James Wells

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Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

What Can Our Craziest Dreams Teach Us?

“During sleep the mind can be a remarkable engine of problem solving and emotional processing.”<p>Most dreams are boring, and immediately forgotten. For every monstrous nightmare that wakes you up in a cold sweat, or fantastical dream of flying, there are fistfuls of dreams where you’re probably just …

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Why Hamilton Matters

The story of Hamilton's journey from concept to cultural phenomenon, as told by someone who has been in all of the room(s) where it happened. Even in Obama's White House.<p><b>A young man</b> stands in the dark, waiting to take his shot. It is May 5, 2009, and Lin-Manuel Miranda is listening at the back of …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

The Number of Movies on Netflix Is Dropping Fast

We’re now many years removed from the halcyon days of Netflix’s robust movie streaming library. Even still, the company’s digital catalog continues …

Resolving the Paradox of Group Creativity

Researchers have been studying creativity for more than 150 years, yet it still remains elusive. We’re not much closer to understanding what it is exactly that sparks unique ideas. One reason for this lack of insight may be that so much research has looked at the wrong things. Until quite recently, …

How Liz Lambert Became the Hippest Hotelier in Texas

First Liz Lambert took over a seedy motel in Austin. Now she oversees some of the state’s coolest hotels—with even grander plans to come.<p>Set back in …

5 Android Productivity Apps to Help You in 2016

New year, new you? The power to supercharge your 2016 is already in your hands! These apps will make you a force to be reckoned with come January, so invest some time to make sure you're ready to hit the ground running.<p><b>SwiftKey</b><p>SwiftKey is a free app which is probably the best third party keyboard …

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The best Android apps of 2015, according to Google

They take a bunch of criteria into consideration, including number of installs, which apps have high star ratings, and whether an app either launched or had a big update in 2015.<p>We've collected all of Google's top picks in one neat place so you can learn more about each one and download your …

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Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs only $5

When Raspberry Pi first arrived in 2012, it was revolutionary not because of its computing power — although, for a credit card-sized PC, it was …

50 trips everyone should take in the US in their lifetime

America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. It's all those and more.<p>Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or embracing your inner child at Orlando's Disney World, the US is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the East …