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Artificial intelligence 'judge' developed by UCL computer scientists

Artificial intelligence software that can find patterns in highly complex decisions is being used to predict our taste in films, TV shows and music with ever-increasing accuracy. And now, after a breakthrough study by a group of British scientists, it could be used to predict the outcome of …

Artificial Intelligence

I ditched my Surface and only used Continuum on my Lumia — here's how it went

For my rig, the setup wasn't really different. I worked with the same keyboard and mouse with the TV. The Surface 3 was replaced with the Lumia 950 …

goTenna Connecting Device Even When There’s no Wi-Fi, Satellites, or Cell Towers

<b>goTenna</b> keeps you connected with your group even when there’s no WiFi, no satellites, no cell towers. Simply pair this device with your smartphone, …

Outdoors

The new dynomak fusion reactor design could make fusion power cheaper than coal - ExtremeTech

By on November 27, 2014 at 9:17 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Fusion is back in the news, and …

Energy

The Psychology of a Billion-Dollar Enterprise App: Why Is Slack So Habit-Forming?

Slack isn’t just another office collaboration app. The company has been called, “the fastest-growing workplace software ever.” Recent press reports …

12 Great Resources for Diving Into Consumer Psychology

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It probably goes without saying, but the more you know about how people think, the better you’ll be able to leverage these thought processes and internal justifications to make sales. But if you don’t have time to go back to college and …

This Trick Helps You Find Misspelled eBay Auctions That Nobody Is Bidding On

The trick relies on one small fact: People often make spelling mistakes on eBay. A missed typo can turn a high-profile item likely to draw plenty of bids into a vacant listing that no one stumbles upon.<p>That's where FatFingers comes in, a website designed to help you search for these typo-ridden …

Drones, Augmented Reality, No Lines: A Glimpse Into the Future of Retail | Inc.com

You get a text message from the Toys R Us drone that's on its way to deliver that birthday present for the birthday party this afternoon. In the store you try on every outfit without ever going in the dressing room. Don't find the color in the store that you want? No problem. Order online for same …

eCommerce

Crowdfunding Sites In 2014

Which crowdfunding site is best for you?<p>If you’re currently searching for funding, a good place to start is to briefly understand the rapidly growing crowdfunding industry, and then become familiar with the top crowdfunding sites listed below.<p><b>The Crowdfunding Industry</b><p>The crowdfunding industry has …

The seven traits of effective digital enterprises

To stay competitive, companies must stop experimenting with digital and commit to transforming themselves into full digital businesses. Here are …

Innovation

Using marketing analytics to drive superior growth

Companies have so many analytical options at their disposal that they often become paralyzed, defaulting to just one tool. But an integrated …

The digital tipping point: McKinsey Global Survey results

Organizations’ efforts to go digital—and drive growth through digitization—are picking up steam. But many have more work to do before they can scale …

LiquidM takes $3.7M for white-label mobile advertising platform

Mobile advertising is hot, and lots of startups are trying to get a piece of it. Actually, one mobile advertising startup, San Francisco-based LiquidM, wants to help other companies get a piece of it.<p>LiquidM makes a mobile advertising platform for mobile ad networks, and media buyers like ad …

MIT creates graphite 'solar sponge' that converts sunlight into steam with 85% efficiency - ExtremeTech

MIT creates graphite ‘solar sponge’ that converts sunlight into steam with 85% efficiency<p>By on July 22, 2014 at 11:33 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Stanford creates 'Holy Grail' lithium battery, could triple smartphone and EV battery life - ExtremeTech

Stanford creates ‘Holy Grail’ lithium battery, could triple smartphone and EV battery life<p>By on July 28, 2014 at 8:43 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Ceramic fuel cells could be the future of green, at-home power and heat generation - ExtremeTech

By on June 4, 2014 at 12:10 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>While interest in so-called “smart …

Natural Gas

5 Moves to Lose Love Handles

7-Minute Muffin Top Blaster<p>7 Minutes to Whittle Your Middle<p>How to Burn Belly Fat for Absolute Beginners<p>7- Day Summer Abs Challenge<p>28-Day Flat Belly …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Sugar-powered biobattery has 10 times the energy storage of lithium: Your smartphone might soon run on enzymes - ExtremeTech

By on January 21, 2014 at 2:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>As you probably know, from …

1-megawatt cold fusion power plant now available - yours for just $1.5 million - ExtremeTech

1-megawatt cold fusion power plant now available – yours for just $1.5 million<p>By on November 26, 2013 at 12:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Nuclear Energy

This Man Thinks He Can 3-D Print An Entire House

Scientists already are working on 3-D printing organs. If we can do that, a house should be easy.<p>While enthusiasts believe that there will eventually be a 3-D printer in every home, University of Southern California professor Berokh Khoshnevis has spent the last decade working on a far bigger …

Doctor Who's time-traveling TARDIS could theoretically exist, says new study - ExtremeTech

Doctor Who’s time-traveling TARDIS could theoretically exist, says new study<p>By on November 1, 2013 at 5:13 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Physics

New nano-material could boost solar panel efficiency as high as 80% - ExtremeTech

By on October 17, 2013 at 1:11 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Conventional solar cells based on …

Clean Energy

Folded paper lithium-ion battery increases energy density by 14 times - ExtremeTech

By on October 9, 2013 at 10:53 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Could the solution to the …

Lithium Ion

US fusion lab almost breaks even, takes a big step towards clean, limitless power - ExtremeTech

By on October 9, 2013 at 2:53 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The National Ignition Facility in …

Nuclear Energy

Quantum Computers Move Another Step Closer To Reality

Imagine that two people could get linked in such a way that they could influence each other no matter where in the universe they existed. Now scientists find they can entangle mechanical vibrations in this same way, findings that could help enable quantum computers far more powerful than normal …

Scientists create new memories by directly altering neurons in the brain - ExtremeTech

By on September 13, 2013 at 11:07 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Neurobiologists at UC Irvine …

Neuroscience

Artificial photosynthesis hits milestone in producing cheap, clean hydrogen from water - ExtremeTech

By on August 21, 2013 at 11:22 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A decade ago hydrogen fuel cells …

Clean Energy

Bill Gates still helping known patent trolls obtain more patents

New Gates patent continues his partnership with Intellectual Ventures.<p>Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is one of 10 inventors named on a newly public …

Foc.us: The first commercial tDCS headset that lets you safely overclock your brain - ExtremeTech

By on July 30, 2013 at 8:17 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>After an interminable wait, the …