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TensorFlow 2.0 announced with a new focus on usability, preview coming later this year

Most of our audience is at least familiar with seeing the name TensorFlow appear in our coverage. For the uninitiated, Tensor Flow is a machine …

TensorFlow

Google One brings cheap cloud storage to the masses

Google One was unveiled this spring, promising 2TB of online storage at half the cost of the old Google Drive. As of now, you can actually subscribe to this service, which wasn’t possible before.<p>This revamp of this company’s cloud storage options seems to be intended to make them more competitive …

Google Drive

What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to transform all sectors, from retail, telecommunications, and agriculture to health, trucking, and the penal system. Yet the …

Machine Learning

Scientists Solve Spaghetti Mystery That Irked Richard Feynman

Scientists have spent a lot more time breaking dry spaghetti noodles than you might think. For, if you can control cracked noodles, perhaps you can …

Richard Feynman

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

Down and dirty guide to keeping it clean in the backcountry

The mountains are calling and so is nature.<p>There comes a time in every novice backpacker's life when they reach the point in their journey where they must poop in the woods. Until this point, their trips have been short enough to plan strategic bathroom breaks around adventure or well-placed pit …

Camping

RunSafe could eliminate an entire class of infrastructure malware attacks

RunSafe, a Mclean Virginia startup, got started doing research for DARPA on how to defend critical infrastructure. They built a commercial product based on that initial research that they claim eliminates an entire class of attacks. Today, the company released a product called Alkemist that enables …

Cybersecurity

Want to buy a smart plug? Read this first

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times. Smart plugs are one of the most underrated smart home products out there. No, they aren't the flashiest, but they can automate dumb products in your home with ease and bring them into your smart home ecosystem. To make sure you get the best fit …

Home Automation

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

Happiness

The 99% and the 1% - Drone photography of income inequality across the world -

A series of images captured from satellites in the Earth’s atmosphere, truly reflect the social imbalance on our planet. Of course, differences in …

Income Inequality

Google is tracking your every move even when you tell it to stop - here's how to fix it

If you’re using an Android phone or have Google apps installed on your iPhone, the search giant is almost certainly tracking your location constantly – even if you’ve turned that setting off, reports the Associated Press.<p>The story drew from UC Berkeley graduate researcher K. Shankari’s experience …

Apps

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

It Cost $31,000 More to Raise a Kid Today Than in 1960. Where’s All The Extra Money Going?

From food and clothing to housing and diapers, the percentage of a family's budget being spent on kids continues to drop. So why is the cost of …

Personal Finance

Nvidia unveils new GPU architecture for computer graphics rendering

The Turing Architecture combines ray-tracing and AI inference for a new kind of hybrid rendering.<p>Nvidia on Monday unveiled a new GPU architecture, …

Alan Turing

Dad Receives Mistake-Ridden Letter From Son’s School Scolding Him For Vacation. He Fires Back With Red Pen

In May, English father of two Daniel Moore took his family on a week-long trip to Spain.<p>And on Tuesday, the dad received a letter from his son's …

Social Media

Build an Ultralight Backpacking Kit for $600

Going ultralight just makes sense. The lighter your gear, the longer, faster, and more comfortably you can hike. The problem is that ultralight gear is usually bitterly expensive. If high costs have been keeping you from shaving ounces from your kit, you're in luck. Through the end of the month, …

Backpacking

Alex Honnold Talks to Tim Ferriss About Fear and Risk

Alex Honnold is a big-wall climber whose audacious free-solos—no ropes, no partner—of America’s iconic rock faces have made him one of the most recognized and followed adventure athletes in the world. He is distinguished for his uncanny ability to control his fear while scaling cliffs of dizzying …

Climbing

How to Lose 20 Pounds as Fast as Possible

Losing weight can be incredibly challenging regardless of whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 20.<p>Not only does it require diet and …

Nutrition

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

“Let others succeed”: Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s simple but effective leadership style

Sundar Pichai doesn’t exactly seem part of the brash, big-ego club of Silicon Valley’s top leaders, but few can doubt the soft-spoken engineer’s talent and temerity.<p>When, only a decade after joining Google, the low-profile executive was appointed CEO in August 2015, the analysis of Pichai’s …

Leadership

16 Physics Jokes Every Science Lover Will Appreciate

We’re not just fission for laughs here.<p>Q: Why does a burger have less energy than a steak?<p>A: Because it’s in its ground state.<p>Einstein developed a …

Physics

The 35 Things You Don’t Know You’re Doing That Make Your House a Target for Burglars

These not-so-obvious indicators will make your home a target for thieves.<p>Setting out the box from your new 60-inch HDTV or high-end gaming console on …

Social Media

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

How To Retire At 63 With A Meager Million

Do you want to retire?<p>This is a question that many future retirees struggle with every day. Seeking Alpha offers investors answers for their future …

Investing

Yellowstone Park Chief Blames Bison Politics For His Departure

Yellowstone National Park’s departing superintendent says he can’t quite shake the feeling that he is being punished for disagreeing with Interior …

Yellowstone National Park

Jeff Bezos once said that in job interviews he told candidates of 3 ways to work — and that you have to do all 3 at Amazon

• <b>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has seen his company grow into one of the world's biggest companies.</b>• <b><br>Back in 1997, Bezos told shareholders that employees at</b> …

Jeff Bezos

11 simple tips for stable investing

If you're investing in stocks to achieve financial security, following these 11 simple tips could help you avoid mistakes and build a bigger nest egg.

Investing

Volcano Erupts at Chilean Ski Resort; Video

A skier riding up the chairlift documented the 5,000-foot plume of dust and ash.<p>As reported by MSN, on Wednesday, a volcano erupted at one of Chile’s …

Skiing

Man Spends 40 Years Planting a Tree on Barren Island Every Day, Now It’s a Giant Forest

In 1979, Jadav Payeng—a then-16-year-old resident of Assam, India—made a startling discovery: several dead snakes scattered along the sandy banks of the Brahmaputra River's Majuli Island. Having been displaced by flooding, the creatures were then killed due to the island's lack of shade.<p>This …

Ecology