Lui

494 Flips | 12 Magazines | 54 Followers | @itsaparadox | Keep up with Lui on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lui”

MIT CSAIL research offers a fully automated way to peer inside neural nets

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab has devised a way to look inside neural networks and shed some light on how they’re actually making decisions. The new process is a fully automated version of the system the research team behind it presented two years ago, which employed human …

Pavegen unveils world's first energy-harvesting smart street in London

An underutilized path in London’s West End has been transformed into the world’s first energy-harvesting smart street – complete with Pavegen‘s …

Design

The whole universe fits in one image with a special trick of math

The universe is enormous — so vast that it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like in one image.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA.<p>He created the image below that shows the observable …

Universe

7 types of car maintenance you should be doing yourself

<i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>Performing routine maintenance on your car is the single most important thing you can do to help ensure it continues to get you from point A to point B for years to come …

A Navy SEAL explains 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Now, Google gives users the chance to DIY their own AI

Even as companies across the world are developing unique Artificial Intelligence to ensure the future is more robotic, Google has been working with …

30 easy money hacks to get a little richer every single day this month

Managing your finances and making smart money moves is a marathon, not a sprint. That's because there are always better ways to save cash, invest …

Take a break, Tesla…

Sounds like we have designers who have gone head on with Elon Musk and Tesla here! The Solar Energy Storage Pro locks horns with announcements Tesla …

China drives toward sustainable freight policies

In China, trucks dominate the freight transport market and their use is increasing at a fast rate — in 2014, this transportation method was used to …

Take 5 Minutes To Read And Improve Your Writing Skills Forever

Let’s be honest. You are here to for a crash course on writing. And you want a short yet comprehensive guide.<p>Before I start, I want to clarify a good …

Writing

1 Simple Way to Help Kids Perform Better at School (It Works for Adults, Too)

A better way to energize kids' brains in the classroom.<p>We're in the middle of a movement movement. Moving more helps make you more productive, sharpens your cognitive skills and improves your focus.<p>For example, a recent study found walking around for just five minutes every hour can help you be …

Soda Bottles Used as Heat-Shrink for Wood Joinery

Nobody is likely to confuse it with the beautiful joinery that makes fine furniture so desirable. But as a practical technique, using plastic bottles …

Building Small Apps with React - Cerebro

<i>Originally posted here.</i><p>React is a fantastic piece of engineering that has allowed developers to implement declarative user interfaces that are easy …

This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

The Billionaire on a Mission to Save the Planet From Trump

Tom Steyer isn’t your average California tree hugger. The former hedge fund manager—number 1,121 on <i>Forbes’</i> wealthiest people list, with $1.61 …

Woodworking: How to build a deck yourself

Get ready for a pretty serious woodworking upgrade… the deck build!<p>If you're looking to give your garden a stunning upgrade, you can't get much …

Woodworking

Recipe: halibut with anchovies, cream, and rosemary

<i>Serves 4</i><p>1¾<p>pounds thickly cut halibut steak on the bone, cut into 4 pieces (or other boneless, skin-on, firm-fleshed white fish)<p>Salt and black pepper, …

Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

Now Playing<p>Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48<p>A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.<p>Now Playing<p>Ice Cream in a Bag …

How to make Leonardo da Vinci’s self-supporting bridge

With a series of wooden poles and beams, “Stick-Boy” shows his Dad how to build Leonardo da Vinci‘s self-supporting arch bridge, also known as the …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Building a simple offline-capable Notepad app using ServiceWorker

Today, We are going to build a progressive Notepad app which can very well be used in offline mode, be responsive on all available devices and which …

25 Overnight Oats Recipe Ideas for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the best, in my opinion. I love starting my day at a leisurely pace, sitting down to breakfast and a cup of coffee and catching up on …

Key Web Development and Design Skills You Should Learn In 2017

In addition to building your client contact list this year, you should be thinking of upgrading your knowledge base in critical areas, especially as …

Mobile Devices

How Quantum Teleportation Actually Works

Teleportation is real, thanks to quantum entanglement.<p>Teleportation is pretty firmly situated in the realm of science fiction. We may not be able to teleport objects or people from place to place in an instant, but there are scenarios where teleportation can be achieved. Not only is it possible, …

Google's new sun map will tell you whether your roof needs a solar panel

Google has long stated its ambitions to run its global operations solely on renewable energy, and now it wants to lead by example. The company has updated its interactive Sunroof map that helps people estimate whether it makes sense to install a solar panel on their roof.<p>In a new blog post, the Big …

How It Works: Trailing-Link Landing Gear

Landing gear gets as little respect as that old comedian Rodney Dangerfield — not much, really, which is surprising when you consider that almost …

Ask a Stupid Question #5: Flat bar road bikes, fat bike top tubes, and MTB to road conversions

<i>We know, there’s no such thing as a stupid question. But there are definitely some questions too embarrassing to ask your local shop or riding</i> …

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

Weight loss research says morning ravers who wake up to party at dawn might be onto something

In 16 cities across the globe, people are waking up at the crack of dawn to get their dance and fitness on. And they're doing it stone-cold sober.<p>Daybreaker, a 3-hour morning party thrown in cities including San Francisco, New York, London, and Tokyo, is part of what its creators call a "movement." …

Weight Loss

20 Creative Date Ideas That Cost Less Than $20

The typical formula for a date—think dinner, drinks, entertainment—can add up to an expensive outing. And while staying in and watching TV is a …

Personal Finance