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Bill Gates is the latest brilliant person to warn artificial intelligence could kill us all

Worries about artificial intelligence possibly wiping out humanity aren’t just limited to science fiction writers — plenty of the world’s most …

Microsoft prepares to preview Windows 10 for phones

Beta version expected by end of the month<p>Microsoft is preparing to preview its latest version of Windows Phone later this month. The software giant released a "Phone Insider" app over the weekend, ahead of a January 21st press event where the company will reveal its plans for Windows 10 across …

Apple Leak Confirms New iOS Version

Five versions of iOS 8 have now been released and major update ‘iOS 8.2’ has also been seen on video ahead of its expected launch early next year. But in the meantime a significant number of iPhone and iPad owners are still affected by WiFi, Bluetooth and battery issues. But it appears Apple has a …

Surface Pro 3 Long-Term Review: Microsoft Proves It's Third Time Lucky

Launched in May 2014, the Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft’s third incarnation of the slate-like Windows 8 device. Following on from the Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 designs, the Surface Pro 3 takes on board many of the criticisms of the first two designs to build a better machine and adds in some brand …

We’re putting an end to religion: Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher and the exploding new American secularism

Religious right extremism, new atheists & late-night mockery have religion on the run. American secularism’s rising<p>What is going on? How do we explain this recent wave of secularization that is washing over so much of America?<p>The answer to these questions is actually much less theological or …

Digital design emailed to zero-gravity printer on International Space Station and used to produce working ratchet<p>Astronauts on the International Space Station have used a zero-gravity 3D printer to produce a working socket wrench complete with ratchet action – using digital plans that were emailed …

Engineers are working for free to make Elon Musk's Hyperloop a reality

Nobody laughs much at Elon Musk anymore, but plenty of people snickered at his Hyperloop idea (okay, also the killer robot thing). To remind you, the Hyperloop is a series of underground trains powered by compressed air that transport folks between cities in tubes at around Mach I. While that may …

Hyperloop Reality Check: Elon Musk's High-Speed Scheme Is Alive And Kicking

More than a year ago, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk put out a white paper describing the “hyperloop,” a supersonic transportation system that he claimed could carry passengers between at up to 800 miles per hour. And better still, it could be built for just 1/10th the cost of California’s proposed …

Judge keeps Steve Jobs video testimony from public release

Video recently shown during iTunes DRM trial won't be made available<p>A California judge has denied a request from a trio of media outlets to make video deposition of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs available to the public. The request was filed by the <i>Associated Press, Bloomberg</i>, and <i>CNN</i> during this month's …

Warning: A computer science degree may be a waste of your time and money

When he was 15, Shlomo Zippel got his first job programming. And that was pretty much the end of his academic career.<p>"I had an arrangement with the …

Everything Apple Watch apps can’t do

Happenings

Project info<p>The series Happenings consists of photographs taken between 2009 and 2015 in various cities around the world: Bangkok, Berlin, Krakow, London, Lublin, Sydney, Warsaw, Zadar and Zagreb. The main subject are people within the public space - their everyday rituals and interactions with the …

Top 10 Most Famous Portrait Photographers From Around The World

What is one thing the most famous portrait photographers all have in common? Each one knows how to photograph the true identity of the person in …

9 of the Year's Best Photographs of Buildings

Most architectural photography these days is about capturing a building's "hero shot," that single perfect image and angle where the light flits …

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Watch the Mountains Reflect Off Peter Pichler's Northern Italian Houses

Resting just outside of Bolzano in the foothills of the Dolomites Mountains in Northern Italy is<p>Resting just outside of Bolzano in the foothills of the Dolomites Mountains in Northern Italy is one of the notable creations from architect Peter Pichler. Two homes, designed as vacation residences, …

Alienware Alpha Review: A Gaming PC In A Tiny Package

For a long time, if you wanted to get into PC gaming and experience the highest quality models, textures, and shaders that developers could come up with, you had to buy an overpriced gaming rig from someone like Alienware, a more affordable PC from a shady OEM, or build a machine yourself. It was …

Law coming into force next year will require foreign firms to store Russian users’ personal data on servers located in Russia<p>Google is to close its engineering office in Russia in the wake of growing restrictions on internet freedoms, including a law that comes into effect next year targeting …

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7 Rules for Creating Gorgeous UI (Part 1)

A non-artsy primer in digital aesthetics<p>Introduction<p>OK, first things first. This guide is not for everyone. Who is this guide for?<p><b>Developers</b> who want …

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Robinhood launches on App Store, brings zero-commission stock trading to the masses

For several years, my grandmother has encouraged me to get involved with the stock market. While she was successful at persuading my older brother into investing in penny stocks, I have never taken the initiative to learn how the stock market truly works. For that reason, I was excited when I heard …

Longtime Windows Phone user explains why Windows Phone has almost no shot in the U.S.

After showing some promise in 2013, Windows Phone adoption has largely stagnated in 2014, especially in the United States. <i>ZDNet’s</i> Ed Bott, who has …

Microsoft's canceled Lumia flagship appears in iPhone 6 photoshoot

No Lumia 1030 just yet<p>Microsoft was originally planning to release a new Lumia flagship Windows Phone with a huge camera bump in time for the holidays. The device, known as codenamed McLaren, would have been the first to use Microsoft’s new Kinect-like 3D Touch gestures that the company is …

How work requirements for social security programs impact people in need from PBS NewsHour - Segments

Listen to PBS NewsHour - Segments episodes free, on demand. President Donald Trump signed an executive order last month pushing certain work …

The most psychedelic, detailed images of nerve endings.

Scientists have published the most detailed pictures ever of nerve endings in mice, applying a decade-old technique known as SNAP-tagging to living neurons for the first time. The resulting images show individual nerves, touch receptors, and hair follicles stained in brilliant fluorescent colors …

The Pirate Bay goes offline after police raid server room

File-sharing site's homepage is mirrored at Costa Rica URL<p>Infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay was taken offline on Tuesday after a raid by Swedish police. Officers investigating the decade-old file-sharing portal's alleged copyright infringements targeted a server room in Stockholm, seizing …

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Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook’s Plan to Wire the World

handauli is a tiny town in rural India about a four-hour drive southwest of New Delhi. India’s a big country, and there are several Chandaulis. This …

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

The 17 best drone videos that gave a whole new perspective to 2014

Drone photography came into its own this year.<p>Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even …

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