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A Revolutionary Eco-Tourism Concept Comes to Portugal

As the 4 x 4 bounced along a rutted dirt track, I gazed through swirling dust at an untamed landscape: cork trees, parched chaparral bushes, outcrops …

Building a Bigger, Better Budapest

If you want to understand Budapest, buy a subway ticket. The oldest electrified metro line in continental Europe lies below the Hungarian capital, …

This Old Country Barn Was Transformed Into a Beautiful Countryside Home in Italy

Archiplan Studio have transformed an old country barn into an absolutely beautiful countryside home in Italy. The barn was partially damaged by an …

Architecture

Facial recognition service becomes a weapon against Russian porn actresses

"FindFace" was created to find friends, but some are using it to harass women.<p>This story originally appeared on Global Voices Advocacy.<p>The developers …

Your mouse movements can reveal your identity – even in Tor

Over the years Tor has solidified its status as the forerunner of anonymous browsing and internet privacy, but recent findings from independent security researcher Jose Carlos Norte suggest the notorious browser might not be as secure as you think.<p>Norte has discovered a loophole in Tor that can …

Privacy

AlphaGo beats Lee Se-dol again to take Google DeepMind Challenge series

DeepMind AI goes 3-0 up to seal historic victory<p>Virtuoso Go-playing AI AlphaGo has secured victory against 18-time world champion Lee Se-dol by winning the third straight game of a five-game match in Seoul. AlphaGo is now 3-0 up in the series, but there's no mercy rule here — the remaining games on …

Uhh Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt is joining the Pentagon’s new innovation board

The former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, now executive chairman of its parent company Alphabet, is about to start helping the military improve what it does by borrowing concepts and ideas straight from Silicon Valley.<p>Schmidt will chair the new 12-person Defense Innovation Advisory Board, which is …

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Meet Tony Ellis, a brilliant NYC based fashion & portrait photographer and enjoy this fantastic series starring the beautiful Eva Biechy.<br>See more at …

Photography

Hand Pies

From sweet caramel-pecan hand pies to savory chicken pot pie hand pies, here are Food & Wine's best hand pie recipes.

Pie

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Renato D’Ettorre Architects have designed a small one bedroom beach house, located on a remote island in Far North Queensland, Australia.<p>The home is …

Big data: The power of petabytes

Outlook | Published: 04 November 2015<p>Michael Eisenstein<p><i>Nature</i> <b>volume 527</b>, pages S2–S4 (05 November 2015) | Download Citation<p>Researchers are struggling …

We’re sitting on a big data time bomb

$114 billion. That’s how much global organizations will spend on big data in 2018, an increase of more than 300 percent in just five years. But how much of that is money well spent?<p>Over the past 10 or so years, we’ve seen widespread adoption of new approaches for managing big data such as Mapreduce …

Big Data

Elon Musk’s sleight of hand

Like many people, I’m a fan of Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and Chairman of Solar City. So much so that I’m nerdy enough to listen to the …

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

20th Century

TTIP explained: The secretive US-EU treaty that undermines democracy

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), sometimes known as the Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), is currently being …

Farthest flight by hoverboard - Guinness World Records

June 2015

Top Ten Emerging Technologies For 2015 Include 3D Printing, Distributed Manufacturing

The World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies has released their Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2015 and their findings support the importance of additive manufacturing, 3D printing and distributed manufacturing to global economic growth.<p>To compile the list, the World Economic …

Suddenly, everyone's making computers you strap to your face. Here's a rundown of all the big players.

A bunch of companies seem to believe that computers you wear on your face are the next big thing.<p>This week, hardware maker HTC and PC game technology company Valve demonstrated theirs, called Vive, and it was met with wild rapturous applause from tech writers.<p>But how is it any different than …

The Apple Watch's Disappointing Slide From Health Care Killer App To Gold Plated Bauble

In the midst of the breathless exuberance preceding the Apple Watch launch, I’ve found myself falling into the trough of disillusionment. Friday’s extensive interview with Apple’s Jony Ive in the Financial Times sank my heart and cemented that feeling.<p>Ive, “The Man Behind the Apple Watch,” as the …

AP's 'robot journalists' are writing their own stories now

Minutes after Apple released its record-breaking quarterly earnings this week, the Associated Press published (by way of <i>CNBC</i>, <i>Yahoo</i>, and others) "Apple tops Street 1Q forecasts." It's a story without a byline, or rather, without a <i>human</i> byline — a financial story written and published by an automated …

What 'GTA 5' Teaches Us About The Unsettling Future Of Immersion

Grand Theft Auto 5, out for more than a year already, has found itself even causing controversy in its re-release, something only Grand Theft Auto could do. The issue is that in response to an online petition, Target and Kmart have pulled the game from store shelves in Australia, leading to an …

Veniam picks up $4.9M to turn buses, cabs, and any car into a Wi-Fi hotspot

Veniam, a Portuguese startup working on providing free Wi-Fi in urban environments, is announcing it has raised $4.9 million in new funding.<p>If you’re acquainted with mesh networking (think FireChat, the nifty app that festival goers, for example, use to stay in touch), Veniam will sound familiar. …

Madhumita Venkataramanan: My identity for sale

I'm a 26-year-old British Asian woman, working in media and living in an SW postcode in London.<p>I've previously lived at two addresses in Sussex and …

News Corp executive labels Google a 'platform for piracy'

The chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has written to the European commission calling Google a "platform for piracy" and demanding action.<p>In the strongly worded letter to competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia, News Corp's Robert Thomson calls Google a "platform for piracy and the …

The greatest John McAfee email ever

At the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas in early August, I waited in line with my esteemed colleague Dean Takahashi for 40 minutes in order to get our pictures taken with perhaps the most unabashed instigator in the history of technology.<p>John McAfee.<p>McAfee, of course, is the security …

Is A Simulated Brain Conscious?

Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.<p>Imagine standing in an open field with a bucket of water balloons and a couple of friends. You've decided to play a game called "Mind." Each of you has your own set of rules. Maybe Molly …

Singularity