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Ford is saying goodbye to cars and hello to batteries

Ford made waves recently when it announced it would stop producing cars (except for the iconic Mustang) -- in favor of SUVs, trucks and other large vehicles -- for the United States. It wasn't a big surprise and if anything it was expected since SUV and truck sales are growing while car sales …

Electric Vehicles

Why The Cloud Is A Risky Business

Cloud, Cloud, Cloud. Everyone’s talking about it. Everyone wants to do it. But is anyone doing it right?!<p>There is no doubt that “Cloud Transition” is one of the most disruptive trends of our modern times: 77% of enterprises are going to the cloud. And 59% are already there. Question is: what’s the …

Home Depot

15 best viral videos of 2018 (so far)

Can you believe it's already July?<p>It seems like just yesterday we were yodeling along with the Walmart yodel boy and arguing over Yanny/Laurel. This …

San Francisco Bay

14 Weird Thoughts That, Once They Cross Your Mind, You Won't Be Able To Stop Thinking About

If you think about it, neurologists are just a bunch of brains studying another brain??<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Time Travel

Kids Are Master Manipulators. So Use Game Theory Against Them

Author: Chelsea Leu. Chelsea Leu Culture<p>Date of Publication: 06.30.16.<p>Time of Publication: 10:00 am. 10:00 am<p>Kids are master manipulators. They play …

The 6 biggest myths about technology addiction

There are widespread problems related to technology–but addiction isn’t one of them, writes psychology professor Christopher J. Ferguson.<p>How concerned should people be about the psychological effects of screen time? Balancing technology use with other aspects of daily life seems reasonable, but …

Psychology

How Trump is pocketing our money, visualized

America’s top public servant is using his office to get rich.<p>Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” and stop corrupt elites from profiteering off the hard work of We The People. As this infographic shows, he’s doing the opposite.<p><i>ProPublica</i> used publicly available data to determine exactly how …

Donald Trump

Rewriting human evolution

Bizarre fossils from China are revealing our species’ Asian origins and rewriting the story of human evolution<p>The past 15 years have called into …

Anthropology

These nine companies are snapping up almost all the AI startups

In the current acquisition binge around artificial intelligence, tech behemoths with deep pockets lead the way, including Google, Apple, Facebook, …

Artificial Intelligence

Everyone’s breathing wrong, these experts say—here’s how to fix it

You’ve got your cardio-to-weight training ratio down to a science, you’re meditating on the reg, you’re eating <i>all</i> the adaptogens—and yet, you’re …

Yoga

Tech companies just woke up to a big problem with their AI

Tech companies are beginning to accept that the artificial intelligence they’re building their futures on could be flawed. From studies showing that language-processing AI can be sexist to more recent research on facial recognition’s failures on darker skin tones, years of research have erupted …

Artificial Intelligence

How Australia’s Banks Became the World’s Biggest Property Addicts

Since the turn of the century, politicians Down Under have sold the “Australian Dream” by encouraging locals to take out mortgages and secure a stake …

Finance

Scientists develop thermal camouflage that can fool infrared cameras

Scientists have developed a thin, lightweight and flexible film that can outfox infrared cameras, allowing hot bodies to appear cool and cold items to appear warm. The invention can also help camouflage an object by making it appear the same temperature as its background.<p>The design was inspired by …

Nanotech

Bill Gates thinks Elon Musk's AI bots working together to beat humans in Dota 2 is a 'huge milestone'

Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder, is a huge fan of Elon Musk's artificial intelligence research company OpenAI.<p>Musk cofounded the non-profit in 2015 …

Artificial Intelligence

The Ideal Social Media Post Length: A Guide for Every Platform

There’s no such thing as too much engagement on social media.Marketers can always use more likes, shares, video views, and comments. And integral to …

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Marijuana or Alcohol? Here's The Science

There are some surprises in the data!<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear …

Cannabis

What do game developers see when they watch the Last of Us Part 2 trailer?

This video on Naughty Dog’s E3 demo is a look behind the curtain<p>We sometimes forget that E3 isn’t just a time for fans and the press to get a look at what’s coming to video games in the next few years, it’s also an opportunity for developers to finally see what other studios are working on. So what …

naughty

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

It's official, net neutrality is dead. Here's what that means

Net neutrality laws — or the set of regulations that required internet providers to treat all websites equally — were officially repealed today.<p>The …

Star Wars’ #FanArtForRose is a shining reminder that fandom isn’t inherently toxic

Take a second to appreciate the good<p>Loving something that’s also cherished by millions of people is tricky. Belonging to a community of strangers who are bonded over one thing often becomes troublesome when infighting breaks out. People quickly realize just how little control they have over the …

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

DataRobot Puts The Power Of Machine Learning In The Hands Of Business Analysts

DataRobot, the Boston-based Data Science company, enables business analysts to build predictive analytics with no knowledge of Machine Learning or programming. It uses automated ML to build and deploy accurate predictive models in a short span of time.<p>DataRobot was founded in 2012 in Boston by …

Machine Learning

TransferWise partners with France’s second largest bank BPCE Groupe

TransferWise might be best known for its international money transfer app, but the European fintech unicorn has always had ambitions of being a broader platform play entirely agnostic of how you access the service. This includes providing banks with access to the TransferWise API to power their own …

How to Make Clafoutis - Chowhound

“Fancy” is often the descriptor that comes right before the words “French dessert,” but they’re not all fussy macarons and crème brûlée. Some …

33 Questions to Ask Your Friends to Really Get to Know Each Other

Making friends as an adult can be a challenge, and holding on to old friends as the years pass can be even more difficult as your individual lives …

A Swiss weedkiller robot could curb our dependence on herbicides

It takes a lot of work to keep produce aisles stocked in grocery stores — there’s the planting, tending, picking, and shipping. And even though most …

Robotics

How to avoid the 'midlife slump' and make your 40s a much happier decade

After struggling to understand myself in my 20s and to establish myself in my 30s, I finally hit my stride in my 40s. My health was vibrant and I had a successful career in journalism, plenty of money, wonderful friends and a loving, stable relationship.<p>It was the unhappiest decade of my life.<p>Today …

midlife

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

The Obvious Consequences of GDPR

This law is going to make a mess sooner rather than later.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …