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Ancient programming language COBOL can make you bank, literally

You’d think a computer programming language created in 1959 would be outdated — but you’d be incredibly wrong.<p>Most people know Java and C++, but good ol’ COBOL is still alive and kicking. In the US, around 80 percent of in-person transactions and 95 percent of ATM swipes are based on programs …

Commonwealth Bank

2 Architects Make Magic With This Mid-Century Modern Classic

Sitting amid a grove of mature oak trees, a classic Mid-Century Modern property is back on the market for $2.25 million. Built in 1973, this secluded …

Is consciousness just an illusion?

<b>The cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett believes our brains are machines, made of billions of tiny "robots" - our neurons, or brain cells. Is the human mind really that special?</b><p>In an infamous memo written in 1965, the philosopher Hubert Dreyfus stated that humans would always beat computers at chess …

American Philosophy

Elon Musk Just Launched A Company To Merge Your Brain With A Computer

by Jolene Creighton March 27, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 95519<p>In case you missed it, Elon Musk is rather concerned about the fate of humanity, …

This scientific breakthrough could reverse the aging process

The fountain of youth isn’t so far off.<p>Scientists have discovered a revolutionary molecule that could be crucial to the health and survival of Mars …