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Want to boost your brain power? Try this exercise developed at Johns Hopkins

You’ve probably seen ads (like this) on the TV for brain games that promise to make you sharper, more focused, and help preserve your cognition as …

Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

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Design is the only thing holding mobile AR back

This year will be the year that we see the first applications designed for an AR-powered, mobile camera-first world. I’ve heard many discussions about how to accelerate AR development and adoption, but will everyone’s panacea be the cloud? While I believe cloud services will be essential to AR’s …

A Smart Rehabilitation Device

For athletes and sport enthusiasts alike, an injury can drastically hinder their ability to partake in the activity that they love, and staggeringly, …

This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air

For many of us, clean, drinkable water comes right out of the tap. But for billions it’s not that simple, and all over the world researchers are looking into ways to fix that. Today brings work from Berkeley, where a team is working on a water-harvesting apparatus that requires no power and can …

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Improve Your Conversion Rate and Increase Revenue With These User Experience Design Essentials

Don't deter your customers with a poor website design.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that 88 percent of consumers are unlikely to return to a website after one bad experience?<p>It's a staggering statistic, but it certainly says something about the importance …

What is a blockchain?

Blockchain technology is commonly associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Some people think …

Blockchain

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Depression, schizophrenia and autism show genetic link

In his book <i>The Gene</i>, journalist and physician Siddhartha Mukherjee borrows Richard Dawkins’s description of genes not as '<i>blueprints'</i> but '<i>recipes'</i> …

Autism

Bilingual? Tarjimly lets you help a refugee or aid worker right now

All over the world, language barriers are limiting the ability of refugees and immigrants to seek help, and aid workers to provide it. Tarjimly is a new service that connects people who speak one language but need to speak in another, with a person who speaks both — in just a couple minutes. …

CRISPR gene editing may have just become a whole lot more accurate

CRISPR gene editing is an enormously exciting area for molecular biologists, opening up new opportunities when it comes to editing DNA to fight back …

Genetics

How blockchain will change major industries

While much of the discussion around blockchain has surrounded bitcoin and its ups and downs, corporations and businesses are quickly waking up to the possibility of using blockchain to secure and improve large volumes of transactions as well.<p>By removing the need for trusted third parties, …

Cuphead review

Despite its reputation as a difficult game, Cuphead generously teaches players to become experts<p><i>Cuphead</i> has a reputation for being difficult, so let’s clarify this up top: <i>Cuphead</i> isn’t impossible; it isn’t the <i>Dark Souls</i> of 2D shooters, nor is it the world’s cutest bullet-hell game; it isn’t even …

BIG’s LEGO House officially opens to the public in Denmark

It’s finally here—Bjarke Ingels Group’s much-anticipated LEGO House in Denmark officially opens to the public today. Built in the small town of …

Lego

Podcasts Democratized Radio. Now PRX Wants To Democratize Podcasts

As PRX’s Harvard-linked Podcast Garage turns one, it’s looking to expand its incubator model and lower barriers to entry for more aspiring podcasters.<p>When PRX set up shop on Western Avenue in Boston as part of a Harvard initiative called Zone 3, the public media nonprofit wasn’t sure what would …

10x, founded by the ex-CEO of Barclays, raises $46M to take on ancient banking infrastructure

The fintech revolution continues apace, and while many startups are hoping that newer and better tech will help them take business away from traditional banks, today a company has received a large round of funding to help those incumbent institutions better compete.<p>10x Future Technologies is a …

The Latest School Reform in Finland Introduces a New Way to Look at Subjects

Taking education reform seriously since the 1970s, Finland has climbed the international education ratings by doing several things: 1) it bets on …

Learn about cryptocurrency mining with this interactive blockchain demo

In order to understand cryptocurrency you’ll need to grasp the fundamentals of blockchain. Luckily, someone made an interactive tutorial that not only explains the idea, but walks users through mining valid hashes with their CPUs.<p><i>Blockchain Demo</i> overcomes part of the learning curve by showing you …

Bitcoin

Omantel partners with MECA for digital solutions,Oman

Under the agreement, Omantel will collaborate with MECA to find solutions to modernise ICT technologies currently in-use or required by the ministry, …

Estonia is looking into starting its own national cryptocurrency

Update Dec 19: It’s been confirmed that Estonia is moving forward with its plan — after a rigorous review process — to launch its very own crypto token, estcoin. Read the original idea below:<p>Kaspar Korjus, the Managing Director of Estonia’s e-Residency program, just announced the program’s …

Estonia

How to Design a School That Prioritizes Kindness and Caring

Countless schools across the nation strive to make character a feature of education. Whether through classes on social-emotional learning, …

These adorable Fingerlings robo-monkeys are the latest must-have affordable gadget

Hello little Fingerlings, where have you been all my life?<p>I am an unabashed robotics fan. I'm also someone who has been disappointed repeatedly by …

Cute

Blockchain and Renewable Energy Are Utterly Disrupting Society as We Know It

The Grid of the Future<p>Renewable energy and blockchain are two technologies that are worth betting on. The former is considered to be the most …

Robinhood's plan to open financial markets to the masses

While most were following the closure of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns during the 2008 financial crisis, there was another important change occurring: the rise of algorithmic trading. Due to the inefficiency and excess of humans coordinating trades, computers began processing about 95% of the …

Blockchain technology - what it is, what are its use cases, and what it means for you

Do a Google Image search for Bitcoin. What you’ll see is a lack of imagination.<p>Uniform stamped precious metal coins? That’s the opposite of what bitcoin is.You can’t flip a bitcoin. It has no heads or tails. You can’t bite into it to see if it’s real.<p>But it’s real enough to be valued at $2K.<p>And the …

Strong Blockchain Should Look Beyond Finance, Computing to Reach Mainstream

A strong Blockchain should look beyond finance and computing to reach the mainstream. To get there, the platform needs a diverse talent pool that is …

This app uses artificial intelligence to turn design mockups into source code

While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.<p>Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has …

Chat app Kik takes on Facebook with developer ecosystem built on the blockchain

There’s been much talk of ICOs — initial coin offerings — amid the rising value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum. Now the industry is about to see its first ‘big name’ move into the space after Kik announced plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency via a token sale.<p>Messaging app …

Facebook may be transforming the telecommunication industry for good- Technology News, Firstpost

Facebook is working behind the scenes to transform the telecommunication industry. The company is not directly trying to enter the market to compete …

TransferWise launches ‘Borderless’ account for businesses, sole traders and freelancers

Having already taken a significant chunk of the international money transfer market away from the major banks, London-headquartered TransferWise has its sights set on the bank account itself.<p>Moving beyond simply sending money from one country to another, the company is launching its “Borderless” …

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