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Gaia liefert. Teil 1: Das Gerät [Alpha Cephei]

<i>1,7 Milliarden Sternpositionen und -helligkeiten ! 1,3 Milliarden Entfernungen und Eigenbewegungen von Sternen ! 161 Millionen</i> …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

The 100 million city: is 21st century urbanisation out of control?

Projections suggest cities will swell at an astonishing pace – but whether that means our salvation or an eco-disaster is by no means certain<p>The 1960 street map of Lagos, Nigeria, shows a small western-style coastal city surrounded by a few semi-rural African villages. Paved roads quickly turn to …

Geography

Musician, activist, soothsayer: the many talents of Moby

But did he really invent the iPhone and become a voice for the world’s anti-Trump security services?<p>After Moby got really rich, he bought a castle in LA called Wolf’s Lair and moved in, alone. It was so big that he would make popcorn in the kitchen, “put it on a little tray and walk, you know, …

Bill Clinton

Dust, meteorites, cosmic rays and everything else currently destroying the Tesla in space

This probably isn't covered under Elon Musk's warranty...<p>Thanks to the successful Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday, SpaceX shot a midnight cherry-red Tesla Roadster into space, with the top down, blaring David Bowie, and being “driven” by a mannequin in a SpaceX spacesuit.<p>So… Now what?<p>The Roadster is …

Roadsters

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

The Man Who Thought He Could Fix Afghanistan

To get something done in Afghanistan, you need to know Scott Guggenheim. But even the ultimate fixer isn’t sure anyone can solve the country’s problems.<p>KABUL—On November 9, 2016, Scott Guggenheim, a longtime American adviser to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, rose early with the sun, got into an …

Afghanistan

Disney built a blockchain, and now its creators are trying to turn it into a commercial platform to compete with Ethereum

<b>-It's designed to be more private than other popular blockchains like the bitcoin and ethereum protocols.</b><p><b>-Now some of the developers behind the technology want to build a commercial business to make it easy for less technologically savvy businesses to get involved.</b><p>From animatronics to digital …

Will Donald Trump Destroy the Presidency?

He disdains the rule of law. He’s trampling norms of presidential behavior. And he’s bringing vital institutions down with him.<p>Donald Trump is testing the institution of the presidency unlike any of his 43 predecessors. We have never had a president so ill-informed about the nature of his office, …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Hackerattacken auf die Ukraine sind nur der Vorgeschmack | WIRED Germany

iStock<p>Immer und immer wieder greifen Hacker wichtige Einrichtungen in der Ukraine an. Warum ausgerechnet dieses Land? Experten haben einen Verdacht: …

IT-Sicherheit

The Liver: A ‘Blob’ That Runs the Body

To the Mesopotamians, the liver was the body’s premier organ, the seat of the human soul and emotions. The ancient Greeks linked the liver to pleasure: The words hepatic and hedonic are thought to share the same root.<p>The Elizabethans referred to their monarch not as the head of state but as its …

Diabetes

5 tips for building a chatbot that’s actually useful

Since the launch of the Facebook Messenger API, developers have flocked to chatbot development. Developers are now offering chatbot development services and creating chatbot builders. At Botsify, I have been working on chatbot development for more than six months. Here are a few issues, based on my …

Chatbots

Building Blocks for an Innovation Disruption (Part 2)

Thomas Edison once said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.” Yet even today, when there’s never been a better time to innovate, many still believe that all you need is the next brilliant idea to disrupt markets. Wrong.<p>In today’s digital world, innovation takes as much …

Sketching with Data Opens the Mind’s Eye

When does drawing become design? When does design become a story?<p>The first storyboards for <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> were drawn by Steven Spielberg, who used stick figures. Artist Edward Carlson penciled his vision for Seattle’s Space Needle on a napkin in a coffee house. The inventors of</i> …

Data Visualization

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Hip, Low-Key Kitchen in Topanga Canyon<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: A Courageously Colorful Kitchen for a New York Artist<p>by …

Kitchens

Using Scrumban (Scrum + Kanban) for agile marketing - Chief Marketing Technologist

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting <b>Mark Verone</b>, the Director of Marketing & Product Operations at <b>Gogo</b>, the public company that provides …

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