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Raspberry Pi meets AI: The projects that put machine learning on the $35 board | ZDNet

Cutting-edge Pi<p>While computers capable of recognizing people and objects were once the stuff of science fiction, today they're very much a …

Machine Learning

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

What Happens When Geneticists Talk Sloppily About Race

The field widely agrees that race is a social construct, but gets into trouble when it ignores semantics.<p>In a recent op-ed in <i>The New York Times</i>, “How Genetics is Changing Our Understanding of Race,” the geneticist David Reich challenged what he called an “orthodoxy” in genetics. Due to concerns of …

Critical Thinking

After Windows 10 upgrade, do these seven things immediately

You've just upgraded to the most recent version of Windows 10. Before you get back to work, use this checklist to ensure that your privacy and …

Information Systems

Elon Musk slams proposal to create an artificial intelligence 'god' that people will worship

Elon Musk has spoken out against the possible creation of an artificial intelligence (AI) god that humans could worship.<p>The Tesla founder was …

Artificial Intelligence

CERN Scientists Conclude that the Universe Should Not Exist

No, they're not just feeling a bit sad today.<p>Scientists at CERN are bemused as to why the universe exists, according to a new study.<p>As Cosmos …

Physics

Another AI chatbot shown spouting offensive views

Yandex, Russia’s homegrown Google rival — which offers a suite of similar products in its target non-U.S. markets, from search to webmail to maps — outed another equivalent offering earlier this month: An AI assistant.<p>The Russian-speaking “intelligent assistant” — named Alice — utilizes machine …

Outrage as Portugal judges say woman's adultery mitigated her attackers' guilt

Women’s rights activists have called for protests after a Portuguese appeal court upheld a light sentence for two men who attacked a woman with a nail-spiked club, on the grounds they may have been driven to it by her adultery – an offence punishable with death in the Bible.<p>Tainted love: why women …

Judiciary

Silenced by ‘free speech’

There’s a fundamental incongruency between being inflexibly pro ‘free speech’ and operating a global social network for civil public discussion. Twitter is struggling with it. Facebook is struggling with it, too. And it can’t be solved by a little more transparency or by hoping average citizens …

Someone Made a Kim Kardashian Account on ‘GTA V’ & It’s Hilarious

Kim K is in <i>GTA</i> but not how you think. Someone has created a Kim Kardashian avatar on <i>GTA V</i> and began taking pictures of her as if they were paparazzi. …

Tiny, Transparent Worm Challenges Notions About Sex

Abstinence may have found its most impressive poster child yet: <i>Diploscapter pachys</i>. The tiny worm is transparent, smaller than a poppy seed and hasn't had sex in 18 million years.<p>It has basically just been cloning itself this whole time. Usually, that is a solid strategy for going extinct, fast. …

Biology

Why physically hitting Sonic 3D Blast unlocks a secret menu

Yes, we mean actually hitting it<p>You can find a “secret” level select menu in <i>Sonic 3D Blast</i> by shaking or hitting the game cartridge itself while it’s playing. But ... why? That’s a strange way to hide a bonus screen, and the trick seems to be reproducible.<p>The story behind this strange feature is …

Hackers Hid Backdoor In CCleaner Security App With 2 Billion Downloads -- 2.3 Million Infected

Users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately, after researchers discovered criminal hackers had installed a backdoor in the tool. The tainted application allows for download of further malware, be it ransomware or keyloggers, …

Web Servers

‘Destiny 2’ power leveling guide: How to get raid-ready fast

Like <i>Destiny</i> before it, <i>Destiny 2</i> is all about earning new loot and growing as powerful as you possibly can. But figuring out how to get your strength …

Top Gear

A top psychologist shares his 3-step method parents can take to discipline their kids

Ross Greene wants to make life easier.<p>Greene is the groundbreaking psychologist behind the theory of "collaborative partnerships," an approach that discards the stuff of traditional parenting — timeouts and the revocation of privileges — and replaces them with calm, focused discussion.<p>"The best you …

Can’t be there? How to watch solar eclipse on TV, online

If you can’t witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV.<p>Here are some of the viewing options: (All times EDT)<p>— …

Trump Says Sun Equally to Blame for Blocking Moon

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Attacking the media for its “very unfair” coverage of Monday’s solar eclipse, Donald J. Trump said on Saturday that the sun was equally to blame for blocking the moon.<p>“The fake news is covering the eclipse from the sun’s side instead of the moon’s side, but if you …

Artificial Intelligence Develops Its Own Language

"I know now why you cry."<p>We haven't quite reached the terrifying sci-fi hellscape described by the Terminator franchise, but researchers at Facebook …

Artificial Intelligence

Overwatch Loot Box Drop Rates Revealed: What Does It Mean For You?

Overwatch Loot Box Drop Rates Revealed: What Does It Mean For You?<p>/ May 7, 2017 at 8:00 AM / Gaming, Gaming Opinions<p>Thanks to China’s recently …

Windows 10: How to upgrade to run Ubuntu 16.04 on Windows

A key upgrade in the recent Creators Update adds support for a new version of the Linux-based OS Ubuntu.<p>Running Linux from inside Windows no longer …

I Forgave the Man Who Shot Me in the Face: Why a Florida Woman Helped Free Her Attempted Murderer

More than 26 years ago, on July 27, 1990, Debbie Baigrie was walking to her car to head home from dinner with her friends in Tampa, Florida. Baigrie, …

Crime

Online dating is a total nightmare for farmers

Swiping on dating apps is a breeze if you live in a town or city. But, when you're a young farmer living in a rural community, it's a whole other …

YouTube has a secret 'Dark Mode' – this is how you activate it

Open the Chrome developer tools tab.<p>Windows users can do this by pressing Ctrl + Shift + I.<br>• Mac users can do this by pressing Option + Cmd + I.<p>Select the Console tab.<p>Once in Console, paste the following text: document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=fPQ4jCL6EiE”<br>• Hit enter.<p>Close the developer tools tab and …

Microsoft sued as Windows 10 destroys data and damages computers in US

Three persons in the US have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers, …

Software

Polygon on Twitter: "JonTron’s racist, ethno-nationalist views have now cost him a role in Yooka-Laylee. https://t.co/tCYTjR1aUk"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>Polygon</b><p>LRT @<b>Polygon</b> This Gecko Refuses Tacit Collaboration With White …

The FCC is talking about everything but the imminent repeal of its internet privacy rules

It was a productive meeting at the FCC: Chairman Pai talked about putting pressure on phone scammers, preventing phone smuggling in prisons and improving mobile service. But one thing he <i>didn’t</i> want to talk about was the vote taking place in the Senate that very moment that would overturn privacy …

BioWare Posts Statement Regarding Cyber Bullying of Former Mass Effect Andromeda Dev

BioWare Drops Statement<p>Over the last couple of days we noticed the development team behind Mass Effect Andromeda were getting bullied online due to …

Engineer alleges culture of sexism and discrimination at Tesla

<b>UPDATE Feb. 28, 2017, 4:25 p.m. ET:</b> Tesla responded to a female engineer's decision to speak to <i>The Guardian</i> about her lawsuit against the company and …

Many European countries won’t recognize transgender people unless they’re sterilized

LONDON — To many Europeans, the Trump administration's decision to restrict <b></b>some transgender Americans from using bathrooms that match their gender identities was yet another indication that the is United States turning away from liberal values.<p>Transgender people's rights have become a more pressing …

LGBTQI

7 Ways to Screenshot in Windows 10

A few of you clicking on this article are probably thinking: "isn’t it easy to screenshot in Windows 10? You just press the print screen button and a …

Software