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Optical magnetic field sensor can detect signals from the nervous system

Niels Bohr Institute > News > News 2016 > Optical magnetic field...<p>15 July 2016<p>Quantum physics:<p>The human body is controlled by electrical impulses …

How to Start Your Own Bubble Tea Business - Small Business Trends

Bubble tea shops have increased wildly in popularity with visits to such businesses jumping by as much as 192 percent in 2015 according to data …

How to draw… with charcoal

From smudging techniques to dramatic use of white chalk, Irish illustrator PJ Lynch has some useful tips on how to make great drawings using charcoal<p>You can see more of PJ Lynch’s beautiful illustrations in Eoin Colfer’s Once Upon a Place storytelling project book

Code Craft – Embedding C++: Multitasking

We’re quite used to multitasking computer systems today. Our desktops run email, a couple of browsers in different workspaces, a word processor, and …

Concurrency

Primitive Quantum Computers Are Already Outperforming Current Machines

A team has used simple quantum processors to run “quantum walk” algorithms, showing that even primitive quantum computers can outperform the …

Quantum Computing

IBM launches Linux-only mainframe system LinuxONE

(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp said on Monday it launched Linux-only mainframe servers called LinuxONE.<p>A worker is pictured behind a logo at the IBM stand on the CeBIT computer fair in Hanover February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz<p>The severs include LinuxONE Emperor for large …

IT

Evolution of an Erlang Style

I first learned Erlang in 1999, and it's still my go-to language for personal projects and tools. The popular criticisms--semicolons, commas, and …

Erlang

Why buying Treasury securities is riskier than buying stocks

These are great days for U.S. stockholders, with the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index and Dow industrials both closing at all-time highs last week. But things are a lot less than great for retirees and others who crave safety and reliability of interest income from long-term U.S. Treasury …

German Politics

Tech@Work Articles

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Love VR? Get a free headset from Canadian developer Tek Gear

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but a free mobile VR headset? Those exist. Meet the FreeHMD, the world’s first free VR HMD from Canadian …

Destroy All Ifs — A Perspective from Functional Programming

The Anti-IF Campaign currently stands at 4,136 signatures, and there’s a reason: conditional statements are frequently a troublesome source of bugs …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

Three Simple Rules for Buying Stock

Amid high-frequency trading and politically-driven markets, basic money management techniques should never change. None of us are right all of the …

Investing

Augmented Reality Technology Brings Learning to Life

When middle school students describe something they did in school as "cool," "exciting," and "fun," educators who are more accustomed to hearing "Why …

Education Technology

If You Want to Build Muscle and Gain Strength, Lift Lighter Weights for More Reps

Conventional gym wisdom has long offered a basic rule of thumb for novice and intermediate weightlifters: If you want to increase muscle size, lift …

Muscle

What Do Machines Hear When They Listen to Music?

We're closer to finding out.<p>The hot new trend in self-learning algorithms—a technology that's embedded in our phones, our social networks, and more—is trying to figure out how the hell it works.<p>The thing is that the algorithms known as neural networks are essentially black boxes. We've developed …

What is an algorithm?

By now you've probably heard a phrase similar to, "An algorithm controls your news feed," at some point in the last 10 years or maybe even the last …

How you can master machine learning and AI

Any conversation about the current state of tech would be incomplete without mention of Machine Learning, the latest wave of programming that's making once futuristic inventions like artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and smart homes a reality.<p>Believe it or not, you can learn the …

Machine Learning