Andy Heeze

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The sneaky, systematic ways employers are stealing our wages

Fast food workers aren’t the only victims. Wage theft is rampant across the labor force, and much of it is legal<p>Les Leopold<p>November 5, 2014 11:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In Denmark, fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations that employ them …

The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World

A few months ago I made the trek to the sylvan campus of the IBM research labs in Yorktown Heights, New York, to catch an early glimpse of the …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Advanced Mathematics With Legos In A Washing Machine

Science with colorful bricks<p>Every generation, a scientific paper comes along that rocks the very foundations of research, upturns our sense of the world, leaves us collapsed, in awe at everything that we, for all of our work, still fail to comprehend about the universe. "Random Structures from Lego …

Why AT&T's Next iPhone ad is the greatest ever iPhone ad

I have recently drilled a hole in my living room floor.<p>It has only one purpose. Every time I see AT&T's ad for its Next upgrade plan, I disappear straight into this hole.<p>It doesn't always go down well with guests. Especially if I'm holding a glass of pinot at the time. But it has to be done.<p>The …

Potato power: the spuds that could light the world

With a simple trick, the humble spud can be made into a battery, so could potato powered homes catch on?<p>Mashed, boiled, baked or fried? You probably have a preference for your potatoes. Haim Rabinowitch, however, likes his spuds “hacked”.<p>For the past few years, researcher Rabinowitch and colleagues …

Education Startup Udacity Bets It Can Fill The Need For More Data Scientists With New Online Degree Program

Hot on the heels of a new $37 million White House initiative designed to encourage data science work at American universities, education startup, Udacity, is responding with a data science initiative of its own. Today, the Palo Alto-based company launched an inexpensive, comprehensive degree …

How having worms could ward off diabetes

Worms could be the next weapon in the fight against autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, and lupus.<p>The …

Audi Nanuk Quattro Concept is a 544 hp V10 TDI monster

Torque. All the torque.<p>Audi is off with an early nomination for the most bonkers concept of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Nanuk Quattro Concept packs a ludicrous 5.0-liter, 544-horsepower V10 TDI engine with 737 pound-feet of torque. As a result, the big, diesel-powered machine can pound to 62 …