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Why there is no reason for religion and science to clash

The death of probably the world’s most famous cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, has re-opened the debate about the validity of religion. To put it …

Religion

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Marketing

Lessons From Spotify

The two dominant business models for venture-backed startups are advertising for consumer-focused companies, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for …

Warner Music

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

What Ever Happened To Brendan Fraser?

GQ’s Zach Baron reports on the stupendous rise and surprising disappearance of the once ubiquitous movie star.<p><b>Brendan Fraser</b> wants me to meet his horse. “I got this horse because it's a big horse,” he says, standing in a barn in Bedford, New York. He removes a green bandanna from his pocket and …

Timothée Chalamet

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here's what a safety expert says you can do to survive

When Hawaii's ballistic-missile-threat system blared an alert across the state on January 13, many people didn't know where to go, what to do, or whether they could even survive a nuclear attack.<p>The alert sowed confusion, fear, and, pandemonium — especially among tourists— in the 38 minutes before …

North Korea

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

A week later, the long-term impact of the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws is starting to become clearer

Cloud users and data center managers began to understand the performance effects of the patches required by the Meltdown/Spectre chip vulnerabilities …

Information Security

Meltdown, Spectre, and the State of Technology

You’ve heard the adage “It’s all 1s and 0s”, but that’s not a figure of speech: the transistor, the fundamental building block of computers, is …

Fun-Da-Mental

HP quietly installs system-slowing spyware on its PCs

Lenovo has only just settled a massive $3.5 million fine for preinstalling adware on laptops without users' consent, and now it seems HP is getting in on the stealth installation action, too. According to numerous reports gathered by <i>Computer World,</i> the brand is deploying a telemetry client on …

“Worse than death:” The far-future dystopia of genome hacking

This scientist’s thought experiment will give you nightmares.<p>John Sotos, the Chief Medical Officer at Intel, has a wild, scary thought experiment: …

Genetics
Cyberwarfare

How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity

Are you searching for a high-paying job with excellent growth prospects? You could look at some of the top jobs for the future. Or you could consider something that's hot right now: a career in cybersecurity.<p>According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median salary for information …

Is IBM Watson A 'Joke'?

On the May 8th edition of <i>Closing Bell</i> on CNBC, venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya, founder and CEO of Social Capital, created quite a stir in enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) circles, when he took on IBM Watson, Big Blue’s AI platform.<p>“Watson is a joke, just to be completely honest,” …

Artificial Intelligence

Is it unethical to design robots to resemble humans?

Three men deliver an endless assault of kicks as the victim lies motionless on the grass. With venom in their eyes, one of the perpetrators delivers a crushing blow with a wooden bat. Another gets down on his knees and delivers a flurry of fists.<p>The printer is dead. Plastic parts and microchips are …

The Deep History of Deep Learning… Part III – Circa Navigate

War Games, Exclusive-Ors, and Winter is Coming…<p>When we last left our discussion of the history of deep learning, we had arrived at Checkers (or …

Deep Learning

If your home wifi router is on this list, it might be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

For the past four months, WikiLeaks has been slowly publishing a series of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which the anti-secrecy organization says belong to the US Central Intelligence Agency. The latest release, published June 15, is a batch of documents describing tools that …

Wi-Fi

Hacker, Hack Thyself

We've read so many sad stories about communities that were fatally compromised or destroyed due to security exploits. We took that lesson to heart …

IT security

Photographer Suffering From Terrible Insomnia Captures Haunting Pics Of Central Park When There’s No People

When you think of Central Park, the first things that come to your mind are probably massive crowds of people and warm sunshine. New Jersey-based …

Pics

Elon Musk thinks tiny computers in our brains will save us from AI

In the future, you’ll want to implant a tiny computer into your brain in order to keep computers from becoming the “other.”<p>If that sounds creepy and …

Singularity

8 Companies Changing How Machine Learning Is Used

Bots can tackle workloads no human can handle.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What was once only seen in sci-fi movies is now reality -- and it's gaining acceptance across many industries and audiences. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are two terms seen in …

Machine Learning

The Complete Beginners' Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Ten years ago, if you mentioned the term “artificial intelligence” in a boardroom there’s a good chance you would have been laughed at. For most people it would bring to mind sentient, sci-fi machines such as 2001: A Space Odyssey’s HAL or Star Trek’s Data.<p>Today it is one of the hottest buzzwords …

Artificial Intelligence

Are we going from “Artificial Intelligence” to “Augmented Intelligence?”

Artificial Intelligence. I can’t think of a reference to the intellect that would feel more unauthentic and fake. It’s no wonder people turn to The Terminator or The Matrix to fathom what it’s all about. Fortunately, after 60 years of AI rumors fueled by academia and movies, we’re finally starting …

Artificial Intelligence

Stop Making These 8 Risky Password Mistakes

Save yourself from a cyber disaster.<p>Elaborate passwords are a necessity in today’s internet-obsessed world. Unfortunately, too many of us still rely …

Information Systems

Our Machines Now Have Knowledge We’ll Never Understand

The new availability of huge amounts of data, along with the statistical tools to crunch these numbers, offers a whole new way of understanding the …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk Just Outlined How He'll Merge The Human Brain and AI

Musk’s History of AI Concerns<p>Elon Musk has made it clear that he is concerned about the extreme advancements being made in artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

8 ways to repurpose an old Android phone

Just because your phone is old doesn't mean it can't be put to good use. Instead of selling it, consider assigning it one of these useful tasks.<p>It's hard to believe, but smartphones as we know them have been around for nearly a decade. And chances are good you've upgraded at least once during that …

Gear & Gadgets

How artificial intelligence learns to be racist

Simple: It’s mimicking us.<p>Open up the photo app on your phone and search “dog,” and all the pictures you have of dogs will come up. This was no easy feat. Your phone knows what a dog “looks” like.<p>This and other modern-day marvels are the result of machine learning. These are programs that comb …

Artificial Intelligence

AI programs exhibit racial and gender biases, research reveals

Machine learning algorithms are picking up deeply ingrained race and gender prejudices concealed within the patterns of language use, scientists say<p>An artificial intelligence tool that has revolutionised the ability of computers to interpret everyday language has been shown to exhibit striking …

Artificial Intelligence