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'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Cambridge Analytica

Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

In late February, an Instagram account called Viral Hippo posted a photo of a black square. There was nothing special about the photo, or the square, and certainly not the account that posted it. And yet within 24 hours, it amassed over 1,500 likes from a group that included a verified model …

Social Media

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Scientists Identify The Key Chemical In The Brain That Could Help People To Stop Unwanted Thoughts

Scientists have found the key chemical in the memory region of the brain that could help people, particularly those who are suffering from …

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

10 Signs You Are Ready to Trade

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Android exploit adds secret, thieving layers to your phone

Google is aware of the issue.<p>Researchers from UC Santa Barbara and Georgia Tech have discovered a fresh class of Android attacks, called Cloak and Dagger, that can operate secretly on a phone, allowing hackers to log keystrokes, install software and otherwise control a device without alerting its …

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There are few IT skills more valued than the ability to protect a computer network from hackers and cyber thieves. Start down that lucrative career path today with the Cybersecurity Certification Mega Bundle, which can be yours for just $69 – over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals.<p>With this course, …

Why it’s so hard to get over your ex, according to a relationship psychologist

Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This lapse would only last one or two seconds, but each time the reality hit, I switched from my usual …

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful

Persistence pays off, but so does knowing when to quit. These habits are holding you back.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong …

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

How to Be Mindful When You Are Angry

“Anger is a natural, life-affirming emotion. It lets us know when a boundary has been crossed, when our needs are not being met, or when someone we care about is in danger. But when misdirected, anger can harm our physical health and our relationships. Being mindful of anger means not suppressing, …

Mindfulness

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

6 Powerful Ways to Build Unbreakable Self-Discipline

Need to get more efficient at work? Do you ever have enough time to get it all done?<p>If you are struggling to find the time to fit it all in, here are …

Productivity

Toronto biotech raises $200 million ahead of ADHD drug decision

TORONTO (Reuters) - Highland Therapeutics Inc has raised $200 million from Morgan Stanley (MS.N) ahead of the U.S. drug regulator’s decision for a new drug that manages attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the Toronto-based biotech startup said on Tuesday.<p>The drug HLD200, which …

Trump clears way for controversial oil pipelines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed orders on Tuesday smoothing the path for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines in a move to expand energy infrastructure and roll back key Obama administration environmental actions.<p>Oil producers in Canada and North …

States will be the places to watch on climate in 2017.

Especially because there will likely be a big, federal-sized hole in climate ambition.<p><b>California</b>, which passed aggressive climate bills last year, is …

In an instant messaging world, a delayed response is anxiety inducing

LONDON — "Step away from the phone," I said to myself as my eyes bore down at my iMessages. I felt heavy with the burden of anticipation; my heart …

Messaging

Four Steps to Feeling Better about Yourself

By Tchiki Davis<p>What gives you a sense of self-worth?<p>Data from my well-being survey recently revealed that positive self-views (or feeling good about oneself, a general belief that we are good, worthwhile human beings) were the best predictor of happiness--even more so than 19 other emotional …

Self-Acceptance

Humans and chimps are even more similar than first thought

As much as we would like to think we're significantly superior as a species, we may not be as unique in our ability to cooperate with one another as …