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1 Skill That Will Make You Irresistible and Irreplaceable in the Age of AI

A new McKinsey study identifies the key driver of success in the next decade.<p>A new McKinsey study of 800 occupations finds that automation and artificial intelligence will transform the workplace over the next decade. In order to compete, our skills have to change. The study finds that …

Artificial Intelligence

Want to Be a Better Thinker? Science Says Add This Basic Thing to Your Life

Forming one new habit and sticking with it could sharpen your cerebral skills.<p>If you want to be able to think fast on stay on your toes mentally, one of the keys may be physically spending time on your feet.<p>A new review of existing research into connections between regular exercise and thinking and …

The Brain

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process – Quartz

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Biomedicine

Big Data Analytics Beyond Hadoop: Real-Time Applications with Storm, Spark, and More Hadoop Alternatives

Description<p>Copyright 2014<br>• Dimensions: 6" x 9"<br>• Pages: 200<br>• Edition: 1st<p><b>eBook (Watermarked)</b><br>• ISBN-10: 0-13-383820-X<br>• ISBN-13: 978-0-13-383820-6<p>Master …

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of reasons your child may turn up his nose at mealtimes. A 2015 …

Kids

Dual studies suggest electrical brain stimulation improves memory and learning

Two recently published studies are showing evidence that electrical stimulation to a specific area of the brain can significantly enhance memory and …

The Brain

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says artificial intelligence is like fire

• Google CEO Pichai says that AI is like fire: while it is useful, we must use caution.<br>• He envisions that AI will play a big role in important advancements like finding a cure for cancer.<br>• The full interview airs on MSNBC on January 26.<p>In an interview with <i>Recode</i> and MSNBC, Pichai described artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

With WPA3, Wi-Fi security is about to get a lot tougher

Finally, a security reprieve for open Wi-Fi hotspot users.<p>At last, Wi-Fi security -- or lack of -- is about to get its day in the sun.<p>The Wi-Fi …

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

The Most Important Skill In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

No doubt each of us has come in contact with Artificial Intelligence (AI) — whether it is by shopping online and seeing ‘suggested for you’ products, or ads popping up in your Facebook feed, or at the bank when we are making a check deposit at the ATM. Other industries, ranging from health to …

Artificial Intelligence

Physics: Record-Breaking Nanochip Reaches One-Thousandth of a Degree From Absolute Zero, 'Magic' Quantum Threshold

<i>Updated</i> | Physicists have adapted a nanoelectric chip to drop to a temperature lower than three millikelvin—the closest anything’s ever gotten to …

DeepMind unveils the world’s first test to assess dangerous AI’s and algorithms

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>AI is being strapped into everything from self-driving cars and autonomous weapons systems and until now we had no way to …

Artificial Intelligence

Science Is Getting Closer to Explaining The Mystery of Déjà Vu

Like trying to remember a dream that's slipping away.<p>It's one of the oddest sensations. That feeling where you are in a new situation, or a …

Neural Networks Are Learning What to Remember and What to Forget

Deep learning is changing the way we use and think about machines. Current incarnations are better than humans at all kinds of tasks, from chess and …

'Holy crap': Experts find tax plan riddled with glitches

Some of the provisions could be easily gamed, tax lawyers say.<p>Republicans’ tax-rewrite plans are riddled with bugs, loopholes and other potential problems that could plague lawmakers long after their legislation is signed into law.<p>Some of the provisions could be easily gamed, tax lawyers say. Their …

Affordable Care Act

450 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in December

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Scientists experimentally demonstrate the "reversal of the arrow of time"

The Arrow of Time<p>The second law of thermodynamics states that in an isolated system, entropy will increase with time and the movement of heat will …

Quantum Physics

Cloud and AI used to break Enigma code in under 15 minutes

Enigma Pattern spun up 2,000 virtual machines to decrypt messages

The worst thing people do to wake up in the morning — according to a sleep scientist

A sleep scientist reveals the first mistake we make when we wake up in the morning. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> When you wake up and then hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it feels good because serotonin gets released. And it feels nice to fall back asleep.<p>The …

Do Fish Have Feelings? What Science Says About Animal Sentience

The answer has major implications.<p>There seems to be significant confusion about what happened in the British parliament when MPs discussed a proposed …

These are the jobs already being created by the artificial intelligence boom

Predictions about the economic impact of artificial intelligence swing from increased productivity to the complete annihilation of industries. Clearly, nobody really knows how the introduction of autonomous decision-making software is going to shape our world.<p>But there are some early reasons for …

The electricity used to mine bitcoin this year is bigger than the annual usage of 159 countries

LONDON — The amount of energy used by computers "mining" bitcoin so far this year is greater than the annual usage of almost 160 countries, according to new research.<p>Research by energy tariff comparison service PowerCompare.co.uk shows that the amount of energy expended mining bitcoin globally has …

How Google is powering the world's AI

After helping to define the modern internet era with Search and Android, Google is already at the forefront of the next wave in computing research and development: AI. Many consider artificial intelligence and neural network computers to be the next step in computing, enabling new use cases and …

Machine Learning

Facts won't always convince people you're right — a former NASA flight director explains how he learned to argue better in the wake of a disaster

<b>• Former NASA flight director Paul Hill said the space program was badly polarized in the wake of the 2003 Columbia disaster.</b><p><b>• He learned this firsthand as he investigated the causes of the fatal accident, which killed seven astronauts.</b><p><b>• Hill said appealing to data did little to restore trust</b> …

The field of AI research is about to get way bigger than code

When it comes to developing artificial intelligence, the largest technology companies in the world are all-in. Google and Microsoft say they’re “AI-first,” and businesses like Facebook and Amazon wouldn’t be possible without the scalable personalization that AI allows.<p>But if you look for research …

IBM's new, cutting edge tech could make computers 200 times faster

by Dom Galeon November 2, 2017 Robots & Machines 27981<p>An All-in-One Approach to Computing<p>Regular desktop computers, as well as laptops and …

Machine Learning

We've finally created an AI network that's been decades in the making

A New Network<p>Despite all of the arguably worthwhile hype over artificial intelligence (AI) and artificial neural networks, current systems require …

Sous Vide Rib-Eye Steak Recipe - Great British Chefs

Luke Holder serves up a sous vide rib-eye steak recipe, poached in a generous lump of Café de Paris butter before searing in a hot pan for a …

Make This Honey-Garlic Skillet Chicken ASAP

Your search for an irresistible chicken dish is over. These chicken thighs have perfectly crispy skin, thanks to the hot cast iron skillet, and are …