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How Automation Will Change Work, Purpose, and Meaning

The vast majority of humans throughout history worked because they had to. Many found comfort, value, and meaning in their efforts, but some defined work as a necessity to be avoided if possible. For centuries, elites in societies from Europe to Asia aspired to absolution from gainful employment. …

The Future

Learning AI if You Suck at Math — P5 — Deep Learning and Convolutional Neural Nets in Plain English!

Welcome to part five of Learning AI if You Suck at Math. If you missed parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7 be sure to check them out!<p><b>Today, we’re going to</b> …

Deep Learning

Understanding Kalman Filters

Part 1: Why Use Kalman Filters? Discover common uses of Kalman filters by walking through some examples. A Kalman filter is an optimal estimation …

MATLAB

Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’

Truth has long been a key concern for the American philosopher. He’s in the UK to discuss his latest book on consciousness, but there’s just no escaping Trump…<p>I meet Daniel Dennett, the great American rationalist, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, as good a day as any to contemplate the …

Donald Trump

Putin’s Real Long Game

The world order we know is already over, and Russia is moving fast to grab the advantage. Can Trump figure out the new war in time to win it?<p>A little over a year ago, on a pleasant late fall evening, I was sitting on my front porch with a friend best described as a Ukrainian freedom fighter. He was …

Political Science

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

Exploring night photography locations in the Bay Area

There are plenty of scenic Bay Area spots that can make for a great photograph. There are daily examples of this on Instagram and even our own staff of photographers have their favorite places to go shoot that perfect photo.<p>Night photography, however, can be a different beast to tackle as a …

Photography

Review - India’s War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia

On November 6, 2002, the Queen inaugurated the Commonwealth Memorial Gates and Memorial Pavilion at the Hyde Park Corner end of London’s Constitution …

Bad Windows 10 Xbox One controller driver forces Microsoft’s hand

On Tuesday Microsoft released its latest patch for Windows 10 (that’s cumulative update 9, patch KB 3140743, bringing us up to Win10 Version 1511 …

Windows 10

This is how science lost God: Atheism, evolution and the long road to Richard Dawkins’ latest Twitter controversy

<b>René Descartes, Richard Dawkins (Wikimedia/AP/Fiona Hanson)</b><p>The roots of today’s battles over atheism, science, religion and climate change actually date back centuries<p>Bill Mesler • H. James Cleaves II<p>January 17, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search …

Biology

Attention Food Lovers: This Is Why Australia Is Your Culinary Paradise

Australia is home to more than just crocodile hunters and attractive surfers. Over the centuries, the Land of Oz has cultivated a unique and respectable culinary scene. Don’t let the vegemite fool you; Australia brings foodies an unprecedented experience by invigorating commonplace meals with fresh …

HOUSTON, WE'VE HAD A PROBLEM

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Afghanistan: The Making of a Narco State

Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan is named for the wide river that runs through its provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, a low-slung city of …

Afghanistan

We Can No Longer Unbundle Microsoft Office

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tom Limongello is based in NYC and is VP of Product Marketing for Crisp Media.</i><p>It’s summertime, so we know there’s pressure to ‘unbundle’ ourselves from work as much as we can. Yet when something comes up, we are reminded of how little unbundled mobile apps offer in terms of …

The Darkest Parks in the U.S.

Just like clean air and water, dark night skies are a diminishing resource. The culprits: unshielded, excessive, or poorly aimed outdoor artificial lights. The good news is that the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), a nonprofit organization, has stepped in to boost conservation efforts.<p>In …