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3 Popular Core Exercises a Pro Athlete Would Never Do (And What to Do Instead)

<i>"As an athlete, period, your core is like the friggin' engine. It triggers everything, it gets everything going. Guys can be as big as they want in</i> …

Los Angeles Lakers

The Squat Progression Guide

<b>No training program is complete without some squat variation.</b> While articles abound about which variation is best, the reality is that the benefits …

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM's Watson 'is a joke,' says Social Capital CEO Palihapitiya

IBM isn't at the forefront of artificial intelligence, Social Capital CEO and founder Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Monday, and he certainly …

Artificial Intelligence

Ray Kurzweil predicts computers will be as smart as humans in 12 years

12 years.<p>That’s how long Google’s Director of Engineering Ray Kurzweil thinks it will take for computers to reach human levels of intelligence.<p><b>Singularity Is Coming</b><p>“By 2029, computers will have human-level intelligence,” Kurzweil said in an interview at the SXSW Conference with Shira Lazar and Amy …

Singularity

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

Germany is building the world’s first wind turbines with built-in hydroelectric batteries

Wind blows. Water falls. But for the first time, one is now powering the other. Engineers in Germany are storing water for hydroelectricity inside wind turbines allowing the towers act like massive batteries once the wind stops blowing. It’s the first major example of the two technologies being …

Hydroelectric Power

Yahoo and Verizon are due to announce $5 billion deal by Monday

The two companies are ready to announce that they have struck a roughly $5 billion deal, according to a report in Recode, citing anonymous sources.<p>The announcement could come on Monday, with both companies hoping to make it official before Tuesday, when Verizon is scheduled to announce its …

Advertising

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Japan's Softbank has agreed to buy UK chip designer ARM for more than $32 billion.</b> ARM, which was founded in 1990, employs more than 3,000 people.<p><b>2. A court has ruled that the US government cannot force Microsoft and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the</b> …

U.S. Department of Justice

REPORT: Google is secretly working on an augmented reality headset

On Saturday, Engadget reported that the Californian technology giant is building the head-mounted computer that will work independently of smartphones and desktop PCs.<p>Recode recently reported that Google had "nixed" a project to build a more conventional virtual reality headset in the vein of …

Augmented Reality

5 Key Trends In Design Leadership

Design finally has a seat at the table. Here’s what is next.<p>General Electric, the nation’s largest industrial company, recently announced it will relocate its headquarters from suburban Connecticut to tech-centric Boston. Intriguingly, of the 800 employees going to the new headquarters, only 200 …

Design

Dyson's new hair dryer will blow you – and your wallet – away

Nearly three years after initial rumors that Dyson was foraying into the beauty industry, we finally have our answer: the company today introduces its first hair dryer, the Dyson SuperSonic.<p>The hair dryer uses Dyson’s digital motor V9 to create a lightweight appliance that aims to blow air …

Innovators Under 35 - MIT Technology Review

There’s more than one way to read these stories. Sure, the subjects are inspiring and creative people. But these are not merely personality profiles. …

Innovation

This Is Apple and Google's Next Big Battleground

For most of my 35-year technology career, fights over operating systems have dominated the landscape. First, it was MS-DOS againt the original Apple …

Artificial Intelligence

Thandai (Spiced Almond Drink)

Combine poppy and fennel seeds, peppercorns, and cardamom in a spice grinder; grind into a powder and transfer to a blender. Add almonds, sugar, and …

Apple Salad with Walnuts and Lime

6 Servings<p>An invigorating hit of citrus brings together crisp apples, toasty bread and nuts, and sharp cheese, making this one of our favorite recipes this year.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup walnut halves<p>2 crisp apples (such as Pink Lady or Honeycrisp), thinly sliced<p>4 scallions, thinly …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Nepal smart-app erases digital footprint

Growing global concern on monitoring the online activity of social media users has compelled Nepalese entrepreneurs to develop a smartphone application that erases users' digital footprint.<p>Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Kathmandu.

This Chart Shows Just How Crazy Crowded The Outer Solar System Really Is

If you think Pluto is the only thing orbiting the sun beyond Neptune, this new chart will set you straight. It shows 132 of the 1,400 "trans-Neptunian objects" that are known to exist in a region that lies 4.5 billion to 7.5 billion kilometers from the sun.<p><b>(Article continues below chart.)</b><p>The …

Consumers will love Apple’s entrance to the smart home, but smaller device makers may not

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock<p>With the smart home gaining ground among device makers and even mainstream consumers, Apple’s(s aapl) …

Nintendo announces YouTube affiliate program to capture ad revenue from fan-made videos

Nintendo wants some of that money you’re making from YouTube, and if it can’t have it all, it’s happy to just take a piece.<p>The Japanese publisher revealed today that it will start a YouTube affiliate program that will have it splitting advertising revenue with video creators. People can currently …

Can a robot learn right from wrong?

Researchers are working on robots that can make ethical choices and then explain why<p>In Isaac Asimov’s short story "Runaround," two scientists on Mercury discover they are running out of fuel for the human base. They send a robot named Speedy on a dangerous mission to collect more, but five hours …

Twitter, Omnicom Deal Combines Mobile Ad Forces

Twitter and Omnicom struck an ad deal today, sources confirmed for Adweek. Omnicom Medial Group is set to spend up to $230 million marketing on the …

Advertising Industry