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Finally, a Problem That Only Quantum Computers Will Ever Be Able to Solve

Computer scientists have been searching for years for a type of problem that a quantum computer can solve but that any possible future classical …

Quantum Computing

George Lakoff says this is how Trump uses words to con the public

President Donald Trump has "turned words into weapons" -- and journalists are providing additional ammunition.<p>That's according to Trump critic George Lakoff, a renowned linguist and professor emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley. Lakoff wrote in a recent article for the Guardian …

Donald Trump

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions To the Nine Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold</i> …

Self-improvement

FIFA World Cup 2018: Complete schedule of games, how to watch

The 2018 World Cup — the 21st edition of the international soccer tournament — will be held in Russia. This is the first time that the tournament will be held in Russia.<p>A total of 32 teams will be competing, with the group stage set for June 14-June 28, Round of 16 from June 30-July 3, …

Rostov-on-Don

How, Even As an Introvert, I Still Learned to Close Sales

A follow-up email and a smile on your face -- even one that your prospect can't see -- can help nail that sale.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot has been written about famous introverted entrepreneurs and about how introverts possess skills that naturally …

Public Speaking

THX Just Shared the Original Sheet Music for its 'Deep Note' for the First Time

The Deep Note, the distinctive synthesized crescendo that is THX’s audio trademark, is one of the most iconic sounds in all of film. For the effects …

Sheet Music

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could "allow cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men" to rise to power and subvert …

Political Science

Why You Need An Advisory Board Before A Business Plan

I was sitting in a coffee shop next to a tremendously powerful businesswoman. Nervously, I asked her what was the one thing I should be doing to launch my business and get investors to take me seriously. Five years later, her words still resonate. “When your business has no credibility, you build …

Entrepreneurship

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

Quantum Physics

Scientists Confirm Every Short Man’s Worst Fear: The Napoleon Complex Really Exists

From Napoleon to Tom Cruise short men have had to 'grow a pair' (rather than say, an inch), since the dawn of time. Although sometimes the slights …

A Lot of Work Went Into Digitally Recreating Chadwick Boseman's Muscles in Black Panther

<i>Wired</i> sat down with Method Studios’ Visual Effects Supervisor Daryl Sawchuk to discuss the studio’s extensive post-production work on <i>Black Panther</i>. …

Target's Revamped Restock Service Blows Amazon Prime Pantry Out of the Water

Target's offering is both cheaper and faster by a wide margin.<p>After years of treating e-commerce as an afterthought, <b>Target</b> (NYSE:TGT) has finally …

Donald Trump and the Case of the $107,000,000

Donald Trump spent far less on his presidential campaign than Hillary Clinton did, but the eye-popping money surrounding his inauguration weekend …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Trump Isn’t Playing 3D Chess — He’s Playing Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe

What game is President Trump playing? By that I mean what actual <i>game</i> is he playing?<p>Trump’s political performance, in seriousness and in jest, has …

I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye

Kanye West wants freedom—white freedom.<p>I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely 7 years old, and cable had not yet come to the city, and if it had, my father would not have believed in it. Yes, it had to have …

Michael Jackson

New proof reveals fundamental limits of scientific knowledge

A new proof by SFI Professor David Wolpert sends a humbling message to would-be super intelligences: you can't know everything all the time.

5 things you should include in a killer, post-interview thank you (template included)

Any time we interview someone, we wait to see whether they’ll write a thank you note or not. You’d be surprised how often they don’t — and that’s …

"Westworld" Season 1 Recap

"The maze wasn't meant for you."<p><i>Fair warning: If you haven't watched Westworld Season 1, then don't read the following post unless you want all the plot spoilers.</i>

Pedro Domingos on the Arms Race in Artificial Intelligence

In an interview, best-selling author and machine-learning expert Pedro Domingos discusses the global competition to take the lead in artificial …

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 …

‘The Opposition With Jordan Klepper’ Confronts Alex Jones About ‘Crisis Actors’ On The Streets Of D.C.

Sometimes a meeting can be so perfect, you have a hard time believing it is actually happening. That seems to be the case in this clip from <i>The Opposition with Jordan Klepper</i>, where the host can’t seem to contain the emotions he’s feeling inside about citizen journalist Kobi Libii running into Alex …

essay | A way to find out if an artificial intelligence has become self-aware

image: by artist Gerd Altmannstory author: Susan Schneider, PhD <br>story author: Edwin Turner, PhD <br>story date: August 1, 2017Every moment of your waking …

Creating Themeable Design Systems

TL;DR: <b>Design systems + CSS Zen Garden = Awesome.</b>Is it possible to create a single design system that powers wildly different-looking brands and …

Date picker design

Today is the date picker day! After creating so many of them for different projects, I am still on a hunt for the perfect one. Let’s try to find out …

New to email coding? Here’s where to start.

One year ago I entered the wild world of email. I was confident in my HTML/CSS skills and ready to rock it.<p>But then… tables(!) and inline CSS(!!) and …

The Best Time to Book Flights, Based on 917 Million Airfares

Anyone who has ever purchased a plane ticket can tell you there’s a “right” and “wrong” time to buy.<p>Plane ticket prices fluctuate, and when you …

A Guide to Information Architecture

As a standard part of the UX process, designers create information architecture when building products. Defining every avenue and path that users can …

UX Design