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Google Duplex beat the Turing test: Are we doomed?

Google’s new Duplex AI sounds human, with stammers, pauses, and all. It could be a useful addition to Google Assistant or the harbinger of something …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's top AI scientists: We're entering phase two

Some of Google’s top scientists today discussed the future of artificial intelligence and the message was one of tempered expectations – something we hadn’t seen much of at the Google I/O event.<p>The field of artificial intelligence exists in two states which, upon first glance, appear diametrically …

Why Docker? Creating a multi-container application with docker

If you are just starting to learn docker, one of the common questions that come to mind is what docker is and why one would need it.<br>In this post, I …

This YouTuber's Body Transformation Is All The Workout Motivation You Need - Fitness & Workouts

Oklahoma-based YouTuber Hunter Hobbs started his journey three years back and there was no stopping him. This 24 year old went from 202 lbs (91.5 kg) to 160 lbs (72.5 kg). Woah! I didn't know that was even possible. As they say - when there's a will, there's a way!<p>His time-lapse video of his three …

Fitness

Visual Studio Code extension for Arduino is now open source

This week, Microsoft announced that the Arduino extension for Visual Studio Code is now open source. The extension is consistent and compatible with …

The 10 most liveable cities in the world

Are you contemplating a move?<p><b>Vienna has been named the world's most liveable city for the ninth year in a row.</b><p>In Mercer's 20th annual Quality of Living survey, the Austrian capital dominated, followed by Zurich, Auckland and Munich in joint third place, and Vancouver in fifth. The survey evaluates …

10 Best Rooftop Tents

Front Runner Roof Top Tent<p><i>Frontrunneroutfitters.com, from $1307</i><p>You won’t notice this soft-topped 2+-person tent while driving–it has the lowest …

This is what happens to your brain and body when you check your smartphone before bed

Staring at screens right before sleep turns out to be a lot worse than previously thought. Dr Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the …

The Brain

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Researchers now may know why.

It’s not a surprise when cold and flu season strike once a year with aches, pains and bodily misery. However, something even more virulent has the ability to make us ill year-round: stress.<p>I know a bit about the link between stress and illness first hand. Four years ago, I set out to regenerate a …

Immune System

Watch this timelapse of a guy single-handedly building a log cabin the woods

Well, this is damn impressive. Outdoorsman Shawn James built a log cabin in the Canadian woods all by himself -- without power tools -- and created …

How I went from insomnia to the best sleep of my life (and how you can too)

Sleep. Some of us can’t get enough of it, while others are in a love-hate relationship.<p>For many years after becoming an entrepreneur, I was the latter. Like every human, my mind and body needed sleep to function. The problem was, I had trouble actually falling asleep in the first place.<p>Now, I will …

20 Free Open Source Applications I Found in Year 2017

It is time to share a list of the best 20 Free and Open Source Software I found during the year 2017. Some of these programs may not be new in that …

This live-stream of AI learning to play Super Mario Bros is awesome

Einfach nerdig, a Youtuber with currently only one video up, started a livestream of an AI learning to play “Super Mario Bros.” 4 days ago. It’s still running, and watching it is amazing.<p>The AI, MarI/O, comes courtesy of creator SethBling, who despite his own huge following, isn’t the one streaming …

6 open source home automation tools

<i>Editor's note: This article was originally published in March 2016 and has been updated to include additional options and information.</i> <br>read more

This Zero-Energy Passive Mobile Prefab Was Partially 3D Printed

A Ukranian company has recently launched the world's first autonomous mobile prefabricated homes.<p>PassivDom, a new prefab startup based in the Ukraine, recently revealed modulOne, a mobile prefab that acts as a completely self-sufficient Autonomous Unit.<p>The module comes equipped with furniture, …

Tiny Bugs Are Having Sex on Your Face Right Now

Denver, Colorado<p>Eyelash mites aren't the only bugs that live in unusual places.<p>For bugs, there will likely never be any such thing as a housing shortage. Many set up shop in the strangest places—including us.<p>At the Entomological Society of America annual meeting, we asked experts about bugs with …

Insects

How a data scientist protects his children from the dangers of the tech world

My daughter approached me after dinner recently and asked for my help in building her personal profile for an app that all her friends are using — a music video creation app currently topping the trend charts. While contemplating what information to include or whether to use a few ‘made up’ …

Music Videos

Spain Everywhere, España en todo el mundo - MARCA ESPAÑA

Stop trying to kill the headphone jack

Over a year ago, I wrote about how phone makers were starting to do away with headphone jacks. I’ve seen this unfortunate trend – which I hoped would just be a passing fad – continue to plague devices well into 2017, and it looks like we’re still in danger of losing one of the most essential …

Rescued Tortoise and Pet Dog Become the 'Best of Friends'

Larry the tortoise finally finds a safe home, and a furry best friend in the process.<p>When Christine Hill took her children to an educational animal center in Santa Barbara, California, she never thought she’d be going home with a fully grown tortoise.<p>But Larry the African spurred tortoise was the …

Pets

Python Top 10 Articles For the Past Month (v.Sep 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,300 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.77% chance to be picked in …

How to use a 4K TV as your PC monitor - and why you should

If you’re in the market for a QHD or 4K monitor, you might want to consider looking at 4K <i>televisions</i> too.<p>Whilemonitors and TV’s are built for different purposes, there’s an increasing overlap in their feature set, to the extent I’d argue many people are better off buying a 4K TV for their PC than a …

Televisions

Japan Is Quietly Leading an Energy Revolution as Towns Move Off-Grid

Communities in Japan are turning tragedy into opportunity by transforming their energy practices. In the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, dozens of cities and towns have quietly built systems that allow them to function increasingly off-grid, rather than relying on large power stations.<p>The …

Off-grid

Amazon Web Services: “Estamos a un fallo de seguridad de estar fuera del negocio de la nube en España”

La madre de todas las nubes apela a la solidez de sus barreras de protección para atraer a una España aún reticente<p>FOLLOW<p>Seguir<p>Os traemos súper …

Weaponized AI ushers in the Terminator era

We knew one day we would have to face the prospect of weaponized AI, but now Kalashnikov has made a lot of people nervous with its line of robot soldiers.<p>The Terminator is already here.<p>This was science fiction just a few years ago. It was the stuff of Hollywood fantasy. Now, suddenly, we are faced …

This Swedish startup found the answer to more efficient solar panels… in algae?

Solar panels are quite an inefficient form of renewable energy – only around 20 percent of incoming sunlight is turned into energy. However, with a little help from millions of years of evolution and some algae, solar panels could start to shape up.<p>Founded in 2014, Swedish Algae Factory is an algae …

Reduce stress and unwind for 72 hours in these glass cabins in Sweden

A new case study has been unveiled in Sweden that will see people being invited to spend three days in a specially-designed glass cabin with stunning views of nature in an effort to promote well-being, improve health and reduce stress.<p>Created by Visit Sweden, “The 72 Hour Cabin” will see five …

Yescapa se consolida como el Airbnb de caravanas y furgonetas en España

El volumen de negocio ya representa el 10% del total<p>El objetivo de la compañía gala es extender la actividad al Reino Unido<p>La recuperación económica …

How to Extract and Clean Data From PDF Files in R

Do you need to extract the right data from a list of PDF files but right now you’re stuck?<p>If yes, you’ve come to the right place.<p><i>Note: This article</i> …