Carsten Stöcker

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Which Countries Are Best to Start Blockchain Projects?

Bitcoin’s boom has spawned more than just a digital currency revolution. Companies across the globe have explored the potential of blockchain …

It’s the end of the Earth as we know it. Read all about it! | Lucy Siegle

Achieving “cut through” is a nightmare for climate change science. It’s notoriously hard to get the mainstream engaged by changes in the concentration of an atmospheric gas, even if they’re life-or-death matters. So hats off to the crack team of Earth scientists, led by climate change professor …

Climate Change

The Blunt Guide to Mathematically Rigorous Machine Learning

I recently wrote a brief guide on the Math required for Machine Learning. People liked it, and asked me to write one on how to master ML at a …

Machine Learning

Stacking concrete blocks is a surprisingly efficient way to store energy

Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it’s impossible to get the balance right all the time. So operators make grids more flexible by adding ways …

Clean Energy

Research Report: Adoption of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT”) in 2018

Are production environments embracing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology?<p>Engineering.com surveyed 226 manufacturing professionals to …

How to Read Multiple Files in a Loop in Python and get count of matching words

I have two text files and 2 lists (FIRST_LIST,SCND_LIST),i want to find out count of each file matching words from FIRST_LIST,SCND_LIST …

Python Programming

Infographic: 10 essential parts of highly ranked websites

When customers want to find you, are search engines offering your website as a top result?<p>Digital marketers and PR pros must pay keen attention to …

Marketing

Game-changing iDrive offers unlimited mobile backup for life

<b>No monthly subscription</b>, <b>unlimited data backup</b>, and even <b>cross-platform compatible</b> despite the iName). This is why iDrive has made our <b>special deal post</b>, and remarkably right now it’s available for a <b>one-off payment</b> of just $19.99.<p>You might well ask why you would pay for mobile backup when there are …

256-Bit

Ethereum Plunged 15% Today to $305, What Will Happen to Alts and Tokens?

The price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, has fallen by 15 percent in the last 24 hours to $305, as other major cryptocurrencies …

Cryptocurrency

AI for cybersecurity is a hot new thing—and a dangerous gamble - MIT Technology Review

When I walked around the exhibition floor at this week’s massive Black Hat cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas, I was struck by the number of …

Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence health pods for quick diagnosis set to launch

Starting this month, some UAE hospitals, shopping malls, gyms and even supermarkets will contain AI medical pods that can help diagnose health problems in less than ten minutes.<p>Working as full body scanners, Bodyo’s Artificial Intelligence machines monitor a long list of vitals, including blood …

Artificial Intelligence

Crypto Trading 101: How to Read an Exchange Order Book

It takes two to tango in the world of crypto trading, where a dynamic relationship between buyers and sellers is always on display in something …

Cryptocurrency

One Chart Explains Why You Should Own Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies

The past month and a half have been a rough time to be a Bitcoin investor. After seeing its value rise from $5,850 in late June to almost $8,400 on July 24 it has been on a slippery slope with a few short dead cat bounces and has fallen back to just above $6,000.<p>[Editor & Author’s note: Investing …

Cryptocurrency

20 Minutes and Done: A Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're short on time or equipment, this bodyweight workout meets all of your needs. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a 20-minute sweat session on Instagram, featuring four moves that combine cardio and strength training and target the whole body. This set is great to …

Exercise

Data Preprocessing With Python

“Data! Data! Data!” he cried impatiently. “I can’t make bricks without clay.”<p>Machine Learning is the hottest thing of this world. Everybody start …

Machine Learning

Novel compounds turn old cells young again in promising new anti-aging research

A new study from researchers at the University of Exeter has shown how three specifically designed compounds can target the mitochondria in older …

Clinical Trials

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

One of the largest banks issued an alarming warning that Earth is running out of the resources to sustain life

One of the world's largest banks says the planet is running out of resources and warns that neither governments nor companies are prepared for climate change.<p>The world spent its entire natural resource budget for the year by August 1, a group of analysts at HSBC said in a note that cited research …

Climate Change

Confronting the reality of cyber warfare

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p><b>THE PERFECT WEAPON: WAR, SABOTAGE, AND FEAR IN THE CYBER AGE</b><p><b>By David E. Sanger</b><p><b>Crown, $28, 384 pages</b><p>Since the advent of nuclear …

Scientists Have Uncovered a Disturbing Climate Change Precedent

During the rise of mammals, Earth's temperatures spiked in a scary way that the planet may experience again soon.<p>They were strange days at the beginning of the age of mammals. The planet was still hungover from the astonishing disappearance of its marquee superstars, the dinosaurs. Earth’s newest …

Climate Change

Smart hubs, IFTTT & Raspberry Pi: How to get started with home automation

So you want a smart home. Great! But where do you start? With so many platforms, assistants, hubs and protocols out there, it can get really confusing really fast. Here's what you need to know if you're ready to dip your toe into smart home automation.<p>Zigbee and Z-Wave<p>Zigbee and Z-Wave are low …

Home Automation

Tracking multiple objects with OpenCV

By onAugust 6, 2018 in Object Tracking, Tutorials<p>Inside today’s tutorial, you will learn how to track multiple objects using OpenCV and Python.<p>This …

Python Programming

“The Lean Startup” is an unproductive legend

The only real measure of success for a startup is not to stay a startup. And yet, the gurus of innovation and entrepreneurship admonish us to “innovate continuously, like entrepreneurs do,” “fail forward,” and “fail fast.”<p>These slogans come from an ideology born out of <i>The Lean Startup</i>, which …

Startups

Cryptocurrency is just one of seven types of cryptoassets you should know

• <b>Cryptocurrencies</b> like bitcoin, the granddaddy of all cryptoassets, are instruments of exchange, stores of value, and units of account. To wit, bitcoin today holds over $100 billion dollars and supports billions a day in global transactions. Banks are taking notice, going from “bitcoin bad, …

Cryptocurrency

The Best Point-and-Shoot Cameras

09:00 am<p>Ditch the DSLR and say "sayonara, smartphone" with these awesome compact cameras.<p>Smartphones may be the most popular picture-takers in the …

Cameras

Setting up a Private Ethereum Test Network

I want to play around with a few Ethereum smart contracts, without spending real money before the final versions are ready. Thankfully, Ethereum has …

Blockchain

This Raspberry Pi 3 Ultimate Starter Kit includes four courses and over 10 hours of content

Coupling Internet of Things (IoT) with a Raspberry Pi can lead to plenty of fun and opportunity, but you really need to have the right tools at your …

Raspberry Pi

Towards the circular economy - Reports - World Economic Forum

A circular economy is an industrial system that is restorative or regenerative by intention and design. It replaces the end-of-life concept with …

Sustainability

The spiralling environmental cost of our lithium battery addiction

Here’s a thoroughly modern riddle: what links the battery in your smartphone with a dead yak floating down a Tibetan river? The answer is lithium – …

Electric Vehicles

Meet Fetch, the AI creation of DeepMind pioneers who refuse to succumb to Google

Google battled Facebook to acquire artificial intelligence lab DeepMind in 2014 for a reported $660 million - but not everyone was happy with the move.<p>“How in the world can you build a truly neutral artificial general intelligence under that company?” questions Humayun Sheikh, an early investor who …

Artificial Intelligence