Hesham Shokry

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The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

The next AI is no AI

Jarno M. Koponen Contributor<p>Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization. He currently is product lead at Yle, one of the leading media houses in the Nordics.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>AI on your lock screen<br>• Your Algorithmic Self Meets Super-Intelligent AI<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

‎التربية الإيمانية | The Purification Of The Heart‎

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WIRED Recommends: The best gadgets and gear right now

WIRED Recommends is our definitive guide to the best gadgets, gear and new products. This list covers our number one picks for every category we've …

Consumer Tech

3 Ways the Internet of Things Will Change Every Business

Have you entered the Internet of Things yet?<p>If you have a FitBit or other activity tracker that talks to your smartphone, you have. If you have a …

Internet of Things

Banks Should Prepare For The Internet Of Things

It is widely acknowledged that the Internet of Things (IoT) will have a huge impact on nearly every industry, and financial services is no exception. Gartner estimates that connected devices will reach an installed base of 25 billion units by 2020, with an annual compound growth rate of 35.2 …

Internet of Things

21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

1/<p>90% of the population will have unlimited and free data storage by 2018.<p>Google<p>Deleting files to make room for files is going to become a thing of …

A backpacker's guide to the most affordable cities in Europe

Europe is full of amazing countries that don't cost an arm and a leg to explore.<p>Online travel company Simply Holiday Deals has put together a list of the continent's cheapest cities for travelers based on the Europe Backpacker Index for 2015, which calculates the average price of hostels, …

European Travel

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STICK A FORK IN EUROPE: It’s Done

<i>By Karl Denninger</i><p>Let me explain what you're not seeing reported about the European situation right here, right now.<p>There are <b>millions</b> of immigrants …

War

Which languages are most widely spoken?

English is the most widely spoken language worldwide, with 1.5 billion speakers. As we become increasingly connected, English has assumed a position …

Language

The most egregious examples from the Chinese government’s long, sordid history of data-doctoring

To many, China’s announcement of better-than-expected 6.9% GDP growth for the third quarter confirmed a growing conviction. No, not that China’s economy was hardier than it seemed. Rather, that the Chinese government’s GDP data are more or less made up.<p>Of all of China’s official statistics, GDP is …

Economics

5 things to know about Canada’s economy

The sweeping election victory of Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party has thrust Canada’s economic woes into the global spotlight.<p>Source: Election Canada; …

Canada

Baidu found China’s “ghost cities,” but it is keeping their locations mostly a secret

Researchers from Peking University and Baidu, the largest search engine in China by far, have drawn on Baidu’s very big data to find the ghostliest cities in the country.<p>A ghost city, put simply, is a place with far more residential buildings than people. And thanks to a post-global financial …

China

Where does America’s oil come from?

According to a recent poll, most Americans think the majority of the oil imported to their country comes from the Middle East.<p>Yet when taking into …

Turning Value-Based Health Care into a Real Business Model

The shift from volume-based to value-based health care is inevitable. Although that trend is happening slowly in some communities, payers are increasingly basing reimbursements on the quality of care provided, not just the number and type of procedures. But because most providers’ business models …

Health Care

How to Use Healthcare Big Data Analytics for Accountable Care

September 21, 2015 - As healthcare organizations sit down to plan their operational strategies for the next few years, they may find themselves …

On-demand parking startup Valet Anywhere pockets $1.35M, expands in NYC

An Uber-for-valet parking grows in Brooklyn.<p>Today, Valet Anywhere announced a $1.35 million raise from CyberAgent Ventures, AngelPad, Urban.US, “and prominent angels from AngelList.” With the new round, Valet Anywhere will focus on user acquisition as it expands its offerings beyond short-term …

Bad News For IBM (And HP) Is Good News For IT And Your Business

IBM has been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons. Following another weak quarter that saw the company report the 11th straight decline in revenue, the company had to fend off doomsday rumors of impending employee cuts on a scale rarely seen outside of corporate bankruptcy. Yet the …

General Motors

Underwater drones map algae beneath Antarctic ice

Although the surface of Antarctica is almost completely white, a field of green and brown algae clings to the underside of the sea ice around the frozen continent.<p>Previously, this underwater forest of algae was accessible only to marine creatures or specially trained divers. But now, researchers …

Algae

US urgent air bag warning affects 7.8 mn cars

A crash-test dummy at Takata's crash-testing facility on August 19, 2010 in Auburn Hills, Michigan © Getty/AFP/File Bill Pugliano<p>New York (AFP) - US auto safety officials expanded an urgent warning over of autos with potentially deadly defective Takata air bags to 7.8 million vehicles, 3.1 million …

Airbags

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

Lake Erie's Toxic Bloom Has Ohio Farmers On The Defensive

A giant algae bloom is still making the waters in the western part of Lake Erie look like a thick, green pea soup. Toxins in that muck seeped into the water supply of Toledo, Ohio, last weekend, forcing officials to ban nearly half a million people from using tap water. A big cause of the algae …

Virginia Wolf

Vanessa's sister, Virginia, is in a ?wolfish? mood --- growling, howling and acting very strange. It's a funk so fierce, the whole household feels …

Mr. Gumpy's Outing Board Book

<b>At last, a board book edition of this beloved preschool story.</b><p><i>One sunny day Mr. Gumpy decides to take a ride in his small boat. It's a perfect idea</i> …

Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner …