Jerry Methi

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4 Technology Trends That Will Transform Our World in 2018

Predicting the future requires hubris, and it should therefore be met with more than a terabyte of skepticism. In past years, I’ve made some calls …

Internet of Things

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

Edward Snowden

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

Arduino

The 12 best business books of the year, according to Stanford Business School

A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might make good holiday gifts, too:

Self-improvement

The 40 best gadgets of 2017

From smart-speakers and virtual bikes to robot vacuums and indestructible cables, here is the year’s most covetable technology<p><b>1</b> TOY ROBOT<br>UBTech Jimu Astrobot Kit (£190)<p>You can assemble one of three robotswith this Lego-like kit, each fully mobile and equipped with an infra-red sensor to helpit …

Gear & Gadgets

How to create your own Blockchain?

What is the best way of learning if not creating something on your own? So to learn a blockchain just create one by yourself!<p>Introduction<p>Ethereum …

Ask Ethan: Why Was The Universe Dark For So Long?

At the moment of the Big Bang, the Universe was full of matter and radiation, but there were no stars. As it expanded and cooled, you formed protons and neutrons in the first fraction of a second, atomic nuclei in the first 3-4 minutes, and neutral atoms after about 380,000 years. After another …

Universe

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

Self-improvement

Can a Carbon 'Vacuum Cleaner' Save the Planet?

Companies are exploring ways to scrub carbon dioxide from the air and put it back into the ground.<p>We humans are really, really good at making carbon dioxide. Last year our smokestacks and tailpipes puffed out more than 60 trillion pounds of the greenhouse gas, monkeying with the planet’s climate …

Carbon Dioxide

Engaging Your Users With AWS Step Functions

Imagine a new user signs up for your service. You send an automated welcome message to your new user explaining how the service works. But what if …

The electricity required for a single bitcoin trade could power a house for a whole month

Bitcoin trades use a lot of electricity as a means to make verifying trades expensive, therefore making fraudulent transactions costly and deterring those who would seek to misuse the currency.<p>"By making sure that verifying transactions is a costly business, the integrity of the network can be …

Bitcoin

10 Must Listen Podcasts on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share311<p>+1<p>Shares 339<p>Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is progressing rapidly, with key advancements ranging from virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

If you upload your mind to a computer, are you immortal or just a bot?

Immortality has gone secular. Unhooked from the realm of gods and angels, it’s now the subject of serious investment—both intellectual and financial—by philosophers, scientists, and the Silicon Valley set. Several hundred people have already chosen to be “cryopreserved” in preference to simply …

Singularity

The Mystery of S., the Man with an Impossible Memory

On an April afternoon in 1929, a timid-looking man with a broad face appeared at Moscow’s Academy of Communist Education and asked to see a memory specialist. The man, who would become known in the psychological literature as S., had been sent by his boss, a section editor at a Moscow newspaper …

Literature

Laser as bright as a billion Suns alters fundamental physics of light and matter

Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have created the brightest light ever produced on Earth, and it could be the first step towards …

Quantum Mechanics

The State of Big Data

<b>Volume, Velocity & Variety: The 3Vs That Were, Are And Will Be</b><p>It goes without saying we continue to generate larger and larger volumes of data. …

Big Data

Facebook Mind-Reading is "Beyond Science Fiction", Says Noam Chomsky

It's not just that the tech doesn't exist, but that we can't even define a thought.<p>In April, Facebook announced that it was working on a project to …

Singularity

50 Marketing Tools to Help Your Business Crush the Competition

With the right tools in place, marketers can move ahead of the competition with minimal effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Knowledge is power in today’s marketing efforts. It is crucial that businesses have the latest solutions to track, analyze and personalize …

Infographics

TensorFlow, an open source software library for machine learning: The smart person's guide

TensorFlow is an open source software library developed by Google for numerical computation with data flow graphs. This TensorFlow guide covers why …

50 Best Resources When Learning to Code

Introduction<p>Learning to code has slowly become a valuable asset. Regardless of your profession, understanding coding and technology is a valuable …

Computer Science

You weren’t bad at math — you just weren’t looking at it the right way

What does mathematics look like to you? Do you see a wondrous landscape filled with connected ideas, or a sprawling mess of symbols? The distinction matters a great deal, because your mathematical worldview is inextricably tied to your success in the subject.<p>We are all familiar with the …

British people spontaneously demonstrate 'queuing superpower' at Ed Sheeran gig

If there's one thing us Brits have down to an art, it's queuing. Yes, the ability to form an orderly line and patiently wait in it might not be quite as glamorous as other national talents (Flamenco dancing, say) but, as skills go, it's an undeniably useful one.<p>In fact, we're so good at it, we'll …

Will Blockchain Be the Ultimate Disrupter? Harvard Says Yes | Inc.com

"Imagine a technology that could preserve our freedom to choose for ourselves and our families, to express these choices in the world, and to control our own destiny, no matter where we lived or were born. What tools and jobs could we create with those capabilities? What new business and services? …

Blockchain

The Best Flowchart and Diagramming Apps of 2017

Create the professional-looking flowcharts, org charts, floor plans, and other diagrams your business needs with these easy-to-use …

Software

The next cyberattack could render your anti-virus and encryption software useless

But your devices are increasingly at risk from "side-channel" attacks, where an intruder can bypass traditional network entry points and use another way to compromise the device.<p>These side channels can involve measuring several of the device's characteristics, including its power consumption, the …

University of Michigan

Industry 4.0 – Building the IIoT ecosystem the right way

Is Industry 4.0 just another buzz term that’s being hyped up by technology vendors with the aim of selling more products, or a legitimate trend that will transform sectors such as manufacturing in the months and years to come?<p>The evidence points to the latter. Industry 4.0, also referred to as the …

Manufacturing

China's pain, Italy's gain: high costs push textile buyers west | Reuters

HONG KONG/BIELLA, Italy (Reuters) - International textiles buyers are increasingly switching away from China, and back to Western suppliers, as rising labor, raw material and energy costs make the world’s dominant producer more expensive.<p>A corner of the century-old archive of the company Tollegno …

China

Deloitte predicts machine intelligence, not mere AI, as a big trend for 2017

Conventional wisdom holds that artificial intelligence is the next great horizontal technology that will unleash future waves of innovation. Yet AI is not a single type of technology. It takes many forms and encompasses many, many uses. And to focus on AI is to miss the forest for the trees.<p>The …

Data Science for Everyone

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Data Science