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Interview: How The Glitch Mob Keep It Future & Stays Ahead Of The Curve

0<p>SHARES<p>It’s been four years since The Glitch Mob released their last album, <i>Love Death Immortality</i>. That’s a lifetime in the music industry, but for …

New Albums

Physicists Just Discovered an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

"No one thought this was possible in solid materials."<p>One of the ultimate goals of modern physics is to unlock the power of superconductivity, where …

Nuclear scientists at CERN discover color of antimatter, hope to learn much more

For the first time in history, researchers at CERN have been able to examine the spectral structure of an antimatter antihydrogen atom in full …

Rolls-Royce and Boeing invest in UK space engine

<b>Reaction Engines Limited (REL), the UK company developing a revolutionary aerospace engine, has announced investments from both Boeing and Rolls-Royce.</b><p>REL, based at Culham in Oxfordshire, is working on a propulsion system that is part jet engine, part rocket engine.<p>The company believes it will …

Aviation

Too much sitting may thin the part of your brain that's important for memory, study suggests

If you want to take a good stroll down memory lane, new research suggests you'd better get out of that chair more often.<p>In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found that in people middle-aged and older, a brain structure that is key to learning and memory is plumpest in those who spend the …

NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Calling all planets that orbit around bright, nearby stars: NASA's new Tess spacecraft is looking to do a head count.The …

James Webb Space Telescope

From the archive: Dr. King Is Slain in Memphis; Troops Ordered Into City

<i>[Editor’s Note: This is the original story published by The Washington Post about the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.]</i><p>MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 4 — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed by a sniper today when he strolled alone onto the balcony of his hotel.<p>Gov. Buford …

Law Enforcement

One of Estonia's first "e-residents" explains what it means to have digital citizenship

An online community survey recently asked me where I’m based. Without hesitation, I answered “Estonia.” You might ask: as a US citizen, why in the world did I do that? But as crazy as it may sound, Estonia is the country to which I feel most loyal today. I am one of the country’s first …

Innovation

Spaced Repetition Is an Effective, Science-Backed Way to Learn a New Language

You probably took a foreign language class in high school. Even after four years of learning Spanish vocab, perhaps the only thing you can still …

SpaceX and Boeing Slated for Crewed Space Missions By Year's End

On Saturday afternoon, SpaceX successfully recovered a Dragon capsule that had returned from a cargo delivery to the International Space Station. The …

The biggest space missions and rocket launches we'll see in 2018

There’s a lot going on<p>Next year is already overflowing with exciting missions to space. NASA is launching a new lander to Mars, as well as a spacecraft that will get closer to the Sun than ever before. And two of NASA’s vehicles already in space will finally arrive at their intended targets: one …

10 ways America is falling behind

If 2017 has seemed to you like a long and terrible year filled with bad news, then here's some good news to close things out: you were right! On a …

Mass Shootings

The history of 2017 in seven charts

The graphic lowdown on wage equality, gun violence, sexual harassment, transgender discrimination, terrorism, Trump … and pet transport<p>When we try to remember 2017 (or more likely, try to forget it), there’s a list of names and places that immediately come to mind – Trump, Weinstein and Las Vegas, …

Sexual Harassment

Build a Thermoelectric Generator, Like the Ones That Power Deep Space Missions

The phrase "heat engine" might trigger some bad memories from your introductory thermodynamics course. But don't worry, I am going to show you the …

A Mysterious Filament Is Stretching Towards Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole

Wha??<p>Astronomers have produced a clear snapshot of a 2.3 light-year long 'thread' snaking around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the …

11 most read Deep Learning Articles from Analytics Vidhya in 2017

Introduction<p>This is that time of year, when you reflect on the year gone by. 2017 has been a year of growth for us at Analytics Vidhya. By any means …

Opinion: If you want to get rich, invest in Treasury bills, not FAANG stocks or bitcoin

Demand curves are usually downward-sloping. That’s because people will buy more of a product when it is cheaper and less of it when it is more …

Bill Gurley — the legendary investor who backed Uber, Snap, and eBay — is now betting big that healthcare has hit a 'tipping stage'

Bill Gurley is getting serious about healthcare.<p>The tech investor, a general partner at Benchmark Capital, has made a name for himself backing companies like Uber, Snap, Twitter, and eBay. But Benchmark's footprint in healthcare wasn't as prolific.<p>In 2014, he tweeted that the healthcare market is …

Venture Capital

3 Simple Time-Management Tricks to Boost Your Employees' Productivity | Inc.com

As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the insights they need to spend time wisely, and most of all, making sure you're not getting in their way.<p>But with all the other tasks on …

Time Management

What Failure Actually Says About Your Future | Inc.com

Let's play fortune-teller, shall we? Imagine a businessman barely scraping by every month. Instead of paying rent, he sleeps in the office to save money. Then one day, the board fires him from his own company electing a new CEO to run it. Now, tell me what you think his future is.<p>Those familiar …

Motivation

The greatest risk with AI is not moving fast enough to deploy it: Microsoft

If there are only a handful of companies running AI, then it's unlikely that it will be applied broadly enough, according to Microsoft's strategic …

Artificial Intelligence

It's 2017, and command injection is still the top threat to web apps

Open Web Application Security Project updated 'top-ten risks' lands on Monday, but we found a late, late draftThe Open Web Application Security …

Information Security

How India can get autonomous cars—despite crazy drivers, jaywalkers, and cows

As global giants like Tesla, Uber, and Google take self-driving cars to the streets, Indian companies are still at the experimental stage.<p>Earlier this year, local carmaker Tata Motors sought permission to test its driverless vehicle on Bengaluru’s roads. Software behemoth Infosys is training its …

University of Michigan

China Challenges Nvidia's Hold on Artificial Intelligence Chips

In July, China’s government issued a sweeping new strategy with a striking aim: draw level with the US in artificial intelligence technology within …

Ellen Pao explains the root cause of Silicon Valley's bro culture

This week, venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, left that firm after allegations of inappropriate behavior and an internal investigation. The company said he left by mutual agreement; he has publicly denied any allegations against him and said on Twitter that he'll pursue …

Silicon Valley

How to Use Data Science The Ten Types Of Innovation

<b>Published Date:</b> 2017-11-19 11:14:03 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Big Data, Data Science, Innovation, Tech, Technology <b><br>Title:</b> How to Use Data Science The Ten Types Of …

Innovation

What is an IPO pop and why do VCs hate it so much?

Over the weekend, several VCs tweeted that my headline recapping Stitch Fix’s first day of trading was too harsh. The headline read, “Stitch Fix up just 1% on first day of trading, after reducing size of IPO.”<p>I didn’t say it “fumbled” or label it as “weak” and “disappointing” like many other media …

‘Slaughterbot’ film warns tiny drones could carry out murders

Swarms of tiny drones flown by artificial intelligence and programmed to assassinate human targets using a few grams of explosives have been forecast …

Artificial Intelligence

‘Killer robots’ will start slaughtering people if they’re not banned soon, AI expert warns

An artificial intelligence expert has called for countries to ban so-called “killer robots” before activists’ warnings against them become a …