Iain Napier

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10 alternatives to Nintendo Labo that you can already buy

Nintendo is behind the curve when it comes to STEM toys — and these aren’t made of cardboard<p>Nintendo’s latest announcement that they’d be manufacturing DIY Switch peripherals that can be played along with mini-games was met with decidedly mixed reactions. Some parents are (understandably) thrilled …

Shopping

Out of Our Minds

The Power of Being Creative<p><b>About Author/s:</b><p>Sir Ken Robinson has been transfixing audiences for years on the creative challenges facing business and …

The AI Guru Behind Amazon, Uber, and Unity Explains What AI Really Is

Computers aren’t conscious, but they can now think for themselves, says Danny Lange, who’s built machine-learning platforms for three tech giants.<p>If you’ve ever gotten product recommendations on Amazon, you’ve seen Danny Lange’s handiwork. The same goes for Uber’s AI that books you a ride. The …

Artificial Intelligence

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Ethereum, patiently explained

Although ‘Bitcoin‘ and ‘Ethereum’ are terms that are often paired together, the reality is that they are vastly different. The only thing Ethereum shares with Bitcoin is that it’s a cryptoasset running on top of blockchain.<p>Instead of being just a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, Ethereum also has …

You might have more control over aging than you think — here are 5 things you can do to slow it down

Aging: it's largely your chromosomes' fault. That's what biologist Elizabeth Blackburn discovered when she started exploring the world of the invisible, threadlike cellular strands that carry our genetic code.<p>She revealed her decades-long process of discovery in a TED talk from April that was …

Genetics

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning | Inc.com

<i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, serial entrepreneur, investor, and consultant, on Quora:</b><p><b>How do</b> …

War

You could buy a MacBook. Or you could buy this laptop — and 137 lattes

We all waste our money on lattes, and we all feel bad about it. But what if you shopped smarter for your next laptop, and opened up $550 for your …

Computer Hardware

A Crash Course in Data Science

• <b>Video:</b> About Your Instructors• <b><br>Leyendo:</b> Specialization Textbook• <b><br>Leyendo:</b> Grading• <b><br>Leyendo:</b> Pre-Course Survey• <b><br>Video:</b> What is Data Science?• <b><br>Leyendo:</b> …

Whiteboard Session: What Stops Companies From Growing

Chris Zook explains how you can fight bureaucracy by thinking like a founder.

Whiteboards

Meet Photolemur: Artificial intelligence that automates your post-processing

Searching for a great location, finding the perfect light, waiting for the decisive moment, and capturing a great frame is a thrilling process for …

Tutorials

What the Hell Is a Quantum Computer and How Excited Should I Be?

They will never sit on your desk, and they will most certainly never fit in your pocket. Today, they’re fragile, and need to be kept at temperatures …

Quantum Computing

The Easiest Way to Learn How to Juggle

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to juggle, you’ll be happy to know it’s actually pretty easy to learn. All you need is a little patience—and a …

World Records

Lego Boost can turn anyone into a robot genius

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Lego

Learn the Basics of Music Theory With This Interactive Tutorial

As a fan of music, I’d love to learn how to make a song. Devoting time to learning music theory, however, isn’t exactly on my list of priorities. …

Electric Guitar

This car mount is the smallest and best designed one I’ve used

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>YouTube / Belkin The car mount market is divided into two styles: suction mounts and vent mounts.<p>Suction mounts are generally attached to a …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Chromebook Pro & Plus coming in February w/ convertible design and styluses, starting at $449

Today at CES 2017, Samsung unveiled its long-awaited Chromebook Pro alongside the previously unheard of Samsung Chromebook Plus. Both Chromebooks are designed specifically with Google Play in mind, as being the first Chromebooks ever with support for a stylus.<p>Samsung’s Chromebook Pro and Chromebook …

Mesmerizing Ultra Slow Motion Macro Videos of Popcorn Bursting at 15,000fps and 30,000fps

Popcorn bursts at 15,000fps and 30,000fps in two mesmerizing videos by Warped Perception. The clips extent what seems instantaneous to the naked eye …

Videography

How Functional Animation Helps Improve User Experience

Since humans are visually driven creatures, the impact of imagery only increases with the help of animation. Our eyes innately pay attention to …

UX Design

Lego Boost teaches kids how to bring blocks to life with code

If you've ever wished your childhood Lego creations could come to life, your dreams are now closer to reality. Lego has just unveiled a subbrand called Boost that promises to do just that. The base set contains a combination of sensors, motors and a unique companion app that teaches kids how to …

Lego

Small talk should be banned - here's why

What is your relationship with God? What is something you fear in life? These may be great topics for conversations, but we rarely tackle such meaty …

Curriculum

Faculty

This Video Breaks Down the Earth's Geological History

From the formation of continents to the creation of mountain ranges, it took Earth a long time to get where it is today. Leave it to SciShow to …

Earth Science

How it Works

Technology Intelligence 8 Episodes<p>Technology plays an integral part in our lives, but often, we have little understanding of how the devices we use every day actually work. From batteries to Wi-Fi, GPS to touchscreens, this series breaks down the basics.<p>Play all episodes<p>02:12<p>The science behind how …

Scanners give scientists pictures of genius: this is your brain on math

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We May Have an IoT Problem on Our Hands

The Internet of Things (IoT) -- which connects wearables, smart home appliances, and other devices to the internet -- has been widely hyped as the next big growth market by tech companies. <b>Intel</b> (NASDAQ: INTC) claims that thenumber of connected devices will surge from 15 billion in 2015 to 200 …

Why Creativity And Innovation Are About Staying Open To Change

I've spoken to a lot of wonderfully inspiring people for the 'behind the scenes of creativity' podcast that I've been making every week since the …

Creativity

Makers of Luminoodle

Portable

The Most Valuable Money Lessons You Can Teach Your Kids

Habits form when you're young, after all.<p>The money habits children develop when they’re young can shape their financial future. That’s why it’s …

Personal Finance

Why Mark Zuckerberg Thinks An Indian EdTech Startup Is Worth Millions

India is currently the fastest growing major economy in the world, and that’s a title that doesn’t come without its own set of challenges. Depending on who you ask, it’s often argued that India’s number one challenge moving forward is the need to transform its current one-size-fits-all approach to …

Education Technology