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10 TED Talks to Inspire the Stressed and Lonely Entrepreneur

A researcher who studies human connection, Brene Brown did a TED talk in 2010 about her findings in the areas of vulnerability. When it went crazy …

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

NASA gives away the data from an Earth-mapping spacecraft

Want to know a whole lot about the Earth's surface? NASA and the Japanese government are now giving away all the data from the ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) instrument... for free. Previously, you had to pay if you wanted anything more than basic …

NASA Just Released This New Hubble Image of Two Galaxy Clusters About to Collide

When worlds collide, literally.<p>NASA has just released a new image captured by the Hubble space telescope, revealing what it looked like moments …

Google just made its $149 professional photo editing software free

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>What was once a $500 package of pro photo editing software is now completely free. The high-end Nik Collection of photo editing tools, which was priced down to $149 after being acquired by Google in 2012, is now available for download by everyone.<p>“As we continue to focus …

Photo Editing

Has Google Maps revealed a 30-meter 'Millennium Falcon' UFO inside Area 51?

• <b>First found UFO at Near Area 51 using Google's 'timetravel' feature</b> <b></b>• <b><br>Says only 30 % of UFO was sticking out while they finish building hanger</b>• <b><br>Hanger has</b> …

You Could Help Develop a Quantum Computer by Playing a Game

By trying to rearrange shapes into the smallest volume possible, you could provide data to help researchers develop quantum circuits.<p>The RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science in Saitama, Japan, would very much like you to play their new puzzle game. The game, meQuanics, pits players against each …

Quantum Physics

Nest Is Learning To Detect When You’re Home

Nest smart-home products can now figure out if anyone’s home.<p>With a new software update, Nest’s cameras, thermostats, and other home automation devices will begin using a mix of phone geolocation data, built-in sensors, and machine learning techniques to figure out if anyone’s at home and adjust …

The key to giving the perfect public talk

<i>According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.</i><p>Knowing humans, this shouldn't be that …

Public Speaking

Need Deep Learning? There's a Cloud for That.

After two years of effort and more than $24 million in venture funding Nervana Systems has opened up its deep learning cloud so any business can …

Oscar Acceptance Speeches Are Like Public Speaking 101–And Class Is In Session

“… and the Oscar goes to …”<p>There’s something about that phrase that brings out the best or worst in the person whose name fills in that breathless blank–an acceptance speech is on the horizon and it’s either going to be an absolute “do” or dear- God-please “don’t” of public speaking.<p>With millions …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

How two guys made the bones of Vive's scariest horror game in only three weeks | Polygon

And every missed shot is a real problem; the game is over once you run out of bullets.<p>"It's actually been pretty funny to hear reactions from people who've played it at shows," Jeremy Chapman of Phosphor Games told Polygon. "One person will tell us it's way too easy while they're getting head shots …

Virtual Reality

Google, Microsoft, Apple: Where does the money come from?

It's that time again. I've gone through the most recent financial reports for the three companies that dominate the computing landscape in 2016. One …

Tim Cook

There’s a New Approach to Fighting Cancer: Keeping Cancer Cells Alive

It’s evolution, people.<p>While conventional cancer chemotherapy involves administering the maximum tolerated dose of medication to the patient in the …

17 fascinating tech pioneers who are not Steve Jobs | ZDNet

Heddy Lamar<p>Sure, the Steve Jobs movie is a Hollywood darling, and there's no doubt that the man at the center of the story revolutionized consumer …

10 Tips To Help You Capture Sellable Travel Stock Photos

Despite what people may think, travel photography is like any other business. It has its high and low points, and just like any other business, it …

Minecraft NFC – How one man took Minecraft to the next level

<b>W</b><b>hy did you decide to start working with NFC – what was it that first interested you?</b>I think it was a neat way to explore using physical things with …