Nic Saunders

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Artificial intelligence: the companies behind Britain's 'smart' revolution

Google's acquisition of DeepMind has sparked that nation's interest in artificial intelligence. Sophie Curtis takes a look at some of Britain's most promising AI companies.<p>When Google forked out £400m for a British technology start-up this week, a lot of people sat up and took notice. Not only was …

11 Recipes for a Classy Game Day

Before we begin, let's pause for a moment to appreciate those beloved lowbrow snacks that are practically synonymous with football: Rotel dip, cheese fries, pigs in a blanket, cheap beer. They've nourished many of us through thrilling wins and heartbreaking losses, through halftime and overtime, …

Kissing cousins

HOW Neanderthal are you? That question sounds vaguely insulting. But unless you are African, or of recent African ancestry, the answer is likely to …

Anthropology

Seven Secrets of Highly Effective Flipboard MagMakers

MagMaker / December 19, 2013<p>There’s an art to creating a successful Flipboard magazine, but there’s some science involved as well. So with apologies …

MagsWeLove 2013

MagMaker / December 20, 2013<p>Introducing the ability to create your own magazines on Flipboard was one of our biggest highlights for 2013, and the …

How to Promote Your Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / January 7, 2014<p>You’ve created a Flipboard magazine and filled it with fabulous content. Now you’re ready to start building an audience. …

Using a Flipboard Magazine as a Professional Portfolio

MagMaker / January 17, 2014<p>Although most Flipboard magazines come in a few common varieties, we love it when people use Flipboard magazines in …

Flipboard is Headed to Alt (and Making a Magazine About It)

MagMaker / January 22, 2014<p>Starting tonight, Flipboard will join an incredible group of bloggers and creative professionals at the Alt Summit, an …

​Ten Computer Glitches That Caused Mayhem And Cost Millions

I remember Y2K. You remember Y2K. Everyone remembers Y2K. But do you remember the time a California courtroom computer accidentally summoned 1,200 …

Traffic

Cracks in the wall repaired with LEGO blocks. The culprit is artist Jan Vormann, who travels all around the globe repairing damaged buildings with LEGOs.

Every NFL Injury This Season In 1 Handy Chart (OUCH!)

As we suspected, playing professional football is a pain in the <i>everything</i>.<p>SimpleTherapy's Dr. Nic Gay, an orthopedist based in Oakland, Calif., delved into a world of hurt by charting every reported NFL injury up to Jan. 14 in the 2013-14 season. That's more than 1,300 published by the league.<p>Knee …

Google Will Pay A Year's Salary To Hackers Who Find One Really Bad Security Flaw In Chrome OS

As long as they tell Google how they did it.<p>It announced plans for its fourth annual hacking contest called Pwnium 4, held in March at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver. "Pwn" is geek-speak for breaking into a computer and owning it. Pwnium is a play on the full name of Google Chrome: …

How I Went From 100 To 0 Things (Or How I Was Robbed of All My Stuff)

It took 6 months for me to get from 300 to 100 things. It took just 5 minutes for me to get from 100 to 0 things.<p>I just spent the last 9 months …

People Really Want That Other Scary-Cool Virtual Reality Headset, Huh?

Small screens inches away from your eyes. Light beamed directly at your retinas. At this rate, the next war for cutting-edge display supremacy will …

Virtual Reality

How to avoid every common mistake when booking a flight

<i>This originally appeared at LinkedIn. You can follow Peter here.</i><p>As the Travel Editor for CBS News, people expect that I spend weeks, even months, researching the process and logistics of travel. And I do.<p>But what about airfares? I only spend minutes. It’s not just that I understand what makes a …

Flying

The Squidpod - Fortnightly Short Science Fiction - Squidpod 008 - Meshocracy

What influences your voting decissions? The suits, the hair, the snappy soundbites? The policies? Oh. Riiiiight.<p><b>Meshocracy</b><p>by Katy Borluvie<p><i>Published</i> …

Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …