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Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …

Where venture capitalists invest and why

Jason Rowley Contributor<p>Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Where did venture capitalists go to college?<br>• ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017<p>Entrepreneurs looking to raise capital …

These Animated Videos Show Just How Much Space Cars Waste In Our Cities

Cars need eight lanes to keep up with a single train moving the same amount of people.<p>We know that a car is just about the biggest waste of space around. And we don’t mean “waste of space” like your teenage kid’s stoner best friend, the one who mooches all the snacks from your fridge and watches …

This company's productivity soared after replacing 90% of employees with robots

It's hard to argue against automation when statistics are clearly illustrating its potential. The latest evidence comes out of a Chinese factory in Dongguan City.<p>The factory recently replaced 90 percent of its human workforce with machines, and it led to a staggering 250 percent increase in …

The world's first fully-manned hoverbike looks like a hell of a ride

Dubai might be getting its first batch of autonomous passenger drones this summer, but this Russian startup wants to fill up the sky with fully-manned hoverbikes.<p>Human-carrying drone manufacturer Hoversurf has built an impressive single-seat aircraft that not only has the capacity to lift you up in …

Engineers built a folding shield that can stop a bullet

Chances are you’ve never folded an origami swan with thoughts that it could save your life. Engineers at Brigham Young University did — well, kind of. It’s not a swan, but the inspiration is hard to miss.<p>BYU’s origami shield tips the scales at only 55 pounds. Ultra portable, the suitcase-sized …

Why Philippines' Duterte And India's Modi Cannot Get Rid Of Corruption

Getting rid of corruption has been a top priority for both Philippine’s President Rodrigo Duterte and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For obvious reasons: it’s an important selling point for foreign investors buying into their equity and debt markets, as the two countries push forward and …

How to Find Work Overseas: 15 Ways to Earn Money When You Travel

How much money do you need for your trip?<p>$1,000? $2,000? $5,000? $50,000?<p>I’ve estimated that a yearlong trip around the world will cost you an …

Get Involved in The World's Biggest Quantum Physics Experiment Happening Right Now

Play games for physics.<p>What could be the world's largest quantum physics experiment is happening today, 30 November 2016, and researchers need people …

Digitize your doodles with an e-reader you can draw on

No matter how useful a tablet can be, for many, nothing can beat the versatility of paper. Well, paper-loving reader, it might be time to re-think those analog allegiances as reMarkable has just unveiled an impressive new e-paper tablet.<p>Simply called "reMarkable," the device aims to combine the …

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Learn how to make your Facebook, Instagram and YouTube social media accounts work for you

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Transportation technology will be the next Internet protocol

Sephi Shapira Contributor<p>Sephi Shapira is the CEO of MassiveImpact.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Why every household is about to get a brand-new fridge<p>A communications test was performed in 1975 between Stanford and University College London for what was to become arguably the most important …

The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

Researchers created a robotic hand that is eerily human-like and can learn on its own

Typing out an email or setting up a pot of coffee are things we can do bleary eyed in the morning, but the movements our hands have to make to complete such tasks are truly complex, human skills.<p>That's why for robots to advance to the point where they can take care of our elderly or help clean our …

A new app wants to help you beat the credit card companies

Our increasingly automated world should make driving safer. It could also make things safer for your checkbook.<p>And just like with cars, it takes a …

Personal Finance

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

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Cool Down Your Car In Seconds Using This Japanese Summer Hack

Advertisement<p>Now that the sun is beating down relentlessly, it will not be long before you will face the ultimate summer dilemma; how to protect …

10-year-old kid finds flaw in Instagram, Facebook hands him $10k

A 10-year-old Finnish boy found a way to get Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's attention.<p>According to Finland news site Iltalehti, the child named Jani (whose last name has been withheld) somehow managed to sneak into Instagram's servers (the company is owned by Facebook) and delete text posted by …

CoreOS Calls Docker “Fundamentally Flawed,” Launches Its Own Container Runtime

Docker containers are one of the hottest technologies around and CoreOS, a Linux-based operating system for very large server deployments, built its service around Docker containers and contributed heavily to the project. But as the company announced today, it is now working on its own container …

These Cool Robots Are Processing Your Amazon Orders

Amazon may be developing drones for the future, but here’s something for the here and now. A veritable feast of robots that will appeal to anyone who is into technology.<p>Today the e-commerce giant lifted the lid on the advanced (and frankly damn right cool) little machines that make its latest, …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Intel Edison is a full computer on an SD card, launching in 2014

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich used the stage at his first CES keynote address to announce the company's new smart product lines, and in addition revealed …

Report: Half of all supermarket chicken harbors drug-resistant bacteria

A Consumer Reports investigation found potentially dangerous pathogens in nearly all of the chicken it tested<p>Dangerous bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," lurk in nearly all supermarket chicken, an investigation by Consumer Reports revealed.<p>The nonprofit organization tested 300 …

Disney Researchers Create A Way To Make Geared Figures That Look Amazingly Life-Like

For centuries the creation of geared automata has been sort of a dark art. To design a mechanical device to move like a human or animal was a trick in itself and to build the gears and rods necessary to propel the thing was even trickier. A team of Disney researchers, however, have created a system …

Three Years In A Row, Australia Named Happiest Place By OECD

If you lived in Australia, you'd be much happier.<p>At least that's what you can glean from the latest Better Life Index issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which ranked Australia the world's happiest nation for a third year in a row.<p>Because we know you're wondering: …