Jacob Skidmore

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Eric Schmidt says artificial intelligence is 'starting to see real progress'

The Google chairman also took a shot at Apple Music<p>Eric Schmidt is all in on artificial intelligence. In an op-ed for the BBC, the highly opinionated Google — and soon to be Alphabet — chairman wrote that we're closer than ever before to true artificial intelligence, and that continued research …

F Scott Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby home on sale for $3.8m

The suburban New York home where F Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written The Great Gatsby is for sale.<p>A spokeswoman for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage said on Wednesday that the asking price for the manor home on Long Island was just over US$3.8m (A$4.8m). She did not identify the …

Quantum Mechanics Saves Grandfathers From Time Travelers

Probability solves a great question of time travel. Well, probably.<p>Mention time travel at a nerd party, and other guests will immediately respond with a grim conundrum: What happens if a time traveler goes back in time and kills one of his ancestors? This is the “Grandfather Paradox.” In a …

British Geological Survey recreates Great Britain in Minecraft

A visually-accurate version of Great Britain's geology has been recreated within Minecraft.<p>The map is the work of the British Geological Survey and …

PSA: HP Just Recalled Six Million Laptop Power Cords Due To Fire And Burn Hazard

If you purchased <i>any</i> HP or Compaq laptop between September 2010 and June 2012, you may have a faulty power cord potentially capable of causing skin burns or fires, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. This has resulted in a recall by Hewlett-Packard of approximately six million power …

Rik Mayall's funniest TV moments – in clips

Rik Mayall’s death wasn’t just a shock because he was relatively young, but because his onscreen performances were so full of life. His characters weren’t neatly drawn sketches: they were vast mad scribbles, jammed to the margins with noise and energy. He was the naughty uncle, the children’s …

Joey Essex Meets Ed Miliband At Labour Supporters Event (PICTURES)

A minor British celebrity with strange teeth and a testy family relationship… met Joey Essex on Wednesday evening.<p>According to his Twitter feed, the …

'Walking Dead' Dissection: Robert Kirkman, Scott M. Gimple Talk Terror at Terminus, Preview Season 5

Season five will focus on what happens if survivors are too far gone to actually be human beings. "Next season really is who do we become after that? …

Tikker Is A Watch That Counts Down To Your Death, Because YOLO

You wait in the doctor’s office with a furrowed brow and a heavy heart. When he returns, his face is somber and his eyes concentrate on the clipboard in front of him.<p>“You’ve only got a little time left,” he says apologetically. “If there’s anything you want to do before you die, now’s the …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …