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Are we living in a post-truth era? Yes, but that’s because we’re a post-truth species.

<i>Kiersten Essenpreis</i><p>Shared fictions — in the form of news, religions, novels, sports, money, even brands — fill our lives, but that’s OK. It’s these …

Fake News

How Faking Videos Became Easy and Why That's So Scary

A minute-long video of Barack Obama has been seen more than 4.8 million times since April. It shows the former U.S. president seated, with the …

Jordan Peele

Saving Lives With Tech Amid Syria’s Endless Civil War

On the Morning of April 11, Abu al-Nour was lounging at home in a small town in Syria’s Idlib Province. It was a pleasant day, and his seven …

Middle East

Google's Artificial Intelligence Educational Material Available to All

Google on Thursday introduced "Learn with Google AI" -- a set of educational resources developed by Machine Learning (ML) experts at the company, for …

The beauty of ingress controllers is that you delegate the task of generating and reloading the proxy configuration to this fine piece of software …

Linux

It's Official: These Are the 10 Most Vegan-Friendly Cities In The World

Whether it is for ethical or health reasons, the number of vegans around the world continues to grow by leaps and bounds. And while nowadays vegan …

In Indonesia, 3 Muslim Girls Fight for Their Right to Play Heavy Metal

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The three teenage girls — shy and even seeming slightly embarrassed as they peer out from their Islamic head scarves — do not look much like a heavy metal band.<p>But a dramatic change occurs when they take the stage. All pretense of shyness or awkwardness evaporates as the group …

Does Going Vegan Actually Make a Difference?

We hear it all the time: Does going vegan actually make a difference? Let’s take a look at some facts and the answer will become quite clear.<b><br>We’ll</b> …

Uber Just Released Their First Pitch Deck From 2008, and It Shows What You'll Need to Build a Billion-Dollar Startup

The ride sharing platform is now worth over $68 billion. But it all started with this deck.<p>Despite its high-profile public relations meltdown over the past few months, the story of Uber's rise is still a fairy tale in the startup world.<p>In less than a decade, the ridesharing platform has become the …

How to Give Your Chatbot Some Soul In 5 Easy Steps

The more human-like a bot is, the more customers enjoy interacting with it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The chatbot world has evolved significantly over the past few years. Today, instead of being simply gadget-like tools that answer basic customer care questions, …

Microsoft’s new head of research has spent his career building powerful AI—and making sure it’s safe

As director of Microsoft’s Building 99 research lab in Redmond, Washington, Eric Horvitz gave each of his employees a copy of David McCullough’s <i>The Wright Brothers</i>. “I said to them, ‘Please read every word of this book,’” Horvitz says, tapping the table to highlight each syllable.<p>Horvitz wanted …

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Pricing: Compute Instances

TweetComparing cloud pricing is complicated. It can be difficult to make apples-to-apples comparisons because cloud providers offer different pricing …

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Chemistry

What is the Fermi Paradox?

By on January 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm<p>Ever since scientists began to grasp the staggering scale of the universe, we’ve wondered if there was other …

Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems

Patient Number Two was born to first-time parents, late 20s, white. The pregnancy was normal and the birth uncomplicated. But after a few months, it …

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IT Resilience is Disaster Recovery Evolved

Move Beyond Backup and Recovery, to IT Resilience<p>Zerto’s IT Resilience Platform™ delivers disaster recovery, data protection, and workload mobility …

38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on enterprise …

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise

Answers to some key questions about the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in enterprises.<p><b>Predictive analytics / machine learning /</b> …

6 Graphics To Show To Your Climate-Denying Uncle This Thanksgiving

Pumpkin pie with a side of science.<p>Trying to have any meaningful discussion about the climate change crisis with someone who rejects mainstream science is a recipe for frustration.<p>And with a president-elect who has said climate change is “bullshit” and a “hoax,” it’s likely many family holiday …

The Arctic

Here's How One Millennial Entrepreneur Turned Failure Into $10 Million

Success knows no age and no limits!<p>Every entrepreneur has their own story. Some find success rather quickly and without much effort, while others deal with failure. Then, there are people like Sam Ovens who find success early in life but experience their own fair share of troubles along the way.<p>Sam …

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …

Hadoop application architectures: Architecting a next-generation data platform for real-time ETL, data analytics, and data warehousing - Strata + Hadoop World in New York 2016

Description<p>Apache Hadoop is rapidly moving from its batch processing roots to a more flexible platform supporting both batch and real-time workloads. …

Big Data

Elon Musk says the future of AI is in linking it to our brains

Following the accidental explosion at SpaceX on Sept. 1, company founder Elon Musk has been relatively quiet. But an interview posted this week gives …

Marc Andreessen on the atomization of AI

Earlier this year, Andreessen Horowitz investor Chris Dixon noted the challenge investors face in helping to groom promising AI startups, given how quickly Facebook, Google, and Amazon are bringing aboard related talent.<p>Dixon noted, for example, that Wit.ai, a Y Combinator startup that built …

Physicists confirm possible discovery of fifth force of nature

Recent findings indicating the possible discovery of a previously unknown subatomic particle may be evidence of a fifth fundamental force of nature, …