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Why even a moth’s brain is smarter than an AI - MIT Technology Review

One of the curious features of the deep neural networks behind machine learning is that they are surprisingly different from the neural networks in …

Machine Learning

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

New York City

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

Employment

Performance Reviews Are Dead: Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

Management

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Entrepreneurship

There are 2 types of time travel and physicists agree that one of them is possible

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains what we know about time travel so far. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Brian Greene:</b> I'm Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University …

Physics

Scientists 'Teleport' a Particle Hundreds of Miles—But What Does That Mean?

Humanity is advancing rapidly towards a place where the news sounds an awful lot like science fiction. In fact, yesterday, Chinese scientists …

Quantum Mechanics

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life | Inc.com

The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable research, we recognize its profound impact on society.<p>What scientists of the movement have discovered is that practices like compassion, gratitude, positive thinking, resilience, …

Happiness

You Need to Watch These New TED 2017 Talks Right Now | Inc.com

Nothing beats seeing TED talks live, and megoingthisyearwas no exception. The Pope, Tim Ferriss and Elon Musk all did fascinating talks, and others explored stress, physical limitations and the business of art. For all the fanfare, though, only a handful of talks are actually put online.<p>A month …

Public Speaking

9 Psychology Backed Strategies to Dramatically Increase Online Sales and Revenue | Inc.com

Sales: every company needs them. And every company needs more of them. But how can you reliably increase your sales?<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and content marketing consultant to top startups and business executives.<p>Here's Ryan:<p>Having the right sales strategy will make …

Selling

14 Flavorful Salad Recipes for Dinner to Balance a Heavy Lunch

Office parties, client meetings, midday reunions with your bestie — all perfect examples of how a simple lunch outing can turn into a full on binge-fest. Although the indulging was *totally* worth it, come dinner time, you may not feel like consuming much more than a smoothie and a detoxifying …

Healthy Eating

Business Intelligence And Analytics In The Cloud, 2017

• 78% are planning to increase the use of cloud for BI and data management in the next twelve months.<br>• 46% of organizations prefer public cloud platforms for cloud BI, analytics and data management deployments.<br>• Cloud BI adoption increased in respondent companies from 29% to 43% from 2013 to 2016.<br>• Almost …

Big Data

Search Summer Camps in Colorado

Summer Camp Guide 2018<p>Search the listings to find options for day and overnight camps throughout the Denver metro area and beyond. Happy camping!<p><i>Use</i> …

Summer Camp

Natural Gas Is The Future Of Energy, And It's Not Even Close

Natural gas is the wave of the future in U.S. and global electricity production, with no other power source even close to matching natural gas’s potential over the next few decades. The United States is in perfect position to take advantage of this if American policymakers will remove government …

Fossil Fuels

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging

An Evening with Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris (1)

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Richard Dawkins at a live event in Los Angeles (first of two). They cover religion, …

Jurassic Park

The First Time I Let Someone Die

Early one Tuesday morning years ago, I began my effort to save a woman who had been in a car accident. Four weeks later, I had failed.<p>I was 27 the first time I let someone die. Thirteen months after finishing medical school in the second year of an eight-year brain surgery residency at a major …

Medicine

Audi made a big move in the self-driving car game this week

The new feature marks the first time an automaker has successfully launched something called a vehicle-to infrastructure (V2I) communication channel. V2I refers to any time a structure in a city, like a traffic light, relays data to a car.<p>The traffic light timer will be displayed behind the wheel …

Autonomous Cars

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

Quantum Mechanics

Watch Humans Destroy the Earth in 30 Years With Google Earth Time Lapse

Humans do not treat the Earth kindly, and now we have even more evidence. Google just updated the Google Earth Engine to include four years of …

Maps

Top 19 geovisualization tools, APIs and libraries that will let you create beautiful web maps

Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we’ve seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of them have been …

Here’s What Happens When Employees Have Flexible Work Hours

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Entrepreneurship
Profit

This chart perfectly explains what’s at stake in the quest to stop climate change

Here at the Energy and Environment blog, we cover, regularly, the tipping points of climate change — how, for instance, the glaciers of West Antarctica may already have passed a key threshold that leads to unstoppable melt.<p>We cover the history of the Earth’s climate — including why the Holocene …

Climate Change

Google's newest software is named 'Parsey McParseface' — no, seriously

Today, Google introduces Parsey McParseface — a free new tool, born from Google's research division to help computers better parse and understand English sentences.<p>"We were having trouble thinking of a good name, and then someone said, 'We could just call it Parsey McParseface!' So... yup," says a …

Artificial Intelligence

Traffic Wouldn’t Jam If Drivers Behaved Like Ants - Facts So Romantic

As someone so flummoxed by traffic I wrote a book about it, I have a near-clinical aversion to vehicular congestion. My global default strategy is to …

Autonomous Cars

Mesmerizing Animation Shows Which Countries Sent the Most Immigrants to the US Since 1820

Immigration is a hot topic in the United States right now, thanks in part to a rather blustery presidential candidate. But as this animated map …

The History of the Web in a Single Infographic

This monstrously clever graphic identifies the key breakthroughs that created today's digital world.<p>In previous posts, I've provided infographics for how to be a better manager, how to get your emails opened and how to find the right amount of stress to be productive. Today, I'm posting something a …

Infographics

Millennial Sex Secrets of 12 States, Including Colorado

It makes perfect sense that the folks at SKYN Condoms would conduct a millennial sex survey.<p>"Sex in America," assembled in concert with <i>Maxim</i> …