Mihai Ionel

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How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

After reading thousands of romance books, Google’s AI is writing eerie post-modern poetry

Google had a problem. Their AI engine spoke with grammatical precision and factual accuracy, but its diction remained terse and limp. They wanted it to be more conversational, so they made it read 2,865 romance novels. Now Google has a poet.<p>In an unpublished paper entitled “Generating Sentences …

Artificial Intelligence

January 2016

Urban Mobility – What Does the Future Hold?

Cities are constantly evolving and moving – sometimes with positive effects for residents and at other times with serious negative effects on human …

Carsharing

US Transportation Secretary says Elon Musk's Hyperloop could be the next ‘moonshot'

A big thumbs up for a pretty far-out idea<p>The Hyperloop — the super fast, super conceptual, tube-based transportation system popularized by Elon Musk — has its fair share of skeptics. But not US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.<p>Foxx said the Hyperloop is a "very solid idea" that merited further …

Hyperloop

How to Ensure Innovation and Productivity in Construction

To sustain our living standards into the future and to continue our unprecedented 23 years of continuous economic growth, the government is looking …

Project Management

Readers suggest the 10 best concrete buildings

Photograph: architizer.com<p>Villa Saitan, Kyoto.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/2275e836f322de62df522f929311cc093fcf8442/0_175_1680_1008/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The Civic Centre, …

Frank Lloyd Wright

This 57-Story Concrete Tower in Mexico is Designed to Bend, Not Break

<b>Torre Reforma</b>, a 57-story tower that opens its doors next month in Mexico City, may at first glance look slightly out of place. It's not because of its shape. The triangular form, positioned so one face has a clear view of Chapultepec Park, the Central Park of the Mexican capital, was designed by …

The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532413690_8cc9384fd1cadcff800bf6dcbfdfd9fa<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

Phree smartpen is designed to work on any surface, including your face

If you have a need to jot everything down or sketch at will, Phree may be the stylus for you.<p>Currently crushing its $100,000 goal on crowd-funding site Kickstarter, this smartpen is touted as capable of inputting on virtually any surface and then storing your notes or drawings in your smartphone or …

15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like.<p>Whether it's fatigue, distractions, lack of motivation, or something else entirely, our inability to focus digs a hole in our productivity and, …

Time Management

Bhumibol Bridge

The Bridge of Peace in Tbilisi capital of Georgia

Bhumibol Bridge

10 ways to a more sustainable road

Balancing the pillars of sustainability, namely environmental, economic, social and cultural influences, in road design and construction is a challenge. Aurecon senior civil engineer Ashley Stevenson provides 10 ways to design and construct a more sustainable road.

Students Build A Bridge Based On A Leonardo Da Vinci Sketch

Using nothing but ice.<p><i>This post originally appeared on artnet News.</i><p>Leonardo da Vinci is commonly known for painting the most famous portrait in the world, the Mona Lisa. But, a true Renaissance man, he also made great contributions in the fields of mathematics, science, anatomy, and engineering.<p>In …

Let’s Hide Wind Turbines Under Bridges

Architects first proposed the idea a few years ago in Italy, as the government considered what to do with massive viaducts crossing the Italian …

Scientists use battery tech to harvest energy from movement

The idea of getting free energy from activities we do every day, like walking, has proven to be a pipe dream -- not that companies haven't tried. However, MIT scientists have tapped a new way to generate energy from bending that could actually make it feasible. Rather than using mechanical …

Intelligent Energy's Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology Can Now Fit Inside an iPhone

British power technology company Intelligent Energy has developed an iPhone 6 prototype with a built-in fuel cell that supports hydrogen cartridges delivering up to a week's worth of battery life, according to <i>The Telegraph</i>. It also demonstrated a hydrogen-powered MacBook Air.<p>The patented fuel cell …

Aumeo launches Indiegogo campaign to make everything you listen to sound better

The merit of high bit rate music services like Tidal or devices like Pono are up for debate when the average person’s hearing may or may not be good enough to actually tell the difference between high or low-quality audio.<p>Aumeo wants to change that with its gadget that tailors everything you listen …

Techsemok.com

This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Tech<br>• Bug Tracking<br>• Earth Science News<br>• Behavioral Sciences<br>• Stephen …

Searching for Eureka: IBM’s path back to greatness, and how it could change the world

<i>Things IBM invented or that wouldn’t exist without it:</i><p>Punch cards<br>The US Social Security System<br>The hard drive<br>SABRE global travel reservation system<br>Barcodes<br>The Apollo Program’s computers to land the first humans on the moon<br>The mainframe computer<br>The magnetic strip on credit cards<br>The personal …

Artificial Intelligence

How to make money from these four super trends

These four big themes will change the world - here we explain what they are and how investors can back them<p>There are many different ways to be a successful investor. Some professionals pay no attention to broad economic themes and concentrate instead on the specifics of companies, their products …

How to Avoid the 6 Biggest Financial Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make

Here are some best practices that helped me (and hopefully will help you) avoid mistakes most commonly made by young companies and the entrepreneurs who start them.<p>Consult any experienced entrepreneur, and they'll likely talk your ear off with stories of mistakes, failures, and lessons they were …

Small Business

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Drugs