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10 million UK jobs at risk from computers and robots, study says

LONDON — The robots are coming for your job. New research suggests that 10 million British roles could be taken over by technology in the next 20 …

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

New Theory Suggests That Parallel Worlds Exist And Could Help Explain Quantum Mechanics

<b>Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online</b><br>When most people think of parallel worlds, their thoughts instantly turn to sci-fi TV shows such …

Mystery of Earth's Water Origin Solved

Instead of arriving later by comet impact, Earth's waters have likely existed since our planet's birth.<p>The water that makes Earth a majestic blue marble was here from the time of our planet's birth, according to a new study of ancient meteorites, scientists reported Thursday.<p>Where do the oceans …

Universe may face a darker future: Is dark matter being swallowed up by dark energy?

New research offers a novel insight into the nature of dark matter and dark energy and what the future of our Universe might be. Scientists have …

After 10 years, Rosetta and Philae are ready to rob a comet of its secrets

Within a few days, scientists will manoeuvre Europe’s £1bn Rosetta spacecraft directly above a massive ball of ice, dust and organic chemicals called Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Then they will transmit a signal to the probe instructing it to release a tiny lander craft, called Philae, and send …

Uncovering the secrets of John Franklin’s doomed voyage

Ryan Harris has spent six summers working in the Canadian Arctic hunting the two most sought-after wrecks in marine history: the lost ships of British explorer Sir John Franklin. In those years, on remote islets to the west and south of the frozen wastes of King William Island, Harris and his team …

Google set to grow in ways we can't imagine: an interview with Larry Page

Google co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Larry Page has revealed all in an interview at his company’s Silicon Valley headquarters, with …

Google CEO: Computers Are Going To Take Our Jobs, And 'There's No Way Around That'

Today, Google is much more than a search engine. The company appears to be involved in every type of new technology ranging from self-driving cars to contact lenses that can test for disease.<p>In a recent interview with the Financial Times, CEO Larry Page provided some insight as to why the company …

Life beyond Earth seems 'inevitable', US planetary scientist says

Astronomers are standing on a "great threshold" of space exploration that could see evidence of extra-terrestrial life being discovered in the next 20 years, an expert has claimed. Life beyond the Earth seems inevitable given the immensity of the universe, says US planetary scientist Dr Sara Seager.<p>…

Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips For Living A Kick-Ass Life

You may know Mark Twain for some of his very popular books like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He was a writer and …

Everything You Need To Know About Building Your Email List

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations.<p>To raise this kind of money through email …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

The Digital Footprints That We Leave Behind

Many people associate estate planning with giving away their stuff. Until recently that meant doling out cash and securities (including retirement accounts); real estate; tangible personal property like art, jewelry and collectibles; and intangible assets like patents or shares in a closely held …

How to become a software developer without a degree

In 2014, careers in the software industry are wide open – even for people who don't have a degree in the subject. Although it is a highly skilled profession, unlike areas such as law and finance, there are no accreditations or formal exams needed to become a developer.<p>Generally, graduate …

Amazon Warns of Ending India and China Operations Due to Complicated Laws

E-commerce giant Amazon has warned that it may discontinue operations in India and China, given the "substantial uncertainties" in the interpretation …