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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

Google just gave control over data center cooling to an AI

Google revealed today that it has given control of cooling several of its leviathan data centers to an AI algorithm.<p>Over the past couple of years, …

Artificial Intelligence

The billionaire cofounder of WhatsApp is 'resting and vesting' — showing up to Facebook and barely working to collect a $450 million payday

The WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum said in April that he planned to leave Facebook, which bought his company for $19 billion in 2014. He's already sold $7.1 billion worth of Facebook shares.<p>But he's still showing up to the office, The Wall Street Journal reports, to collect one last payday: $450 …

Silicon Valley

How Andrew Carnegie Went From $1.20 a Week to $309 Billion ... Then Gave It All Away

Andrew Carnegie was one of the richest men in world history, but he didn't start that way -- and he intentionally didn't end up that way.<p>Andrew Carnegie: <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>Andrew Carnegie's 1889 Essay, <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>A Modernized Version of Andrew Carnegie's <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>11 Great Quotes …

World Peace

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

A small team of student AI coders beats Google’s machine-learning code - MIT Technology Review

Students from Fast.ai, a small organization that runs free machine-learning courses online, just created an AI algorithm that outperforms code from …

Machine Learning

Microsoft's new framework could help policymakers better understand cybersecurity

The firm's new Cybersecurity Policy Framework aims to provide building blocks and best practices from organizations around the world.<p>With regulations …

GDPR

Elon Musk 'considering' taking Tesla private, trading resumed

It's never a boring day when Elon Musk takes to Twitter.<p>Today, Elon Musk came out of left field with a tweet saying that he's "considering" taking Tesla private at a share price of $420. In that same tweet, he claimed that he has already secured the funding for doing so.<p>Tesla did not immediately …

Tesla

Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

Entrepreneurs should follow the Apple roadmap to set themselves apart.<p>When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel …

Apple Store

Only four economies have shrunk more than Greece’s in the past 10 years. Two of them have been hit by civil wars.

After eight years of bailouts, brinkmanship and even more bailouts, Greece’s economy is finally ready to stand on its own again. Well, what’s left of it.<p>The good news is Greece really is about to wrap up its latest bailout program and won’t need any more financial assistance for now. But the bad …

War

For eBay, AI drives over $1 billion in sales per quarter

eBay says AI-powered improvements in its search rankings, knowledge of its inventory, and other areas are driving more than $1 billion per quarter in incremental sales on its marketplace.<p>eBay has used machine learning technologies in many parts of its business for more than a decade to optimize the …

Machine Learning

DeepMind Cofounder Gives Teenage AI Fan 5 Pieces Of Advice

Some artificial intelligence researchers at companies like Google and Facebook are now earning more money than investment bankers at Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.<p>These researchers also have the privilege of working in a field of technology that’s poised to have a major impact on the world we live …

Artificial Intelligence

Will Lockheed Martin Change The World With Its New Fusion Reactor?

Lockheed Martin’s secretive Skunk Works® laboratory registered a patent in March for a revolutionary technology that could solve the world’s energy problems for good – but don’t pop the champagne yet. The design is for a compact fusion reactor (CFR) which theoretically produces cheap, clean, near …

Energy

I've saved enough at age 28 that I'll be a multimillionaire by retirement, and I used Warren Buffett's favorite investing strategy to do it

I recently turned 28, and I've already saved over a quarter of a million dollars.<p>By itself, that factoid had earned me a surprising amount of publicity. But for all the immediate headline-grabbing power of the statement, there's a far more impressive implication lurking underneath its surface. (The …

Retirement

How To: Track Wi-Fi Devices & Connect to Them Using Probequest

Wi-Fi devices are continually emitting "probe frames," calling out for nearby Wi-Fi networks to connect to. Beyond being a privacy risk, probe frames …

Wi-Fi

Microsoft Discovers Supply Chain Attack at Unnamed Maker of PDF Software

Microsoft said today that hackers compromised a font package installed by a PDF editor app and used it to deploy a cryptocurrency miner on users' …

Malware

Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language

“I CERTAINLY didn’t set out to create a language that was intended for mass consumption,” says Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist who …

Kim Kardashian

Facebook to Release All User Viewing History if People Don’t Chill Out

MENLO PARK, Calif. — After coming under fire for inappropriate collection, sharing, and handling of its user data, Facebook has threatened to release …

European Union

Building Serverless Contact Form For Static Websites

Introduction<p>A few years ago AWS launched static hosting service S3, which was a paradigm shift for hosting static websites. The tech was crystal …

Cloud Computing

Our planet is one big fireball

The Earth’s climate is changing before our eyes.<p>With record-breaking temperatures around the globe, satellite images reveal our planet to be a …

Climate Change

Update Your iPhones And Androids Now If You Don't Want Your Bluetooth Hacked

There’s a potentially serious vulnerability affecting Bluetooth that could lead to leaks of private data from Apple, Google and Intel-based smartphones and PCs. Patches are being made available, so concerned users should update where they can. Millions, if not hundreds of millions or billions, of …

Information Security

You Should Spend 70 Percent of Your Time Doing Hard Things, Says This 5-Time Entrepreneur

This handy (if challenging) rule of thumb will push you to do your best work.<p>The truth is, no one is good at their job on the first day, What sets super achievers apart from middling performers is the speed at which they learn. So how do you maximize how fast you get better at whatever it is you're …

Employment

Hackers using brute-force attacks to infiltrate e-mail systems protected by MFA

Brute-force attacks launched by cyber-criminals can allow them to compromise corporate e-mail systems such as Office365.<p>Research carried out by …

Emotionally Intelligent Advice From an 80-Year-Old Man

Number 32: Take charge of your attitude. Don't let someone else choose it for you.<p>From time to time, I come across a list of life lessons "as described by an 80-year-old man." They've been widely shared online, and maybe you've seen them pop up in your social feeds.<p>As I read them again recently, I …

Self-help

Amazing solar panel device that could change the world goes open source

When you picture solar power, you might think of the enormous Ivanpah solar power plant in California (the largest in the world) or huge tracts of …

How To Learn About The Future Of Artificial Intelligence And Work Without Leaving Your Office

Many business leaders stress over how to keep up in a competitive business world where things now change even before you finish reading this post. The pace of emerging technology only increases the pressure to stay well-informed. Budgets are not what they used to be when it comes to flying all over …

Artificial Intelligence

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The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

Neutralising the safety issue has opened the door to the biggest prize of all: the Internet of Things<p>On 28 March this year, the scientific peer review of a landmark United States government study concluded that there is “clear evidence” that radiation from mobile phones causes cancer, specifically, …

Public Health

In Thai Cave Rescue, This Ancient Practice Likely Saved the Trapped Boys' Lives

The soccer players and their coach are out of the cave. But things could have gone very differently.<p>All 12 of the trapped soccer players and their coach have been freed from the flooded cave complex in northern Thailand. The one fatality from the incident was former Thai Navy diver Saman Gunan, who …

Why The Cloud Is A Risky Business

Cloud, Cloud, Cloud. Everyone’s talking about it. Everyone wants to do it. But is anyone doing it right?!<p>There is no doubt that “Cloud Transition” is one of the most disruptive trends of our modern times: 77% of enterprises are going to the cloud. And 59% are already there. Question is: what’s the …

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