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The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

Want to Schedule a Productive Workday? Follow These 4 Really Simple Strategies.

If you're the type who stops to view every new email, one word: STOP.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are some days in the life of an entrepreneur when it seems that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything that needs doing done. OK, make …

Time Management

What I’ve learned from nearly three years of enterprise Wi-Fi at home

The ups and downs of software-defined networking—and having too many access points.<p><i>Note: Ars Technica may earn compensation for sales from links on</i> …

Wi-Fi

Ask Yourself These 5 Questions To Improve Your Photography

For anyone reading this who is serious about the craft of photography — no matter if you’re a professional or a hobbyist — it’s likely that among …

Landscape Photography

Autonomous trucks will haul your stuff before you ride in a self-driving car

It's one of the most common jobs in the US, but there's also a big shortage of drivers.<p>Driverless technologies are disrupting transportation around …

Self-driving technology is going to change a lot more than cars

How self-driving technology could transform everything from retail to transit.<p>When people think about self-driving cars, they naturally think about, …

Ships Unearthed in Virginia Offer Glimpse of Colonial Era

OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Nestled in centuries of dirt and debris, several well-preserved ships and artifacts have been unearthed that offer a glimpse of life at what was once one of the busiest ports in the North American colonies.<p>At the site for Robinson Landing, a new townhouse and condominium …

Archaeology

2018 Formula One Teams and Drivers

MERCEDES<p>Base: Brackley, England<p>Constructors' Championships: 4<p>2017 Constructors' Championship: 1st<p>Engine: Mercedes<p>Team Principal: Toto Wolff<p>___<p>Lewis Hamilton<p>From: Britain<p>Age: 33<p>Debut: 2007 Australian Grand Prix<p>Races: 208<p>Wins: 62<p>Pole Positions: 72 (F1 record)<p>2017 Drivers' Championship: 1st<p>Best …

Motor Racing

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

<b>A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year.</b><p>Between 2012 and 2016, the planet's artificially lit outdoor area grew by more than 2% per year.<p>Scientists say a "loss of night" in many countries is having negative …

Breakthroughs

Behind the Scenes as NASA Tests the Most Powerful Rocket Ever

SCROLL DOWN<p>SCROLL DOWN<p>Behind the Scenes as NASA Tests the Most Powerful Rocket Ever<p><b>NASA wants to send a human to Mars in the next two decades. And</b> …

Continental rethinks the wheel—and the brake—for electric cars

An aluminum rotor mounted to the wheel saves weight, cuts noise, and doesn't rust.<p>When it comes to making a car slow down, for the last few decades …

Yes, that LEGO Saturn V set is everything you hope it’s going to be

The experience proved empowering for my inner geek.<p>I wasn't sure what I was getting into. Yes, I love LEGOs. (Who doesn't?!?) I played with them …

Read some seriously strange time travel stories from sci-fi’s modern masters

New anthology Seat 14C tracks 22 passengers on a plane that jumps 20 years into the future.<p>A flight from Tokyo to San Francisco jumps through time …

A programmer turned Wikipedia into a classic text adventure

Developer turned a novel-generation project into an interactive Infocom tribute.<p>Wikipedia as a classic text adventure: this "game" now exists, and …

10 Must-See Recent TV Shows With A Dark Side

It is hard to find good TV programs these days, what with remakes, reality TV, and dreadful writing. But all is not lost. This list looks at ten …

Forget Comey. The Real Story Is Russia’s War on America

Why are we focusing on who leaked what to whom, when our democracy is under siege?<p>It was a breezy, surprisingly pleasant summer week in Washington as the frenzy around potential Trump-Russia revelations reached near-carnival levels. On Thursday, brightly clad groups scattered across the lawns of …

Russia

AI experts predict the future: Truck drivers out of jobs by 2027, surgeons by 2053

Hundreds of AI experts predict when their models will beat humans at everything.<p>Google has hung up its AlphaGo gloves after trouncing the world's …

Artificial Intelligence

Marc Andreessen explains how self-driving cars could create a bunch of American jobs

It’s all about what comes next.<p>Self-driving cars and trucks will cost millions of American jobs, right?<p>No, poses Marc Andreessen, the co-founder of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and early web pioneer.<p>Speaking at the <b>Code</b> <b>Conference</b> at the Terranea Resort in California, Andreessen argued …

Autonomous Cars

Sleep it off: What you can and can’t learn from sleep tracking wearables

Most wearables can track sleep, but will you learn anything useful from them?<p>Fitness trackers didn't always monitor sleep, but the feature is now a …

Cortex Camera App Review | One Of The Best Photography Apps, Period

I suspect in two years time the gap between the performance of phone cameras and all but the top 1% of dedicated point-and-shoots will be diminished …

Mobile Photography

The Twin Peaks Sound Has Influenced Everyone From Kanye West to Beach House

David Lynch's partnership with Angelo Badalamenti has had a profound impact on television music and beyond.<p>As soon as Angelo Badalamenti's sustained synthesizer exhaled over the image of a pensive red bird in the opening credits of <i>Twin Peaks</i>, the way television moved, sounded, and felt had been …

Strategy is Dead, Long Live Strategy

May 2nd, 2017 by Leon Young<p>In case your head was firmly stuck in the sand looking for the lost city of Ubar in the Empty Quarter, the bell has tolled …

How disruptive technologies are eroding our trust in government

<i>Kevin Lynch is vice-chair, Bank of Montreal, and former clerk of the privy council and secretary to cabinet, government of Canada</i><p>We are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, driven by disruptive technological change. These technologies, such as big data, machine learning, artificial …

Canadians unconcerned about technology’s impact on the economy: poll

If machines are really getting smarter and threatening to replace human workers en masse, Canadians don't seem overly alarmed just yet.<p>That's the upshot of a poll released Saturday by Abacus Data. The Ottawa polling firm found 89 per cent of Canadians agreed "technological change has been good for …

Agbots, next gen farming and how they can teach us about the future of work

Agriculture’s automation has been positive for the price of goods but a successful transition can’t be left to the market<p>Technological unemployment is old news for farming. For hundreds, if not thousands, of years, people have left the land under the pressure of technological advance. Given the …

Farming

This Photographer Left His Camera Out All Night Off the Coast of Maryland

Instead of sleeping last Tuesday night, Baltimore-based photographer Aryeh Nirenberg decided to drive 3 hours to Assateague Island off the coast of …

Time-lapse Photography

Report: Amazon Is Opening A Bookstore In Georgetown

Amazon is opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Georgetown, reports The Washington Post.<p>A chief executive at Vornado Realty Trust told The Post …

SpaceX plans to launch first internet-providing satellites in 2019

SpaceX has its sights set on Mars, but that doesn’t mean it has forgotten about Earth. Elon Musk’s company yesterday outlined its plan to put a network of internet-providing satellites around our planet, stating in a Senate hearing on broadband infrastructure that it wanted to start sending the …