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Three Uses Of NLP In Everyday Life

<b>1 Red alert!</b><p>The NLP concept of ‘state’ is one I find useful in many situations. By ‘state’ we mean the emotional, intellectual imaginative and …

Can you live a normal life with half a brain?

A few extreme cases show that people can be missing large chunks of their brains with no significant ill-effect – why? Tom Stafford explains what it tells us about the true nature of our grey matter.<p>How much of our brain do we actually need? A number of stories have appeared in the news in recent …

The Brain

How to monetize your Android app

401(K) 2012<p>So you took the bull by the horns and learned how to write an Android app. Congratulations. You can give away your apps for free, without any monetization, and that is cool, everyone loves a free app. But if you want to try and generate some income you are going to need to put in some …

Apps

What Are Fractals, And Why Should I Care?

Fractal geometry is a field of math born in the 1970s and mainly developed by Benoit Mandelbrot. If you've already heard of fractals, you've probably …

The EFF wants your help testing a browser add-on that blocks spying ads

Like many privacy advocates, the Electronic Frontier Foundation isn't a big fan of advertisers and sites following you around the web. So, it's doing something about this nosy behavior -- it's launching a browser add-on, Privacy Badger, that lets Chrome and Firefox users limit site tracking. The …

Monowheels: The coolest deathtrap on one wheel

Build a big wheel, put a rider and motor inside, and it's time to roll.<p>Well sir, there's nothing on earth like a genuine, bona fide, electrified, …

How I used Heartbleed to steal a site’s private crypto key

Extracting keys from unpatched servers requires skill, but it's eminently doable.<p>By now everyone knows about the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability: a …

Samsung explains new tech in the gorgeous Galaxy S5 display

We’ve already know all the specs on Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S5 and that includes its gorgeous 1920 x 1080, 5.1” FHD Super AMOLED with a pixel density of 432 ppi. It’s definitely a step up from any Samsung smartphone before it, and today the company took some time to explain exactly what it’s …