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A simple guide to quantum computing - in less than four minutes

It would take today’s computers billions of years to solve the world’s most complex problems, whereas a quantum computer could provide answers in …

Quantum Computing

10 Excellent Online Courses I Highly Recommend (and They’re All Free!)

Ever since the start of the recent boom in free online college classes several years back, I have almost constantly been enrolled in or following at …

Learning

Algorithms Explained: Recursion

If you’re just starting out with programming you may have heard the word recursion being thrown around. You may have even come across problem …

Programming

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

Data Science

How to use algorithms to solve everyday problems

Faster grocery trips. Better Facebook posts. Ali Almossawi on algorithmic thinking for daily life.<p>By Kara Baskin | May 8, 2017<p>Taking a nod from …

The Complicated Legacy Of A Panda Who Was Really Good At Sex

Karen Wille saw her panda friend for the last time in July 2016. He was in bad shape. He was skinny. His once-sleek black-and-white fur had dulled. …

Ornithology

Scientists discover new optimism in fight against Alzheimer’s

<i>This story is part of the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal for Alzheimer’s Research UK, which is raising funds for pioneering research to develop new</i> …

Dementia

Why Python and Pygame are a great pair for beginning programmers

Last month, Scott Nesbitt wrote about Mozilla awarding $500K to support open source projects. Phaser, a HTML/JavaScript game platform, was awarded …

JavaScript

Think LinkedIn is a Waste of Time? The 1 Trick to Make It a Selling Machine | Inc.com

In a perfect world, we'd all wake up, pour a cup of coffee, login to social media and find customers pounding down the virtual door to do business with us. Elusive dream? False promise? Or does LinkedIn require way too much work to make it remotely worthwhile?<p>Truth is, LinkedIn can be a sales …

Selling

What is backpropagation really doing? | Chapter 3, deep learning

Machine Learning

"The Trials And Tribulations Of The Traveling Salesman"

As we dive deeper and deeper into the world of computer science, one thing starts to become very clear, very quickly: some problems seem to show up …

Mathematics

New Research Aims to Solve the Problem of AI Bias in “Black Box” Algorithms - MIT Technology Review

From picking stocks to examining x-rays, artificial intelligence is increasingly being used to make decisions that were formerly up to humans. But AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Secure ledgers don't require proof-of-work

As Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other blockchain-based systems have gained popularity, there’s been a push in the decentralized Web space to use …

Databases

Software 2.0

I sometimes see people refer to neural networks as just “another tool in your machine learning toolbox”. They have some pros and cons, they work here …

Machine Learning

Speeding Up The Traveling Salesman Using Dynamic Programming

A large part of what makes computer science hard is that it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to solving a difficult, seemingly …

What Tech Can Learn from the Fruit Fly’s Search Algorithm - Facts So Romantic

<i>Scientists are starting to understand that search powers much of the natural world, too.</i>Image by Intelligent Product Solutions / YouTubeAsk, and it …

Machine Learning

In the future, algorithms may barter between each other to make better decisions

When trying to comprehend AI algorithms, it might be easiest to think of them as little artisan workers. Some have been carefully trained to transcribe speech into text like the scribes of early history, while others spent days (an eternity in Algorithm Years) learning to identify objects in images.<p>…

Random number generation posts

Random number generation is typically a two step process: first generate a uniformly distributed value, then transform that value to have the desired …

Engineering

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right | Inc.com

According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read your email but take action from it? The key is to write a killer sales …

Marketing

Queensland police take over world's largest child porn forum in sting operation

The operation had originally been discovered in January but the newspaper decided to hold off publishing its findings, so as not to impede the …

Crime

Learn how to program from scratch (Intro)

So you've heard a lot about programming and you really don't know where to start from but you want to join the geeks. Let's begin the journey!<p>Python …

Programming

Step outside the ISS in first ever 360-degree spacewalk video

To experience life in and around the International Space Station (ISS) requires years of astronaut training, but technology does continue to bring us …

If You Want to Build a 7-Figure Business, You Must Do These 3 Things Well | Inc.com

Many entrepreneurs start their journey looking for freedom, however that might look to them, and financial success. And financial success to many entrepreneurs starts with building a million dollar company.<p>We all know having a great product or service is essential along with patience for the …

Entrepreneurship

The founder of Khan Academy built the ultimate school for kids to work and play together — take a look inside

But Khan is also leading the charge on another learning revolution: flexible learning spaces.<p>Originally founded as an all-ages school in 2014 in Mountain View, California, Khan debuted for the 2017-2018 school year the brand new Khan Lab School for high school students. Designed and built by the …

Personalized Learning

Neanderthal Genes Help Shape How Many Modern Humans Look

Neanderthals died out some 30,000 years ago, but their genes live on within many of us.<p>DNA from our shorter, stockier cousins may be influencing skin tone, ease of tanning, hair color and sleeping patterns of those of present-day Europeans, according to a study from the Max Planck Institute for …

Hair Color

Coders In Wealthy and Developing Countries Lean on Different Programming Languages

But does it matter?<p>Stack Overflow is far and away the reigning king of developer forums. It's more than just a handy resource or meeting ground for distressed tech professionals, it's a form of default documentation for programming technologies. As a result, the site has access to all kinds of …

Developing Countries

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like | Inc.com

Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent to Tesla employees a few years ago. Sent with the subject line "Communication Within Tesla," it …

Tesla

How to get a computer science education without the massive student loans

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …