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How a half-educated tech elite delivered us into evil

If our supersmart tech leaders knew a bit more about history or philosophy we wouldn’t be in the mess we’re in now<p>One of the biggest puzzles about our current predicament with fake news and the weaponisation of social media is why the folks who built this technology are so taken aback by what has …

Computer Science

RIP Windows 10 Mobile: A Lost Opportunity for Microsoft

Microsoft’s mobile OS is dead, but its mobile business still has a pulse.<p><b>Microsoft</b>'s (NASDAQ:MSFT) corporate VP of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, …

Steve Ballmer

I made my own wearable computer with a Raspberry Pi, and it was almost too easy

Ever since I read about the crazy wearable pioneers back in the ‘90s and early 2000s, I've wanted a wearable computer of my own. I had two major requirements, however: it had to be a computer, and I had to be able to wear it.<p>Smartphones, for the most part, have supplanted most people's interest in …

Raspberry Pi

4 Ways AI Can Help SMBs

Emerging AI technologies and new service offerings mean that small and mid-sized businesses can join big companies in taking advantage of AI.

Business Technology

Data science simplified: A breakdown of its key principles and processes

In 2006, UK mathematician and Tesco Clubcard architect Clive Humbly coined the phrase “Data is the new oil.” He said the following:<p>“Data is the new …

What to Do as a Photographer When Everything Has Been Done

The intention here is not to discourage you, but to invite you into pursuing photography with your own voice. And also to help you not to feel guilty …

31 Free Things To Do In Washington DC

Washington DC, amidst its glitz, pomp and the trappings of its office, is a budget-friendly destination with tons of <b>awesome freebies</b>. As a matter of …

Museums

Solar Array Yields Environmental—and Economic—Rewards

A steel-gridded pergola covers a roof terrace at the northeast corner of the Hanover Page Mill office building in Palo Alto, California. Vertical …

Stanford University

10 Tips for Taking Portraits at Night with Off Camera Flash

Here are 10 tips for taking portraits at night using off camera flash (OCF). Francisco has included a few photos from his portrait sessions at night …

Photography

Smart Cities Are Going to Be a Security Nightmare

In the fictional world of the video game <i>Watch Dogs</i>, you can play a hacktivist who takes over the central operating system of a futuristic, hyper-connected Chicago. With control over the city’s security system, you can spy on residents using surveillance cameras, intercept phone calls, and cripple …

Water

Opinion: Keep an eye on Tampa's invisible infrastructure to see city grow

When you search online for images of a city, chances are you'll find pictures of buildings, roads, bridges and lights. It's natural to think of a …

It’s the end of the world and we know it: Scientists in many disciplines see apocalypse, soon

Stephen Hawking is one of many scientists who see the possible near-term demise of our species. Spend that 401k!<p>While apocalyptic beliefs about the end of the world have, historically, been the subject of religious speculation, they are increasingly common among some of the leading scientists …

Climate Change

Science Says This Is What Happens When You Overthink Things | Inc.com

Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of course, everyone overthinks a situation …

Mental Health

We all thought having more data was better. We were wrong.

“Little data” is not exactly a sexy, attention-grabbing topic. But is more and bigger data really better?<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>For years, the mantra in the world of …

Big Data

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

This is crazy.<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human brain …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple pushes the reset button on the Mac Pro

“If we’ve had a pause in upgrades and updates, we’re sorry for that — what happened with the Mac Pro — and we’re going to come out with something great to replace it.”<p>Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller is talking to a small group of reporters in a white stucco building …

MacBook Pro

Marketers Face Hurdles in Data-Driven Marketing Strategies (Report)

All across the internet, from social networks to online retailers, consumer data is being readily collected. Given the multitude of touch points …

Customer Experience

Today, Everybody Can Access The World's Most Powerful Technologies -- And That May be a Problem | Inc.com

On July 16th, 1945, when the world's first nuclear explosion shook the plains of New Mexico, J. Robert Oppenheimer, who led the project, quoted from the Bhagavad Gita, "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds." And indeed he had. The world was never truly the same after nuclear power became …

Artificial Intelligence

NOBEL ECONOMIST: 'I don’t think globalisation is anywhere near the threat that robots are'

Angus Deaton, who won the Nobel Prize last year for his work on health, wealth, and inequality, told the Financial Times he believes robots are a much greater threat to employment in the US than globalisation.<p>Addressing the theory that Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections was …

Economics

The Force Is Strong With Zack Snyder's Star Wars-Batman v Superman Mashup

If you’ve ever wondered what side of the Force your favorite superheroes would be on, Zach Snyder has your answer. Well, at least about Batman and …

Comic Books

5 Things That Might Be Ruining Your Wedding Photos

You've spent months prepping and primping for your wedding day, and you've hired your dream photographer to capture it all. The last thing you want is to have little distractions ruin an otherwise perfect shot. Luckily, that doesn't have to happen. We asked wedding photographers Trent Bailey, owner …

Weddings

Improving your night photography with foreground lighting

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to night photography is incorporating good foreground elements, but learning a few simple tricks will …

Alex Gibney on Stuxnet film Zero Days: 'We need laws for cyberweapons'

His latest documentary lays bare the story of the Stuxnet worm, a groundbreaking virus jointly created by the US and Israel. Here the acclaimed film-maker discusses the pervasive threat posed by this new age of warfare<p>“How paranoid were you before you made this movie and how paranoid are you now?” …

Cybersecurity

Try Not to Cry While Watching Earth Rise From the Moon in HD

These aren’t renderings, special effects, or a scene from <i>No Man’s Sky</i>. This is actual footage of the Earth and the Moon, as seen by Japan’s Kaguya …

Aerospace

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, dating and more on iOS

Our list of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer quantity of apps for iOS can …

Apps

Sebastião Salgado’s Advice For Young Photographers Today

Last weekend at Photo London I had the chance to attend a lecture with Sebastião Salgado. Leo Johnson interviewed the 71-year old photographer about …

23 items of men's clothing jargon that you don't know the definition of and are too afraid to ask

What's a lapel? Who has ever heard of the difference between an Oxford and a blucher?<p>But just because these terms are treated like common knowledge and bandied about doesn't mean everyone knows what they mean.<p>So, if you're not all caught up with these terms and you're too afraid to ask, we created …

Men's Fashion

We've Already Used Up Earth's Resources For 2016 -- And It's Only August

We’ve failed again.<p>It’s less than eight months into 2016 and the ominous day is already nearly upon us: Earth Overshoot Day, previously known as Ecological Debt Day, is a reminder of the enormous toll we take on the Earth.<p>The day marks the juncture when humanity’s demand for ecological resources …

The Pleasures and Futility of Teaching Drawing to Architecture Students

I teach architectural drawing and architectural design studios at the undergraduate level and share many of Martin C. Pedersen’s concerns about the …