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Finnish university's online AI course is open to everyone

Helsinki University in Finland has launched a course on artificial intelligence -- one that's completely free and open to everyone around the world. Unlike Carnegie Mellon's new undergrad degree in AI, which the institution created to train future experts in the field, Helsinki's offering is more …

Artificial Intelligence

Poems Grow (Takbaro Fil A'amar) - Marcel Khalife & Oumaima Khalil

BriForum 2013 preview, the future of Windows apps, and Workspot.

For the first time in months, Gabe, Jack, and Brian are all not traveling on a Tuesday morning, so we're going to have a podcast today at 10am …

Apps

THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE BY STEPHEN COVEY - ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW

Book Reviews

Elon Musk-backed SolarCity claims to have built industry's most efficient solar panel

SolarCity — the leading installer of residential solar panels in the US — announced today in Times Square that the company has built the industry's most efficient solar panel, Reuters reports. The panel converts sunlight into electricity with a 22.04 percent efficiency, according to third-party …

This $30 device defeats almost any keyless car or garage door

You probably don't think about thieves when you unlock your car, but Samy Kamkar certainly does. The security researcher known for his droll (and scary) hacks has created a device called "Rolljam" that cracks the wireless entry systems used by car- and garage-door makers. He demonstrated it at …

White House Report Warns Of 'Big Data' Abuses

The White House has published the results of a 90-day inquiry into the benefits and challenges of "big data" in our increasingly information-driven era, addressing everything from tornado tracking to health care fraud.<p>The report (PDF), commissioned by President Barack Obama in January, looks at the …

Surveillance

Twitter agrees to shutter some accounts, Turkey says

The company will not, however, open an office in Turkey just yet, despite requests from the Turkish government.<p>A recent trip to Turkey has helped Twitter alleviate some tensions with the country, but more conversations and deals will be required before both parties are satisfied with their …

North Africa

Watch a Mad Scientist Build and Ride a 128-Degree Heated Snowboard

It's easy to forget on the slopes, but your speed depends on the thin film of water created by your snowboard (or skis). So it follows that more heat …

Scary New Drone Can Hack Your Phone From the Air

Imagine you're walking around, enjoying the early spring sunshine, and looking for a Wi-Fi network. You hear a whirring sound above you, look up, and …

Pebble Steel review: at last, a stylish smartwatch

Smartwatches are supposed to be pieces of jewelry that are just as personal as the smartphones they're attached to, yet rarely are they thought of as <i>fashionable</i>. We've seen a handful (or is it wristful?) that are hip, ornate and sporty, but we've also admittedly endured plenty of ugly options as …

30 Powerful Quotes on Failure

It seems that failure tends to be more public than success. Or at least that’s what we perceive it to be. We fret it, we try to avoid it, and we question ourselves every time we have unconventional ideas. But the simple truth is – no great success was ever achieved without failure. It may be one …

Making Flower Pom-poms with a DIY Pom-pom maker

I’ve always loved those fancy Japanese pompoms on Pinterest, the ones that have flower or polka dot patterns on them – they would make lovely …

Crafting

Turkish engineers get $2.5M for Hazelcast, an open source in-memory data grid for Java

In Turkey, a group of five engineers developed an elegant solution to tackle one of the biggest challenges for Java developers.<p>This solution, dubbed Hazelcast, is designed to prevent enterprise applications from drowning in data. Developers need a better way to manage all this data, while ensuring …