – also known as 1440p – …

Computer Hardware

DNA could be used to store data more efficiently than computers, scientists find

Scientists exploring archiving potential of DNA conduct test to cope with threat of 'digital dark age' find potential solution<p>DNA could be used to store digital information and preserve essential knowledge for thousands of years, research has shown.<p>Scientists exploring the archiving potential of …

This 2,000 trillion watt laser could re-create the Big Bang–and make clean energy

The most powerful laser beam ever created has been recently fired at Osaka University in Japan, where the Laser for Fast Ignition Experiments(LFEX) has been boosted to produce a beam with a peak power of 2,000 trillion watts—two petawatts—for an incredibly short duration, approximately a trillionth …

Physics