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La casa che tutte le giovani coppie con figli vorrebbero

160 metri quadri pensati in modo audace per essere accoglienti e spiritosi, proprio come la giovane famiglia che li abiterà<p>Progettare una family …

Artificial Intelligence has to deal with its transparency problems

Artificial Intelligence breakthroughs and developments entail new challenges and problems. As AI algorithms grow more advanced, it becomes more difficult to make sense of their inner workings. Part of this is because the companies that develop them do not allow the scrutiny of their proprietary …

Artificial Intelligence

3 tecniche di lettura veloce

568 Condivisioni<p>3 tecniche pratiche di lettura veloce per apprendere meglio e risparmiare tempo.<p>“La lettura è per la nostra mente ciò che l’esercizio …

ThingMaker, la stampante 3D da 299 dollari - Wired

Sfoglia gallery3 immagini<p>La stampa 3D fluttua in un <b>limbo</b> da cui non riesce a uscire. Le macchine ci sono, funzionano e permettono di realizzare …

Why your brain likes it when you multi-task

We’re told that multi-tasking can leave us with an attention deficit and make us less effective. BBC Future investigates.<p>We all know the feeling. You’re in a noisy office trying to concentrate. Your computer screen shows you have eight different websites open, along with two email accounts, three …

Time Management

TED 2016: Uber and AirBnB insist it is good to share

<b>The bosses of two of the most talked-about technology companies - Uber and AirBnB - have defended the "sharing economy" at TED conference talks.</b><p>Both firms are under scrutiny from governments around the world over concerns about how they operate.<p>Joe Gebbia, head of AirBnB, and Travis Kalanick, …

Do Brain Games Actually Work?

With just 10 minutes of gaming three or four days per week, you could stave off dementia, memory loss, and achieve “full potential in every aspect of …

6 Habits to Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health

From thought patterns to emotions, every facet of human expression dwells within the extraordinary capacity of our gray-and-white matter. How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep and so much …

MindMaze, Maker Of A ‘Neural Virtual Reality Platform,’ Raises $100M At A $1B Valuation

As consumers and businesses begin to focus on what form the next generation of computing may take beyond our current era of the smartphone, startups developing at the cutting edge of these concepts are attracting some major attention from investors. MindMaze — which is developing both hardware and …

Combining these 2 theories could give us an actual 'theory of everything’

In the last few decades, researchers have pursued the problem in two separate programs — string theory and loop quantum gravity — that are widely considered incompatible by their practitioners.<p>But now some scientists argue that joining forces is the way forward.<p>Among the attempts to unify quantum …

How Much of the Brain Can a Person Do Without?

Last week the world learned of a woman who has been living normally with no cerebellum. That's not the limit to the brain's plasticity either.<p><b>This month a 24-year-old woman in China's</b> Shandong Province walked into a hospital complaining of nausea and dizziness, and walked out having learned that …

Black hole's twin jets shine bright, somehow

<b>Astronomers have published new images of a bright jet of material, long enough to cross the Milky Way three times, fired into space by the black hole at the heart of a distant galaxy.</b><p>The observations confirm the existence of a second jet, blasting in the opposite direction.<p>The study uses this …

Smart Homes Need Smarter Apps

Consumers are frustrated with smart homes. Notably, they’re not annoyed with the devices that wire up their living environments. It’s the apps through which they schedule and manage each device, according to a new report from Argus Insights.<p>Argus, notably, uses actual data drawn from devices and …

Scientists may have found a way to prevent one of the most terrifying things about surgery

Doctors currently have no perfectly reliable way of ensuring patients are adequately unconscious before an operation begins. Although rare, the uncertainty sometimes results in traumatic experiences of patients "waking up" during surgery.<p>Using a technique that measures electrical impulses in the …

Intelligent people are genetically predisposed to be healthier, experts find

Some people really do win the genetic lottery.<p>For the first time, scientists have shown that intelligence is linked to good health, so those blessed with brains are also less likely to become sick, develop disease or die early.<p>The reason is down to genes. An international team, led by the …

Genetics

MacTrast: Interactive 12-Week Online Coding Bootcamp

Today’s MacTrast Deal offers 33+ hours of top-notch video courses in the form of a 12-week interactive online coding bootcamp. Plus, it’s on sale for …

A huge black hole is literally tearing the most luminous galaxy apart

The brightest galaxy in the known universe is literally tearing itself apart.<p>The galaxy named W2246-0526 is located about 12.4 billion light-years …

The Week in Review: Remembering Cultural Great David Bowie

An innovator in his field, and hugely influential to generations of musicians, David Bowie kept up his enigmatic persona until the end, shielding his 18 month battle with cancer from the media spotlight until his death on Sunday.<p>Known for his regular reinvention, Bowie evolved through a variety of …

David Bowie

CES 2016: Lenovo, LG e HP presentano la loro versione del MacBook di Apple

Una vasta gamma di <b>notebook</b> e <b>computer</b> <b>two-in-one</b> sono stati presentati durante la conferenza annuale di elettronica di consumo, il <b>CES 2016</b>. Tra questi …

Cosa aspettarsi da Apple nel 2016: nuovi iPhone, iPad, Mac e Watch 2

Anche se il 2015 di <b>Apple</b> si è appena concluso con il rilascio del tanto discusso <b>iPad Pro,</b> il grande tablet da <b>12.9 pollici,</b> già si parla dei …

Buchi neri: scambio dati e teletrasporto nel prossimo futuro

Il <b>progresso tecnologico</b>, senza considerare anche le interazioni teoriche tra svariati segmenti di studi, sta spalancando le porte di alcune …

Machines that learn like people | Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Object-recognition systems are beginning to get pretty good — and in the case of Facebook’s face-recognition algorithms, frighteningly good.<p>But …

Congress Wants NASA To Create A Deep Space Habitat By 2018

The next big step towards sending humans to Mars<p>NASA may dream of sending humans to Mars in the coming decades, but the fact remains that nobody's really sure how we'll survive the journey or set up camp on the red planet.<p>The Orion spacecraft that will drive astronauts to Mars has a diameter that's …

Space Science

The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Gadgets, breakthroughs and ideas we think will define the state of the art in the year ahead<p>By<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler and<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Joanna Stern<p>Joanna Stern<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JoannaStern<p>JoannaStern<p>joanna.stern@wsj.com<p>Entering 2016, the future never …

Virtual Reality

Best of 2015: Deep Learning Machine Teaches Itself Chess in 72 Hours, Plays at International Master Level - MIT Technology Review

It’s been almost 20 years since IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer beat the reigning world chess champion, Gary Kasparov, for the first time under …

Artificial Intelligence

Best of 2015: Wikipedia-Mining Algorithm Reveals World’s Most Influential Universities - MIT Technology Review

Where are the world’s most influential universities? That’s a question that increasingly dominates the way the public, governments, and funding …

Higher Education

Monclarity Raises $5M And Launches Its Brain-Training App Brainwell

Startup Monclarity announced today that it has raised $5 million in seed funding from Access Industries. And it recently unveiled Brainwell, a brain-training app available on iOS, Android, Kindle and the web.<p>Now, there’s been a lot of skepticism around brain-training games like Lumosity, …

This 3-Minute Animation Will Change Your Perception of Time

We've only just begun...<p>We all know that Earth is old, but it's hard to put into perspective just how old it is.<p>After all, what does 4.5 billion …

Why String Theory?

I recently got a copy of Joseph Conlon’s new book Why String Theory? and was pleasantly surprised to find that it’s quite good. Conlon is a lively, …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

We've been studying all wrong.<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …