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Be a Better Programmer with these 45 Mathematics Courses

The Ultimate Course and Book list to be an expert in Mathematics and Programming<p>We’re so scared of Mathematics. <b>Why?</b><p>because,<p><b>We Fear What We Don’t</b> …

Mathematics

Mightier is helping calm kids down through mobile games

Learning how to regulate your emotions is a fundamental skill, but it can be tough for kids, especially those with challenging behaviors, oppositional disorder, ADHD and autism. Mightier, by Neuromotion Labs, is a gaming platform that teaches kids a valuable set of emotion management skills using …

Mobile Gaming

Grab and Go: Take a Whistle-Stop Tour of Vancouver

Snap a pic at Vancouver’s iconic steam whistle clock. (Photo: Grady Mitchell)<p>Surrounded by the clear waters of False Creek and English Bay and ringed …

Alaska

21 Words to Never Include in Your Resume

We have all heard the saying, "You'll never get a second chance to make a first impression." This is perhaps most true when it comes to a job resume. While many companies use screening software to initially evaluate a candidate's resume, recruiters are largely the first people you must impress.<p>"The …

How hot is Seattle’s real estate market? This boarded up house with no bedrooms is $595K

We’ve seen plenty of houses with actual windows and bedrooms sell for way more than they’re worth in the real estate madness that has gripped Seattle …

Real Estate

App detects pancreatic cancer from the whites of your eyes

Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate, with just nine percent of patients surviving past five years. A major contributor to this rate is the fact that once those with pancreatic cancer start to show symptoms, the disease is usually already quite advanced. But researchers at the University …

Cancer

Over 50,000 digitized pieces of vinyl can now be listened to on Internet Archive

Get familiar with the Great 78 Project<p>New York’s ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) has been preserving audiovisual materials since 1985, and a little over a year ago, it partnered with the Internet Archive to bring its Great 78 Project to the public. Along with audiovisual digitization vendor …

Scientists successfully used CRISPR to fix a mutation that causes disease. This is huge.

CRISPR/Cas9 is a gene editing technology that’s revolutionizing science at a breathtaking pace.<p>One of its most exciting, taboo, and controversial applications is tweaking the genes of eggs, sperm, or early embryos to alter a human life. This could one day mean the ability tocreate smarter or more …

Mystro is an app aiming to bring in more bacon for Uber and Lyft drivers

Mystro hopes to put 33 percent more money per year in the pockets of Uber and Lyft drivers through an app.<p>It’s tough out there for on-demand drivers, and every second en route counts if they want to hit that bonus or just bring enough home to make the rent. But there’s a bit of an art to maximizing …

Mattress startup Purple merges with NY shell company in $1.1 billion deal

Purple, a Utah-based mattress startup, announced today it will merge with Global Partner Acquisition Corp (GPAC) in a deal that would value the company at $1.1 billion.<p>Purple was already well on its way to that valuation when we got to take a sneak peek at operations at the company’s headquarters …

Mozilla is crowdsourcing 10,000 hours of audio so anyone can build voice apps

The tech industry is convinced that voice-based interaction will be a big part of our future, and we’ve seen proof of that in AI-powered assistants on our phones and smart speakers. But it’s not easy or cheap to build your own voice recognition system for an app or gadget because that requires …

Sprint Announces 'Magic Box' to Improve LTE Data Download and Upload Speeds By 200%

Sprint today announced the "Sprint Magic Box," a small plug-and-play device that the carrier said will "dramatically improve" LTE data services and connections for any Sprint customers in its range. The indoor consumer device is built to be placed near a window, and is free for qualifying …

Streaming videos from your browser to Chromecast is about to look way better

Watch videos from the web at full quality<p>Google is testing a major leap in quality when casting a tab with video content from a Chrome desktop browser to your Chromecast. Ever since the streaming gadget was introduced, this has been a rather lackluster way of sending video to the TV from sources …

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a …

Google wants to help you find a job with its new service

It looks like Google is preparing to go head to head with services like Greenhouse, Jobvite, and others. The online search giant will launch Google Hire, a service that allows companies to post job listings as well as accept and manage applications.<p>Google Hire hasn’t been officially announced yet, …

Employment

Tough water-repellent coating could lead to faster ships

You've no doubt seen footage of water-repellent coatings that seemingly defy the laws of nature. However, they have a catch: they're often too fragile to be useful in situations where they're likely to face a lot of abuse, whether it's the clothes on your back or a ship on the ocean. Researchers …

University of Michigan

Stance’s app lets you record a message for your Congressperson, then leaves it on their voicemail

Want to call your senator or U.S. representative to let them know where you stand on an issue, but don’t have the time to hunt down their phone number, wait on hold, or continually redial to get past the busy signals? A new app called Stance aims to help. Instead of simply providing a way to call …

Infrared light could someday deliver super-fast WiFi

WiFi has become essential to our everyday lives, which is why slow speeds piss us all off. Luckily, a PhD student in the Netherlands has come up with a potentially groundbreaking idea: using infrared rays to carry wireless data to your laptop or smartphone.<p>The capacity of the proposed system is …

Smart Homes

Scientist finds entanglement instantly gives rise to a wormhole

Quantum entanglement is one of the more bizarre theories to come out of the study of quantum mechanics — so strange, in fact, that Albert Einstein …

Physicists have created an “impossible” state of matter that could power quantum computers

The laws of physics are supposed to be symmetrical in time and space. That means a ball thrown at a certain speed and in a certain direction would always go the same distance, no matter when you throw or where on Earth you throw it (assuming no other factors, like weather, came into play).<p>There …

The Mind-Bending Mathematics Behind Quantum Computers

And if you've had your coffee, maybe you can even understand half of it.<p>Quantum computing is a lot to wrap your mind around. To put things very simply (as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did recently, with surprising eloquence) regular computers are made up of bits—ones and zeros—which are …

Quantum Computing

Facebook now lets companies post job listings

You might not have to visit LinkedIn or a dedicated job site to climb up the career ladder. Facebook has started rolling out support for job listings on company pages, starting with the US and Canada in the next few weeks. It not only puts jobs in front of more eyeballs (namely the world's largest …

The tech industry has $21 billion worth of open, high paying jobs — here are the top 15

It now includes a salary estimate with every job listing, based on sifting through the millions of self-reported salaries hosted on its site.<p>To celebrate that new feature, it dug into its data to find out which industries and job titles had the most openings.<p>All told, there are a whopping $272 …

Employment

The Science Behind the Impossible EM Drive

The hypothetical spacecraft engine has made waves for seeming to violate the laws of physics. What's actually going on?<p>One of the most controversial stories in science right now is the EM Drive, a hypothetical new type of spacecraft engine that seems to break the laws of physics. While many …

Cemu lets you play Wii U games on your PC in 4K

It's now possible to play Nintendo games in 4K quality - but only if you run them through an emulator.<p>Cemu is a piece of "highly experimental …

Star Wars: Episode III, redubbed using the English subtitles from a pirated Chinese edition

This is apparently a Chinese pirated edition of Star Wars: Episode III, but dubbed using the English subtitles offered on that disc. It's <i>amazing,</i> not …

21 wild uses for your old Android smartphone

If you have a shiny new smartphone and are wondering what to do with your old one, you're not alone.<p>People upgrade their smartphone once every two years, on average. So what to do with the old device?<p>Bin it? Sell it? Give it to a friend?<p>There are tons of creative uses for an old Android smartphone …

Virtual Reality

The director of “Spirited Away” called animation made by AI an "insult to life itself"

When shown an animation generated by artificial intelligence, famed animator Hayao Miyazaki was not impressed.<p>“I strongly feel that this is an insult to life itself,” said the man behind movies like <i>Spirited Away</i> and <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i>, who was shown an AI-generated animation of a human-like being …

Artificial Intelligence

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Physics

Watch Tesla Model S P85D's lightning-quick acceleration prevent an accident

When we think about Tesla, the conversation often tips toward Autopilot, its self-driving feature. Less discussed, but equally impressive, are the numerous features that might just save your life while you’re piloting the car.<p>Tesla owner Jason Hughes captured one of these moments. The video above …

Tesla