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How The Bitcoin Bubble Will Pop

<i>Source: Shutterstock</i><p>Bitcoin is a bubble, a tulip, a magic bean factory. That’s all you hear over and over again from various pundits on traditional …

Trump Damaged Democracy, Silicon Valley Will Finish It Off

Donald Trump’s rise is, in a sense, just one symptom of the damage the tech oligarchs are doing to America.<p>When Democrats made their post-election …

Google Doesn’t Want What’s Best for Us

Google processes more than three billion search queries a day. It has altered our notions of privacy, tracking what we buy, what we search for online — and even our physical location at every moment of the day. Every business trying to reach mass-market consumer demand online knows that Google is …

Five Skills You’ll Rarely See In Job Postings (But Definitely Need)

Employers are terrible at saying what’s actually needed to succeed in a given role, but these soft skills usually are.<p>The skills you need to land an in-demand job right now might not be so different from the ones that will keep you employable in the future.<p>As ZipRecruiter cofounder and CEO Ian …

Employment

AI May Soon Replace Even the Most Elite Consultants

Amazon’s Alexa just got a new job. In addition to her other 15,000 skills like playing music and telling knock-knock jokes, she can now also answer economic questions for clients of the Swiss global financial services company, UBS Group AG.<p>According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> (WSJ), a new …

Artificial Intelligence

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It?

Researchers at Facebook realized their bots were chattering in a new language. Then they stopped it.<p>Bob: “I can can I I everything else.”<p>Alice: “Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to.”<p>To you and I, that passage looks like nonsense. But what if I told you this nonsense …

Artificial Intelligence

The founders of Robinhood, a no-fee stock-trading app, were initially rejected by 75 venture capitalists — now their startup is worth $1.3 billion

It's hard getting funding for a startup, but it's even harder when the product doesn't exist yet, still requires regulatory approval, and is being launched during a recession.<p>But after 75 investor pitches, the founders of a commission-free stock-trading app, Robinhood, found a few willing venture …

Startups

Windows WARNING: This is probably the most important update you will EVER need to install

GETTYMicrosoft has issued a “highly unusual” software patch for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7<p>Microsoft this week issued a “highly unusual” …

Microsoft Windows

How to run Android apps in Windows

Apps on Windows have gotten better. But every once in a while, you stumble upon a really useful mobile app that hasn’t made its way to PC yet. If it …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Beware! Hackers Can Steal Your Windows Password Remotely Using Chrome

A security researcher has discovered a serious vulnerability in the default configuration of the latest version of Google's Chrome running on any …

CIO Strategies: Five best practice tips for implementing business intelligence

Getting business intelligence right is about much more than just building a data warehouse.<p>Martin Draper, technology director at luxury retailer …

Big Data

The favorite books of 10 millionaires and billionaires

From entrepreneurs and media tycoons, to international superstars and the president himself, here are 10 books that should be required reading for anyone looking to improve their lives.

>10,000 Windows computers may be infected by advanced NSA backdoor

Did script kiddies use DoublePulsar code released by NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers?<p>Security experts believe that tens of thousands of Windows computers …

Elon Musk Just Outlined How He'll Merge The Human Brain and AI

by Sarah Marquart April 20, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 63981<p>Musk’s History of AI Concerns<p>Elon Musk has made it clear that he is concerned about the …

Singularity

Seven ways to keep the CIA out of your home

The "Vault 7" documents published by WikiLeaks show us how the "Internet of Things" (IoT) has great potential, yet is also susceptible to remote …

Internet of Things

How to troubleshoot a flakey Windows 10 system with the Memory Diagnostics Tool

Don't rule out bad memory when encountering problems in Windows 10. The Memory Diagnostics Tool can help you zero in on defective RAM.<p>If you're …

'Star Wars' Gets Turned Into the Classic Game 'Clue'

Featuring a 3D Death Star playing board.<p>Hasbro‘s latest edition of its classic board game <i>Clue</i> sees a <i>Star Wars</i> makeover, just in time for the release of <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i>. The new <i>Clue: Star Wars Edition</i> includes a couple of twists compared to the classic, including the notable 3D Death …

Award-Winning Board Game Mysterium Comes To Mobile And PC

Asmodee Digital is releasing a digital version of Mysterium, a murder mystery table-top game for 2-7 players. This new version will release on iOS, …

Are the Gains from Artificial Intelligence Worth the Lost Jobs?

<b>Machine learning</b> has a lot of potential to accelerate innovation and ease burdens on workers in finance and other industries. Despite a dark side for those same workers, this form of <b>artificial intelligence (AI)</b> — in which software uses data to program and improve itself — could also help …

Artificial Intelligence

Check your [Android] phone for new malware affecting bank apps, PayPal, and more

Security firm Fortinet recently posted about a nasty little piece of banking malware that I feel hasn't gotten enough press. It's more than banking …

Welcome to the kitchen-table grand prix

What explains the curious appeal of the car-racing board game?<p><b>ANYONE WHO HAS SURVIVED</b> a family bout of Monopoly — or seen the Seinfeld episode where Newman and Kramer play Risk — will know that board games can bring out aggressive competitiveness in the most mild-mannered player. But is it possible …

Board Games

This 'Game of Thrones' Card Game Is as Addictive as the TV Show

Forget the Telltale adventure on your PC and the board game, and head straight to 'A Game of Thrones: The Card Game.'<p>It may have escaped your attention. (OK, it probably hasn't.) But <i>Game of Thrones</i> is back on our TV screens for another season of intrigue, nudity, and gratuitous violence.<p>In recent …

The 4 Worst Kinds of Bosses to Work for (and How to Avoid Becoming Them)

Be the leader that people want to follow, not flee from.<p>Fact: most people have had at least one boss during their lifetime who was so bad that it made them question their entire career. Take that information and chew on it for a moment. Isn't it awful? I've been doing some reflecting on what makes …

Morgan Freeman

Inside Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Fight With the FBI

The day after the massacre in San Bernardino, Calif., where Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot to death 14 people and wounded 22 others at a …

Privacy

Google vs. Go: can AI beat the ultimate board game?

DeepMind approached Lee Se-dol to be AlphaGo’s next opponent for a simple reason: there can be no better way to test and stretch the system’s limits. Nicknamed "Ssen-dol" ("strong stone") at home, where he’s as much national hero as celebrity, Lee became a pro Go player at the age of 12 and won the …

Artificial Intelligence

The favorite job interview questions of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 26 other highly successful executives

Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite …

Employment

Monopoly is now a cashless economy

With its newest Monopoly release, Hasbro seems to be willing to do something that our elected officials are not: Regulate the banking system and make …

7 Data Visualization Types You Should be Using More (and How to Start)

Unique data visualizations are more memorable, and add variety for the audience — even the most clear and straightforward visualization types lose …