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The illusion of time

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>Andrew Jaffe probes Carlo Rovelli’s study arguing that physics deconstructs our sense of time.<p>Andrew Jaffe<p>Andrew Jaffe is a cosmologist …

Quantum Mechanics

10 Best Media Server Software for Linux in 2018

A media server is simply a specialized file server or computer system for storing media (digital videos/movies, audio/music, and images) which can be …

Linux

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

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Copyright

We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …

Innovation

Gerbera – A UPnP Media Server That Let’s You Stream Media on Home Network

Gerbera is a feature-rich and powerful UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) media server with a pleasant and intuitive web user interface, which allows …

Linux

Linux Mint announces Mintbox Mini 2 tiny desktop PC with Intel inside

Due in June, the new Mintbox moves from an AMD CPU to a rival Celeron processor, which should provide a performance boost while maintaining a similar …

Linux

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

This Computer Scientist Thinks He’s Figured Out How to Talk to Aliens

In January, Stephen Wolfram — the computer-scientist, part-time epistemologist, and author of both “A New Kind of Science” and the Wolfram Language, …

Singularity

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

Physics

Programming Blockchain Can Change How You See Bitcoin - CoinDesk

<i>Ariel Deschapell is a full-stack web developer, author, and cryptocurrency veteran.</i><p>"All models are wrong, some are useful."<p>This phrase was coined by …

Blockchain
Middle East

Top 10 Best Linux Distros For 2018 — Ultimate Distro Choosing Guide

We’re well into 2018 and I think some of you might have boarded the Linux train in the recent past. While the world of Linux does offer tons of …

A teacher set up a dictatorship to teach her students about 1984. The kids fought back.

And the rest of the week’s best writing on books and related subjects.<p>Welcome to the weekly Vox book link roundup, a curated collection of the internet’s best writing on books and related subjects. Here’s the best the web has to offer for the week of February 18, 2018.<p>Mariana Lin, the woman who …

Books

Ubuntu tutorials

Beyond the BS of Singularity U’s $32M raise to teach trendspotting

Twenty minutes into my interview with CEO Rob Nail, and I still couldn’t cut through the buzzwords about his online and in-person education startup. So I asked him straight up, “with as little BS as possible, what does Singularity University do?” He told me “You learn to read the news differently …

Singularity

Teacher’s Facebook rant about gun control goes VIRAL!!

This teacher’s Facebook post about gun control and the Florida shooting went viral. More than half a million people have shared it already. Check it …

Gun Control

E-waste recycler gets 15 month prison sentence for creating worthless backup discs

You may recognize the name Eric Lundgren. In 2017, he was all over the news for creating a $13,000 DIY electric car with a 380-plus mile range, easily besting a Tesla. Today he’s on his way to jail.<p>Lundgren has always been a tinkerer. His LA-based company specialized in managing e-waste from common …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Does the Illuminati control the world? Maybe it’s not such a mad idea

Questioning the hidden power of elites – whether big pharma or secret societies – is really quite sane<p>If the Illuminati is real, it’s got to be the least secret secret society in the universe. It’s so bad at keeping itself hidden that its existence is proclaimed all over the internet by people …

Conspiracies

Confessions of a Linux lover

It all began with a dual-boot: in layperson’s terms, the option of choosing either Windows or Linux when your computer starts up. I gingerly pressed …

Unanswered emails were the bane of my life - until I spent a month in search of inbox nirvana

Is your life weighed down by thousands of emails? Moya Sarner’s was too. So she decided to try all the top recommended techniques to stop the deluge<p>At 5.10pm on New Year’s Day, I had 16,516 unread emails in my inbox.<p>At 5.11pm on New Year’s Day, my inbox was empty.<p>As chaos vanished to nothingness, a …

Productivity

Here's how the cryptocurrency market will recover

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Mozilla's new Things Gateway is an open home for your smart devices

If you’re a smart home fanatic, you’re probably familiar with the struggles of getting devices from disparate developers to play nicely with each other. You may have a thermostat that works over one protocol, and a light switch that communicates over another. The fragmentation is real, and it means …

Lost Civilization in Grand Canyon Was, Wait, Egyptian?

At 277 miles (445 kilometers) long, up to 18 miles (28 kilometers) wide and 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) deep, the Grand Canyon is one of the most …

How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Here are some ideas for moms to earn cash from home.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working moms are the rule rather than the exception. Seventy percent of moms with kids under 18 work, and more than 75 percent of those moms work full time. In fact, mothers are the …

Employment

Set Your Brain in Motion with This Fundamentals of Physics Intro Course

You didn't pay attention in Physics class, so let's fix that.<p>Look, paying attention in high school wasn’t everyone’s strong suit. There’s no shame in …

Physics

Shall the truth make you free? Hinduism, Buddhism, Stoicism, Skepticism and the nature of philosophical inquiry

What is philosophy for? Is it a quest for truth? Is it really the case that the truth shall set us free, as the Bible says (John 8:32), and if so, is …

University of Tennessee

IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH? 50 YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH SUMMARIZED IN ONE LECTURE

Nikola Tesla once said that, “The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the …