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Seven wonders of the quantum world

Light is both a particle and a wave – and we’re starting to prove that everything else is too<p>To be decayed or not decayed, that is the analytically …

Quantum Mechanics

Lego's new toy train is a STEM tool for preschoolers

Coding Express is one way to teach your toddler basic programming concepts.<p>Twenty years ago Lego introduced Mindstorms as a way to engage kids who were becoming more interested in video games and the internet than plastic building blocks. It was successful enough that the kits became a regular …

Kids

Amazon opens its $23 kids Book Box to all Prime members

Forget going to the library. Amazon will now deliver children's books right to your door.<p>Amazon said on Tuesday that Prime members in the US can now subscribe to Prime Book Box, a subscription service that delivers curated hardcover books for children up to age 12 every one, two or three months. …

Kids

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

Here are the winners of the 2018 Hugo Awards

The best science fiction and fantasy literature of 2017<p>The 2018 Hugo Awards were held last night at the World Science Fiction Convention in San Jose, California. The Hugo award is voted on by members of the fan community, and it’s considered the highest honor for science fiction and fantasy …

Be a Better Programmer with these 45 Mathematics Courses

The Ultimate Course and Book list to be an expert in Mathematics and Programming<p>We’re so scared of Mathematics. <b>Why?</b><p>because,<p><b>We Fear What We Don’t</b> …

Mathematics

Why Johnny Still Can't Read -- And What To Do About It

For decades, there’s been an overwhelming scientific consensus on the best way to teach kids to read. But millions of kids still don’t get the kind of instruction that works.<p>In the early 1950s, Rudolf Flesch offered to tutor a boy who’d been held back in sixth grade because he couldn’t read. Flesch …

Special Education

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

The 50 Best Children’s Books of the Last 10 Years

Modern classics that help kids laugh, learn, think, imagine, dream, see, and embrace the world around them in new ways.<p>The best children’s books have …

Your 2018 Age-to-Age Guide to What Your Kid Should Read Next

The secret to raising a reader? Knowing which book to give your child after he’s just finished one he loved. Colby Sharp, the co-founder of The Nerdy Book Club Blog, selected follow ups that will be the perfect match. These ideas are page-turners!<p><b>For Kids Who Liked:</b> <i>Look Look!</i> by Peter</b> …

13 Hilarious Parodies Of Your Favorite Books

"War and Peace" = "Pretend You Have Read This Book To Impress Your Friends."

Books

22 of the best science books from 2017

Last year saw a wealth of beautiful, science-themed graphic novels, illustrated books, long reads and mind-bending puzzles. Here are some of our …

Equations

Winter Is Coming: 26 Snowbound Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books For Cold Nights

A Novel<p>Naomi Novik’s inventive retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin story is as chilly as they come. The cold in this story is layered, describing …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

This Is Not a Drill. You Can Now Apply to Work for Former President Barack Obama

🚨 The deadline to work alongside the former commander in chief is today.<p>Whether you’ve dreamt of a career in politics, hoping to someday make a …

3 Machine Learning Algorithms You Need to Know

Imagine you have some data-related problem that you want to solve. You have heard of all the amazing things that machine learning algorithms can …

Quantum Computing Explained with a Deck of Cards

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy6TV9Dntlw<p>At the MIT Venture Capital and Innovation Conference in Feb. 2017, Dr. Dario Gil, VP of IBM …

New Training Courses Available: Introduction to Machine Learning & Deep Learning on AWS | Amazon Web Services

AWS Training and Certification offers guidance to APN Partners so you can more effectively help customers leverage the AWS Cloud. We have two new …

Microsoft’s new coding language is made for quantum computers

By the time the complex machines are ready, you might grasp the tech.<p>When one of the first personal computers, the Altair 8800 came along in 1976, Microsoft was ready with a programming language, Altair BASIC. It wants to be equally prepared when quantum computers go mainstream, so it has unveiled …

In A Future Ruled By Big Pharma, A Robot Tentatively Explores Freedom — And Sex: 'Autonomous'

Amal El-Mohtar <i>is the Hugo Award-winning author of</i> The Honey Month <i>and the editor of</i>Goblin Fruit<i>, an online poetry magazine.</i><p>To open a book with an Arrogant Worms song and improve from there is no small feat.<p>In Annalee Newitz's <i>Autonomous</i>, the future is pharmaceutical, and everything from patents to …

If you read one sci-fi series this year, it should be The Broken Earth

The haunting trilogy by N.K. Jemisin won Hugo Awards two years running and changed sci-fi.<p>Sometimes a book series is so important that you want …

20 Free Business MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) That Will Advance Your Career

Art, philosophy, literature and history--that's mainly what we discuss around here. We're about enriching the mind. But we're not opposed to helping …

MIT to offer Degree in Computer Science + Economics

Designing electronic marketplaces will be the focus of a new degree to be offered jointly by MIT’s economics and computer science departments.<p>“This …

Read Functional Programming for Mortals

“Love is wise; hatred is foolish. In this world, which is getting more and more closely interconnected, we have to learn to tolerate each other, we …

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."<p>Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit - the building block of quantum computers - …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

It’s a sentimental week for parent readers. Fans of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s sprawling and often dark six-volume autobiographical novel, “My Struggle,” might be surprised to find the author showing his short-and-sweet side in “Autumn,” a slender book of essays about the material world addressed to his …

Books

Training benefits families of kids with limited speech

New research provides the first scientific evidence that an online training program can improve communication in families with children with complex …

Best Sci-fi and Fantasy Books of September 2017

Looking for something to read? Here’s our guide to the best and biggest science-fiction and fantasy books of the month.<p><b>Featured:</b><p><i>The final volume of</i> …

Books

How Hackers Hide Their Malware: The Basics

Malware depends on these four basic techniques to avoid detection.<p><i>First of a two-part series.</i><p>Antivirus (AV) and anti-malware products are among the …