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This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Physics

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Globalization

Google’s Sergey Brin warns of the threat from AI in today’s ‘technology renaissance’

Google co-founder says the company is giving ‘serious thought’ to problems like job destruction<p>Google co-founder Sergey Brin has warned that the current boom in artificial intelligence has created a “technology renaissance” that contains many potential threats. Writing in the company’s annual …

Artificial Intelligence

What Women Want: The 10 Steamiest Female-Directed Sex Scenes

What women want.<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>The Beguiled, directed by Sofia Coppola</b><br>There's a lot that's sexy about <i>The</i> …

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

Loop better: A deeper look at iteration in Python

Python's for loops don't work the way for loops do in other languages. In this article we're going to dive into Python's for loops to take a look at …

Meet Framer, The Prototyping Tool Used By Google, Facebook, And Uber

The tool, built by two Facebook alums, is now used across the industry–and a new version is simple enough for any designer to use.<p>When product designers Koen Bok and Jorn van Dijk were working at Facebook in 2013, they often found themselves pitching new app ideas with traditional presentation …

Prototyping

Bill Gates Shares His Biggest Regret and a Book Recommendation With New Grads

Bill Gates left Harvard to start his own company, but he says it took him years to learn some key things that are more obvious now.<p>Even the world's richest man has a few regrets. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says he has one big one.<p>"When I left school, I knew little about the world's worst …

Self-improvement

Increase Your Email Open Rates with These 23 Swipeable Templates

Writing the Perfect Subject Line<p>Your subject line has exactly the same purpose as a movie trailer.<p>It’s there to convince your audience to open and …

Marketing

6 Hot Internet of Things (IoT) Security Technologies

Internet of Things (IoT) security breaches have been dominating the headlines lately. WikiLeaks’s trove of CIA documents revealed that internet-connected televisions can be used to secretly record conversations. Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway believes that microwave ovens can spy on you—maybe she …

Internet of Things

The ‘this’ keyword in Javascript

The keyword this in Javascript can be a little slippery to wrap your had around at first.<p>TL;DR When you refer to this in the global context, it …

Who wins the three-way cloud battle? Google vs. Azure vs. AWS

When choosing a cloud platform, newcomers may only look at the cost, but many different business needs should be taken care of before making the final call. We hope to help you get a clear perspective on three major cloud platforms.<p>Right now, there are three main players in the market: Google Cloud …

Cloud Computing

Why Learn Functional Programming in JavaScript? (Composing Software)

Note: This is part of the “Composing Software” series on learning functional programming and compositional software techniques in JavaScript ES6+ …

Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0 - ExtremeTech

By on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It wasn’t that long ago that …

15 Must-See Speeches from Experts for UI/UX Designers

It wouldn’t be a fresh discovery to say that IT-sphere in general and product design as its part require non-stop learning from those who seek to be …

UX Design

Announcing The 2017 World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

Amazon, Snap, Chobani, and others are changing the way we shop, eat, play, work, and live in 2017.<p>This year marks the 10th edition of our World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking. Our reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that tap both heartstrings …

West Side Story

In a Difficult Conversation, Listen More Than You Talk

When Jared walked into a meeting to discuss a new marketing approach for a product, the conversation didn’t play out well. Five minutes into the dialogue, the product manager, Françoise, started interrupting him with questions he was planning to address later in the pitch. As the conversation ran …

Leadership

How the brain stores memories | Daniel Glaser

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

danielglaser

InsideSales $50 million round includes another Microsoft investment

InsideSales, a predictive analytics platform which helps salespeople focus on finding and engaging prospects at the right time and in the right way, announced a $50 million round today with a couple of strategic investors — Microsoft and the Irish government.<p>The round was led by Polaris Capital, a …

Venture Capital

Master the JavaScript Interview: What is Functional Programming?

“Master the JavaScript Interview” is a series of posts designed to prepare candidates for common questions they are likely to encounter when applying …

Brahmanism

Brahmanism is an ideology and a way of life, originating from the history of the Vedas, often called a philosophy, practised on the basis of specific …

How the Tech Behind Bitcoin Could Revolutionize Wall Street

From its mysterious origin story to its ties to black market dealings, Bitcoin has been closely watched since its emergence in 2009. But the digital …

Blockchain

Shortened URLs make it easy to spy on people

Security researchers have discovered that short URLs are able to be brute-forced, potentially exposing personal data to anyone motivated to look. The issue was found by Martin Georgiev and Vitaly Shmatikov after looking at the abbreviated web addresses used by companies like Google, Microsoft and …

Information Security

How 'Maintainers,' Not 'Innovators,' Make the World Turn

We need more stories about the labor that sustains society, a group of scholars say.<p>New technologies and their inventors are often celebrated as society’s heroes. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Larry Page: These are all contemporary “innovators” whose “visionary ideas” and “creative leaps” led …

How apps like Peach go viral

Something weird happened on Jan. 8. Late in the afternoon that Friday, I pulled up Twitter to find nearly my entire feed tweeting about Peaches.<p>Or, …

Social Media

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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TED Talks

The 25 fintech 'unicorns' worth over $1 billion ranked by value

Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.<p>Earlier this year conference organiser Finovate pulled together a list of all …

How Computer Scientists Cracked a 50-Year-Old Math Problem

<i>As a computer scientist, Daniel Spielman knew little of quantum mechanics or the Kadison-Singer problem's allied mathematical field, called</i> …

Kit helps children hunt new antibiotics

Designer and entrepreneur Vidhi Mehta has developed a biology kit that works with an app, to help children become ''citizen scientists''.<p>It allows them to crowdsource their investigations, as they hunt for materials with antibiotic properties.<p>All kinds of material in nature can have this power, …

Bossies 2015: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

Whenever you hear someone complain about developer productivity, just slap them. Having slogged through hundreds of open source projects each year …