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How to Make a Rubik’s Cube Out of Cardboard

SKM created a new mind boggling tutorial video where they show how to make a Rubik’s Cube out of cardboard. The template for their build is available …

Find out if your house is a good candidate for solar energy

Sun, space and location can determine if your home can be updated with solar panels.<p>Saving money and the planet though solar energy has a lot of appeal. Not every home is the ideal candidate, though. Here are some tips to help you decide if solar energy is a viable option for your home.<p>Check with …

Solar Power

Alina

Slide view: Williams 2018 F1 car v 2017 version

Check out the differences between the Halo-equipped 2018 Williams FW41 and the previous year’s full shark-finned contender. Move the slider tool …

The polar vortex just split in two. Get ready for some wild weather from Europe to the U.S.

The polar vortex, the notorious swirl of winds around a low pressure area in the upper atmosphere over the Arctic, has split in two. Since the polar …

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Scientists are closer to making artificial brains that operate like ours do

The Missing Piece<p>A new superconducting switch could soon enable computers to make decisions very similarly to the way we do, essentially turning them …

Intel warned Chinese companies about CPU vulnerabilities before US government

Disclosing a security flaw is a very tricky process since whoever receives the details first may have the opportunity to cause harm to those that …

The latest Adobe Photoshop update continues to flex its AI muscles

In the most recent Photoshop update, Adobe's Select Subject feature uses AI to up the ante on selection tools.<p>Adobe continues its forward march in …

Quickstart: Deploy R models as web services with mrsdeploy - Machine Learning Server

Quickstart: Deploy an R Model as a web service with mrsdeploy<p>8 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p><b>Applies to: R Client 3.x, R Server 9.x, Machine Learning</b> …

4 Proven Methods for Learning Faster | Inc.com

<i>What can we do to learn better and faster? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brett Wingeier, CTO and co-founder of Halo Neuroscience, on Quora:</b><p>Learning can be hard work. That's what …

Self-improvement

3 Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Watch This Year

Their first-mover advantage is already paying off.<p>It seems like nearly every technology company is pursuing some form of artificial intelligence …

Intel does its best to tamp down impact of Spectre and Meltdown in earnings call

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich was delighted to report that Intel had a record year in the company’s quarterly earnings call with analysts yesterday. Of course, he also had to acknowledge the Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities revealed earlier this month in perhaps the ultimate good news-bad news …

Bank of America

US intelligence needs someone to build it a brain

It’s a mad scientist’s dream (job) come true.<p>The Office of the Director of National Intelligence is looking for someone to build a brain and figure …

Chancellor maps tech opportunity after exit from EU

The Chancellor has claimed that a bright and prosperous future awaits the post-Brexit British economy if it embraces artificial intelligence, big data and other major technological developments.<p>In a speech to British business figures, Philip Hammond urged people to look beyond the challenges that …

AI: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow?

Lots of enterprises have a long way to go before they roll out AI-based applications. Where are you on the path to AI?

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence and robots to kill 100 percent of jobs

"Artificial intelligence and robots will kill many jobs." It's a depressingly blunt statement for anyone to make, but even more so as it is the …

Big Data and Search: The Time for Artificial Intelligence Is Now

Businesses have been relying on search and big data analytics for many years to gain insight into their data. In recent years, these technologies …

Geek of the Week: Take a break, and read about Jaime Teevan’s Microsoft research on working less

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is famous for creating a culture of workaholics in the early days of the software giant. He tracked the comings and …

an open-source platform for neural nets in medical image analysis and image-guided therapy.

Hi all!<p>We're the team behind NiftyNet. NiftyNet is a TensorFlow-based open-source convolutional neural networks platform for research in medical …

IBM's Watson is AI's greatest ambassador

When I heard the 60th annual Grammy Awards show was going to feature artificial intelligence, I immediately thought “this is a marketing ploy.” But then I found out IBM’s Watson was the AI in question.<p>Watson, you see, doesn’t have a problem rolling up its non-existent sleeves and doing some good …

Open-sourcing Psychlab

<b>Consider the simple task of going shopping for your groceries. If you fail to pick-up an item that is on your list, what does it tell us about the</b> …

Trump Given A Subpoena For All Documents Relating To Assault Allegations

A woman who said Donald Trump groped her has subpoenaed his campaign for documents about “any woman alleging that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately.” Trump has denied her accusations and is fighting the subpoena.<p>A high-stakes legal showdown is brewing for President Donald Trump, as a …

Donald Trump

The Sun Just Fired Off A Massive Flare, And It’s Headed Toward Earth Right Now

It’s one of the biggest solar flares in years, and it’s coming this way.<p>NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images on Wednesday of the most powerful flare recorded since at least 2008, when the current solar cycle began.<p>The space agency said radiation from solar flares “cannot pass through …

Astronomy

MIT Researchers Propose an Ancient Technology to Store Clean Energy

What's old may become new again.<p>A new proposal from MIT researchers looks at how firebricks, clay bricks used in ovens as far back as 3,000 years …

Clean Energy

The bionic lens could push eyesight beyond 20/20 vision

Beyond Perfect Eyesight<p>In just a few short years, we’ll be able to improve our eyesight to levels we’ve only dreamed of. At first, it’ll be …

Glaucoma