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A Spooky Quantum Experiment Creates What May Be The Most Entangled Controllable Device Yet

If you've read anything about quantum computers, you may have encountered the statement, "It's like computing with zero and one at the same time." …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Tim Cook

The Mini PC That Runs Windows 10 And Fits In Your Pocket

In today's world computers are smaller than ever before. The Ockel Sirius B Windows 10 Pocket PC is both physically small enough to fit in your …

Windows 10

20 courses under $20 that will teach you things you actually want to know

School can be expensive. From books to tuition to sloppy joes, getting educated isn’t cheap. And you’ll probably never even use most of the things …

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Andrew Ng will help you change the world with AI if you know calculus and Python

If the next era of human progress is built using AI, who gets to engineer it? Who will have the coding skills to use the software for creating AI products, or even more importantly, the skills to write that software?<p>In an attempt to make the answer to those questions “anyone who wants to,” Andrew …

"Eternal Blues" Tool Tests Computers Against NSA's ETERNALBLUE Exploit

Security researcher Elad Erez has created a tool named Eternal Blues that system administrators can use to test if computers on their network are …

InnSpire builds a computer into an Ethernet cable

Plug one end of InnSpire's InnCable into an Ethernet socket, the other end into a TV set's HDMI port, and you have a very neat Android set-top box. …

This Free Tool Finds Vulnerable Devices on Your Network

Worried that your smart-home and Internet of Things devices might be vulnerable to attack? If so, Bitdefender may have just the tool for you.<p>I tried …

Break Into the Lucrative World of Ethical Hacking with Over 45 Hours of Immersive Content

<b>Ethical Hacker Bootcamp for 2017</b><p>Break Into a Career As An Ethical Hacker<p>Ethical hackers are in huge demand in the wake of highly publicized hacks and …

Cybersecurity

Want a career in machine learning? Here’s what you need to study

With the CAO change-of-mind facility, there’s still time to switch degree for a career in machine learning.<p>Machine learning is similar to data …

5 Emergency Mitigation Strategies to Combat WannaCry Outbreak

Patch or Perish, and Don't Block Nonsense WannaCry Domain, Experts Warn Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • May 14, 2017<p>Drop everything and patch all …

The NASA 2017-2018 Catalog of Free Software Is Now Available

NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes hundreds of free, royalty-free applications for a wide variety of uses.<p>The …

NComputing launches a Raspberry Pi 3-based thin client

The versatile RX300 can operate as a locked-down Windows thin client or as a Raspberry Pi 3 device.<p>NComputing is a desktop virtualisation specialist, …

Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Features<p>Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to …

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Inside Prophets of Rage and Audioslave's raucous anti-inaugural ball

Just hours after Donald Trump kicked off his inaugural ball in Washington, D.C. on Friday, the Prophets of Rage threw a nighttime gala of their own …

Pioneer the next gaming hit with 26 hours of Unity3D training

From <i>Call of Duty</i> to <i>World of Warcraft</i>, multiplayer games have become the bread and butter for many of the industry's biggest developers. So, if you …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

The Space Poop Challenge – NASA Is Offering $30,000 to Whoever Solves the Problem of Pooping in Space

When you gotta go, you gotta go! But what if you’re in space, stuck in a spacesuit for hours on end, even days? The current solution is the good ol’ …

Are Dark Matter, Dark Energy Real? New Theory Of Gravity Says No

The hunt for dark matter and dark energy — the mysterious stuff that scientists believe make up 95 percent of the universe — has so far been …

Will you become a citizen of Asgardia, the first nation state in space?

Aiming to open up access to space technology, protect Earth from cosmic threats and foster peace, proposals for a new space nation have been unveiled<p>Proposals for the “first nation state in space” have been unveiled by a team of scientists and legal experts, who say the move will foster peace, open …

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Best Metal Records of 2016 So Far

Two of the biggest and best metal releases of 2016 come from veterans. <b>Deftones’</b> atmospheric and lunging <b>Gore</b> is the band’s first album since the death …

Cool gadget instantly adds a head-up display to any car on the planet

It’s 2016 and you no longer need a $150,000 car to have a head-up display. In fact, you don’t need a $100,000 car, a $75,000 car, a $50,000 car or …

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People with anxiety may be hard-wired to see world differently

(Reuters Health) - People with anxiety may not be able to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli as well as individuals without anxiety, a small study suggests.<p>Researchers designed a sound experiment to explore the brain’s plasticity, or its ability to change and respond to new …

Netool Pocket Network Tester And Analyser Hits Indiegogo (video)

If you are in the market for a small portable network tester and analyser you might be interested in a new piece of hardware called the Netool which …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …