Tyler Hollis

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The Electric Turing Acid Test

If we want machines to truly think—a behavior that involves perspective and intuition and empathy—we need to help them hallucinate.<p><i>Parts of this essay by Andrew Smart are adapted from his book</i> Beyond Zero And One (2015)<i>, published by OR Books</i>.<p>Machine intelligence is growing at an increasingly rapid …

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

Inside the Plot to Get Every American High on Acid

The riveting new documentary The Sunshine Makers chronicles two hippies’ quest to bring LSD to every person in America in order to change the …

Alex Benetel – 22 Years Old Australian Photographer Who Excels in Fine Art Photography

How do I explain such photographs, shall we call them as lines from the diary of a young woman which has taken its shape as a photograph. Well it …

9 Helpful Apps for Photographers

Hopefully I’m not the only photographer in the world that tends to get quite excited when I discover a new app, or software that could definitely be …

Tips on How to Shoot Amazing Interior Photography

Simplify<p>This is the first tip I would like to give you. If you view the interior in front of you, take notice in what needs to be there and what …

How to Officially Register Your Photographs with the US Copyright Office

When your finger presses down on a camera’s shutter button and captures a photograph, that photo is instantly copyrighted with you as the rightful …

5 Photoshop Tricks You (Probably) Don’t Know

The Photoshop Training Channel published this great 9-minute video with 5 useful Photoshop tricks that the majority of casual Photoshop users …

Tutorials

Philosopher of the month: Lao Tzu

This August, the OUP Philosophy team is honoring Lao Tzu as their Philosopher of the Month. But who was this mysterious figure? When did he live, …

Spirituality

10 Facts Everyone Should Know About Dark Matter

And if you know all ten, you’ll understand just what it is… and isn’t.<p>Dark matter may be one of the most unsettling concepts that modern physics has …

We need to redefine our idea of 'habitable planets' if we want to find alien life

Last week I attended the Pathways Towards Habitable Planets conference in Switzerland, where leading scientists in the search for habitable planets shared their results and ideas for the future. What was especially interesting was the relatively strong consensus on the problems with our definition …

5 Foods That Kill Cancer And Help The Body Destroy Tumours Without Any Drugs

Certain proteins within our immune system hold the precise instructions needed to destroy cancerous tumours. In a healthy body, this inherent ability …

What's the Universe Made Of? Math, Says Scientist

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Scientists have long used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But what if the universe itself is math? …

Get in your spaceship: Scientists find a galaxy 5 billion light-years away

Scientists in Australia have uncovered a galaxy deep in space — 5 billion light-years away from Earth, to be precise.<p>The discovery was made at the …

Acid sky

What to Eat to Build Muscle and Lose Fat - 10 Super Foods to Help You

If you are training hard at the gym then you may as well turn your hard earned efforts into maximum results. You can do this by ensuring you eat the …

How to Jump between Dimensions in Time - Alien UFO Sightings

The popular expression “quantum jump” is usually meant to describe a leap that is big — but to scientists, quantum jumps are tiny, discrete …

Wikileaks Confirmed In 2013, What NASA Was Hiding Till 2015 – Aliens Are REAL

Two years ago, WikiLeaks released secret cables that disclosed information about ETs in our solar system. Documents released by Wikileaks, offered …

10 Superfoods That Will Boost Your Energy

You've probably heard the term superfoods—it's often applied to things like brown rice, spinach, yogurt, tomatoes and other healthy fare—but have you …

Nutrition

Immortal but Damned to Hell on Earth

The danger of uploading one’s consciousness to a computer without a suicide switch<p>Imagine a supercomputer so advanced that it could hold the contents of a human brain. The Google engineer Ray Kurzweil famously believes that this will be possible by 2045. Organized technologists are seeking to …

Ecocapsules are pint-sized solar and wind-powered micro homes

Ecocapsule is a small, egg-shaped abode that could be the perfect home for someone who wants to let it all go like Elsa and live off the grid. Its roof is decked with 600W solar cells and a built-in 750W wind turbine that store the energy they harness into a high-power battery. The structure's …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I’ve been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Large Hadron Collider sets smashing record, ready to delve into mysteries of the universe | The Independent

Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider have smashed particles together harder than ever before, ahead of its plans to solve some of the deepest …

Be Like Water: The Philosophy and Origin of Bruce Lee’s Famous Metaphor for Resilience

With his singular blend of physical prowess and metaphysical wisdom, coupled with his tragic untimely death, legendary Chinese-American martial artist, philosopher, and filmmaker <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is one of those rare cultural icons whose ethos and appeal remain timeless, …

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

Stephen Hawking