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Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Globalization

Cut the Cable For Good with Boxee and Apple TV

Boxee is a free and easy-to-use cross-platform media center that puts all your videos—and most of the web's—in one place. Loaded on a small, cheap, …

LiFi to offer 100 times faster speed than WiFi

<b>New Delhi</b>: A super-fast alternative to WiFi known as 'LiFi' has just been tested in the real world and has been proven capable of sending data at up …

First Look: 'Smart' Solar Panel Charges Phones, Gadgets Fast

Simple and lightweight, for $99 this solar panel will be all you need to charge small electronics in the woods. It’s the latest incarnation from Goal …

New robot bee may soon be a spy's secret weapon

People fear robots are becoming too human, but, in reality, robots are becoming a little more bug-like every day.<p>A team of Harvard University …

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 - …

Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.<p>Even more startling, the updated version of AlphaGo is entirely self-taught — a major step towards the rise of machines that achieve …

Artificial Intelligence

Get Ready for the 'Reaper' Botnet: It's Already Infected Over a Million Devices

Just in time for Halloween, a growing hacked device botnet named "Reaper" could put the internet in the dark.<p>Over a million internet-connected cameras and routers have already been infected, researchers with the Israeli-based firm Check Point says — and the number is growing.<p>"Our research suggests …

Routers

This Is the Worst Use of Artificial Intelligence You Will Read About All Day. Thank You So Much, Google

Google Duplex is in development, but it's easily one of the worst examples of A.I. "advancement," causing more problems than it's worth. It could make phone calls even more annoying.<p>I had a reflex reaction to Google Duplex.<p>It was not to give anyone a high-five or lean back in my chair and think …

The 17 Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

About 14% of people experience chronic constipation at some point (1).<p>Symptoms include passing stools less than three times per week, straining, …

Nutrition

The "death rattle" sound that means a dying person might only have 23 hours to live

Doctors have revealed that dying people make a predictable noise which happens in the last few hours.<p>The death rattle occurs as part of the dying …

Meet 15 of the Cutest Dog Breeds in the World

Not only have dogs been rightly described as loyal companions, but research also shows that they can help you lead a longer, healthier life. Whether …

Inside New York’s silent sex trafficking epidemic

Inside a handsome brick building on a tree-lined street near Brooklyn’s Prospect Park lay one of the city’s dirtiest secrets.<p>As people strolled past …

The Planet That Took Us Beyond the Solar System

An unusual discovery in the 1990s paved the way for space telescopes to spot thousands of exoplanets.<p><i>Updated on April 16 at 4:19 p.m. ET</i><p>For millennia, the only planets we knew of were the ones in our own solar system. That changed in October 1995, when a pair of Swiss astrophysicists discovered a …

Telescopes

This Teenager Accused Two On-Duty Cops Of Rape. She Had No Idea The Law Might Protect Them.

When Anna said she was raped by two on-duty cops, she thought it would be a simple case. She had no idea she lived in one of 35 states where officers can claim a detainee consented.<p><b>Anna was sitting</b> in the parked car with two friends when a charcoal gray van pulled up and flashlight beams …

Dog Found Chained to Tree Had Serious Trust Issues in the Shelter, So Kind People Did This…

Imagine spending all of your time outside tied up to a tree. The heavy chain around your neck constantly weighs you down and you have barely any …

Scientists invent ‘super wood’ that could replace steel

Scientists have devised a way to make wood up to 12 times stronger in a bid to replace steel with a cheaper, lighter and more renewable …

Puerto Rico’s blackout, the largest in American history, explained

Thousands of Americans are still without power in part because of the botched hurricane recovery.<p>It’s now been seven months since Hurricane Maria shredded Puerto Rico. Thousands Americans on the island still don’t have power, and this year’s hurricane season, expected to be busy, begins in less …

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Self-improvement

5 classic traps from car dealers to avoid

With one foot on the bumper of a broken-down used car, the salesman asks, “If I give you a sweet deal, will you buy this baby today?”<p>While the car-buying experience is now more transparent — shoppers can find some pricing details online — there’s still some truth in this image of a fast-talking …

Personal Finance

Boffins craft perfect 'head generator' to beat facial recognition

Think Face/Off, in software, plus some digital touchupResearchers from the Max Planck Institute for Informatics have defeated facial recognition on …

Machine Learning

The Non-Skier's Guide To Winter In Canada

Ask any Canadian what the best thing about a northern winter is, and they’ll likely reply, skiing, snowboarding, or both. But what are the options …

Morocco Travel Guide Resources & Trip Planning Info by Rick Steves

A young country with an old history, Morocco is a photographer's delight and a budget traveler's dream. It's cheap, exotic, and easier and more …

From photo manipulation to beer recipes, AI is finding its way into everything

I think it’s safe to say that 2017 has been the year of artificial intelligence. It seems every day a new startup was entering the field to offer a new twist on marketing, photo manipulation, or voice assistants that utilized artificial intelligence technology. Add to that the fact that more and …

Elon Musk isn’t worried about killer robots, he’s worried about the development of unregulated, self-learning Super AI- Technology News, Firstpost

Naysayers and doomsday heralds aren’t in short supply in this world and are largely ignored by the “saner” populace. Unfortunately, when one of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial muscles give 'superpower' to robots

Inspired by the folding technique of origami, US researchers said Monday they have crafted cheap, artificial muscles for robots that give them the …

21 Strange Jobs Humans Will Probably Have in the Future

Automation is creating a whole new set of jobs.<p>Robots are coming for our jobs. We've heard it before, and to a varying degree, it's true. Business consultant group Cognizant predicts in its book "What to do when machines do everything" that over the next 10 to 15 years, 12% of jobs in the U.S. will …