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Robots are now really stealing jobs as Japanese firm replaces staff with AI

Though we’ve always assumed certain crafts will forever remain immune to automation, it seems nowadays nobody is safe from the looming artificial intelligence invasion.<p>While a few years back the prospect of robots snatching jobs from humans might have seemed like a hackneyed plot twist from a cheap …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Translate is Amazing Now, and That Should Terrify You

Translating languages is hard. If you’re fluent in more than one, you already know that there’s never any direct translation for a lot of phrases. …

Artificial Intelligence

How Silence Affects Our Brains in A Good Way, Science Explains

In a world that’s increasingly busy and loud, silence sells. Like clean water, silence is a resource, and can, in fact, be used as a selling point. …

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Penis transplant: welcome to the frontier of a fascinating science

Transplant medicine has overcome problems of infection, rejection and surgical complexity. Now we just need more people to become donors<p>The first penile transplant in the US was performed on cancer survivor Thomas Manning at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital last week. This paves the way for …

Medicine

Happy Earth Day! Here are 29 images that show how we're drastically reshaping the planet

Yet we're changing the face of Earth drastically via climate change. At times, it can seem like a massive, invisible process.<p>But it isn't invisible. In this collection of images (from NASA, unless otherwise noted) you can see the unmistakable mark that human-induced climate change is making on the …

'Machine learning' is a revolution as big as the internet or personal computers

It used to be the case that you had to program a computer so that it knew how to do things. Now computers can learn from experience.<p>The breakthrough is called "machine learning." It's unimaginably important for understanding where technology is going, and where society is going with it.<p>Netflix's …

Hubble telescope shows image of new ‘lightsaber’ star system

<i>(Reuters) –</i> NASA’S Hubble telescope captured an image of a baby star buried in interstellar gas and dust with massive jets emitting from it that seem to resemble a double-bladed lightsaber from the new film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”<p>Dr. Jennifer Wiseman said the image of dark clouds with a …

Hubble Space Telescope

How to light up a tumour

In 2004, Dr Richard Ellenbogen prepared to operate on a 17-year-old girl. The operation, to remove a brain tumour, was particularly challenging because it was in the frontal lobe, close to important areas for movement, speech and learning. It lasted nearly 20 hours. Dr Ellenbogen ended up leaving a …

Cancer

10 mistakes you probably make during android app development

Besides the fact that Android is free, customizable, growing quite rapidly and available on all types of devices, it’s latest Lollipop update makes Android more matured and improved. However, the update does bring in some headaches to developers, who have to constantly keep themselves update with …

Android Apps

Top rookie Android developer mistakes

Android is a fantastic platform to develop for. Its development tools are free, easy to come by, and available for Windows, MAC and Linux computers. Android has excellent developer documentation, it is the dominant mobile operating system, and it is available on phones, tablets, watches, TVs and …

Android News

ASUS makes a ZenFone 2 with a whopping 256GB of storage

Smartphones with more than 128GB of storage are still extremely rare, but they just became a little more accessible... if you live in Brazil, at least. ASUS has unveiled a Deluxe Special Edition of the ZenFone 2 that includes a cavernous 256GB of storage. You won't be hunting for a microSD card any …

'Doctor Who' will soon teach kids how to code

The BBC is tapping everyone's favorite time-traveling doctor to help get kids into coding. The broadcaster is launching <i>The Doctor and the Dalek</i>, a <i>Doctor Who</i>-themed game that features a number of puzzles designed to instill the fundamentals of programming in players. It ties in with the BBC's …

The pane points of Microsoft's 'one Windows'

Microsoft has said it doesn't intend to bring a single operating system to all devices that can run Windows. But if it did, there would be many interface issues to overcome.<p>On its most recent earnings call, comments by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella that the company was working toward "one Windows" …

Windows Phone

A Convicted Hacker and an Internet Icon Join Forces to Thwart NSA Spying

The internet is littered with burgeoning email encryption schemes aimed at thwarting NSA spying. Many of them are focused on solving the usability …

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Codeanywhere, The Google Docs For Developers, Rocks Startup Alley At Disrupt NY

Codeanywhere, a self-proclaimed Google Docs for coders, wants to become the defacto standard for code development on the go. Co-founders Ivan Burazin and Vedran Jukic presented on stage at Disrupt NY today after the audience voted them the best company in Startup Alley.<p>Jukic came up with the idea …

'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Papyrus Is Ancient, Not Fake, Scientists And Scholars Say

An ancient, business-card-sized papyrus fragment that appears to quote Jesus Christ discussing his wife is real, Harvard University announced Thursday. The fragment caused international uproar when it was revealed by a Harvard historian in September 2012, with prominent academics and the Vatican …

Nato urges military to recruit white hat hacker army to boost defences | V3

Nato has called for military and private industry to recruit more ethical hackers, listing their skills as an essential weapon in its ongoing …

Cybersecurity

‘Linux of online learning’ gets stronger: edX and Stanford team up to build open source platform

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>In its mission to become the “Linux of online learning,” edX just got a powerful new partner. On Wednesday, the Harvard and …

CodeCombat: Learn to code through dungeon crawling

Browser game CodeCombat teaches you how to code in Javascript by having you input the commands to play a game.<p>Looking at a bunch of code for the …

UK government plans switch from Microsoft Office to open source

Ministers are looking at saving tens of millions of pounds a year by abandoning expensive software produced by firms such as Microsoft.<p>Some £200m has been spent by the public sector on the computer giant's Office suite alone since 2010.<p>But the Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude believes a …

Chicago Makes Computer Science a Core Subject

For so long, K–12 education has focused on the basic humanities and sciences. That usually meant that core subjects were English, history, math and a …

Support the Python Software Foundation in 2014

Happy New Year from the Python Software Foundation! 2013 was a busy year for our global community, in almost 200 user groups, dozens of regional …

Texas library offers glimpse of bookless future

<b>San Antonio</b> --<p>Texas has seen the future of the public library, and it looks a lot like an Apple Store: Rows of glossy iMacs beckon; iPads mounted on a tangerine-colored bar invite readers; and hundreds of other tablets stand ready for checkout to anyone with a borrowing card.<p>Even the librarians …

9 Books Scarier Than Any Horror Movie

There is nothing better than a good ghost story.<p>It might be tempting to pop in one of your scarier movies when you want to get into the Halloween …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

Raspberry Pi Notches 2 Million Sales

The world was impressed in January when it was estimated that one million Raspberry Pis had been sold. Fast forward to today and the Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced that it has doubled the figure, after selling its two millionth unit in October.<p>It took one year to hit one million sales of the …

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