Caleb Ariel

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Hegel on Knowledge, Impatience, the Peril of Fixed Opinions, and the True Task of the Human Mind

“Impatience asks for the impossible, wants to reach the goal without the means of getting there.”<p>I frequently lament a particularly prevalent pathology of our time — our extreme impatience with the dynamic process of attaining knowledge and transmuting it into wisdom. We want to have the knowledge, …

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Russian scientists create artificial brain that can educate itself

In a step closer to developing artificial intellect, Russian scientists have created a physical model of a brain that is able to educate itself.<p>An …

Scientists remote control a mouse with a wireless LED brain implant

Stanford scientists made mice walk in circles via remote control of a wireless LED implanted in the rodents' brains. Switching the LED on and off …

Yes, It's a Tech Bubble. Here's What You Need to Know

We break down what it means for you when it pops.<p><b>Are we in a tech bubble?</b><p>Not so long ago, that was a question for Wall Street analysts and venture capitalists to debate among themselves, being of little interest to anyone else. But that was before recent investors valued Uber at $50 billion and …

Why Fintech Is One of the Most Promising Industries of 2015

Long unsung, financial tech companies that lend, process, or even create money have flooded the Inc 500.<p><i>It's been about two decades since a financial company really changed the world. Inc. 500 entrepreneurs are leading a pack of disrupters, raised in the shadow of PayPal, who will change your</i> …

Why You Shouldn't Lose Sleep Over The Tech Boom

Positive investor sentiment towards the technology sector has resulted in a significant increase in tech company valuations in the public markets over the last few months, and has also helped boost valuations for private tech companies to unprecedented levels. Institutional and retail investors …

Mountain View-based private stock-tracker eShares raises $17 million to fund global expansion - Silicon Valley Business Journal

By Gina Hall <br>– Contributor<p>Aug 14, 2015, 11:26am PDT<p>Private stock-tracking startup eShares raised $17 million in Series B funding on Thursday to …

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What is User Experience?

More and more companies are learning that in order to stay competitive, they need to be investing in user experience, but they don’t necessarily know …

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

Best of the visualisation web... June 2015

At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I’ve come …

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Mycroft is the first ever open source artificial intelligence platform for everyone

Aug 13, 2015 | By Simon<p>As we continue to see how Artificial Intelligence can make our lives easier including everything from natural language …

The evil A to Z of Google and Alphabet

For years, Google’s unofficial motto – “Don’t be evil.” – has been picked at like a scab that will never heal. I don’t believe Google or the new expansive Alphabet umbrella company are places where ‘evil’ people gather, but even collections of relatively good people can end up producing very bad …

BitLicense Tramples Another New York Bitcoin Company

Genesis Mining has decided to discontinue its Bitcoin mining services in New York, following the enactment of the state’s regulatory framework …

Former Qualcomm Engineer on the Future of Bitcoin Mining: Decentralize the Pools

There are plenty of people who believe they can predict the future of Bitcoin, but no one can really say for sure what will happen over the next five …

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

10 best email apps for Android

Email is one of the oldest and most important forms of online communication. It’s a service many of us use every single day. There are tons of email services and email apps that accompany them. Some may only have a single account on something like Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo. Their individual apps …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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Google searches for a way to avoid Microsoft’s fate

A dip in the search behemoth’s market share has encouraged some commentators to compare it to Bill Gates’s company<p>The news that Google’s share of the web-search market in the US has suddenly dropped is interesting. According to an independent analytics firm, StatCounter, last month Google’s market …

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All Sony Stores in Canada are closing down

Sony is opening another year with a round of closures of its Sony Stores, in this case all 14 locations within Canada.<p>The Ottawa Citizen first reported the news, later confirming it with a statement from Sony. The business will be redirected to Sony's online store and retail partners, Sony …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …